Advanced Global Procurement and Sourcing Specialization

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Supplier Partnerships (Coursera)

This course covers the very important topic of Supplier Partnerships. After a brief introduction to the course, the course will cover why partnerships are important and what exactly is a partnership. The course will give a "real life" example Partnership Model that has been successfully used in over 150 [...]

Special Topics and Specialization Wrap-up (Coursera)

This is the final course in the Specialization. After a brief introduction, the course will cover two Special Topics that weren't covered in the previous courses, but considered very important. The first topic is procurement's role in Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) and the second topic is Suppliers [...]

Commodity and Currency Hedging (Coursera)

After a brief introduction, this course will first explain hedging, and how one might use hedging as a risk management tool. Then the course will look at both Commodity Hedging and Currency Risk Management and Currency Hedging. Actual examples will be provided and recommendations how to move forward [...]

Global Procurement in a Post Covid World (Coursera)

After a brief introduction, this course will first cover the on-going rational and challenges of worldwide sourcing. There were a lot of lesson learned as a result of Covid and the subsequent disruption of many supply chains.

Procurement Organizations (Coursera)

This course is primary focused on Procurement Organization-how to integrate procurement into the business and with your suppliers, review different types of procurement organizations, the importance of having policy and and procedures, how to establish meaningful Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) , and lastly examine the criterial roll of [...]

Leveraging Technology to Achieve Results (Coursera)

After a brief introduction, this course will cover procurement technology solutions that will help achieve your goals. First, the course will cover Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), a large software program that is used across the entire organization. The ERP segment will focus on just the procurement segments and how [...]

Introduction and Course Outline (Coursera)

Apr 8th 2024
Introduction and Course Outline (Coursera)
Course Auditing
This course will give you a brief introduction of the professor, Don Klock, and Rutgers University. It will cover who should take this course, and outline the topics to be discussed in this Specialization. It will also review the Key Take-aways from the original Coursera Global Procurement and Sourcing [...]