Professionals tasked with purchasing decisions need to display great communication skills, negotiating acumen and the ability to make the right decisions in pressure situations. In today’s competitive business environment, any leaders in supply chain management need to have strong purchasing best practices to save their organizations money and to keep replenishment and supply activities moving smoothly, even with complex international transactions. Training for purchasing managers is specifically designed for buyers and other professionals who make procurement decisions.
If you want to purchase training, Lorman Education Services lets you learn what you want, when you want. You can learn about supply chain management, best practices and more anytime you have some spare moments to study. When you have access to the Internet, you can create a study opportunity because Lorman Education Services’ ever-updated library of visual materials, ebooks, live and on-demand training options, videos, case studies, MP3s, white papers and other training materials are always available for you when you sign up for a membership.
What Can Purchasing Training Do for You?
Purchasing management seminars and online training for purchasing managers allows you to develop advanced and current leadership mastery so you can approach all purchasing decisions with confidence. You can learn about:
- The duties of Contracting Officer’s Representatives (CORs)
- Purchasing techniques
- Best practices for keeping suppliers on time, on budget and attentive to quality
- Legal issues, including anti-trust laws
- Contracts and warranties
- Supplier management
- Supply chain management
- Security considerations in purchasing
- Supplier metrics
- Best practices for seeking cost-saving opportunities
- Dynamic planning
- Forecasting techniques
- Budgeting methods
- Cost of capital
- Purchasing workflow
- Negotiation best practices
- Global supply chain management fundamentals
- Vendor communications
- Audit trails
- Issues and concerns with import and export activities
- Tax issues
- International supply chain
- Inventory management
Purchasing training prepares you for exciting new career opportunities, helps you save your company money and makes you an invaluable resource for your organization.
Quality Training Solutions With Lorman Education Services
Lorman Education Services is always expanding our resource library, so you’re getting the most up-to-date information. We also make it easy for you to study purchasing and supply management topics because we make our training available in a variety of formats, including:
- Visual materials
- On-demand training
- Case studies
- Archived training
- White papers
- …and more.
How do you study best? With Lorman Education Services, you get to choose the formats that work for you, and you can access your training at any time from any device with an Internet connection.
If you’d like to start training now, sign up for an individual resource to learn about a specific purchasing topic. Or, sign up for our All-Access Pass membership, which for one full year, includes unlimited access to the more 12,900 resources and training materials in our library. Study the subjects you want, including topics related to your industry and subjects outside of purchasing decisions and supply chain management. Sign up today and take advantage of our flat-fee price to launch your full year of on-demand access to professionally-developed materials.