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Improving Purchasing Performance

PMS - Purchasing Management Services
Course summary
3 days
795 GBP excl. VAT
English
Doncaster
Next available date: 14/07/2020 09:00 - Doncaster
Last application: 13/07/2020

Improving Purchasing Performance

Improving Purchasing Performance - 3-day training course

Attendees will develop skills and knowledge in selecting procurement strategies, supplier appraisal, performance measurement and risk management. They will gain a greater insight and understanding of the negotiation process and will be better able to construct and manage contracts.

Detailed tuition in using Cost Analysis as a technique of price control and how to manage the added risks of international procurement is also provided.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Aimed at buyers with some experience who want to improve their cutting edge in obtaining more profitable deals, making cost reductions and protecting their organisation’s interests.

In tough times more is needed from the buyer and this course will give them the tools to produce the results critical to the ongoing success of the business.

Improving Purchasing Performance Course Content

Strategic Purchasing

Strategic Purchasing / Purchasing Strategy/ Collaborative & Competitive Strategies / Supplier Relationship Management / Supply Positioning.

Measuring Purchasing Performance

Why Measure? / What should be Measured? / Quantitative & Qualitative Measures / Use of Performance Measures / Vendor Rating.

Risk Management

Risk Management / Assessing Risk Significance / Risk Matrices / The Prevention, Transfer, Reduction and Financing of Risk / Supplier Selection & Evaluation / Developing a Supplier Profile / Vendor Assessment Questionnaires / Third Party Assessment.

Cost Analysis

Application / Absorption Costing / Obtaining Cost Breakdowns / Managing Price Movements / The Affect of Volume.

Global Sourcing

Legal Aspects / Conflict of Legal Systems – Does the Buyer or Seller’s Law Apply? / Currency / Payment Methods / Incoterms 2010 / Customs & Importation.

Corporate Social Responsibility & Environmental Purchasing

Environmental Management Systems / Sustainability / Eco Labelling / ISO14001 / EMAS / Corporate Social Responsibility / SA 8000 (Social Accountability Standard).

Negotiation

Defining Negotiation / Negotiation Preparation / Setting Objectives & Targets / Tactics / Negotiation Techniques / Assertive Body Language.

Legal Aspects

Common Law & Legislation / How the Law Impacts on Purchasing / Formation of Contract / Battle of Forms / Discharge / Damages & Penalties / Sale of Goods Legislation / Determining Terms and Conditions.

Purchasing Capital Equipment

Special Nature of Capital Purchases / Importance of Team Approach / Managing Part & Stage Payments / Defining when Ownership, Risk and Acceptance Transfer / Project Management / Spares & Consumables / Payment & Performance Guarantees.

Training Course Content

Strategic Purchasing

Strategic Purchasing / Purchasing Strategy/ Collaborative & Competitive Strategies / Supplier Relationship Management / Supply Positioning.

Measuring Purchasing Performance

Why Measure? / What should be Measured? / Quantitative & Qualitative Measures / Use of Performance Measures / Vendor Rating.

Risk Management

Risk Management / Assessing Risk Significance / Risk Matrices / The Prevention, Transfer, Reduction and Financing of Risk / Supplier Selection & Evaluation / Developing a Supplier Profile / Vendor Assessment Questionnaires / Third Party Assessment.

Cost Analysis

Application / Absorption Costing / Obtaining Cost Breakdowns / Managing Price Movements / The Affect of Volume.

Global Sourcing

Legal Aspects / Conflict of Legal Systems – Does the Buyer or Seller’s Law Apply? / Currency / Payment Methods / New ICC Incoterms 2020 / Customs & Importation.

Corporate Social Responsibility & Environmental Purchasing

Environmental Management Systems / Sustainability / Eco Labelling / ISO14001 / EMAS / Corporate Social Responsibility / SA 8000 (Social Accountability Standard).

Negotiation

Defining Negotiation / Negotiation Preparation / Setting Objectives & Targets / Tactics / Negotiation Techniques / Assertive Body Language.

Legal Aspects

Common Law & Legislation / How the Law Impacts on Purchasing / Formation of Contract / Battle of Forms / Discharge / Damages & Penalties / Sale of Goods Legislation / Determining Terms and Conditions.

Purchasing Capital Equipment

Special Nature of Capital Purchases / Importance of Team Approach / Managing Part & Stage Payments / Defining when Ownership, Risk and Acceptance Transfer / Project Management / Spares & Consumables / Payment & Performance Guarantees.

Expenses

The cost of this Improving Purchasing Performance course is £795 + VAT per delegate.

The sum includes tuition, comprehensive course notes and other reference materials, as well as refreshments and lunch.

Provider: PMS - Purchasing Management Services

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Purchasing Management Services - Training Courses in Purchasing, Store and Stock Control

Practical skills for immediate payback in your working environment  - This is what PMS - Purchasing Management Services aims to achieve with every course. As a leading provider of purchasing, stores/warehouse and stock control training for purchasing and supply chain...


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Doncaster Racecourse Exhibition and Conference Centre
Leger Way
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Reviews by course attendees

Average rating 5

Based on 4 reviews

Louise Westlake, Buyer, Lotus Sports Cars
(5)
Such a useful course that has given me access to so much information that will be useful in my career and future projects at Lotus. Excellent trainer, answered all our questions and very clearly presented with lots of past experience examples.
Stuart Fedden, Buyer, Lotus Sports Cars
(5)
Excellent!
David Nicholls, Liz Earle Beauty Co Limited
(5)
A superb course, very well delivered and would recommend PMS for future training.
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