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The LSU Purchasing & Supply Management Certificate Program is designed to provide practical insights and skills needed to function as a procurement professional. The courses offer practical hands-on exercises and covers fundamental principles from which a participant can properly apply sound procurement techniques.

The courses are ideal for supply management personnel, purchasing agents, buyers, analysts, inventory specialists, expediters, schedulers, and all management personnel who deal with supply management functions.

Upon the completion of each course, participants will receive CEUs (Continuing Education Units) applicable to CPM (Certified Purchasing Manager) or APP (Accredited Purchasing Practitioner) certifications.


  • Individual courses are instructor-led and held in person on the LSU A&M campus
  • The certificate includes 5 courses: 3 core courses and 2 elective choices
  • Each course must be registered for individually in order to complete the certificate
  • Courses are open to all participants, not just those pursuing the certificate program

For more information about this program, email Answers or call 833-280-5634.

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5 Course(s)

The Purchasing & Supply Management Certificate requires three core courses and two electives. 
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