The Professional Certificate in Purchasing Management course equips students with the knowledge of purchasing principles & management in an organisation. The specialised professional certificate programme covers ten topics on Purchasing Management in an organisation.
1. Introduction to Purchasing Management
2. Purchasing Decisions & Business Strategy
3. The Legal Aspects of Purchasing
4. Purchasing Procedures & E-Procurement
5. Supplier Selection & Evaluation
6. Strategic Outsourcing, JIT & Lean Purchasing
7. Global Sourcing and Supply Partnerships
8. Total Quality Management & Purchasing
9. Price and Cost Analysis
10. Purchasing Negotiation
Delivery & Assessment
Faculty members are highly experienced practitioners with post-graduate academic and professional qualifications. Students attend class lectures, and engage in interactive case discussions. Upon completion of all lectures, students will sit for a written examination.
Course Duration & Frequency
This part time professional certificate in purchasing management course that can be completed within 3 months. The course is scheduled to commence in the months of March, June, September and December, but this may subject to changes. Please check with SIPMM Academy on the actual date of commencement.
The lecture timings for the part-time classes are shown below:
Time : Weekdays evening 7pm to 10pm
Frequency : 1 to 2 times per week
Venue : SIPMM Academy Training Premises in Singapore
Academic Award & Recognition
Students must pass the written examination to be awarded the Professional Certificate in Purchasing Management (PCPM). PCPM graduates who acquired at least 3 years of related experience can qualify to apply for a professional credential to be recognised as a World Accredited Practitioner (WAP) in Purchasing Management, and this credential is awarded by World Certification Institute (WCI).