Why a self assessment

from Learn How to Source

In this course you have the opportunity to test your knowledge versus the Procurement manager role. With the help of multiple choice quizzes you will, within 15-20 minutes, understand if you are skilled, and can download a knowledge certificate (require 100% correct answers), or if there are room for improvement. Are you up for the challenge?

A self-evaluation versus a procurement role identifies knowledge gaps and a suggested activities on how those gaps can be closed. The benefits of Learn How to Source's self assessment are:

  1. Carried out on your own.
  2. Online - anytime (takes about 15-20 minutes).
  3. For free.
  4. Provides guidance on areas of knowledge to improve, including recommended actions like courses or books.
  5. When 100% correct answers, a certificate is issued.

Please note: The benefit of a self-evaluation comes from one's own reflection and initiative.

Procurement management- introduction and basic level

Processes building the basic knowledge of aProcurement manager

Learn How to Source build the Procurement manager role on following key processes.

  • Company strategy to Procurement Strategy.
  • Key Stakeholder Management.
  • Category Management.
  • Competence Development.
  • Scorecard KPI.
  • Methods and Tools.

These are the processes usually found in a mature procurement department. A manager should know the purpose of the process and how the process can be applied depending on the organization in question.


The Self assessment consists of a short video introducing you to the buyer role and of 5 quizzes with 4 questions (multiple choice) in each quiz. Each quiz represent a knowledge area within the role.

If you have difficulty answering the questions, which indicates that there are some knowledge gaps to fully understand the role, you will find course recommendations at the end of each section or in connection to each question.

When completing all 5 sections with 100% correct answers,  a Certificate can be downloaded from Learn How to Source.

Good luck. 

And do now forget to update your CV ....and post a row or two in social media about your progress.

Content self assessment

    1. Instructions

    2. What is Procurement Management

    1. Chapter 1: Definition of Procurement management and supporting key processes.

    2. Summary of recommendations from Chapter 1

    3. Chapter 2: Category Management

    4. Summary of recommendation from Chapter 2

    5. Chapter 3: Process, methods and tools

    6. Summary of the recommendation from Chapter 3

    7. Chapter 4: Organization & roles and Competence management.

    8. Summary of the recommendation from Chapter 4

    9. Chapter 5: Value creation in Procurement and CSR

    10. Summery of the recommendations from Chapter 5

    1. Feedback to Learn How to Source - (2 questions)

    2. Thank you and we wish you great success in your career.

About this course

  • Free

About Learn How to Source

Learn How to Source is an online platform based in Sweden, offering a range of procurement courses accessible globally. It serves as a community where procurement experts share their knowledge through online courses, designed for various experience levels from introductory to expert. Courses are concise, about 30 minutes each, and cover different aspects of procurement, tailored for different buyer roles. The courses focus on practical knowledge, presented by seasoned professionals, and include quizzes and certificates. They can be accessed from any device, emphasizing microlearning for flexibility and efficiency.