Procurement and Supply Management Leadership Certificate

The Procurement and Supply Management Leadership 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

  • 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.

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.

This certificate does not require an application.

For Certificate-Related Questions

Please contact the course administrator: Tim Brown