Purchasing Series: Purchasing Basics


This course is intended for associates recently appointed to a Purchasing role, or those with some experience in purchasing who would like to upgrade and update their knowledge. Attendees may have individual contributor or managerial responsibilities for buying, contracting, logistics, make-or-buy decisions, supply chain management, supplier relations, supplier selection and materials management.

1 of 6 courses in the Purchasing Series. Complete all six courses to earn the Honda Supplier Training Automotive Buyer Certification.

What Attendees Are Saying:

“The most useful thing was learning about supplier reports and how to generate them. Now I’ll pay more attention to the contracts I see.”

“It was interesting to learn the overall function and use of purchasing and how the instructor specifically managed the associates who he supervised.”

“Now I have new tools to use for orders and audits of supplies.”


All students attending the session will need to be paid for and registered. Each student MUST have a laptop with a working microphone AND camera.

Class materials will be sent to the email address you submit in your registration.

Cancellations/refunds/transfers must be completed no later than 10 business days from the registration closing due to shipment dates. Substitutions of students from the same company may occur up to the morning of the class.

Due to exchange rate complications, all pricing is in USD regardless of where the class occurs. Eventbrite fees include .99 per transaction plus a small credit card processing charge.



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