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2022 Top 10 Supply Chain Management Courses

2022 Top 10 Supply Chain Management Courses

Supply chain management is a critical function for any organisation involved in the purchasing and supplying of goods and services. Supply chain management is important in helping companies maximise their profitability by controlling the costs of doing business. 

Depending on the organisation and the environment it operates in, job roles in supply chain management can range from inventory planning, procurement to shipping, logistics and more. There are therefore plenty of career opportunities in supply chain management for people with a diverse range of skill sets.

Whether you're looking to gain a foothold in the dynamic supply chain management sector or you're keen to stay abreast of the latest trade and logistics developments, there is a supply chain management training course for you.

Browse our top 10 supply chain management courses of 2022 listed below to start your learning journey today!



Delivery:

Online

Duration:

24-31 weeks

Price:

998 GBP excl. VAT

The The International Career Institute (ICI)'s International Trade (Import – Export) course gives you skills that you can put to immediate use. Whether you are expanding your business into the international market, starting a business or simply looking at working for an international trade company this course will quickly teach you the ‘ins’ and ‘outs’ of the import-export trade.

Course content:

  • Starting in Import and Export
  • Sourcing Products and Sellers
  • The Agency Agreement
  • How to Find Buyers
  • The Difference Between an Agent & a Merchant
  • Advertising
  • Laws & Regulations

Learn more about Import - Export (International Trade) Course



Delivery:

Online

Duration:

7 hours

Price:

Contact provider

In recent years, there has been an ever-greater scrutiny of public sector spending, and this has had a substantial impact on how organisations acquire goods and services.

This one-day interactive course offered by CIPS, the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply, provides guidance on the relevant public procurement directives, rules and other legislation that will affect your procurement procedures, as well as examining best practices on how to apply them. The course is ideally suited to those new to working in the public sector or in organisations who work with the public sector.

Course outcomes:

  • Recognise the implications of the specific legislation regarding public procurement
  • Recognise the processes required to establish good practice and operate within legal parameters
  • Apply the knowledge in your own organisation, ensuring fair and equal treatment of potential suppliers
  • Demonstrate knowledge of recent case law and the effect this has had on procurement practice

Learn more about UK Public Sector Procurement



Delivery:

Online and classroom

Duration:

1 day

Price:

544 - 680 GBP excl. VAT

Procurement is often seen as a way for the company to save money, while not compromising on quality. This training workshop run by London Business Training & Consulting starts with key topics concerned with public and private sector procurement. It looks at the different roles and tasks members of the procurement team are required to perform. It reminds procurement people of their need to constructively challenge the requests of colleagues – including whether purchasing is the correct activity to carry out. 

Learning outcomes:

  • Familiarise yourself with the main functions performed by a procurement officer.
  • Discuss "what does good procurement look like?"
  • Recognise the links between procurement and the wider tasks of managing supply chains.
  • Compare and contrast public and private sector procurement.

Learn more about Fundamentals of Procurement 



Delivery:

Online and classroom

Duration:

5 days

Price:

1,500 - 2,500 GBP excl. VAT

The procurement profession has undergone a major transformation in the last 10 years and is widely recognised as being a function that can have a dramatic impact on an organisation's bottom line. For procurement professionals who want to keep up with the modern theories and techniques of procurement and supply chain management participation on this LEORON Professional Development Institute course is essential.

Course outcomes:

  • Learn and implement Best in Class Procurement techniques.
  • Learn and implement the Modern Trends in Supply Chain Management.
  • Improve the process of selecting, developing and managing the Supplier.
  • Master the Contract Management process in Procurement.
  • The ability to use the designation CIPP™ on your business card and resume.

Learn more about Certified International Procurement Professional 



Delivery:

Online

Duration:

7 hours

Price:

20 GBP excl. VAT

Purchasing and procurement functions are about much more than bringing goods and services into an organisation. They are the foundation of strong, collaborative relationships with suppliers. Since many companies source products from around the globe more frequently than ever, a procurement manager needs strong capabilities. These skills cannot just be learned on the job: they need to be taught.

