Fundamentals of Purchasing and World Class Procurement

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An excellent preparation for later skills development in more advanced world-class Procurement topics.

Date:

October 13, 2016

 

Closing Date for registrations:

3 October 2016

Course Venue:

Gauteng

Cost:

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R 7350 excluding VAT

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Course Objectives

An excellent preparation for later skills development in more advanced world-class Procurement topics.

Other dates:

13 & 14 October 2016, Gauteng

23 & 24 November 2016, Western Cape 

How does the purchasing cycle, supply chain management, supplier assessment, bid management, sourcing and strategic sourcing all fit in the latest procurement trends? This session on the fundamentals of purchasing discusses where Procurement leading-practices are heading.

You will learn

  • The role of the purchasing / procurement cycle within supply chain management, its mandates, roles and responsibilities., The role of technology in purchasing., Be exposed to numerous international and local examples of what leading companies are doing., A guide to purchasing policies and procedures: including financial management; supplier assessment; market research and benchmarking and effective tender management., Sourcing and supplier management., Contracting and contract management; specifically service level agreements: applicable criteria; assigning roles and responsibilities;, review and measurement., Financial modelling., Managing total cost vs. price., Identify sources of negotiating power within the organisation.

Who should attend

  • Procurement and Supply Chain Managers, Senior Buyers, Contract Managers, Team Leaders, All aspiring Managers, Junior Buyers, Purchasing Clerks, Buyers, Anyone new to the Procurement profession