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Commerce Edge specialises in strategic and operational training and is dedicated to assisting procurement professionals in both the public and private sector to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to move their procurement function to World Class Procurement 'leading practice' standards.

We are a SETA accredited and CIPS Recognised, Level 3 B-BBEE organisation.

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Enterprise & Supplier Development for Procurement Practitioners

In-depth framework and roadmap for procurement practitioners, ESD practitioners and other practitioners

Next Date: November 21, 2018
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Public Sector Supply Chain Management

Implement a fair, equitable, transparent, competitive and cost effective Supply Management Chain function.

Next Date: November 21, 2018
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Fundamentals of Stores and Stock Control

Understand the important contribution the warehouse makes to the smooth operation of the enterprise.

Next Date: November 21, 2018
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Local Production and Local Content - REFRESHER Half Day

The AG is expected to focus more stringently on the compliance of PFMA and MFMA institutions with regards to the Local Production and Local Content provisions in the Preferential Procurement Regulations 2017.

Next Date: November 26, 2018
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Managing Total Cost of Ownership

Measure, manage and improve the total costs of goods and services throughout their lifecycle.

Next Date: November 28, 2018
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Implementing the PPPFA

The practical and legal implications of the new regulations are significant; it is imperative that your organisation implements the regulations correctly.

Next Date: November 28, 2018
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Preferential Procurement Regulations 2017 REFRESHER

If you have attended training on the Preferential Procurement Regulations 2011, or the initial training on the 2017 regulations, you should attend the Refresher workshop

Next Date: November 29, 2018
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Preferential Procurement Regulations 2011 - BEE Codes workshop

Updated B-BBEE Codes of Good Practice, implementing preferential procurement and related enterprise development: implications and opportunities.

Next Date: November 29, 2018
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Deviations from Competitive Bidding (PFMA) Half Day

Deviations from open competitive bidding methods are allowed within the PFMA as long as they have been approved.

Next Date: December 3, 2018
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Introduction to Practical Purchasing

Gain a broader, practical understanding of the purchasing process.

Next Date: December 3, 2018
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Critical Negotiation Skills for the Procurement Professional

Procurement negotiations are different and Procurement Professionals negotiate more often than anyone else in the organisation.

Next Date: December 3, 2018
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Value Analysis/Value Engineering: Practical application in procurement

Create more value in your supply chain

Next Date: December 5, 2018
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Asset Management in the Public Sector

Tangible (physical) assets are a vital corporate resource and applying the principles of asset management will ensure this resource input is at the lowest overall cost.

Next Date: December 5, 2018
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Ethics in Procurement and Supply Chain Management

Avoid and manage the ethical 'traps and pitfalls' within the supply chain.

Next Date: December 6, 2018
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Advanced Microsoft Excel Training

Exploiting 'Advanced Excel' in your analysis and reporting in the context of Supply Chain Management.

Next Date: December 12, 2018
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Leadership Development for Procurement and Supply Chain Managers

You manage things; you lead people
- Rear Admiral Grace Murray Hopper

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The Protection of Personal Information (POPI)

We provide insight and simplify the issues, which can only be done after practically applying POPI to real business issues

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Managing Conflict within the Supply Chain

Help yourself and others to settle differences, work constructively and collaborate as individuals and groups with a common purpose.

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Managing Procurement Risk

Identify, analyse and manage risk in Procurement and Supply.

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Supply Chain Operations - Finance Planning & Inventory

Understand the use and benefits of costing, inventory and planning in supply chain processes.

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Selling Procurement Business Cases

Identify and diagnose customer-critical business issues and create a desire within the customer for a procurement solution that will address these.

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Effective Tendering and Supplier Management

Effectively build and manage a world-class supplier base, create and manage tenders, and meet your BEE targets at the same time.

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Demand Planning and Management

Cost pressures and complex supply chains require a minimum of cash tied up in inventory while satisfying the customer to the maximum.

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Storage and Distribution

Highly participative and interactive - offering step-by-step implementation guidelines to lower costs and deliver business goals.

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Procurement Time Management

Improve planning, assertiveness, decision-making, desk management and communication skills. Contribute to greater productivity.

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Operations Management for the Procurement Professional

The roles, responsibilities and relationships of procurement vs. world-class operations management.

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Leading and Influencing in the Procurement Environment

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In-House requets facilitated

Learn how to motivate and support supply chain members and stakeholders in achieving objectives and success, and maximise the potential of your organisation through effective leadership in a variety of contexts, including through change, adversity, conflict and success.

 

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Developing a world-class procurement strategy

Transform your procurement function and achieve the recognition it deserves through implementing the vision of a world-class procurement organisation.

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Business Process Analyst

Guide businesses to and through process optimisation opportunities.

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Optimising Warehouse Performance

Warehouse operation and management is a key area where competitive advantage can be gained and exploited.

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Logistics Management

It is crucial to use resources effectively and minimise non value-adding movement of goods in the supply chain.

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Communication Intelligence for Procurement Professionals

The 2 most difficult obstacles for procurement professionals are internal and external communication. These 2 are above a lack of focus, cost control and a lack of a solid procurement process.
- ProcurementBulletin

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