Honda Supplier Training
Automotive Buyer Certificate and Advanced Automotive Buyer Certificate

Taking part of our Purchasing Series classes has more benefit than just great training – it also allows you the opportunity to earn the Automotive Buyer Certificate and the Advanced Automotive Buyer Certificate!

Taught by Bill Agee C.P.M., A.P.P., CEM, CMN, CPP, CPE, CPIM, CPCM – this highly sought after instructor brings a wealth of knowledge and real work experience expertise to each subject.

Completion of the first six classes will earn you the Honda Supplier Training Automotive Buyer Certificate (HOST ABC). Taking three of the four new classes will earn you the Advanced Automotive Buyer Certificate.

All of our purchasing series classes are certified through the Institute of Supply Management and can be used as continuing education credits for the CPSM certification.

Click the registration link to learn more about each class and to register online.

Purchasing Series Classes (all six needed for base Automotive Buyer Certificate)

Advanced Purchasing Techniques
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Purchasing Basics
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Cost Price Analysis
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Purchasing Law – Terms and Conditions of a Contract
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Negotiations Preparations
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Fundamentals of Global Sourcing
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Additional Classes (base certificate plus 3 of 4 below needed for Advanced Automotive Buyer Certificate)

Capital Equipment and Tooling
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Supplier Sourcing & Strategy
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Change Management
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Commodity Risk Management
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HOST is dedicated to supporting
Honda North America OEM suppliers
in the development of their associates.

Shelsa McEntee-Smith, SHRM-CP
Phone: (614) 902-2006 or 937-644-7789
Abby Mader
Phone: (937) 644-7789
Greg DeJaynes
Phone: (937) 644-7904