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Cost Management Certification Brochure

Become a Certified Purchasing Cost Management Professional

The APD Cost Management Certification is a 4-month on-line certification program designed to provide purchasing professionals with the knowledge, skills and take-away tools required to understand and achieve should-be direct material costs.

We provide a new look at Purchasing 101 foundations while accelerating individuals to Purchasing 4.0 where data is leveraged with Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning to move to optimal pricing, should-be costs and predictive cost modeling.

Course materials are based upon the processes, techniques, and real-world insights we have gained during our 16 year in-the-industry experience helping clients identify, analyze, and negotiate better pricing with their suppliers.

To immediately obtain more information on the program, including when the next cohort starts, enter your email address to access the Program Brochure.