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March 2020

Cost Certification Grand Rapids

March 24, 2020

Group Session 1 - Constructing Effective Market Tests - Understanding Costs & Effective Use of Cost Breakdowns Objectives: • Constructing effective market tests • Understanding supplier costs with manufacturing cost accounting • Building effective cost breakdowns • Analyzing supplier quotes with and without cost breakdowns One-on-one Private Quote Analysis and Negotiation Preparation Session: Conducted any time after Group Session 1, APD will provide an individual negotiation preparation consultation based upon analysis of a detailed cost breakdown against APD’s Optimal Cost…

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May 2020

Cost Certification Online

May 6, 2020

Group Session 1 - Constructing Effective Market Tests - Understanding Costs & Effective Use of Cost Breakdowns Objectives: • Constructing effective market tests • Understanding supplier costs with manufacturing cost accounting • Building effective cost breakdowns • Analyzing supplier quotes with and without cost breakdowns One-on-one Private Quote Analysis and Negotiation Preparation Session: Conducted any time after Group Session 1, APD will provide an individual negotiation preparation consultation based upon analysis of a detailed cost breakdown against APD’s Optimal Cost…

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September 2020

Cost Certification Online

September 23, 2020

The APD Cost Management Certification is a 4-month on-line development program designed to provide purchasing professionals with the knowledge, skills and take-away tools required to understand and achieve should-be direct material costs. We provide a new look at Purchasing 101 foundations while accelerating individuals to Purchasing 4.0 where data is leveraged with Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning to move to optimal pricing, should-be costs and predictive cost modeling. Course materials are based upon the processes, techniques and real-world insights…

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October 2020

APD Cost Management Certification Program

October 28, 2020

The APD Cost Management Certification is a 4-month on-line development program designed to provide purchasing professionals with the knowledge, skills and take-away tools required to understand and achieve should-be direct material costs. We provide a new look at Purchasing 101 foundations while accelerating individuals to Purchasing 4.0 where data is leveraged with Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning to move to optimal pricing, should-be costs and predictive cost modeling. Course materials are based upon the processes, techniques and real-world insights…

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December 2020

APD Cost Management Certification Program

December 8, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am

Early Bird Pricing for Registrations on or before November 13, 2020 The APD Cost Management Certification is a 4-month on-line development program designed to provide purchasing professionals with the knowledge, skills and take-away tools required to understand and achieve should-be direct material costs. We provide a new look at Purchasing 101 foundations while accelerating individuals to Purchasing 4.0 where data is leveraged with Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning to move to optimal pricing, should-be costs and predictive cost modeling.…

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February 2021

APD Cost Management Certification Program

February 2 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am

Early Bird Pricing for Registrations on or before January 5th, 2021 The APD Cost Management Certification is a 4-month on-line development program designed to provide purchasing professionals with the knowledge, skills and take-away tools required to understand and achieve should-be direct material costs. We provide a new look at Purchasing 101 foundations while accelerating individuals to Purchasing 4.0 where data is leveraged with Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning to move to optimal pricing, should-be costs and predictive cost modeling.…

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March 2021

APD Cost Management Certification Program

March 10 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am

Early Bird Pricing for Registrations on or before February 19th, 2021 The APD Cost Management Certification is a 4-month on-line development program designed to provide purchasing professionals with the knowledge, skills and take-away tools required to understand and achieve should-be direct material costs. We provide a new look at Purchasing 101 foundations while accelerating individuals to Purchasing 4.0 where data is leveraged with Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning to move to optimal pricing, should-be costs and predictive cost modeling. Course…

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April 2021

APD Cost Management Certification Program

April 6 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am

Early Bird Pricing for Registrations on or before March 19th, 2021 The APD Cost Management Certification is a 4-month on-line development program designed to provide purchasing professionals with the knowledge, skills and take-away tools required to understand and achieve should-be direct material costs. We provide a new look at Purchasing 101 foundations while accelerating individuals to Purchasing 4.0 where data is leveraged with Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning to move to optimal pricing, should-be costs and predictive cost modeling.…

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May 2021

APD Cost Management Certification Program

May 4 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am

Early Bird Pricing for Registrations on or before April 16th, 2021 The APD Cost Management Certification is a 4-month on-line development program designed to provide purchasing professionals with the knowledge, skills and take-away tools required to understand and achieve should-be direct material costs. We provide a new look at Purchasing 101 foundations while accelerating individuals to Purchasing 4.0 where data is leveraged with Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning to move to optimal pricing, should-be costs and predictive cost modeling.…

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APD Cost Management Certification Program

May 4 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Early Bird Pricing for Registrations on or before April 16th, 2021 The APD Cost Management Certification is a 4-month on-line development program designed to provide purchasing professionals with the knowledge, skills and take-away tools required to understand and achieve should-be direct material costs. We provide a new look at Purchasing 101 foundations while accelerating individuals to Purchasing 4.0 where data is leveraged with Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning to move to optimal pricing, should-be costs and predictive cost modeling.…

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