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Who should attend
This course is intended for buyers of all types of materials, equipment and services who seek to strengthen their personal abilities as well as performance of their purchasing department.
About the course
This course is for those who want to understand and implement the essential tools of Purchasing and Procurement by understanding the crucial role of suppliers and maintaining strong relationships with them. Participants will learn how to evaluate procedures and make needed changes to methods to improve supplier relationships whilst achieving significant reductions in inventories, eliminate wasteful costs; and obtain added value for money.
To manage your supplier base, relationships and consolidate supplier base.
- Course Objectives
- Introduction to Purchasing and its contribution to the organization
- Key Concepts
- Purchasing Organizations
- The Procurement Cycle
- Purchasing Systems
- Working with End-users
- Supplier Evaluation Criteria
- Appropriate Supplier Methodologies
- Total Cost Approach
- Supplier Measurement
- Vendor Rating
- Action Planning
- Course Review and Evaluation
A variety of methodologies will be used during the course that includes:
- (30%) Based on Case Studies
- (30%) Techniques
- (30%) Role Play
- (10%) Concepts
- Pre-test and Post-test
- Variety of Learning Methods
- Case Studies and Self Questionaires
- Group Work
Videos and materials
Because of COVID-19, many providers are cancelling or postponing in-person programs or providing online participation options.
We are happy to help you find a suitable online alternative.