A purchasing professional's day is exciting because every day is different. However, the many hats you wear can also make your job more difficult. Gain, or revisit, fundamental concepts of purchasing with this self-study workbook. It explores why, and how, purchasing and supply management is a business strategy by developing your skills in competitive bidding, contract creation and management, legal matters and the categorization of purchases and suppliers. Learn the latest sourcing value-add opportunities and how to incorporate sustainability, social responsibility and the ISM Report on Business® into your day-to-day activities. You'll build a solid foundation to ensure you are a valuable member of your purchasing team.
Note: This self-study workbook is equivalent to the Fundamental of Purchasing online Knowledge Center course