Global Professional Certificate in Advanced Procurement Management – Global Supply Chain

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  • Course Date01.06.2024
  • Course Duration24 Weeks
  • LanguageEnglish
About the Program

Challenging times in global supply chain management reveal a need for leaders who have been trained by the best. Through Michigan State University’s 100% online Master Certificate in Advanced Procurement Management – Global Supply Chain program, students will learn best practices in relationship building, strategic sourcing, supply optimization and risk management, as well as how to integrate procurement, operations, purchasing and logistics management functions across the global supply chain. Students will also learn from some of the same respected faculty members who teach in MSU’s U.S. News & World Report top-ranked, graduate-level supply chain management program, including Dr. Anand Nair.

Who Should Attend this Program

This 24-week program is ideal for mid- to senior-level managers who desire to engage more effectively in the global supply chain marketplace. The program can also benefit anyone who aspires to advance their career potential and increase their competitive advantage in managing their global supply chains.

Certification Modules

  • Introduction to Strategic Supply Management
  • Relationships
  • Scope and Metrics
  • Process Map
  • Implementing and Measuring Supply Management Strategy
  • Robust Cost Knowledge
  • Risk and Sustainability

  • Supply Base Design and Management
  • Supplier Selection
  • Supply Base Optimization
  • Supplier Development and Relationship Management
  • Cost Management and Cost Modeling
  • Supply Risk Management

  • Core Competencies and Outsourcing
  • Customer Fulfillment Strategies
  • Information Sharing
  • Order Fulfillment Process: Managing the Physical Flow Infrastructure
  • Performance Measurement
  • Process Thinking: SCM’s Foundation
  • Scanning the Global Supply Chain Design
  • SCM Management and Competitive Strategy
  • The New Product Development Process: Managing the Idea Infrastructure