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Seminars & Courses


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Your Price: $154.00

76 Ways to Improve Purchasing Performance - Course 2006U


This online purchasing course qualifies as a free course to new members and renewing members. A self-running online purchasing course developed by the APS. If you're wondering how to become a purchasing agent, take this online purchasing course to learn invaluable information and tips to help you negotiate transactions and reduce costs, while making your purchasing operation more efficient. Learn how to become a purchasing agent with this online purchasing course which provides well over 76 ways to improve your operation. In just a few hours you'll find out how to become a successful purchasing agent.

What students say:
"What an informative course, I picked up so many tips I don't know where to start. I will start using them immediately. American Purchasing Society has done it again."
- JoAnn Hall, CPP
- Purchasing
- Martin-Baker America
"...76 Ways to Improve Purchasing Performance. I thought that the course was very insightful in regards to setting objectives and priorities in purchasing. I gained many ideas that I am planning on incorporating in my role as purchaser/planner."

- Angie Birt
- Production Planer
- Fort Amanda Specialties
"76 Ways to Improve Purchasing Performance is an excellent and informative course that I would recommend to anyone. It is most valuable as a purchasing tool, however, all personnel who requisition materials would benefit from an understanding of true cost."

- Lynn Giles, CPP, CPPM
- Purchasing Agent
- Small Tube Products
The self-running 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 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 these courses are usually sent within a few days of registration.

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. Students can contact the Society at 630-859-0250 or at

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