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Approx. 4 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English

What you will learn

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Flexible deadlines

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Beginner Level

Approx. 4 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English

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Rutgers the State University of New Jersey

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

23 minutes to complete

Welcome & Course Introduction

23 minutes to complete
2 videos (Total 13 min), 1 reading
2 videos
Course Introduction10m
1 reading
Don Klock Bio10m
Week
2

Week 2

4 hours to complete

Ten Good Articles To Read

4 hours to complete
10 readings
10 readings
What exactly is Procurement? And What is Purchasing? 20m
Hey Procurement! It's Time to SELL!20m
Supplier Collaboration is a Win-Win Strategy20m
When the Elephant in the Room is Your Supplier20m
Commodity(or Category) Management-What is your buying Strategy20m
Indirect Procurement-It is Time Rise and Shine20m
Supplier Relationships-Don't Go Over To the Dark Side20m
Spend Aggregation Obstacle Course for Procurement20m
Strategic Supplier Relationships Management-Do's and Don'ts!20m
What is the Difference Between Commodity and Category Management20m
1 practice exercise
Assessment on The Ten Procurement Articles-True or False40m

About the Global Procurement and Sourcing Specialization

We will start with a “proven” model for Strategic Sourcing, then move on to the very important topic of Supplier Management. In Supplier Management, you will learn how to select and evaluate suppliers, implement appropriate contracts, and how to mitigate risks. In Supply Market Analysis, you will learn and understand various tools and techniques to evaluate supply markets. Lastly, the course will cover the very important topic of negotiation. Outside reading will be provided to reinforce your knowledge. In addition, case studies will be used to bring these learning to life, and assessment will be used to test your overall knowledge....
Global Procurement and Sourcing

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