Feb 23, 2019  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
2017-2018 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Purchasing and Contracting Certificate

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Certificate | BMGT.PURCON.CT
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Program Description

The Purchasing and Contracting Certificate was developed in response to the requirements of federal, state, and local governments and private industry for a highly trained professional workforce. This certificate enables students to pursue advanced knowledge and degrees in the procurement field. Individuals who wish to continue their education may apply the credits earned for the certificate toward the Business Management A.A.S. degree.

Graduates of the Purchasing and Contracting Certificate will be able to:

  • Apply the terminology, concepts, principles, analytic techniques, and theories of procurement
  • Use math and computer technology to determine the cost and price of goods and services
  • Identify legal standards involved when making ethical decisions involving procurement
  • Use scenario-based approaches to apply project management tools and processes for on-time and on-budget completion of projects
  • Identify contract administration and negotiation activities to procurement practices

Sequence of Study - Purchasing and Contracting Certificate

Below are the required courses for your program arranged in a suggested sequence. Please note that the sequence does not include developmental coursework. See Academic Preparation  for the developmental course sequence if applicable to you.

Total: 9 Credits

Total: 9 Credits

3rd Semester

  • Choose from “Program Electives” 3 Credits (Program Elective)
  • Choose from “Program Electives” 3 Credits (Program Elective)

Total: 6 Credits

Program Total: 24 Credits

Asterisk (*) denotes a general education course

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