Description
Course info
Level
Advanced
Updated
Feb 2, 2021
Duration
2h 29s
Description

In accomplishing project objectives, teams often encounter challenges outside their area of expertise and situations that may cloud their focus. In such cases, working with procurement sources can be an effective and efficient way for teams to achieve their goals. In this course, Procurement Management in Project Environments, you’ll learn how to effectively manage procurement efforts in project environments. First, you’ll learn about make-or-buy decision making and the kind of procurement contracts that might make the most sense for any given situation. Next, you’ll discover how to evaluate potential procurement relationships. Finally, you’ll explore how to manage procurement relationships effectively in any project environment. By the end of this course, you’ll have the skills of procurement management needed to work with external partners and bring your project goals to fruition.

About the author
About the author

Casey has experience leading projects, analyzing challenges, and designing solutions in many fields, including healthcare, digital media, mobile app development and education. He's always in pursuit of new knowledge and loves to share what he learns along the way with others. To inquire about speaking engagements or consulting opportunities, and to learn more about his other ventures, visit http://CaseyAyers.com

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hi, everyone. My name is Casey Ayers, and welcome to my course, Procurement Management in Project Environments. In accomplishing project objectives, teams often encounter challenges outside their area of expertise and situations that may cloud their focused. In such cases, working with procurement sources can be an effective and efficient way for teams to achieve their goals. In this course, you'll learn how to effectively manage procurement efforts in project environments. First, you'll learn about make‑or‑buy decision making and the kind of procurement contracts that might make the most sense for any given situation. Then, you'll learn how to evaluate potential procurement relationships. After that, you'll learn how to manage procurement relationships effectively in any project environment with any methodology. By the end of this course, you'll be better prepared to work with external partners to make your project goals a reality. Before beginning this course, you should be familiar with some of the principles of project management in order to better relate to the material that we'll discuss. This course is part of our series here at Pluralsight on project management skills, which can help you prepare for the PMP and other certification exams, as well as earn continuing education credit toward project management certifications. It's also part of our series helping leaders guide their teams through agile transformation efforts and is a great resource for you even if you're just looking to learn more about project management. I hope you'll join me to learn more about how you can leverage partnerships with others in order to achieve your project's goals with Procurement Management in Project Environments, here at Pluralsight.