UNC Greensboro

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2019 Fall PSM Advanced Certificate Bootcamp Program @ UNC Greensboro

November 11-13, 2019


UNC Greensboro's Bryan School of Business & Economics is proud to offer the Procurement & Supply Management Advanced Training continuous education certificate program in partnership with the Institute for Supply Management CV, an Affiliate of the world’s largest Supply Management organization with over 47,000 members.  This program, one of the first in the country, is an exclusive opportunity for procurement managers and executives to deep dive on critical competencies to help them master their craft and/or drive streamlined execution in their organization.


With only 21 hours of classroom instruction, breakout sessions and executive report out,  graduates receive their exclusive Procurement and Supply Management Advanced Certificate from UNC Greensboro.


The program is designed to prepare procurement and supply management professionals to:

  • Drive the RFQ/RFP activity from beginning to end using a standardized process
  • Create, communicate, and manage supplier selection recommendations throughout the organization
  • Understand contract law and how to select/draft the proper agreement framework for your sourcing category
  • Apply key terms and conditions introduced and reinforced in class to support better negotiations preparations
  • Utilize key financial vernacular and cost drivers to inform leadership 
    of project details and influence the decision-making process


Program covers:

Day 1 - Specification Gathering, Common Rfx Types, Bid Package Creation, Bid Analysis Templating, Supplier Selection Criteria

Day 2 - Contract Law 101, Common Contract Types, Defining Key Contract Terms, Contract Drafting, Negotiations Preparation

Day 3 - Shaping the Business Case, Financial Acumen Deep-Dive, Financial Analysis Workshop, Business Case Delivery


Location: UNCG Bryan School of Business & Economics, Greensboro

1400 Spring Garden St., Greensboro, NC  27402


Dates for 3-Day Workshop:

  • Day 1: Monday, November 11, 2019   (8:30am-4:30pm)
  • Day 2: Tuesday, November 12, 2019  (8:30am-4:30pm)
  • Day 3 : Wednesday, Noveber 13, 2019    (8:30am-4:30pm)


Program Fee:

  • Registration Fee: $1575 (Procurement Cards Accepted)
  • Call or email to inquire about corporate partnership or multiple colleague discount
  • Parking, refreshments and all course material included


For more information, please contact Katrina Rivera @ katrina.rivera@sms-advisors.com or 704 503-9103