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Seminars & Courses


* (Star) next to member price = Course FREE to new and renewing members! To take advantage of one FREE course per member year please contact the Society at propurch@propurch.com or at 630-859-0250 with your selection. Do not register through the website for a free purchasing seminar or course.


The American Purchasing Society's online purchasing and supply courses are ideal for buyers, purchasing managers, and other people in purchasing who work full-time and have only a limited amount of time to spend on training and education.

The Society's purchasing and supply courses are designed to be user-friendly for all, and can be easily taken by people who have limited computer skills.

Purchasing seminars and courses cover important subjects and information that all purchasing professionals should know. These purchasing seminars and courses focus on practical training to enhance skills, and students can take what they learn directly back to their jobs and immediately implement the lessons and techniques.  

Most courses will only take students 2 to 3 hours to complete and can be taken whenever is convenient to the student. There are no scheduled hours for course access. Students are emailed course instructions shortly after registration is completed.

Every student receives a certificate upon course completion.

I just completed the online courses and took the exam for the CPP. One of the best advantages of online courses is the flexibility. Thank you APS for providing such a great program. The courses are easy to understand and thoroughly explained. I especially enjoined the ethics for buyers and sellers, negotiating, and managing inventory.

Kimberly Tran
Purchasing Agent
MWAA
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course
New! How To Buy Services - Course 4500 CPP Points: 2
CEUs: .25

Start Date: Open
End Date: Open
Member Price: $99.00*
Your Price: $129.00
course
New! Purchasing For Manufacturing - Course 4000 CPP Points: 2
CEUs: .25

Start Date: Open
End Date: Open
Member Price: $129.00*
Your Price: $154.00
course
New! Preparation for Certified Professional in Distribution and Warehousing & Exam CPP Points: 6
CEUs: 2

Start Date: Open
End Date: Open
Member Price: $230.00
Your Price: $250.00
course
New! Distribution and Warehouse Management Course 1214 CPP Points: 2
CEUs: .25

Start Date: Open
End Date: Open
Member Price: $99.00*
Your Price: $129.00
course
New! Inventory for Distribution and Warehousing Course 2016B CPP Points: 2
CEUs: .25

Start Date: Open
End Date: Open
Member Price: $99.00*
Your Price: $129.00
course
New! Management Operations and Logistics Course 1215 CPP Points: 2
CEUs: .25

Start Date: Open
End Date: Open
Member Price: $99.00*
Your Price: $129.00
course
Preparation for Certified Purchasing Professional (CPP) Exam - Course 3000 CPP Points: 13
CEUs: 3

Start Date: Oct 9, 2017
End Date: Oct 29, 2017
Member Price: $540.00
Your Price: $700.00

Start Date: Nov 27, 2017
End Date: Dec 17, 2017
Member Price: $540.00
Your Price: $700.00
course
Preparation for Certified Professional Purchasing Manager (CPPM) Exam CPP Points: 10
CEUs: 3

Start Date: Sep 11, 2017
End Date: Oct 1, 2017
Member Price: $440.00
Your Price: $600.00

Start Date: Nov 6, 2017
End Date: Nov 26, 2017
Member Price: $440.00
Your Price: $600.00
course
Preparation for Certified Green Purchasing Professional (CGPP) Exam - Course 3400-2 CPP Points: 3
CEUs: .5

Start Date: Open
End Date: Open
Member Price: $215.00
Your Price: $300.00
course
76 Ways to Improve Purchasing Performance - Course 2006U CPP Points: 2
CEUs: .25

Start Date: Open
End Date: Open
Member Price: $129.00*
Your Price: $154.00
course
About F.A.R. - Course 3900 CPP Points: 1
CEUs: .25

Start Date: Open
End Date: Open
Member Price: $39.00*
Your Price: $59.00
course
Accounting, Finance, and Cost Management for Buyers and Managers - Course B100MAE CPP Points: 2
CEUs: 1

Start Date: Open
End Date: Open
Member Price: $129.00*
Your Price: $154.00
course
The Science and The Art of Negotiation - Course 20145 CPP Points: 4
CEUs: .5

Start Date: Open
End Date: Open
Member Price: $175.00
Your Price: $195.00
course
The Art of Negotiation - Course 2014 CPP Points: 2
CEUs: .25

Start Date: Open
End Date: Open
Member Price: $99.00
Your Price: $125.00
course
The Science of Negotiation - Course 2015 CPP Points: 2
CEUs: .25

Start Date: Open
End Date: Open
Member Price: $99.00
Your Price: $129.00
course
Applied Cost and Price Analysis - Course 3700 CPP Points: 2
CEUs: .25

Start Date: Open
End Date: Open
Member Price: $129.00
Your Price: $154.00
course
Body Language - Course BL101 CPP Points: 2
CEUs: .25

Start Date: Open
End Date: Open
Member Price: $129.00
Your Price: $154.00
course
Business Ethics for Buyers and Sellers - Course 2010 CPP Points: 2
CEUs: .25

Start Date: Open
End Date: Open
Member Price: $129.00*
Your Price: $154.00
course
Diversity for Purchasing and Business - Course 2018 CPP Points: 2
CEUs: .25

Start Date: Open
End Date: Open
Member Price: $99.00
Your Price: $129.00
course
Essential Law for Buyers and Sellers - Course 2012 CPP Points: 3
CEUs: .25

Start Date: Open
End Date: Open
Member Price: $129.00
Your Price: $154.00

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