ManageFirst: Purchasing

Program Name: ManageFirst: Purchasing
Program Duration: Self Directed
Program Location: Online Course
Program Cost: $199 including book and exam

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This class focuses on Inventory and Purchasing topics. It includes essential content plus learning activities, case studies, professional profiles, research topics and more that support course objectives.   The text and exam are part of the ManageFirst Program® from the National Restaurant Association (NRA). This edition is created to teach restaurant and hospitality students the core competencies of the Ten Pillars of Restaurant Management. The Ten Pillars of Restaurant Management is a job task analysis created with the input and validation of the industry that clearly indicates what a restaurant management professional must know in order to effectively and efficiently run a safe and profitable operation. The ManageFirst Program training program is based on a set of competencies defined by the restaurant, hospitality and foodservice industry as those needed for success.

After registration, the course text will be mailed to the student and should be received within 3  to 5 business days. If registered for the Online Course, access will be available within 24 hours of registering. After course completion, the student is to contact our offices via online messaging in the LMS or by telephone to schedule their exam.

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About the National Restaurant Association and the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation


Features of the ManageFirst Books

Real Manager

1 – Introduction to Purchasing

2 – Quality Requirements

3 – Purchase Quantity Requirements

4 – Selecting Vendors

5 – Ordering Products: Pricing Decisions

6 – Ordering Products: Use Effective Procedures

7 – Purchasing Ethics and Vendor Relations

8 – Purchasing Follow-up