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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 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

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