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Procurement Training and Certification Beyond CPSM: We Need Serious Boot Camp!

Calling CIPS, calling ISM, calling potential for-profit training companies: procurement needs something like this, which the NYT called out in Dealbook today. What is this you ask? It’s “specialized boot camps” for recent graduates where “fees that sometimes exceed $1,000 a day” to enable “would-be masters of the universe [to] perfect Excel modeling techniques and financial analysis.” The need for such intensive tutoring is clear – even for those who supposedly studied these techniques in school.