15 Rules For Ethical Supplier Interaction

Learn the not-so-obvious methods of conducting truly ethical purchasing

WARNING! Could your interactions with suppliers be unethical without you even knowing it?

Whether you’re a purchasing professional who deals with suppliers constantly or you hold a business role (e.g., engineer, IT professional, administrative assistant, etc.) that requires only occasional supplier interaction, there are many potential ethical landmines waiting to explode and subsequently ruin your career. You may be aware of a few of these ethically-sensitive situations, but very few people are aware of all of the ethical traps that can get honest business people into bad situations.

The good news is that all of those ethical traps do not have to be a mystery anymore. You can identify those supplier interactions – even the subtle ones – that can cross the line between good ethics and poor ethics. You can confidently steer clear of those business situations that can get you into trouble. And you can gain the knowledge necessary to have a career that meets the highest standards for business ethics by taking our online Express Course “15 Rules For Ethical Supplier Interaction.”


A buyer learns about ethical purchasing.15 Rules For Ethical Supplier Interaction

Learn the not-so-obvious methods of conducting truly ethical purchasing

WARNING! Could your interactions with suppliers be unethical without you even knowing it?

Whether you’re a purchasing professional who deals with suppliers constantly or you hold a business role (e.g., engineer, IT professional, administrative assistant, etc.) that requires only occasional supplier interaction, there are many potential ethical landmines waiting to explode and subsequently ruin your career. You may be aware of a few of these ethically-sensitive situations, but very few people are aware of all of the ethical traps that can get honest business people into bad situations.

The good news is that all of those ethical traps do not have to be a mystery anymore. You can identify those supplier interactions – even the subtle ones – that can cross the line between good ethics and poor ethics. You can confidently steer clear of those business situations that can get you into trouble. And you can gain the knowledge necessary to have a career that meets the highest standards for business ethics by taking our online Express Course “15 Rules For Ethical Supplier Interaction.”

You will learn:

  • Whether accepting a gift from a supplier ever has a place in ethical purchasing
  • When going to lunch or a social event with a supplier might be ethically unacceptable
  • When changes to supplier evaluation criteria invite scrutiny
  • How to decide upon the suppliers who get to submit bids for a purchase in accordance with ethical purchasing best practices
  • What information you must protect, even if it is not marked as confidential
  • And more!

How This Online Express Course Works

  • Start this on-demand Express Course any time after you enroll; there’s no pre-scheduled start date!
  • This course has 1 lesson; it will take you between 30-60 minutes to complete.
  • Progress through the course at your own pace.
  • Learn best practices and processes designed so that you can apply your new skills in the real world!

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15 Rules For Ethical Supplier Interaction

Number of  Express Courses: 1

Length of Training: ~ 1 Hour

Duration of Access: 30 days

Start Date: Access begins as soon as you enroll

Cost: $19 US

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