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About this Course

This is an online learning digital course that is developed to provide learners with an in-depth understanding of the supplier sourcing process, enabling them to properly evaluate potential suppliers. This digital course has been carefully designed to offer learners a flexible means of accessing high-quality content that is delivered through interactive videos and exercises. This enables learners to study at their own pace within a stipulated time period.

This specialized digital course comprises 5 sections that cover important topics on Negotiation Models and Principles; Planning and Preparing for Negotiation; Negotiation Strategies, Tactics & Techniques; Interpersonal & Online Negotiation; and Commercial Contract Clauses for Negotiation. An average learner requires a duration of about 18 hours to complete this specialized course successfully.

This course is jointly developed by Singapore Institute of Purchasing and Materials Management (SIPMM), and Logistics Institute of Singapore, with industry advisory from global providers and organizations that provide career pathways and job specifications for skills upgrading and mastery.


Who should Enroll

This course has benefited professionals employed across most industry and service sectors. It has also enabled strong foundations for those who wish to develop and broaden their scope of specialized knowledge on supplier sourcing and evaluation, which is vital for the organizational success.


Attaining a Competency Certificate

Towards the end of the course, a learner will complete a 30-minute online examination, that comprises 25 multiple-choice questions. When the learner attains a minimum score of 80% for the online examination, the learner will attain a Certificate of Competency in Supplier Sourcing and Evaluation. This specialized Certificate of Competency is awarded by Singapore Institute of Purchasing and Materials Management (SIPMM) and is accredited by Logistics Institute of Singapore.


Attaining an Accredited Designation Award

When a learner attains 3 Competency Certificates and has at least 3 years of managerial or professional experience in the field of procurement, the learner can qualify as an Accredited Procurement Professional (APP). For more information, please visit https://sipmm.edu.sg/digital-courses/#accredited-designation-1.


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Industry-Recognized Certificate

Flexible Online Self-Learning

Relevant and Up-to-date Course Videos

Graded Online Examination

Globally-Recognized Award

For more information about the course, certification, and accreditation, please send an enquiry to [email protected].


Course Curriculum

Course Outline
Introduction : Supplier Sourcing and Evaluation Preview 00:04:00
Section 1 : Outsourcing or Insourcing Decision 00:22:00
Section 2 : Supplier Sourcing Strategy 00:21:00
Section 3 : Supplier Selection & Evaluation 00:20:00
Section 4 : Supply Performance Measurement and Control 00:22:00
Section 5 : Effective Supplier Relationship Management 00:20:00
Online Examination
Online Exam : Supplier Sourcing and Evaluation 00:30:00
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