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Procurement and Supply Management Leadership Certificate

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Overview

Procurement and Supply Management Leadership Certificate

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The Procurement and Supply Management Leadership Certificate is designed to prepare sourcing, planning, and procurement professionals to lead their companies in successfully navigating the complexities, risks, and rewards of the modern global sourcing environment. Emphasis is placed on topics such as negotiation skills, bid package development, supplier selection, and contracting excellence. You'll  not only develop critical skills required to identify, implement, and manage opportunities to reduce the total landed cost of materials, but also gain understanding of negotiation philosophies and personal negotiation styles while Streamlining executive communication to articulate milestone activities and gain leadership support.

Special Discounts

  • Register and pay for all required courses in a Supply Chain & Logistics certificate and receive a discount of 17% off per course. Enter coupon code SCL-Cert at checkout.
  • Returning students of the Supply Chain & Logistics Institute (SCL) courses or alumni of GT EMIL and MSSCE programs are eligible to receive a 10% discount. Enter coupon code SCL-Alum at checkout.
  • Members of certain organizations are eligible to receive a 10% discount. Enter coupon code SCL-Org at checkout.

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Program Requirements

Program Requirements

Certificate Requirements
  • Certificates must be completed within 6 years; courses completed more than 6 years ago may not be applied toward certificate.
  • All courses applied to a certificate program must be taken from Georgia Tech.
  • This certificate does not require an application.
How it works

Your path to achievement is easy! Most certificate courses are offered in classroom locations around the U.S. You can also inquire about training at your location.

Cost

  • Course load determines the cost of a certificate program.
  • Calculate your total by identifying the courses needed and tallying individual course fees. Some programs offer discounts for course bundling.

Registration

  • Select a certificate program, review the requirements, and determine your timeline for completion.
  • Add courses to your shopping cart for purchase as you are ready to take them, or as a bundle if desired.
  • Proceed to checkout to complete your registration. We accept multiple forms of payment including credit card, purchase order, a private loan (upon request), and VA benefits for certain programs.

Completion

  • Certificates must be completed within six years.
  • After successful completion of most individual courses, a Certificate of Course Completion will be sent.
  • After successful completion of all required courses, request a transcript and program certificate audit.
  • Upon verification, GTPE will email your transcript and mail your Certificate of Program Completion. Some programs host a certificate award ceremony during the final course.

Once you earn your Georgia Tech Program Certificate, tout your success on your resume and LinkedIn profile, share with your employer, and celebrate an important career growth achievement!

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Why Choose a Certificate?

Why Choose a Certificate?

Professional Certificates are ideal for developing new skills and building deep expertise in a specialized area to update your professional profile, advance your career, or broaden your knowledge base.

Certificates are an “anytime” credential
Start anytime - after graduation or later in your career - and gain deeper know-how in a specific area without the commitment to a degree.

Certificates demonstrate commitment
The dedication of time to earn a certificate demonstrates that you are committed to achieving a higher standard of professional knowledge in your industry.

Certificates provide immediate “ROE”
Georgia Tech learners master real-world skills and apply them to their career the day after completion.

Certificates stand out on your resume
A Georgia Tech credential carries the professional weight to give you a competitive edge.

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Who Should Attend

This certificate is designed for supply chain and logistics professionals and managers across the entire supply chain (procurement, manufacturing, distribution, transportation, warehousing) who are interested in expanding their knowledgebase and committed to professional advancement. Project leaders, business unit leaders, operations managers, and sales leaders will also benefit from this certificate.

How You Will Benefit

  • Improve outcomes of negotiations.
  • Use personal negotiating styles to select the right negotiating team members.
  • Enhance executive communication skills to achieve leadership support.
  • Develop successful bid packages.
  • Produce more robust contract agreements.
  • Increase knowledge base in law of agency concepts to gain more confidence with contracting.
  • Reduce costs by developing a better understanding of total cost management.
  • Taught by Experts in the Field
  • Grow Your Professional Network

Course Offerings

Requirement A
Bid Package Development and Supplier Selection (LOG 3700P)

Bid Package Development and Supplier Selection is designed to deepen your knowledge base of core activities in the procurement and supply management function. The program covers the sourcing process, specifications gathering, common bid package alternatives, cross-functional collaboration... View Course Details »

Upcoming Sessions
  • SEP 26, 2018 - SEP 27, 2018
    Register by SEP 26, 2018
    Atlanta, GA
    $1,200
  • MAR 25, 2019 - MAR 26, 2019
    Register by MAR 25, 2019
    Savannah, GA
    $1,200
Contracting Excellence (LOG 3701P)

Contracting Excellence provides you with a holistic and integrated understanding of contract law, contract types, key industry standard contract terms, and contract structure to improve your confidence when creating or modifying contract documents. The program is geared to reinforce stand... View Course Details »

Upcoming Sessions
  • SEP 27, 2018 - SEP 28, 2018
    Register by SEP 27, 2018
    Atlanta, GA
    $1,200
  • MAR 26, 2019 - MAR 27, 2019
    Register by MAR 26, 2019
    Savannah, GA
    $1,200
Essential Principles of Negotiations (LOG 3702P)

