How do you establish your company's purchasing budget?

By a given percentage change in total purchases.
By a percentage or fixed amount of price change for each item.
By the same percentage for all company wide cost.
By forecast from the buyer with approval.
Established by accounting department.
No budget established for purchases.

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How To Be A Smart MRO Buyer - Course 2019


If you are a purchasing manager who has an employee who helps you buy maintenance, repair, and operating supplies, or if you are an MRO buyer who purchases office supplies or janitorial supplies for your company, this is the course that will help you improve purchasing performance. The online purchasing class will explain the differences between procurement MRO and other types of purchases and give you the information that will permit you to take advantage of the unique features of MRO buying as well as MRO buyer responsibilities. Take this online purchasing class to learn the best ways to manage MRO buyer responsibilities and reduce MRO costs. Learn the best places to obtain supplies. Find out how you can reduce your workload and satisfy requisitioners' needs. 2.0 APS Certification Points awarded upon course completion.

What students say:
"This course is a good overview of the special requirements of MRO purchasing. As a MRO purchaser, I believe it should be required reading for all management positions."
- Eric Fredrickson
- Storeroom Technician
- UPM Raflatac
The self-running online purchasing classes are attended via the Internet. Online MRO purchasing courses require up to two or three continuous hours of attendance. Students are initially contacted by email with instructions on how to take the online purchasing class for which they have registered. Students may attend the MRO buyer training 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 MRO procurement courses are nonrefundable. Instructions for these courses are 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. Students can contact the Society at 630-859-0250 or at

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