Advanced Purchasing Dynamics Cost Management Certification

Injection Mold Concentration

In response to an overwhelming demand, APD has announced an injection mold concentration for its highly regarded Cost Management Certification Program.

The injection mold concentration incorporates examples, cases and cost modeling that is unique to injection molded components and tooling.  The specialized content will be delivered in 4 modules each containing one live two-hour group session, 4-5 on-demand video podcasts and additional exercises.

Each month all participants will complete a module by:

  • Attending a live two-hour group session. The group sessions are used to deliver/reinforce content and respond to any questions.
  • Watching 4-5 video podcasts.
  • Completing 2-3 exercises.
  • Completing the certification exam for the materials.



Module 1 – Constructing Effective Market Tests – Understanding Costs & Effective Use of Cost Breakdowns

Live webinar:  October 28, 2020 10:00 AM to Noon EST

Module 2 – Building and Using Price and Cost Models

Live webinar:  November 17, 2020 10:00 AM to Noon EST

Module 3 – Validating Optimal Costs

Live webinar:  December 16, 2020 10:00 AM to Noon EST

Module 4 – Conducting Effective, Knowledge Based Negotiations

Live webinar:  January 13, 2021 10:00 AM to Noon EST


Participation in the session will be limited to 30 to provide the ability to work one-on-one with participants.

Cost for participation is $1,250 ($USD).  However, early bird registration for $1,000 ($USD) will be available until September 15, 2020.

Click here for more information and to register.