Basics of Procurement

Introductory coverage of the purchasing function
Rating: 4.1 out of 5 (18 ratings)
559 students
Basics of Procurement
Rating: 4.1 out of 5 (18 ratings)
559 students
Fundamentals of purchase management


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Procurement is an extremely important function in the domain of Supply Chain and Operations Management, particularly for those companies which have a high expenditure on materials and/or services. This course explains the key aspects of purchasing and is a good foundation for those who wish to explore this critical business area.

Who this course is for:

  • Students and working professionals with a keen interest in Supply Chain and Operations management

Course content

3 sections • 13 lectures • 1h 36m total length
  • What is Purchasing?
  • Objectives of Purchase Management
  • Challenges in Purchasing
  • Industry Specific Purchasing Requirements
  • Quiz 1
    10 questions


Professional Skill Development
Metacog Solutions
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  • 2,025 Students
  • 4 Courses

MetaCog Solutions is a company committed to professional skill development in the field of Supply Chain Management. Our courses are rich in concepts and real-world examples, and are delivered by experienced industry executives. We have built a solid base of customers who have got significant value from our courses. Our customers are from the automotive industry, pharmaceuticals and healthcare as well as the growing field of global supply chain outsourcing and shared services.