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Online Procurement Certificate

IPICS have introduced the ASCM Supply Chain Procurement Certificate.  These online interactive meetings will be delivered in the evenings by an APICS recognised Instructor.

ASCM Supply Chain Procurement Certificate Overview

The Supply Chain Procurement Certificate program is a foundational education program designed to help both entry-level and experienced supply chain professionals expand their procurement knowledge and skills. The program provides an overview of procurement fundamentals, sourcing strategies, supplier relationship management, negotiations, evaluation metrics, and more. You’ll be better equipped to:

  • Develop a strategic sourcing strategy
  • Establish effective procurement policies
  • Effectively score supplier capabilities and select optimal suppliers
  • Engage in more effective contract management negotiations
  • Trace the purchase order flow from requirements identification to purchase order close-out
  • Review supplier and internal procurement organization performance using data and metrics
  • Engage in sustainable and ethical sourcing

The self-paced, online program includes 20 hours of education and a comprehensive final exam. After passing the exam, learners will receive a certificate and digital badge. The online course is in addition to the self-paced online program.

The classes cover the complete online Supply Chain Procurement Certificate, facilitate discussions among students and enable them to clarify topics related to the actual class.

The benefits of the ASCM Supply Chain Procurement Certificate Overview are to:
Accelerate your supply chain career
Refresh your procurement knowledge
Collect 20 maintenance points for your existing APICS CPIM, CSCP or CLTD Certification

ASCM Supply Chain Procurement Certificate covers the following modules:
Module 1: Fundamentals of Procurement
Module 2: Sourcing Strategies
Module 3: Purchase Order Management and Performance Measurement
Module 4: Contract Management and Negotiations
Module 5: Sustainabiltiy and Ethical Sourcing
Module 6: Procurement Evaluation Metrics and Intelligent Supply Chain
Test: Supply Chain Procurement Certificate

IPICS SCM has recently partnered with ISME Skillnet for SME Supply Chain Skills enhancement, to empower Irish SMEs with essential supply chain skills through an exciting partnership. This partnership enables an ISME Skillnet subsidy of 30% for the ASCM Supply Chain Procurement Certificate, this is for course candidates who work for a company employing 250 people or less. 

The ASCM Supply Chain Procurement Certificate Online classes on six Wednesday evenings from 5pm to 6.30pm include the following:

  • Six classes of one and a half hour long online meetings from 5pm to 6.30pm Dublin / London time on Monday evenings for ASCM Supply Chain Procurement Certificate by an officially recognised APICS instructor starting on Wednesday 30th October 2024 for six weeks.
  • ASCM Supply Chain Procurement Certificate e-Learning System, online access for one year
  • APICS Dictionary App can be downloaded to your smartphone
  • Online Instructor-led slides
  • Online supply chain simulation activity is used to achieve a good understanding of supply chain trade-offs and achieve a positive return on investment (ROI)
  • Class size minimum of 5 to a maximum class size of 15
  • Course price is €900 per course participant (this course price includes Joint ASCM / IPICS Membership with no discounts of €100). If a course participant works for a company employing 250 people or less then an ISME Skillnet subsidy of 30% is available, and thus the course price is €630, to avail of this subsidised course price please complete the following link:

We also offer the ASCM Supply Chain Procurement Certificate as a Self-Study Course at €495, this includes Learning System and Joint ASCM / IPICS Membership with no discounts of €100

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ASCM Supply Chain Procurement Certificate course dates are shown in the following link:

ASCM Supply Chain Course Dates October to December 2024

ASCM Supply Chain Procurement Certificate course agenda is shown in the following link:

ASCM Supply Chain Procurement Course – table of contents

ASCM Supply Chain Procurement course flyer is shown in the following link:

ASCM Supply Chain Procurement Certificate

Here is an an overview of the ASCM Supply Chain Procurement Certificate:

For any enquiries about our ASCM Supply Chain Procurement Certifcate please contact Elaine at admin@ipics.ie

Terms and Conditions of the Online Courses:

  • ASCM Supply Chain Procurement Certificate online system is non refundable should a participant decide not to participate in the Online Course
  • This product is non transferrable and non refundable
  • Unused hours will be forefeited

Register Now:  Contact Elaine at IPICS today  at 01 902 3729 or download the course registration below.

To Register for our Certificates Courses please complete the form here

*Please note course prices do not include exam registration fees or membership.*

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