ALF-3040 Essentials of Purchasing

Quick Facts


Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

Course is Part of this Program
Purchasing Management Certificate

Course Length
Self-Paced (Must be completed within 6 months)

Course Dates & Locations
Courses are online and can be started anytime.

Your registration will be handled by a secure payment system. Credit card information will not be saved.



In this self-paced online course, students learn the fundamentals of the purchasing function in the context of efficiency and organization. Students explore topics such as the administrative aspects of purchasing, purchasing methodologies, and optimization strategies.

Who Should Attend

  • Anyone who is working in or interested in working in purchasing, supply chain management, procurement specialists and buyers

Course Objectives

After completing this course, you should be able to demonstrate a comprehensive and broad-based understanding of purchasing management principles in the following:

  • Administrative aspects of purchasing
  • Purchasing methodologies
  • Optimization strategies 

Contact Us

Office of Professional Education, Worldwide Campus
1 Aerospace Boulevard
Daytona Beach, FL 32114-3900

This is a self-guided online course; you will be able to complete this course at your own pace, from wherever you choose.