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Supply Chain Procurement

  • Answer Questions of Insourcing v. Outsourcing

    Dive into the ideas behind value creation and come away with the tools to successfully manage your supply chain. Translate the process of strategy to procurement to understand the "when," "where," and "from whom" of sourcing, plus how much to pay.



  • Translate the strategy to procurement: when and where do we source, from whom do we source, and how much do we pay
  • Learn tools for managing your supply base
  • Discuss the total cost of ownership


Enrollment Options

  • Individual Enrollment

    Enroll in this course as an individual.
  • Group and Custom Enrollment

    Enroll as a team, or customize this program for your organization.


There are no sessions scheduled at this time. For more information about the next class date, please contact us at or 512-471-5893.



  • Procurement in the corporate strategy
  • Negotiation - learning curve
  • Supplier selection
  • Global sourcing


Quality and Supplier Performance

  • Statistical process control
  • Process capability
  • Supplier performance management
  • Vendor scorecards



Total Cost of Ownership

  • Factors in evaluating cost to the organization
  • Establishing value of competing quotes
  • Decision tree analysis
  • Cases - Harriman



  • Insourcing versus outsourcing
  • Off-shoring versus on-shoring
  • Lease versus own
  • Traps to outsourcing


Second to None Experience
The learning atmosphere and instructor expertise at Texas Executive Education is second to none. The class was incredibly relevant and jam packed with great information and tools. I would definitely recommend this course for any level individual that’s seeking to improve their skills and understanding of sourcing and procurement.

Who Should Attend?

This course is appropriate for a variety of professionals across verticals. Whether you work for a global corporation or a small business, we can help. Participants in our Supply Chain courses include:


  • Managers and leaders within the supply chain function of their organization looking to deepen their understanding of supply chain issues and advance their careers.
  • Executives and leaders of companies that depend on excellence in supply chain management for overall business success


There are no prerequisites for this course.

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  • Michael Hasler

    Michael Hasler, PhD is a Lecturer at the Red McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin where he teaches both graduate and undergraduate courses on Operations Management and Procurement in the Information, Risk, and Operations Management department. He is now the Program Director for the new Master of Science in Business Analytics at McCombs.

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  • Reimbursement Options

    Learn more about course credits and options for course reimbursement. Get tips on the best way to approach your manager and download a customizable template to facilitate making the ask.
  • Course Location

    In person courses take place at the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center and adjoining Rowling Hall on the UT campus in Austin. These world-class facilities provide a comfortable and convenient learning environment, with direct access to the 40 acres of campus and within walking distance of downtown Austin. Live online and on-demand course options are available for many courses.

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