Mini-MBA For Procurement Managers

→ Principles, strategies, best practices, and emerging trends
→ Enhance your expertise to make valuable strategic contributions
→ Self-paced learning with 16-24 hours of total study time

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WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

Mini-MBA for Procurement Managers

We’re thrilled to announce our long-awaited Mini-MBA for Procurement Managers. One of the most important skills in procurement is strategic thinking and analysis. An MBA program introduces you to these skills and teaches you to master them.

After you completed this mini-MBA, you will be able to add strategic value to your organization and stand out with the following valuable skills:

  • Procurement strategy design
  • Financial analysis (internal & external)
  • Strategic planning
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Mastering strategic competitiveness

We understand that pursuing a full master’s degree can be time-consuming and expensive. That’s why we have designed this mini-MBA course specifically tailored for procurement professionals like you.

Here are the study objectives of this course:

Study Objectives

In this Mini-MBA, you will acquire the knowledge, skills, and tools to enhance your procurement expertise and make valuable strategic contributions to your organization’s success. Get ready for an in-depth learning experience that will boost your professional growth and unlock new opportunities in procurement.

By the time you reach the end of this journey, you will emerge as a procurement expert, equipped with all the knowledge and skills to make a real difference in your organization.

In this mini-MBA you will gain an in-depth knowledge of the following:

  • A foundational understanding of procurement strategy
  • Internal analysis of the procurement organization
  • External analysis of the business environment and competitiveness outside the organization
  • Strategic planning versus emergent strategies
  • Developing and utilizing balanced scorecards
  • Corporate Governance and Stakeholder Engagement
  • Business ethics
  • Competition in international business in the context of procurement
  • Developments that can impact the strategic management

This module includes:

  • Extra reading material
  • 11 video lessons
  • 2 Powerpoint templates

Download the syllabus to learn all about this course.

WHY LEARN WITH US?

11 Video Lessons

Assignments + templates + coaching

Self-Paced Learning

16-24 hours study time

12 Months

Unlimited access

Rating

★★★★★ 9.2/10

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100% money-back guarantee

WHAT’S INCLUDED

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TESTIMONIALS

What our clients say

★★★★★ 4.6 star reviews from our clients on Trustpilot

I enrolled in the Procurement Tactics course as a beginner, and it provided a solid foundation. The course gradually progressed, ensuring even those new to procurement could follow and benefit.

★★★★★

Charles S. Pearson

Head of Projects – Category Acquisition

Charles S. Pearson

The courses of Procurement Tactics have been a valuable experience. They’re high-quality and provide a lot of actionable insights I could leverage in my daily work as a sourcing manager. If you’re a sourcing professional, I would recommend it!

★★★★★

Sourcing Manager Co-Partner & Hollandse Kaas

Ruben Nieuwenhuijs

It was really good and useful for me and my business approach to suppliers I work with on a daily basis. Completing the course I learned a lot and the most important I have a better understanding and awareness of all aspects discussed on videos. I would like to thank you for the great materials and condensed knowledge shared with me.

★★★★★

Procurement Buyer Aero Norway AS

Karol Kizlo

I really liked all the lessons from Marijn Overvest in this course! I appreciated the practical exercises and real-world examples from his experience as a procurement manager, which helped solidify my understanding of the concepts and all the important variables to become a master in procurement.  I’m grateful to Procurement Tactics for offering such a comprehensive course that has significantly enhanced my procurement skills.”

★★★★★

Sourcing Manager Albert Heijn

Jordi Langenhuysen

I’m excited to share my experience with the Mini-MBA for Procurement Managers. This program exceeded my expectations, providing a comprehensive overview of essential skills like procurement strategy design, financial analysis, strategic planning, stakeholder engagement, and mastering strategic competitiveness. The course is a time-efficient and cost-effective alternative to a full master’s degree, equipping me with valuable skills to add strategic value to my organization. Highly recommended for procurement professionals seeking practical and impactful professional development.

★★★★★

Daphne J. Carrier

Senior Purchasing Manager

Daphne J. Carrier

This course exceeded my expectations in every way! It provided a comprehensive overview of procurement principles but also delved into practical techniques and strategies. The video lessons were engaging and provided great guidance. I was particularly impressed with the templates, which really helped me. This course has equipped me with the knowledge and confidence to excel in my procurement career. Thank you, Procurement Tactics, for this valuable learning experience!

★★★★★

Operational Buyer Bakker Barendrecht

Shani Sela

I am writing to express my wholehearted endorsement for the Procurement Tactics Program. This program can be an exceptional resource for procurement professionals who are keen on expanding their knowledge and refining their skills. The in-depth content, coupled with the real-world applications, has enhanced my ability to make well-informed decisions and apply strategic planning and negotiation tactics within my role…

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Having engaged with this program, I was truly impressed by the level of detail and thoughtfulness that has gone into its design. The comprehensive modules presented in the course structure provided a wealth of information, delivered in an accessible, user-friendly format.

Moreover, the ongoing support from the Procurement Tactics team has been commendable, reflecting the commitment to the success of the program’s participants. The invaluable insights that I gained from this course have significantly contributed to my personal and professional growth in the field of procurement.

To conclude, for me, the Procurement Tactics Program was an investment well worth making. I feel this program can help procurement professionals seeking to heighten their expertise to make an impact within their respective organizations.

