The Certification Programme for Expert Buyers prepares participants to have an active role in the definition and implementation the company’s business and purchasing strategy. The programme also focuses on cross-functional and cross-cultural environments which require specific interpersonal skills.
The Certification Programme for Expert Buyers is targeted at Lead buyers, Category buyers, Project buyers and Business Unit buyers with large portfolio responsibilities. The training offers participants an opportunity to benchmark their personal and institutional practices and has a distinct international outlook.
The Programme is structured around three weeks of face-to-face courses – each week is composed of two modules. The face-to-face sessions are preceded of pre-reading material and documentation, accessible at the EIPM e-Learning Platform, and concluded by an exam.
To be certified, participants are required to attend the courses, pass an exam at the end of each module and to successfully complete and present an approved project.