Executing A Global Sourcing Strategy
Develop a strategic plan to meet your global sourcing goals
With all the talk about the global sourcing that many companies are doing, one may think that it is easy, right? That perception could not be further from the truth. Global sourcing may be one of the most complex activities you'll encounter as a purchasing professional.
There's no doubt about it global sourcing is a challenge with many opportunities to fail. There are many complex processes that need to be done right. It's not enough to know what those processes are. You need to know how to perform those processes in order to be successful.
Despite the challenges of global sourcing, purchasing professionals do succeed at it. They succeed because they know specifically how to handle all of the situations involving coordinating logistics, dealing with customs, arranging payment, identifying countries for sourcing, finding suppliers, calculating landed cost, assessing risks, and implementing their global contracts. Our highly personal and interactive online course "Executing A Global Sourcing Strategy" will teach you how to take global sourcing from a concept to a successful reality!
You will learn a strategy for selecting products, countries, and potential suppliers for your first global sourcing initiative, plus...
NOTE: This class will be most effective if you also take it in conjunction with "Basics of Smart International Procurement," which covers the fundamentals of preparing to buy globally including understanding differences in culture, communications, laws, currencies, and more.
A great thing about this online class is that you are GUARANTEED to be able to apply what you learn to your work. That's right - your online learning experience is 100% risk-free. If you are not satisfied for any reason whatsoever, let us know within seven days of signing up and you will get a hassle-free refund. But you'll undoubtedly be delighted, just like the thousands of other purchasing professionals we've trained.
Here's how this online class works. Within 24 hours of signing up, you will receive an email containing a user name, a password, and instructions. After receiving this email, you will be able to begin the class immediately!
That's right you start the course when YOU want to, not when a schedule demands that you start. You don't have to wait to start transforming yourself into a world-class purchasing professional. You will log into the online classroom through NextLevelPurchasing.com and will be able to access the eight lessons of the class for 60 days.
You can complete the eight lessons of the course whenever you want to, as quickly or deliberately as you would like. There is no specific time that you have to be online. Each lesson takes approximately 30 to 60 minutes to complete. You can stop after doing each lesson or take multiple (or even all) lessons at one time. So for any given time that you choose to log in to the online classroom, you might spend just 30 minutes online (to take just one lesson)or up to eight hours online (if you want to complete the entire class in one sitting). It is all up to you! By participating in these lessons, you will:
To enhance your learning experience, we've included several optional "Extra Resources" for students enrolled in this course. We'll link you to five articles and multimedia files from leading supply chain publications around the net that expand on the subject matter covered in this course! Each full-length course includes different Extra Resources.
By enrolling in this class, you will be on your way to earning your SPSM2® Certification. Executing a Global Sourcing Strategy satisfies a portion of the requirements towards earning the SPSM2® Certification.
Completing "Executing a Global Sourcing Strategy" will award you with 8 Continuing Education Hours.* These continuing education hours will satisfy a portion of the SPSM recertification requirements. Click here for more information on SPSM recertification and other continuing education opportunities.
When you complete this class, you will receive a Certificate of Completion! This full-color purchasing certificate is sent to you by postal mail and is suitable for framing. Here's what our certificates look like:
By completing this course you will also gain access to the Lifetime Purchasing Skills Retention Package, free of charge. The Lifetime Purchasing Skills Retention Package is designed to support a lifetime return of your training investment through skills-sharpening material and services that are absolutely free. This service is available for every full-length course you complete and includes:
And if you sign up for this purchasing training class on or before December 31, 2013, you will get all of these bonuses:
The class and all of these bonuses are yours for only $229 (US) per student . Don't procrastinate and lose out on all of these bonuses.
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Other Online Classes Available:
SPSM Certification Program (6 classes)
*Participants who successfully complete this program
will receive the specified number of hours of continuing education. They may be applied
toward Next Level Purchasing's SPSM Certification
program requirements as well as ISM C.P.M. recertification and/or A.P.P. reaccreditation program
requirements. ISM's consent to provide a program number for this educational event is not an endorsement
of this program or its content by ISM.