If you are an authorized buyer for your employer, what is your official title?

Assistant Buyer
Buyer or Senior Buyer
Purchasing Agent
Purchasing Manager or Procurement Manager
Director of Purchasing or Procurement
Supply Chain Manager
Vfice President
Other title or no title.

Seminars & Courses


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Math for Purchasing and Business - Course 2007


This online business math course is free for new and renewing members. This online business math course should be required as training for purchasing professionals. The ability to use elementary mathematics is of paramount importance. Don't be fooled by clever salespeople because you didn't calculate the proper cost. Both new buyers and seasoned purchasing managers will benefit from this online business math course. Most will learn something new and all will refresh their memories of valuable forgotten material. The math training online course will cover the proper use of percentages, conversion of various units of measure, financial ratios to determine supplier capabilities and likely stability, use of indexes to evaluate prices, use of present value to assess the true purchase costs over time, how to determine the cost of payment discounts, how to convert foreign currencies, use of the EOQ formula to purchase the proper quantity, training for purchasing professionals, plus much more.
What students say about this business math training online course:
"This course covered the important mathematical applications commonly used by professional buyers...all applications and topics covered in the course will allow me to make better purchasing decisions..."
- Eduardo Maycotte
- MRO Sr. Buyer
- Monroe Mexico SA de CV
"Math for Purchasing was a tough way to spend a Saturday but a much needed course in my line of work. It will make me a much better asset to my employer."
- Steve Stafford
- Purchasing Director
- Lakeview Christian Home
"I found this course a bit overwhelming. Unless you have a strong background in higher level math this was quite challenging."

- Helen Reed
- Procurement Analyst
- Sarasota County Government
The self-running business math online courses are attended via the Internet. They require up to two or three continuous hours of attendance. Students are initially contacted by email with instructions on how to take the course for which they have registered. Students may attend the math training online course at any time during the day. This makes the classes more convenient for students. All materials are included in the price of the course and will be available online while attending classes. These courses are nonrefundable. Instructions for this business math training course is usually sent within a few days of registration. Normally, the Society likes to see these types of courses completed within a month of having sent out the instructions. If too much time elapses without a course being completed the student may have to register for it again.

It is each student's responsibility to contact the Society if instructions are not received within the time frames listed above. Failure to do so may result in additional fees. Student's can contact the Society at 630-859-0250 or at

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