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How do your contract skills compare
with those of world-class purchasing
professionals? Use this 15-point
Purchaser's Contract
Competency Checklist to find out!

PurchTips - Edition # 4

By Charles Dominick


Purchaser's Contract Competency Checklist

Spotlight On Professional Development Opportunities

Are you putting your organization at significant risk by not having a good contract in place? Without contract writing skills, you may be contributing to a disaster waiting to happen. Next Level Purchasing's online class "Supply Management Contract Writing" will help you reduce your procurement risks. This class goes beyond explaining contract law. Through plain English examples and exercises, you will learn how to negotiate and write effective contracts and terms and conditions.

You will learn how to protect your organization from the effects of suppliers' failure to perform, plus...

For more information on this class and other online classes for purchasing professionals, visit:

FREE Offer!!!

Is poor supplier performance driving you crazy? You won't have to work so hard if you apply certain proven techniques for evaluating and improving supplier performance. If you have wanted to implement a supplier ratings program but had difficulty getting started, Next Level Purchasing's online mini-course "Managing Supplier Performance" (MSP) is the perfect class for you. And, oh yeah, it's FREE!!!

To sign up for "Managing Supplier Performance", visit: