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Procurement Training & Courses
Find the on-site or online procurement training you need, right here
Are you looking for a powerful way to improve your procurement skills or the performance of your procurement team? Our procurement training and courses can give you exactly the type of expert guidance you need!
The Next Level Purchasing Association has a variety of procurement training options and resources available.
Procurement Training Course Catalog
Find the NLPA course that’s right for you
Are you a procurement professional who wants to:
- Learn the procurement best practices that others successfully use?
- Develop better procurement skills for improved job performance?
- Achieve the personal and professional career goals that you desire?
The NLPA Course Catalog contains descriptions of our full-length online procurement courses and Express Courses. This catalog is available as a downloadable PDF document.
SPSM® Certification Information Guide
Learn what you need to know to get started on your certification
A Modern Purchasing Certification Focused on Best Practices
Earning your SPSM® Certification will help you to bring the most modern purchasing practices into your organization and achieve your career potential. You’ll earn your SPSM® Certification by completing the Senior Professional in Supply Management® Program entirely online. All of your courses and your exam can be done from any device with internet access. It couldn’t be more convenient!
The SPSM® Certification is not just about passing a test. You’ll learn how to negotiate better. You’ll learn how to improve supplier performance. You’ll learn how to properly conduct strategic sourcing and implement procurement technologies. You’ll get step-by-step instructions on exactly how to deliver results for your employer. And when you make your employer more successful, your own career success is likely to follow!
Online Procurement Courses (Full-Length)
Choose from 16 different full-length online procurement courses. Each of these courses consists of eight lessons and each lesson takes approximately 30-60 minutes to complete. These courses are designed to give you a comprehensive understanding of procurement topics ranging from analysis and spreadsheets to sourcing to purchasing management and more!
From basic to advanced, the NLPA has courses for every level of procurement
Are you looking for procurement courses that can help you master today’s most critical purchasing processes? Well, you’re in the right place.
Each the Next Level Purchasing Association’s online procurement courses will teach you proven techniques that have been used to deliver measurable results in the real world. You’ll learn how to apply these techniques yourself to achieve improved procurement results!
See brief descriptions of the NLPA’s 16 full-length procurement courses below. The courses are in order by level of the Strategic Procurement & Supply Management Body of Knowledge® (SPSM-BOK®), beginning with the most basic procurement courses.
Online Express Courses
Choose from 26 different online Express Courses. Each of these courses is one lesson in duration and require a 30-60 minute investment of time. These courses are designed to bring you up to speed on very specific procurement topics. Those topics include managing supplier performance, procurement talent management, and more!
Procurement Training For Teams
If you’ve struggled to put together a procurement training plan for your team, then the Next Level Purchasing Association can help make your life easier! We regularly help organizations large and small put together training plans that help their purchasing teams deliver better results. Our training plans also balance managing constraints related to training budgets and time commitments.
On-Site Procurement Seminars
Bringing your entire procurement team together for an annual meeting? The Next Level Purchasing Association’s on-site procurement seminars can provide a valuable learning experience for them. Enjoy the benefit of live training without the hassle of having the entire team travel from different locations.
Looking for authoritative procurement templates, tools, webinars, and more? Stop trying to create resources from scratch and start taking advantage of having exactly what you need right at your fingertips in the NLPA Library.