★★★★★

Executive Director at Kyowa Kirin

Rob Gregory

I am delighted to share my experience with the Mini-MBA for Procurement Managers. As a seasoned procurement professional, I was seeking a program that could elevate my strategic thinking and analysis skills without the time and financial commitment of a full MBA. This course exceeded my expectations in every way.

The focus on procurement strategy design was particularly enlightening…

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The comprehensive modules provided deep insights into creating effective strategies that align with organizational goals. The emphasis on financial analysis, both internal and external, equipped me with the tools to make informed decisions that impact the bottom line positively.

Strategic planning is a cornerstone of effective procurement, and the Mini-MBA course navigated this topic expertly. I now approach planning with a more strategic mindset, considering long-term objectives and potential challenges. The section on stakeholder engagement was a game-changer, offering practical approaches to building strong relationships that enhance procurement effectiveness. Perhaps the most valuable aspect of this Mini-MBA is the focus on mastering strategic competitiveness.

The course not only taught me how to stay ahead in a competitive market but also provided real-world examples and case studies that brought the concepts to life.

I appreciate that this program was designed with the busy schedules of procurement professionals in mind. The concise yet comprehensive nature of the course allowed me to absorb valuable knowledge without sacrificing work commitments. The investment in this Mini-MBA has already paid off, as I find myself applying the acquired skills in my day-to-day responsibilities, adding significant strategic value to my organization.

I highly recommend the Mini-MBA for Procurement Managers to anyone looking to enhance their skills and make a meaningful impact in the field of procurement. It’s a valuable investment that delivers tangible results.

★★★★★

Tamara J. Brown

Procurement Head

Tamara J. Brown

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✔ 10 Certificate Courses
✔ 12 months access
✔ 60-day money-back guarantee
✔ Community & live events
✔ Template Library
✔ Community & events
✔ Personal Coaching
✔ Personalized learning journey
✔ Skills assessment
✔ Team workshop
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Marijn Overvest

Founder Procurement Tactics

About your instructor

✓ Upskilled over 200+ Procurement Teams from all over the world

✓ Clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to small businesses

✓ Personal Negotiation experience with over 200+ sales professionals & sales directors

✓ Multiple Annual $200 Mio + contract negotiation experience: deals with suppliers like Unilever, Heinz, Pepsico

✓Created over 300+ negotiation plans with Procurement Teams

✓ Overall conduction of the company’s Procurement & Sourcing strategy with CPOs

Practical, hands-on & self-paced

We give you the most practical, hands-on, and industry-relevant training. And we’re 100% online so that you can learn anywhere, anytime.

Personal coach & practitioner community

Contact your personal coach if you need any assistance or input and collaborate with procurement professionals from around the world.

Advance your career and stay ahead

Get ahead by learning the latest and most in-demand procurement skills from industry leaders. Essential for a flourishing career in procurement.

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Frequently Asked Questions

We have put together some frequently asked questions

What will I learn?

In this Mini-MBA, you will acquire the knowledge, skills, and tools to enhance your procurement expertise and make valuable strategic contributions to your organization’s success. Get ready for an in-depth learning experience that will boost your professional growth and unlock new opportunities in procurement.

By the time you reach the end of this journey, you will emerge as a procurement expert, equipped with all the knowledge and skills to make a real difference in your organization.

You will gain an in-depth knowledge of the following:

  • A foundational understanding of procurement strategy
  • Internal analysis of the procurement organization
  • External analysis of the business environment and competitiveness outside the organization
  • Strategic planning versus emergent strategies
  • Developing and utilizing balanced scorecards
  • Corporate Governance and Stakeholder Engagement
  • Business ethics
  • Competition in international business in the context of procurement
  • Developments that can impact the strategic management

This module includes:

  • Extra reading material
  • 11 video lessons
  • 2 Powerpoint templates

Download the syllabus to learn all about this course.

Why should I enroll?

In this program, you will acquire the knowledge, skills, and tools to enhance your procurement expertise and make valuable strategic contributions to your organization’s success. Get ready for an in-depth learning experience that will boost your professional growth and unlock new opportunities in procurement.

By the time you reach the end of this journey, you will emerge as a procurement expert, equipped with all the knowledge and skills to make a real difference in your organization. 

With video lessons, templates, clear examples, and tools, you will learn to maximize your procurement results. We’re proud to have trained procurement managers at Fortune 500 companies, and are excited for you to join as well.

What is the refund policy?

We pride ourselves on high-quality programs. That’s why we feel comfortable offering a 60-day money-back guarantee to ensure that you are 100% satisfied.

If for any reason it’s not your thing, you can view the full guarantee and request a refund within 60 days after your enrollment date. This makes your enrollment 100% risk-free!

Will I get an invoice?

Yes. Upon completing your payment, the (pdf) invoice is automatically generated and sent to your inbox with the payment receipt.

The pdf invoice is can be used to expense the enrollment fee with your employer.

What is the mix between online/offline studying?

The program is 100% online. It’s split up in 2 types of content:

  1. You’ll get full access to our online study environment. Here you will find our course videos and all of our procurement templates.
  2. You’ll be invited for 1-on-1 coaching sessions via Google Meets

If you would like to involve an offline event in the program, please get in touch. We can combine the course with an in-house workshop.

What happens after I pay ?

Great question. Here’s what will happen after you complete your payment:

  1. You’ll receive an email with an invoice
  2. You’ll receive a second email with the invitation to our study environment
  3. You’ll receive a third email from your instructor to schedule your kickoff session
  4. Once you completed all of the lessons, you’ll receive your certificate

Are you ready to transform your career?

Become an advanced procurement professional