The CPCM course contains the core principles and practices in procurement, inventory management, contract management, and vendor partnership. Topics covered are steps involved in the purchasing process, supply management integration, supplier evaluation, supplier performance, cost management, global sourcing, negotiation and conflict management, business ethics, services purchasing, capital purchasing, spend analysis, critical materials management, continuous improvement, and other relevant aspects of the purchasing process.
CPCM certificate course prepares students for the following roles:
Buyer, Buyer-Planner, Purchasing Associate, Purchasing Manager, Vendor Development Manager, Procurement Manager, Vendor Partnerships Manager and similar roles in trade and industry.
Self-paced courses are reviewed by the students at their own pace and can be started at any time. Access to the course is activated within 24 hours from receipt of the course fee. Course duration depends on the curriculum and is extendable if needed. The module quizzes and the final test are self-administered. The certificate is issued upon successful completion of the course.
The self-paced course includes the following:
1. Access to the online training materials, including downloadable handbooks, exercise files, and other materials.
2. Video lessons.
4. Final Test.
5. Soft copy of the certificate.
Instructor-led courses are conducted online and on-site. Online courses are presented in three-hour sessions over four Saturdays. Onsite courses where offered are a single-day seminar. Please contact for details.
The instructor-led course includes the following:
6. Access to the online training materials, including downloadable handbooks, exercise files, and other materials.
7. Instructor-led sessions.
9. Final Test.
10. Soft copy of the certificate.
Certificates for all of BRASI’s courses are issued directly from Business Research and Service Institute, USA. There is no difference between the certificates issued for the online courses and the courses held on-site at a physical location. Each BRASI certificate carries a unique ID code and is valid for life.