Supplier Management and Negotiation (online)
Date: Nov 12 - Dec 16, 2012
Date: Jan 7 - Feb 10, 2013
Call us at 480-965-7579 or submit your question online.
Note: The prerequisite for this course is Operations and Supply Chain Management
Strong supplier relationships don't just happen. Like any other business process, it requires thorough analysis and planning along with detailed implementation. This course covers how supply market analysis and negotiation research help determine the appropriate model to use when interacting with suppliers and illustrate how planning can lead to negotiation success. You ultimately learn how to manage suppliers on a continuing basis using measurement, performance improvement and relationship management concepts.
Supplier Management and Negotiation counts toward the Online Certificate in Supply Chain Management. If you choose the Graduate Certificate option, you can earn three graduate credits for completion of this course. If you choose the Professional Certificate option, you can earn 4.5 Continuing Education Units (CEU's) for completion of this course. CEU's are a widely recognized measure of participation in non-credit professional education activities.
Participants who successfully complete this course will receive 45 Continuing Education Hours (CEH's), which can be applied toward the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) CPSM recertification, C.P.M. recertification and/or A.P.P. reaccreditation program requirements. Note: ISM does not endorse, certify or sponsor this program or its content.
Who Should Attend
Supplier Management and Negotiation will be beneficial to a diverse number of supply chain professionals, including:
By participating in Supplier Management and Negotiation, you should be able to:
Supplier Management and Negotiation is an online course consisting of five modules. Students will be allowed one week to complete each module. This course is not a "self-study" course; all students begin and end the course on the same date. This model replicates a classroom environment online and ensures a high level of interaction and learning among participants and faculty.
An important aspect to effective learning is the opportunity to work with peers and to learn from classmates who work in other industries. To this extent, faculty will facilitate a discussion board each week with one or more open-ended questions designed to achieve the learning objectives. Participants will be required to respond to the questions or to the responses from their classmates to demonstrate active learning.
Admissions Requirements, Applications Procedures and Deadlines
Applications are accepted throughout the year and reviewed on a rolling basis. All application materials must be received at least two weeks prior to the first day of classes. GMAT/GRE scores are not required.
Please note, for both the Graduate and Professional Certificates, Operations and Supply Chain Management must be the first course taken. To register for either of the certificate programs, please visit the admission requirements page.
Tuition and Fees
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