The Fundamentals of Purchasing and Procuring
This 2-day intensive high level course re-examines well-tested and proven approaches to purchasing. It includes 10 tips on how to use these strategies and tactics to your best advantage
This training workshop is designed for:experienced staff in Purchasing, Supply & Materials Management roles as a refresher course or reminder of how their roles fit in to the Purchasing processless experienced or new staff in Purchasing, Supply & Materials Management rolesother staff who would benefit from a broad understanding of the Purchasing process (eg Finance staff, Internal Auditors, Sales Managers etc)Specifiers, requisitioners and other end-users of the purchased goods
By the end of this course participants will be able to:Get a better deal for the organisationReduce the company’s longer term operating costsImprove on-time delivery of ordered goodsSafeguard the organisation’s reputationReduce costs of the purchasing processes
Topics will include:Purchasing in context of company’s businessTotal procurement process – the snakeCost of purchasing / acquisitionTargeted purchasing – horses for coursesEnd-user specifications of what is requiredCommercial specifications forming part of the RFQFinding the right suppliersBid evaluation – finding the ‘best’ offer (not the cheapest one)Automating the purchasing processPlanning purchasing to avoid late delivery.
Open and in-company courses available in the UK or in your country
Provider: CP Training Consortium
CP Training Consortium - Procurement, Purchasing & Logistics Training Courses
Originally founded in 1996 to provide Contracting and Procurement training on an outsourced basis to Shell Group companies, CP Training Consortium now provides training for organisations from a wide range of industrial sectors, such as telecommunications, cement and utilities, as...
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