Procurement and Supply Management Leadership Certificate

  • Overview
  • Program Requirements
  • Why Choose a Certificate?
Overview

Procurement and Supply Management Leadership Certificate

Be sure to review program requirements for this certificate

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.

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!

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.

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

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Georgia Tech learners master real-world skills and apply them to their career the day after completion.

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A Georgia Tech credential carries the professional weight to give you a competitive edge.

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.

Supply chain and logistics professionals learning in classroom

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.
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Course Offerings

  • 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. Review coupon instructions for more information.

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