Purchasing Agent/Buyer

Purchasing Agents/Buyers are involved with selecting and evaluating suppliers, creating and maintaining supplier relationships, and negotiating prices to minimize costs, and improve on time delivery. Completion of the Purchasing Agent/Buyer Pathway Certificate will prepare you for an introductory position within supply chain management, help you cross train in a new area, or expand your skills within a short time period.

Program Name: 
Purchasing Agent/Buyer
Program Number: 
61-182-4
Type of Degree/Diploma: 
Short-Term
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  • Program is part of a stackable pathway at this college. Click icon for career pathways rep.
  • Program transfers from this college to other institutions.* Click icon for college transfer info.
  • Program can be completed entirely online at this college.
*It is strongly recommended you secure the agreement with the institution you intend to transfer to.

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