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Careers in Purchasing Management
Suppose that you’re a company, and for your business purposes, or for your in-house developments, you need to make certain purchases. Would it be the right approach if you just picked up anybody from your organization and sent that person to buy specialized equipment? Of course not, because he wouldn’t know a thing about the item he is going to purchase. All right, he can find out, you’d say. But that is not his job at your company, and he is most likely to do this extra work half-heartedly, which might have disastrous consequences for you company. Enter your purchasing manager — your man who can research the market and make the best deal. Of course, he’ll make you proud! If you want a dream career in purchsing management, profesional cv writers can make you attractive for employers.

Purchasing Management is a growing, but a relatively less popular field of career. All organizations, regardless of their size, need materials and equipment, and they have a purchasing department. Be it the office stationary, or furniture, or building materials, or be it the very specialized machinery or a tool your company needs, this department always has the right resources to find and buy these. And having a specialized manager at the top of this department will only add to its finesse.

Quite a few universities in USA are now offering a PG diploma course in Purchasing Management, of duration ranging from 6-18 months. Many universities also offer distance learning courses. After having a professional degree, jobs become easy. Purchasing managers are basically required to learn about the new products that their company requires, and make the best deal available. It is crucial for them to source suppliers which are reliable. Foreign language skills might come in handy when the trade has to be done with a supplier based in a foreign country.

Careers in Purchasing Management

Negotiation is a skill that purchase managers must be born with; for this is the one that will propel them further in their careers. They should be able to comprehend any form of given information, be it technical or anything, and should be good with the latest accounting softwares.

Opportunities are many. All PSU’s and private sector companies need them. In fact, any company which needs raw materials has a great need of purchase managers. So if you think you’re a good negotiator, and you have it in you, and then go ahead: opportunities are unlimited!
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Purchasing Management and Strategic Sourcing
CPP Points: 2
CEUs: .25
Start Date: Open
End Date: Open
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How To Buy Services - Course 4500
CPP Points: 2
CEUs: .25
Start Date: Open
End Date: Open
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Purchasing For Manufacturing - Course 4000
CPP Points: 2
CEUs: .25
Start Date: Open
End Date: Open
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Preparation for Certified Professional in Distribution and Warehousing & Exam
CPP Points: 6
CEUs: 2
Start Date: Open
End Date: Open
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Distribution and Warehouse Management Course 1214
CPP Points: 2
CEUs: .25
Start Date: Open
End Date: Open
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Inventory for Distribution and Warehousing Course 2016B
CPP Points: 2
CEUs: .25
Start Date: Open
End Date: Open
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Management Operations and Logistics Course 1215
CPP Points: 2
CEUs: .25
Start Date: Open
End Date: Open
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Preparation for Certified Purchasing Professional (CPP) Exam - Course 3000
CPP Points: 13
CEUs: 3
Start Date: Apr 29, 2019
End Date: May 19, 2019
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Preparation for Certified Professional Purchasing Manager (CPPM) Exam
CPP Points: 10
CEUs: 3
Start Date: Apr 1, 2019
End Date: Apr 21, 2019
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Preparation for Certified Green Purchasing Professional (CGPP) Exam - Course 3400-2
CPP Points: 3
CEUs: .5
Start Date: Open
End Date: Open
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76 Ways to Improve Purchasing Performance - Course 2006U
CPP Points: 2
CEUs: .25
Start Date: Open
End Date: Open
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About F.A.R. - Course 3900
CPP Points: 1
CEUs: .25
Start Date: Open
End Date: Open
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Accounting, Finance, and Cost Management for Buyers and Managers - Course B100MAE
CPP Points: 2
CEUs: 1
Start Date: Open
End Date: Open
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The Science and The Art of Negotiation - Course 20145
CPP Points: 4
CEUs: .5
Start Date: Open
End Date: Open
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The Art of Negotiation - Course 2015
CPP Points: 2
CEUs: .25
Start Date: Open
End Date: Open
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Author: helenlockerr
Main topic: Career
Topic: Careers in Purchasing Management
City: New York
Published: 28.03.2019
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