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Are you struggling to find the best purchasing courses for your career? These purchasing courses will teach you powerful, easy-to-use purchasing processes that will help you to achieve great results while making your job easier.

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Online Purchasing Courses (by topic)

Strategic Sourcing

Learn how to establish a cost savings strategy in your organization and more in the purchasing course "Savings Strategy Development." Counts towards SPSM® Certification.


Procurement Negotiation

Get the best deal with modern procurement negotiation strategies and skills in the purchasing course "Powerful Negotiation For Successful Buying." Counts towards SPSM® SPSM Certification.


Purchasing Fundamentals

Learn procurement processes step-by-step in the purchasing course "Mastering Purchasing Fundamentals." Counts towards SPSM® Certification.


Purchasing Best Practices

Using samples, tools, and templates you will improve your purchasing performance in the purchasing course "14 Purchasing Best Practices." Counts towards SPSM® Certification.


Excel for Purchasing

Learn how to complete professional analyses in the purchasing course "Microsoft Excel For Purchasing Professionals." Counts towards SPSM® Certification.


Contract Writing for Purchasers

Learn to negotiate and write effective contracts in the purchasing course "Supply Management Contract Writing." Counts towards SPSM® Certification.


Project Management for Purchasers

Ensure that your purchasing projects are completed on-time with the purchasing course "Professional Purchasing Project Management." Counts towards SPSM2® Certification or SPSM® Recertification.


Purchasing Management

Learn procurement management skills that can increase department success in the purchasing course "Expert Purchasing Management." Counts towards SPSM2® Certification or SPSM® Recertification.


International Procurement

Learn how cultural differences impact international procurement in the purchasing course "Basics of Smart International Procurement." Counts towards SPSM2® Certification or SPSM® Recertification.


Global Sourcing Strategy

Ensure international sourcing success with the purchasing course "Executing A Global Sourcing Strategy." Counts towards SPSM2® Certification or SPSM® Recertification.


Finance Procurement

Ensure you understand the ways that executives measure business performance and apply this knowledge specifically to your procurement work with the purchasing course "Finance For Strategic Procurement, Part I." Counts towards SPSM3 Certification or SPSM/SPSM2® Recertification.


Financial Procurement

Ensure you understand financial statements and measuring and communicating a procurement department's contribution to the organization with the purchasing course "Finance For Strategic Procurement, Part II." Counts towards SPSM3 Certification or SPSM/SPSM2® Recertification.


Inventory Management and Control

Ensure you have the skills you need to use inventory as a strategic weapon for boosting profitability and giving your organization a competitive advantage with the purchasing course "Profitable Inventory Management and Control." Counts towards SPSM3 Certification or SPSM/SPSM2® Recertification.


Supply Chain Quality

Ensure you are up to speed regarding quality improvement practices with the purchasing course "Improving Quality in the Supply Chain." Counts towards SPSM3 Certification or SPSM/SPSM2® Recertification.


Negotiation Basics

Learn to avoid common negotiation mistakes in the mini purchasing course "Negotiation No-No's."


Procurement Ethics

Gain the knowledge necessary to have a career that meets the highest standards for business ethics by taking the Express Course "15 Rules For Ethical Supplier Interaction."


Services Contracting

Quickly learn the valuable services contracting success techniques that have taken other procurement professionals decades to learn "the hard way" with the Express Courses: "Secrets of Painless Services Contracting, Pt I" and "Secrets of Painless Services Contracting, Pt II."


Supplier Evaluation

Learn how to mprove supplier performance in the FREE purchasing course"Managing Supplier Performance."