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Procurement Management in Project Environments

by Casey Ayers

Project teams often partner with others in order to accomplish their objectives. This course explores the “make-or-buy” decision and how to manage relationships with procurement sources.

What you'll learn

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

Casey is an entrepreneurial leader with experience managing projects, analyzing challenges, and designing solutions in healthcare, mobile, digital media, online learning, and more. His Pluralsight courses have helped nearly 1,000,000 professionals gain the skills they need to tackle new challenges and earn globally-recognized certifications, including PMP, CBAP, CAPM, PMI-ACP, CompTIA Project+, ICAgile, and more.

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