A seminar to prepare local purchasing professionals for the certified purchasing manager examination will be held April 13, 14, 20 and 21 at Salt Lake Community College, 4600 S. Redwood Road.

Terry R. Hoecherl, a certified purchasing manager and director of purchasing for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, will be the seminar leader. Hoecherl has mathematics and master of business administration degrees from the University of Utah and teaches mathematics at LDS Business College.The seminar is sponsored by the Purchasing Management Association of Utah.