Essential Principles of Negotiations level-sets your understanding of negotiation influence and strengthens preparation, planning, and execution activities involved with both simple and complex negotiations. The program includes industry techniques and tools for traditional supplier negot... View Course Details »

Upcoming Sessions
  • SEP 24, 2018 - SEP 25, 2018
    Register by SEP 24, 2018
    Atlanta, GA
    $1,450
  • MAR 28, 2019 - MAR 29, 2019
    Register by MAR 28, 2019
    Savannah, GA
    $1,450
Requirement B (choose one)
Warehouse/Distribution Center Layout (LOG 3010P)

A well-planned warehouse layout will help you reduce operating costs by improving warehouse processes and inventory control. In this course, you will learn to apply field-proven techniques, which focus on layout planning, methods selection, space optimization, and material handling to mak... View Course Details »

Upcoming Sessions
  • OCT 23, 2018 - OCT 25, 2018
    Register by OCT 23, 2018
    Atlanta, GA
    $2,500
  • OCT 22, 2019 - OCT 24, 2019
    Register by OCT 22, 2019
    Atlanta, GA
    $2,500
Measuring and Managing Performance in Supply Chain and Logistics Operations (LOG 3112P)

Corporations often struggle with a lack of alignment between financial goals and operational metrics. Additionally, today’s information technology often overwhelms management with data and metrics. In this three-day course, you will develop effective supply chain performance measurement p... View Course Details »

Upcoming Sessions
  • OCT 31, 2018 - NOV 2, 2018
    Register by OCT 31, 2018
    Atlanta, GA
    $3,500
  • OCT 29, 2019 - OCT 31, 2019
    Register by OCT 29, 2019
    Atlanta, GA
    $3,500
Transportation and Distribution Planning (LOG 3120P)

Effective planning of transportation and distribution networks has become more complex. This change is driven by increasing customer requirements; the expansion of global sourcing, security, and regulatory requirements; volatile fuel costs; and more. In this course, you will gain an under... View Course Details »

Upcoming Sessions
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Engineering the Warehouse (LOG 3130P)

The requirement for high levels of customer service, increasing numbers of Stock Keeping Units (SKUs), and high labor costs have dramatically increased the complexity of warehouse operations. It is no longer sufficient to manage a warehouse based on a simple, arbitrary “ABC” classificatio... View Course Details »

Upcoming Sessions
  • MAR 26, 2019 - MAR 28, 2019
    Register by MAR 26, 2019
    Atlanta, GA
    $3,750
Demand Driven Supply Chain Strategy-4 Day (LOG 3140P)

As supply chain (SC) executives become more instrumental in supporting long-term strategic objectives for their firms, they need to complement traditional SC operational knowledge with a more strategic view of their role in delivering aligned results to the business. This course addresses this... View Course Details »

Upcoming Sessions
  • AUG 20, 2019 - AUG 23, 2019
    Register by AUG 20, 2019
    Savannah, GA
    $3,500
Lean Warehousing (LOG 3160P)

This course will demonstrate how warehouse operations are a key enabler to a successful supply chain implementation and the starting point for a transformation. It is critical to manage safety, quality and efficiency. Learn to leverage the lean supply chain modifications to improve custom... View Course Details »

Upcoming Sessions
  • SEP 25, 2018 - SEP 27, 2018
    Register by SEP 25, 2018
    Atlanta, GA
    $3,000
  • SEP 24, 2019 - SEP 26, 2019
    Register by SEP 24, 2019
    Atlanta, GA
    $3,000
Supply Chain Fundamentals: Warehousing Operations (LOG 3180P)

This course is structured to prepare entry-level and supervisory-level employees in warehouse operations with a fundamental understanding of the supply chain. You will review the physical, technological, process, and safety considerations of warehouse/distribution operations. Additionally... View Course Details »

Upcoming Sessions
  • JUL 9, 2018 - JUL 9, 2019
    Register by JAN 9, 2019
    Online
    $350
Supply Chain Fundamentals: Supply Chain Management Principles (LOG 3181P)

Gain a solid foundation in the basics of supply chain and its roles within organizations. This course reviews supply chain management and the various domains within supply chain, such as customer service, manufacturing and service operations, order management, procurement and supply manag... View Course Details »

Upcoming Sessions
  • JUL 3, 2018 - JUL 3, 2019
    Register by JAN 3, 2019
    Online
    $350
Supply Chain Fundamentals: Transportation Operations (LOG 3182P)

This course prepares you for the basics of transportation operations and the role of transportation within an organization’s overall supply chain. The course includes review of the key elements of transportation such as modes of transportation, transportation technology, company roles and... View Course Details »

Upcoming Sessions
  • JUL 9, 2018 - JUL 9, 2019
    Register by JAN 9, 2019
    Online
    $350
Supply Chain Fundamentals: Customer Service Operations (LOG 3183P)

Be more effective in your entry-level or supervisory roles in customer service and order management! This course prepares learners for all aspects of customer service operations. Gain a solid understanding of the role of customer service within an organization’s overall supply chain. Disc... View Course Details »

