Procurement and Supply Management Certificate

The Procurement and Supply Management Certificate is esigned 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

There are discounts available for this course. Please review the eligible discounts and coupon codes below. Coupon codes can be applied to your order and check and only one coupon code can be used per shopping cart.

Alumni:  Returning students of the Supply Chain & Logistics Institute (SCL) courses are considered alumni of the Georgia Tech Executive Masters in International Logistics and the Master of Science in Supply Chain Engingeering programs and can receive 10% off of any LOG course. Use coupon code SCL-Alum at checkout.

Member Organization: Members of certain organizations can receive 10% off of any LOG course (view organization and group discounts on the Georgia Tech Supply Chain & Logistics Institute website). Use coupon code SCL-Org at checkout.

Certificate Participants: If you enroll and pay for all courses required to earn the certificate at once, you are eligible to receive 17% off each course. Use coupon code SCL-Cert at checkout.

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.

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.

Delivery Method

Classroom

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.

For Certificate-Related Questions

Please contact the course administrator: Tim Brown