Certified Purchasing Professionals (CPP ,APS-USA)
The Certified Purchasing Professional (CPP) program is for professionals who have demonstrated the skills to successfully implement improved purchasing and supply chain practices as part of a business solution in an organization.
FIM Qatar Authorised Training & Exam Centre for American Purchasing Society (APS),
Certification is crucial towards becoming a world-class purchasing professional. Today’s employers refuse to reward employees for yesterday’s skills.
They demand that purchasing professionals should use most modern skills and achieve unprecedented results. They want purchasing professionals to save more money, achieve better operational performance, and reduce risk.
The CPP and CPPM are impressive purchasing certifications that validate your stand as a successful professional. It is just what you need to bring the most modern purchasing practices into your organization and achieve your career potential.
Professionalism ‐ Certification indicates a high level of professionalism to both coworkers and customers, increasing one’s value in the marketplace.
Leadership ‐ Certification signifies an employee as dedicated to continuous improvement of himself/herself.
Recognition ‐ only a small fraction of professionals ever achieve certification, indicating that they are a leading professional in the purchasing and supply chain profession.
Knowledge ‐ Certification will improve one’s understanding of the most current processes and trends in the purchasing and supply chain profession
Ethical Behavior ‐ Individuals who become certified must subscribe to a rigorous code of ethics appropriate to the purchasing profession.
Does Certification Impact Salary Levels?
Research data has shown that employers typically reward certified employees with salaries that are 40 to 50% higher than those who are not certified. A high correlation between certification and salary exists for virtually all professions and all industries sampled.
Who should attend ?
Durations : 3 Hrs
Exam Centre : Famous Institute of Management,Qatar
a. Purchasing Cycle
b. Purchasing System
c. Purchasing Steps
a. Advance Purchase Planning
b. Purchasing Complexity
c. Procurement Planning Content
a. Price Competitive Approach
b. Blanket Purchase Agreements
c. Electronic Procurement
a. Steps in Negotiating
b. Tools in Negotiating
c. Types of Negotiations
a. Introduction and Overview
b. Elements of a Contract
c. Duties and Obligations
d. Types of Purchasing Contracts
Sources of Supply
a. Order of Precedence
b. Make or Buy
c. Lease Purchase Analysis
a. Solicitation Planning
b. Written Solicitation
a. Categorical Method
b. Cost Point Method
c. Vendor Profile Analysis
a. Overview of Worldwide Sourcing
b. Offshore and Domestic Purchasing
c. Trade Barriers
d. Currency Risk Management
e. Currency Adjustment Factors
f. Currency Hedging
g. Global Sourcing Strategies
Purchasing and Strategy Development
a. Linking Purchasing and Corporate Strategy
b. Purchasing Goals and Objectives
c. Purchasing Strategy Development Process
d. Types of Purchasing Strategies
e. Supply Management
a. The importance of Management
b. Interpersonal skills
c. Management Functions
a. Functions of Management
b. Levels of Management
c. Management Theory
a. Strategic approaches
b. Understanding the Vision and Mission
c. Strategic Management Process
a. Project and Engagement
b. GAP Analysis
c. Purchasing Evaluation and Benchmarking Review
d. Advanced Consulting Skill