In many projects, procurement activities are critical to success. Imagine working in contractual relationships between buyers and suppliers so that there is mutual trust and a common focus on well-defined, mutually agreed-upon objectives. This course is designed to equip you with the necessary knowledge and skills to manage procurement activities to maximize effectiveness.
The goal of this course is to improve your capacity to apply the elements of procurement management by properly planning for procurement, documenting the need, evaluating proposals, creating contracts and effectively managing the contracts to close out for increased project success.
Procurement and contract management address the needs of various types of procurement activities, including service acquisition, intellectual property considerations, government requirements and more. This is an exercise-centered course that uses real-world case situations.