University of Houston - Clear Lake
University of Houston - Clear Lake

Purchasing-Supply Chain Mgmt (PSCM) Cert Program

To pursue a professional certificate in Purchasing/Supply Chain Management, the following is required:

• A formal application must be made before or soon after beginning the course work.

• Completion of 84 hours of organized instruction, or 8.4 Continuing Education Units (CEUs). This consists of six courses (3 core and 3 electives) meeting for two seven-hour sessions.*

• Courses must be completed within two years of entering the program to earn the certificate.

• Admission decisions are based on education, personal experience and employment history.

• Complete all courses with a minimum grade of 70% on the examination.

Participants who successfully fulfill all of the requirements for this non-credit program of study will earn the Purchasing/Supply Chain Management certificate from the Center for Executive Education at the University of Houston-Clear Lake, School of Business. Each course provides 14 hours of Continuing Education Hours (CEH) from the Institute of Supply Management.

* Attendance is required on both days

Core Courses (required):
PSCM 101: Fundamentals of Purchasing: The Building Blocks of World-Class Professionalism
PSCM 103: Legal Aspects of Supply Management: The Basics You Need to Succeed
PSCM 109: Cost/Price Analysis

Electives (select three):
PSCM 102: Power Negotiations: Unlock Your Powers of Influence and Persuasion
PSCM 104: Contract Writing Basics: What All the T’s and C’s Mean (prerequisite: PSCM 103)
PSCM 110: Specification Development and Statements of Work
PSCM 111: Inventory Management
PSCM 112: Supplier Financial Analysis & Risk

Currently Scheduled

CodeTitleBeginsEndsMeetsFee
19WPSC1102Power Negotiations: Unlock Your Powers of Influence and Persuasion03/04/1903/05/19M & Tu : 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM995.00
19WPSC1103Cost Price Analysis04/22/1904/23/19M & Tu : 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM995.00
19WPSC1104The Terms and Conditions of a Contract - plus Highlights of Article 205/13/1905/14/19M & Tu : 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM995.00
19WPSC1106Techniques to Reduce Price and Cost03/06/1903/07/19W & Th : 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM995.00
19WPSC1107Project Management & Contract Admin04/24/1904/25/19W & Th : 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM995.00
19WPSC1108Advanced Purchasing Applications- PRE REQUISITE PSCM 110105/15/1905/16/19W & Th : 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM995.00

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These courses are not currently scheduled, but may be offered at a future date. Click the course Title link for more information.

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