Certified Purchasing & Procurement Manager (CPPM)

At the strategic level, having a thorough understanding of sourcing and procurement cost takeout is crucial. To reduce unit costs, one must first identify areas where an organization may pool its spending, then utilize organizational leverage to direct consumers toward the new enterprise contract. These responsibilities can be extremely challenging to carry out at a large, international institution where business units have a considerable amount of autonomy. Leading practices are frequently implemented by businesses in solitary areas across the entire organization.

Certifying Objectives:

  • Hone your skills so you can address the global supply chain difficulties that are challenging.
  • Boost your earning potential and reputation in the labor market.
  • Aids in maintaining competitiveness in the current global corporate climate.
  • Gives you a shared knowledge, vocabulary, resources, and frameworks for discussing supply chain opportunities and issues.

Certifying Examination:

  • To be certified as CPPM, student should take up a 1.5 hours exam at the designated examination centers.
  • The qualifying exam would consist of 50 multiple choice questions, testing core certification modules.
  • Professionals with relevant experience and other qualifying criteria may be exempted from the examination.

Certification Modules:

Module 1: Introduction to Purchasing and Supply Management
Module 2: Materials Management
Module 3: Fundamentals of Purchasing and Supply Management
Module 4: Price/Cost Analysis and Negotiation Strategies
Module 5: Special Purchasing Application
Module 6: Advanced Logistics and Supply Chain Management