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difference between attaining a degree or achieving certification in Purchasing and Supply Management

What is the basic difference between attaining a degree or achieving certification in Purchasing and Supply Management?

What is the difference between attaining a Masters degree in Purchasing and Supply Management as opposed to completing a Masters Certificate in Purchasing and Supply Management?

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We will start with the certificate programs because they are less detailed and more of a fast track program to study Purchase and Supply Management. In this program, you will take a test for certification at the end of your study program and then obtain an internationally recognized certificate which basically attests to the fact that you are familiar with the aspects and requirements of this field. In the certificate program, the core courses are very streamlined in supply chain management, covering the most important aspects of the job. You may already have a job in industry which requires you to procure and purchase goods and have them sent to your company. The study involving certification would develop your current management skills as a buyer and transporter and earn you a higher salary. There are generally 3 courses taken over 8 weeks each, taken simultaneously or consecutively, at the end of which a certification test is ...

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The difference between attaining a degree or achieving certification in Purchasing and Supply Management is clarified.

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