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Basics of Procurement

SR Supply Chain Consultants
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Location: Manchester, Preston
Rating: (5 Reviews)
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Course type: Open / Scheduled

Course description

Course description

Basics of Procurement CPD WorkshopFundamentals of Procurement - 1-day CPD Workshop for Procurement Professionals

Delivered over one day, this Fundamentals of Procurement course provides an essential introduction to the field of purchasing, designed for those with little or no previous experience in the sector.

Based on SR Supply Chain's extensive experience, the workshop covers all key aspects of effective procurement, providing you with a solid understanding of:

  • The importance of procurement
  • Five rights of purchasing
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Supplier relationships
  • Categorising spend
  • Risk and CSR
  • Effective negotiation
  • Contract development
  • Inventory Management

The programme is regularly run as a public CPD course, but can also be tailored and delivered as an in-house session.

Suitability - Who should attend?

This course is ideal for those with little or no experience in purchasing and procurement.

It is also suitable for those who are unsure about which CIPS level they should start on.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

This CPD (Continuous Professional Development) programme is accredited by SR Supply Chain Consultants Limited – a CIPS Centre of Excellence.

Training Course Content

Course content includes:

  • Importance of procurement
  • Five Rights of purchasing
  • Categorising the spend
  • Managing supplier relationships
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Risk-Effective negotiation
  • CSR
  • Inventory management
  • Developing Contracts


The cost of this course is £200 + VAT.

In-House Training

This course can also be delivered for groups of staff on your company premises.

About provider

SR Supply Chain Consultants Ltd (SRSCC)

SR Supply Chain Consultants Ltd have been delivering procurement  training for a number of years, specialising in the delivery of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) qualification, and the Commercial Procurement and Supply Apprenticeship. SR Supply Chain Consultants...

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SR Supply Chain Consultants

Suite 8 Business First Centre Millennium Road
PR2 5BL Preston

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Jim Butterworth, Norland Managed Services   |   16/07/2015
Fantastic course, hungry for more
Joe Kent-Saywell, Laing O'Rourke   |   16/07/2015
Wide range of knowledge, all questions answered
Gemma Gregson   |   02/02/2015
Great day & nice consice intro to procurement
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Basics of Procurement
Course rating
Based on 5 reviews