Procurement Training & Courses

Find the on-site or online procurement training you need, right here

Are you looking for a powerful way to improve your procurement skills or the performance of your procurement team? Our procurement training and courses can give you exactly the type of expert guidance you need!

The Next Level Purchasing Association has a variety of procurement training options and resources available.  Take a look at the options below or feel free to contact us to put together a Custom Procurement Training Plan.

 

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Procurement Course Catalog

The NLPA Course Catalog contains descriptions of our full-length online procurement courses and Express Courses.   This catalog is available as a downloadable PDF document.

Download a copy of our course catalog.

Or, check out the courses offered and their descriptions online.

SPSM Certification Information Guide

Whether you’re an individual looking to advance your career or a procurement leader seeking better performance from your team, the SPSM® Certification can help you prove your procurement value.

Download the SPSM® Certification Information Guide

SPSM Certification procurement training information guide.

Procurement Training and Development Courses

Online Procurement Courses (Full-Length)

Choose from 16 different full-length online procurement courses. Each of these courses consists of eight lessons and each lesson takes approximately 30-60 minutes to complete. These courses are designed to give you a comprehensive understanding of procurement topics ranging from analysis and spreadsheets to sourcing to purchasing management and more!

Learn more about each online procurement course.

Or, create a Customized Plan here.

Not sure which course to choose?  Let us help!

Online Express Courses

Choose from 26 different online Express Courses. Each of these courses is one lesson in duration and require a 30-60 minute investment of time. These courses are designed to bring you up to speed on very specific procurement topics.  Those topics include managing supplier performance, procurement talent management, and more!

Learn more about these quick procurement lessons.

Procurement Training Express Course

 

Teams participate in procurement training.

Procurement Training For Teams

If you’ve struggled to put together a procurement training plan for your team, then the Next Level Purchasing Association can help make your life easier! We regularly help organizations large and small put together training plans that help their purchasing teams deliver better results.  Our training plans also balance managing constraints related to training budgets and time commitments.

Learn more about the available training options for purchasing teams.

On-Site Procurement Seminars

Bringing your entire procurement team together for an annual meeting? The Next Level Purchasing Association’s on-site procurement seminars can provide a valuable learning experience for them. Enjoy the benefit of live training without the hassle of having the entire team travel from different locations.

Review available on-site procurement seminars.

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NLPA Procurement Training Conference

NLPA Conference

Where can you learn the most innovative procurement best practices from top thought leaders in two days? At the annual NLPA Conference! Join your procurement peers from across the world, as we gather to learn cutting-edge techniques from presentations and network with procurement’s best and brightest talent.

Learn more about the annual NLPA Conference.

Purchasing Books

Did you ever wish there was a book you could pick up off your desk and get the solution to the procurement challenge you are facing at any given moment? Then, you need to get a copy of “The Procurement Game Plan: Winning Strategies and Techniques for Supply Management Professionals,” an invaluable reference for you throughout your entire procurement career.

Learn more and get your copy of this purchasing book.

Procurement training books.

A library of procurement templates and resources for purchasing professionals.

NLPA Library

Looking for authoritative procurement templates, tools, webinars, and more?  Stop trying to create resources from scratch and start taking advantage of having exactly what you need right at your fingertips in the NLPA Library.

Learn how you can gain access to the NLPA Library.