Course content:

  • Supply Chain Management Basics
  • The Purchasing Cycle
  • Purchasing Toolkit
  • Managing Competitive Bids
  • Improving Efficiency and Accuracy
  • Analysing and Reducing Risk in the Supply Chain
  • Managing Internal Relationships
  • Tools of the Trade

Learn more about An Introduction to Purchasing and Procurement



Delivery:

Online and in company

Duration:

6 hours

Price:

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This introductory course by SR Supply Chain Consultants has been designed to aid anyone who would like to develop their knowledge of public sector procurement procedures and improve their skills in the workplace, providing delegates with a range of tools and practical applications which are essential for an effective Procurement department.

Learning outcomes:

  • Fully understand the role of Procurement, how it adds value and mitigates risk and where and how they can assist in this
  • Understand the importance of involving all stakeholders to ensure accurate specification development, giving Procurement the best chance of success
  • Gain knowledge of EU Procurement directives and how they work.
  • Be aware of Procurement choices including Tenders, Framework agreements, Mini Competitions, Dynamic Purchasing Systems etc.
  • Understand how the right supplier is selected
  • Appreciate the need for effective Contract Management

This course accrues 7 CPD hours.

Learn more about Introduction to Procurement Processes in the Public Sector


London Corporate Training


Delivery:

In company

Duration:

1 week

Price:

Contact provider

In this London Corporate Training (LCT)'s Inventory Planning and Stock Control course, you and your team will learn the following:

  • Fundamentals of inventory management
  • Replenishment policies and inventory planning
  • Stock identification and recording procedures
  • Inventory control
  • Strategic management of inventory and all types of stock

LCT offers highly productive, focused and cost-effective training solutions, emphasising the practical aspect of the learning experience. Delegates return to the workplace with new skills to help tackle challenges and perform at a higher level. Professional training consultants at LCT also offer ongoing support, even when the delegate is back in the workplace delivering results.

Learn more about Inventory Planning and Stock Control - Level 1



Delivery:

Classroom and in company

Duration:

5 days

Price:

3,500 USD excl. VAT

Innoverto's interactive five day accredited course leads delegates through the full end of the contracting process, from establishing the specific contract objectives and prioritisation of these objectives, through to effective contract negotiation and drafting.

The course covers both the technical/legal aspects of contract construction and also expands to incorporate cross cultural contract considerations within both UNCITRAL and International Law and crucially the art of cross cultural negotiation from both a Western, Middle East and Pan-Asian perspective.

This course is certified, through independent assessment and accreditation, by the International Federation of Purchasing and Supply Management (IFPSM) PAS Standard.

Learn more about Certificate in Contract Development, Negotiation & Management (CCDNM™)



Delivery:

Classroom

Duration:

2 days

Price:

645 GBP excl. VAT

PMS - Purchasing Management Services' Effective Storekeeping course is a 2-day training course designed for stores & warehouse personnel. Attendees will learn how the stores or warehouse function affects and contributes to both the profitability and efficiency of an organisation and the importance of controlling inventory.

Course content:

  • The Stores/Warehouse Function
  • Stockholding
  • Stock Accuracy / Stock Recording
  • Stores/Warehouse Planning and Design
  • Order Picking & Stock Issues
  • Measuring Performance
  • Stock Control Systems
  • Stocktaking
  • Health, Safety & Environmental Issues
  • Case Studies & Team Exercises

Learn more about Effective Storekeeping



Delivery:

Classroom and in company

Duration:

5 days

Price:

Contact provider

BMTG (UK) Ltd's Advanced Certificate in Bid and Tender Management training course is designed to provide delegates with a set of highly desirable skills in managing the bid and tender process effectively and accountably.

This comprehensive programme addresses the topic from both the supplier and purchaser perspective, outlining the specific challenges associated with developing working relationships that are not only practical but ethical.


Key topics:

  • developing procurement strategies
  • probity & accountability
  • effective negotiation skills
  • anti-corruption safeguards & systems
  • avoiding the 'underbidder' and 'race to the bottom'

The course is fully accredited by Qualifi, an official UK Government recognised awarding body.

    Learn more about Advanced Certificate in Bid and Tender Management (ACBTM™)


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    Last updated: 05 Jul 2022

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