Upcoming Sessions
  • JUL 9, 2018 - JUL 9, 2019
    Register by JAN 9, 2019
    Online
    $350
Supply Chain Fundamentals: Supply Management and Procurement (LOG 3184P)

This course prepares you in the basics of supply management and procurement operations and the role of procurement within an organization’s overall supply chain. You will discover the key elements of sourcing and procurement, including strategic sourcing, supplier management, negotiations... View Course Details »

Upcoming Sessions
  • JUL 9, 2018 - JUL 9, 2019
    Register by JAN 9, 2019
    Online
    $350
Supply Chain Fundamentals: Demand Planning (LOG 3185P)

An organization's success depends on the principles of effective supply and demand. Gain knowledge of the basics of demand planning and the role of demand planning within an organization’s overall supply chain. This fundamental course includes presentations of the key elements of dem... View Course Details »

Upcoming Sessions
  • JUN 5, 2018 - JUN 5, 2019
    Register by DEC 5, 2018
    Online
    $350
  • JUL 25, 2018 - JUL 13, 2019
    Register by JAN 13, 2019
    Online
    $350
Supply Chain Fundamentals: Inventory Management (LOG 3186P)

This course covers the basics of inventory control and management operations and the role of inventory management within an organization’s overall supply chain. You will learn the key elements of inventory control and management, including inventory cost components, types and uses of inv... View Course Details »

Upcoming Sessions
  • JUL 9, 2018 - JUL 9, 2019
    Register by JAN 9, 2019
    Online
    $350
Supply Chain Fundamentals: Manufacturing and Service Operations (LOG 3187P)

This course prepares you for the basics of manufacturing and service operations and for your role within an organization’s overall supply chain. The course includes presentations of defining the role of manufacturing and service operations, linkages between market requirements and the sel... View Course Details »

Upcoming Sessions
  • JUN 19, 2018 - JUN 19, 2019
    Register by DEC 5, 2018
    Online
    $350
  • JUL 25, 2018 - JUL 13, 2019
    Register by JAN 13, 2019
    Online
    $350
Supply Chain Project Management Fundamentals (LOG 3210P)

Supply-chain management projects can span a wide range of project types: strategy, network analysis, facility design and build, technology selection and implementation, and continuous process improvement initiatives. In this course, you will gain an overview of project management methodol... View Course Details »

Upcoming Sessions
  • OCT 23, 2018 - OCT 25, 2018
    Register by OCT 23, 2018
    Savannah, GA
    $1,950
  • MAR 12, 2019 - MAR 14, 2019
    Register by MAR 12, 2019
    Atlanta, GA
    $1,950
  • APR 9, 2019 - APR 11, 2019
    Register by APR 9, 2019
    Savannah, GA
    $1,950
  • JUN 4, 2019 - JUN 6, 2019
    Register by JUN 4, 2019
    Savannah, GA
    $1,950
  • OCT 22, 2019 - OCT 24, 2019
    Register by OCT 22, 2019
    Savannah, GA
    $1,950
Supply Chain Project Management: Vendor Selection and Management (LOG 3211P)

To keep pace with the continuous moves toward outsourcing of operations and the advancement of technology, companies need to focus on selecting the right suppliers and partnerships to provide the most value to their customers and to remain profitable. This course provides a deeper underst... View Course Details »

Upcoming Sessions
  • OCT 30, 2018 - NOV 1, 2018
    Register by OCT 30, 2018
    Savannah, GA
    $1,950
  • APR 16, 2019 - APR 18, 2019
    Register by APR 16, 2019
    Savannah, GA
    $1,950
  • JUN 11, 2019 - JUN 13, 2019
    Register by JUN 11, 2019
    Savannah, GA
    $1,950
  • OCT 29, 2019 - OCT 31, 2019
    Register by OCT 29, 2019
    Savannah, GA
    $1,950
Supply Chain Project Management: Effectively Managing Transformation Projects (LOG 3212P)

Complex supply-chain transformation requires managing resources from many different departments. The supply-chain project manager must ensure internal and external stakeholder alignment, mitigate large amounts of risk, and implement communication, risk mitigation, and change management pl... View Course Details »

Upcoming Sessions
  • NOV 6, 2018 - NOV 8, 2018
    Register by NOV 6, 2018
    Savannah, GA
    $1,950
  • APR 23, 2019 - APR 25, 2019
    Register by APR 23, 2019
    Savannah, GA
    $1,950
  • JUN 18, 2019 - JUN 20, 2019
    Register by JUN 18, 2019
    Savannah, GA
    $1,950
  • NOV 5, 2019 - NOV 7, 2019
    Register by NOV 5, 2019
    Savannah, GA
    $1,950
Lean Leadership for the Supply Chain Professional (LOG 4002P)

Transforming an organization from traditional thinking to "lean thinking" requires leadership. The core focus of this course builds upon your knowledge of strategic and tactical implementation of the lean supply chain, and aims to build you into a lean leader. This is critical in ord... View Course Details »

Upcoming Sessions
  • JUL 25, 2018 - JUL 13, 2019
    Register by JAN 13, 2019
    Online
    $600
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