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Project Management Foundations: Procurement

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Learn how to plan, manage, and execute project procurements, including procurement contracts, and explore emerging trends such as rapid procurement.


  • Implement successful procurement
  • What to know before watching
1. Procurement Management Overview
  • Define procurement management
  • Project manager's role in procurement
  • Key procurement management concepts
2. Common Procurement Pitfalls
  • Dealing with conflicts of interest
  • Failure to communicate objectives
  • Use of blanket purchase agreements
3. Critical Procurement Success Factors
  • Study best practices
  • Tailor procurement techniques
  • Reward behaviors and results
  • Set up a contract change control system
4. Procurement Management Processes
  • Plan Procurement Management
  • Contract types
  • Conduct Procurements
  • Control Procurements
5. How to Implement Procurements
  • Procurement research
  • Procurement solicitation
  • Procurement negotiation
  • Procurement award
  • Procurement administration
  • Procurement closeout
6. Emerging Trends: Project Procurement Management
  • Focus on rapid procurement
  • Increase in reverse auctions
  • Impact of technology
  • Improve your procurement skillset

Taught by

Oliver Yarbrough


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