The Executive Certificate in Purchasing Operations course equips students with the knowledge and practices of purchasing operations in an organisation.
This specialised executive certificate programme in purchasing operations comprises 2 modules: an online module on Effective Purchasing Practices (EPP) and a module on the Skills Project in Purchasing Operations.
The EPP module covers topics on purchasing system and the techniques of purchasing practices. The Skills Project module requires students to apply knowledge gained on effective purchasing practices and work on a project that will enhance the processes and functions in an organisation.
Course Structure & Duration
This part time executive certificate course in purchasing operations comprises 18 contact hours and about 18 non-contact hours. The course is intensive and requires students to attend class sessions once a week.
Faculty & Mode of Delivery
This executive certificate course in purchasing operations course incorporates a blended learning mode, where students attend lectures and undertake online learning through recorded videos. Our faculty comprises highly experienced practitioners with the post-graduate academic and professional qualifications.
The mode of delivery for EPP module is online learning. The Skills Project module is facilitated through class sessions and conducted in phases where students are guided to work on an approved project until completion. Students are expected to make use of relevant websites for the purposes of learning and working on the project.
Topics for EPP Module
1. Importance of Purchasing for Organisations
2. The Changing Functions of Purchasing
3. The Process for Effective Purchasing
4. The Procedures for Accountability
5. The Electronic Procurement System
Commencement & Lecture Timings
This Executive Certificate course is conducted part-time on a weekday evening. Please check with SIPMM office on the actual date of commencement. The lecture timings of the part time classes are shown below:
Timing : Weekday evening – 7pm to 10pm
Frequency : Once per week
Venue : SIPMM Academy Training Premises in Singapore
Students who pass this course within the candidature period, will be awarded with an Executive Certificate in Purchasing Operations (ECPO).