Managing Supplier Performance 11

Course Code
4160924

Supplier performance management and performance is key to your successful operations and plays a crucial role in procurement, supply chain management and overall risk management. Finding a proactive approach to analyzing and managing supplier performance helps ensure that your products or services meet the hightest possible quality standards. This certification program shows you how to establish a system for monitoring suppler performance and measuring its progress.

  • Start Date September 2
  • Time N/A
  • Duration 16 Hours
  • Program Type Open-Enrollment/Public
  • Certificate Type FlexCert
  • Format Self-Paced Online
  • CEUs 1.6
  • PDUs 16
  • Fees $1,310

Supplier performance management and performance is key to your successful operations and plays a crucial role in procurement, supply chain management and overall risk management. Finding a proactive approach to analyzing and managing supplier performance helps ensure that your products or services meet the hightest possible quality standards. This certification program shows you how to establish a system for monitoring suppler performance and measuring its progress.

Managing Supplier Performance 11

Program Experience

This course focuses on strategies and techniques using agile principles to managing project suppliers and supply chains, including general procurement, subcontracts, and vendors. You will examine the entire acquisition lifecycle, from the development of executable requirements, specifications, statements of work, and contractual terms and conditions through successful delivery and acceptance. You will learn to provide effective oversight and recognize and resolve supplier performance problems.

Build a broad spectrum of skills needed to optimize costs, delivery reliability, and sharpen product quality by using materials, talent, and enterprise resources effectively. Learn how to set goals for suppliers and manage performance to support compliance and forge long-lasting relationships. 

Managing Supplier Performance can be taken as a stand-alone short course for targeted learning. When used as an elective in the FlexCert certificate for Advanced Project Management you can tailor the program to resonate with your career aspirations and goals.

Benefits

You will learn to:

  • Understand the operations and key processes of the supply chain
  • Develop executable requirements and recognize hidden dangers in specifications, statements of work and contractual terms and conditions
  • Perform effective source selections and negotiations
  • Manage suppliers for success and quality
  • Recognize early indicators of potential supplier performance problems
    Avoid potential contractual/legal problems
  • Develop effective strategies for resolution of supplier performance problems
  • Achieve effective oversight and control of lower-tier suppliers

Managing Supplier Performance can be taken as a stand-alone short course for targeted learning. When used as an elective in the FlexCert certificate for Advanced Project Management you can tailor the program to resonate with your career aspirations and goals.

Topics
  • Operations and key processes of the supply chain
  • Hidden dangers in specifications, statements of work and contractual terms and conditions
  • Effective source selections and negotiations
  • Supply Management
  • Early indicators of potential supplier performance problems
  • Potential contractual/legal problems
  • Strategies for resolution of supplier performance problems
  • Effective oversight and control of lower-tier suppliers
Who Should Attend

While there are no prerequisites, participants should have at least five years of experience managing projects.

  • Managers
  • Project managers
  • Business analysts
  • Technical professionals
Schedule
Course Duration Self-Paced Online
Managing Supplier Performance 11
16 Hours

September 2, 2024 release; completes September 29, 2024

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Parent Program

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Advanced Project Management (APM)

Discover the distinctive Advanced Project Management Certificate Program, customized to your individual learning journey. With only five elective units to complete in any sequence, this program will equip you with the vital leadership skills to master the complex issues that challenge you and your organization. Develop new mindsets, delve into self-awareness, and uncover the instinctive ability to deliver impactful change. This program is designed for technical professionals and senior practitioners aspiring to achieve advanced levels of expertise, take effective and transformative action, inspire others and communicate with clarity. Elevate your strategic and leadership prowess with Caltech CTME's Advanced Project Management Certificate Program. 

  • Self-Paced Online
  • FlexCert

Instructors

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Steve McNamara

Project Management