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Purchasing and Supply Manager Education

Based on your experience or readings, discuss the role of higher education and professional development providers in the preparation of Purchasing and Supply Management professionals to meet the challenges of the profession in first ten years of this century.

What, in your judgment, is the basic difference between attaining a degree or achieving certification in Purchasing and Supply Management? What, in your judgment, is the basic difference between attaining a Masters degree in Purchasing and Supply Management as opposed to completing a Masters Certificate in Purchasing and Supply Management? In both cases, take an employer's perspective.

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In my judgment, and I believe from an employer's point of view ,the basic difference between attaining a degree or achieving certification in purchasing and supply management, is that a degree program in management or purchasing and supply is more theoretical in nature, and covers a great deal of the theory behind good management in regards to purchasing and supply, and there are a lot of supplementary courses that are taken in a ...

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