Professional Competences of Specialists in Purchasing as a Factor of Purchasing Activity Quality
One of the top priority directions of the social and economic development of every country is the area of purchasing. The quality of purchasing depends on many factors. Herewith, one of the key factors is the level of the customers’ professionalism. The customers’ professionalism as one of the basic principles of the contractual system requires the development of the complex of professional competences that allow not only to estimate the level of professionalism of any specialist who makes purchases but also to substantiate criteria and indicators of professional competences formedness. Foreign and Russian experience of the customers’ professionalism development allows to single out and substantiate the suggestion that the focus, when training specialists in the area of purchasing, has moved from the simple educational process to the planned purposeful formation of high professional competences of graduates of programs as a whole and every academic discipline in particular. The formation of professional competences is a complicated process based on the integration of the complex of factors that allow the specialist to acquire new professional qualities. The authors prove the necessity to make changes in the notion “the customers’ professionalism” and consider it as a multiple professional and personal feature that contains motivational, cognitive, personal, activity, and reflexive components.
IRINA PETROVNA GLADILINA, TATIANA ALEXANDROVNA POLOVOVA, SVETLANA ALEXANDROVNA SERGEEVA, JULIA OLEGOVNA ANTIPOVA, DMITRIJ OLEGOVICH UMANETC