Professional Purchasing Project Management

Learn how to expertly manage procurement projects

Do your purchasing projects suffer from delays, unpleasant surprises, and a lack of true organization?

Do you wish you could build a professional project plan and then actually adhere to the plan, delighting your management? Well, you can!

Being able to consistently lead purchasing projects to successful conclusions involves learning and applying proven procurement project management principles. Our highly personal and interactive online course “Professional Purchasing Project Management” will teach you everything you need to learn to successfully manage modern purchasing projects.


Developing a procurement project management plan.

SPSM-BOK® Level: 2
Competency: Project Management
CEHs: 8

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Developing a procurement project management plan.Professional Purchasing Project Management

Learn how to expertly manage procurement projects

Do your purchasing projects suffer from delays, unpleasant surprises, and a lack of true organization?

Do you wish you could build a professional project plan and then actually adhere to the plan, delighting your management? Well, you can!

Being able to consistently lead purchasing projects to successful conclusions involves learning and applying proven procurement project management principles. Our highly personal and interactive online course “Professional Purchasing Project Management” will teach you everything you need to learn to successfully manage modern purchasing projects.

You will learn:

  • How to identify and execute the five phases of projects
  • How to create a project charter that will properly set management’s expectations
  • How to create standard project documents like work breakdown structures and Gantt charts that help to keep your projects on track
  • How to create network diagrams that will reveal realistic timelines for your projects
  • How to identify the critical path of projects in order to know where the biggest risks for project delay lie
  • How to identify the most significant risks facing your project
  • How to develop a risk plan
  • The four risk responses that are available to you
  • How to use project management software to make project monitoring easier, more accurate, and less time consuming
  • Tips for great delegating
  • Four ways of accelerating a project
  • How to properly use the terminology and apply the techniques used by experienced and certified project managers
  • How to report project progress to management
  • What “scope creep” is and how to avoid it

 

How This Online Course Works

  • Start this on-demand course any time after you enroll; there’s no pre-scheduled start date!
  • This course has 8 lessons; it will take you between 30-60 minutes to complete each lesson.
  • Progress through the course at your own pace, accessing easy-to-understand reading material, exciting exercises, optional multimedia, quizzes, and even a fun mid-term game!
  • What if you have questions on the material? Ask a friendly, expert instructor any questions you may have!
  • Learn best practices and processes designed so that you can apply your new skills in the real world!

To learn more about how full-length online procurement courses from the Next Level Purchasing Association work, watch this short video.

What are others saying about this course?

"Professional Purchasing Project Management is one of the best online courses that I have undertaken. The entire module is very well structured with excellent flow and explanations. With the number of projects that we all work in the corporate sector parallely, this is a excellent course which gives an insight and learning on managing resources, timelines while we strive to meet the project deadlines. Microsoft Project is a highly powerful tool, which, if used effectively, will lead to successful tracking of purchasing projects. I would highly recommend the usage of this tool to manage various projects. I would recommend my fellow colleagues in the industry to subscribe to this course and help manage their projects in a very professional manner."

Professional Purchasing Project Management Review

Anshuman Mishra, SPSM
Assistant Vice President, Analytics, Supply Chain Services -  GENPACT India
Bangalore, India

Ready To Enroll?

If you are:

  • Someone who manages procurement projects
  • Looking for ways to apply procurement project management best practices for better results

Then “Professional Purchasing Project Management” would be a great course for you.

Bonuses for enrolling by deadline below:

  • FREE printer-friendly, PDF version of the course material
  • FREE Lifetime Purchasing Skills Retention Package

Number of Courses: 1

Length of Training: 6-8 hours

Duration of Access: 60 days

Start Date: Access begins as soon as you enroll

Cost: $229 US

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