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About the course
Purchasing has evolved over the years to a profession which had command of several critical tools and applications beyond those we as buyer's learned initially. This session will avail new applications and techniques to assist the buyer to advance their levels or professionalism.
A few of the applications include:
Understanding of the global marketplace
Evaluating the various quality techniques
Cost estimation techniques
Better methods of forecasting demand
Application involving standardization and simplification
What we require from strategic alliance partners
Understanding supplier relationship management (SRM)
Understanding negotiation power leverage
Risk and benefits of buying services
When a purchase falls into the Convention for the International Sale of Goods
What a buyer needs to understand about construction purchasing
Who should attend
Buyers, sales representatives, sales managers, supply chain managers, department managers, category managers, warehouse supervisors, contract managers, operations managers and other general managers and supervisors.
Trust the experts
Prior to starting his own firm in 1991, William Agee, C.P.M., C.E.M, CMN, CPE, CPP, CPIM, SSBB, was a vice president in a large international management, consulting, and educational firm specializing in world class education, financial reviews and audits, procurement service, quality management, ...