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. This certificate program is also ideal for project leaders, business unit leaders, operations managers and sales leaders. Emphasis is placed on topics such as negotiation skills, bid package development, supplier selection and contracting excellence. Develop critical skills required to identify, implement, and manage opportunities to reduce the total landed cost of materials. Gain understanding of negotiation philosophies and personal negotiation styles. Streamline executive communication to articulate milestone activities and gain leadership support.
There are discounts available for this course. Please use one of the coupon codes below at checkout. Note: Only one coupon code can be used per shopping cart.
Alumni: If you are a returning student of the Supply Chain & Logistics Institute (SCL) courses or you are an alumni of the GT EMIL or MSSCE programs, you can receive 10% off of any LOG course – Use coupon code SCL-Alum
Member Organization: Members of certain organizations can receive 10% off of any LOG course (for information on member organizations visit: www.scl.gatech.edu/orgdiscount) – Use coupon code SCL-Org
Certificate Participants: To receive a certificate course price of 17% off per course, you must enroll and pay for all courses required to earn a certificate – Use coupon code SCL-Cert
How You Will Benefit
Improve outcomes of negotiations
Successfully 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
Who Should Participate
Supply chain and logistics professionals and managers, across the entire supply chain (procurement, manufacturing, distribution, transportation, warehousing) who are interested in expanding their knowledge base and committed to professional advancement.
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.
For Certificate-Related Questions
Please contact the course administrator: Tim Brown
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