In the project environment, procurement has many facets. This course focuses on the client side of procurement: purchasing equipment, supplies and resource effort. It covers a wide range of procurement activities, including defining purchasing requirements, sourcing potential vendors, evaluating responses and managing goods and services.
You'll learn the project management implications of using sourcing arrangements such as contractors, outsourcing and out-tasking. You'll also briefly discuss vendor-related activities in response to procurement solicitations as well as stakeholder management.