GSDC's Certified Procurement Professional is one of the most recommended certifications by companies looking to hire Managers in the Supply Chain Industry especially for areas such as Strategic Sourcing where you will be requested to manage products/services worth Billions of dollars including direct and indirect materials & services. It is one of the key challenging roles where the responsibility of the Manager is to reduce or optimize the company's spend and help the company to achieve significant cost savings by means of strategies developed through research. Certified Procurement Professional certification also calls for excellent Spend Management Skills, the ability to negotiate with suppliers at ease, exceptional analytical bent of mind, skills of number crunching, and team handling. It also assists individuals to understand the depth and breadth of Supply Chain Management on a global scale. Certified Procurement Manager certification syllabus emphasizes on Strategic Sourcing and Supplier Risk Management.
Certified Procurement Professional certification shares a deep understanding of:
Supply Chain Management Teams
Supply chain management manager
Participants of Certified Procurement Professional Certification will be able to achieve the following:
Acquiring the skill set to face and solve the complex supply chain challenges anywhere in the world.
Increasing your earning potential and credibility in the job market.
Staying up to date in today's competitive global business environment.
Provides you with a common standard of supply chain understanding, vocabulary, resources, and frameworks to address supply chain challenges and opportunities.
Makes you a globally Certified Professional in Supply Chain domain.
Improving the packaging cycle time and improving the productivity of the workforce by 15% for a large elevator manufacturing company.
Work experience at a senior level or as a Team leader in Supply Chain/Procurement/Purchasing Warehousing/Distribution/Logistics Industry is required.
40-multiple choice questions (MCQ).
26 out of 40-65% is needed to pass.
In case the participant does not score the passing percentage, they will be granted a 2nd attempt at no additional cost. Re-examination can be taken up to 30 days from the date of the 1st exam attempt. `
1. What is Procurement Process
4. Introduction to Supply Chain Management