Worldwide there are currently five certification programs offered by the American Purchasing Society. These include the Certified Purchasing Professional (CPP), the Certified Professional Purchasing Consultant (CPPC), the Certified Professional in Distribution and Warehousing (CPDW), the Certified Green Purchasing Professional (CGPP), and the Certified Professional Purchasing Manager (CPPM).
What is CPPM?
CPPM is a certification program which equips its candidates with the latest practices and requirements of the purchasing managerial profession. It covers topics including Managing Human Resources, Leading the Procurement Organization, Providing Added Value, Managing Quality, Managing Systems and Relationships, and Operating Purchasing Practices.
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