APS (USA) - Certified Purchasing Professional - CPP
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Course Outline

This course is designed for individuals keen to progress their careers in the Procurement and Purchasing profession. The business management process recognizes the growing complexity and heavy demands of the role of purchasing in the supply chain operation and the value it brings to the bottom-line of any organization.

 

WingsWay brings the best blend of experience and expertise together to ensure the executives in purchasing, procurement, and supply chain are adequately trained. We make our learners reliable and confident in their professions while enhancing their employability options in any competitive environment. APS has indicated that professionals with CPP certification have earned almost 25% more than the other purchasing and supply chain professionals.

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    Learner's Profile

    This course is designed to support professionals moving into, or who are already in supervisory or team-leader roles but require training and development to understand the complete procurement & purchasing processes along with Materials Management & Supply Chain related activities.

    Course Objectives

    The course is designed to efficiently & effectively manage the Procurement Process, Supply Base, Operational Requirements, Supplier Relationship and inter-department Relationships. To understand the procurement responsibilities and confidently apply the knowledge in various roles.

    Key Topics:

    • Purchasing Process
    • Make or Buy?
    • Purchasing Steps
    • Procurement Process
    • Supplier Evaluation
    • Supplier Rating Methods
    • RFI, RFP and RFQ
    • Advance Purchasing Planning
    • Proactive and Reactive Procurement
    • Types of Contracts and Management
    • Global Sourcing Benefits and Challenges
    • Negotiation Process and Methods

    Who should attend?

    This course is designed for entry-level staff and is a must for anybody interested in a career in a purchasing department.

    Course Content

    INTRODUCTION TO PURCHASING

    • Purchasing Cycle
    • Purchasing System
    • Purchasing Steps

    SOURCES OF SUPPLY

    • Order of Precedence
    • Make or Buy
    • Lease-Purchase Analysis

    PROCUREMENT PLANNING

    • Advance Purchase Planning
    • Purchasing Complexity
    • Procurement Planning Content

    SOLICITATION

    • Solicitation Planning
    • Written Solicitation

    PROCUREMENT METHODS

    • Price Competitive Approach
    • Blanket Purchase Agreements
    • Electronic Procurement

    NEGOTIATION STRATEGIES

    • Steps in Negotiating
    • Tools in Negotiating
    • Types of Negotiations

    INTERNATIONAL SOURCING

    • Overview of Worldwide Sourcing
    • Offshore & Domestic Purchase
    • Trade Barriers
    • Currency Risk Management
    • Currency Adjustment Factors
    • Currency Hedging
    • Global Sourcing Strategies

    SUPPLIER RATINGS

    • Categorical Method
    • Cost Point Method
    • Vendor Profile Analysis

    CONTRACTS

    • Introduction and Overview
    • Elements of a Contract
    • Duties and Obligations
    • Types of Purchasing Contracts
    Entry Qualification

    Under Graduation | Working in Procurement | New to Procurement

    Career Opportunities:
    • Procurement
    • Purchasing
    • Buyer
    • Supervisor
    • Executive in Procumbent
    • Supplier Management
    • Sourcing
    • Trading companies
    • MNC buying companies
    • Suppliers
    • Vendors
    Next Steps

    This course is a step towards earning CPPM (Certified Professional Purchasing Manager) Certificate.

    Course Duration
    32
    Hours
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