Course Detail
Sourcing in a Modern World

Education Center: ISM - Institute for Supply Management
Date: 4 March 2021
Language: English

Duration: 4 sessions

Eliminate bottlenecks and master strategic sourcing with this ISM guided learning online course. The demands placed on today’s purchasing managers and buyers require more advanced skills, knowledge and expertise than in years past. Strategic sourcing is essential to the procurement process and will help practitioners continuously improve and re-evaluate the company’s purchasing activities and the requirements of its stakeholders. Led by an ISM subject matter expert, this course covers sourcing in the modern world through weekly webinars and daily online training modules that consist of multimedia, knowledge checks and practical application activities.



Learning Objectives:

  • Analyze potential sources of goods and/or services.
  • Develop/manage effective relationships with suppliers.
  • Develop/implement a supplier diversity program.
  • Develop new supplier qualification plans and reports to assure components, materials and suppliers meet specified requirements.
  • Conduct supplier performance evaluations.
  • Establish and execute strategic sourcing plans, in congruence with organizational objectives and sourcing strategies.

Course Schedule:

This Guided Learning is a self-paced course consisting of online reading and 4 live webinars over a 5 week period. The webinars are scheduled for the following dates. If you are not able to attend a webinar live, they will be made available on-demand. In addition to the webinars, you instructor will accessible for questions and on-on-one assistance throughout the course.
03/04/21 from 4:00-5:00 PM ET
03/11/21 from 4:00-5:00 PM ET
03/25/21 from 4:00-5:00 PM ET
03/31/21 from 4:00-5:00 PM ET

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