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OPTIMISATION TRAINING WORKSHOPS

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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Legal Aspects in Purchasing and Supply Management

Many legal processes apply to the procurement environment. Brush up on this crucial component in purchasing.

Next Date: April 15, 2021
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Enterprise and Supplier Development for Procurement Professionals

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

Next Date: April 20, 2021
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Preferential Procurement (B-BBEE)

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

Next Date: April 20, 2021
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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: April 21, 2021
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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: April 22, 2021
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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: April 22, 2021
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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: April 29, 2021
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Supervisory Skills for Procurement Managers

Are you an efficient, effective and respected supervisor in your procurement or supply chain environment?

Next Date: May 3, 2021
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Procurement Analytics

A 3-day practical and interactive workshop where our subject matter expert will unpack the fundamentals for procurement analytics in a step-by-step approach, laying down the foundations in developing a category and sourcing strategy.

Next Date: May 4, 2021
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Finance for Procurement Professionals

Financial acumen for Procurement Professionals.

Next Date: May 4, 2021
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Tender Specification Writing in Procurement

Create tender specifications that are clear, correct, complete and concise.

Next Date: May 6, 2021
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Project Management for Procurement Professionals

A practical approach to establishing a project organisation and managing projects in the Procurement environment.

Next Date: May 10, 2021
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Developing and Managing Contracts and SLA's

Minimise risks in dealing with suppliers while developing and entering into professional contracts.

Next Date: May 10, 2021
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Practical Procurement

Gain a broader, practical understanding of the purchasing process.

Next Date: May 13, 2021
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Negotiation Skills for Procurement Professionals

Gain a broader understanding of the negotiation process, its key stages and how it adds value.

Next Date: May 17, 2021
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Strategic Sourcing and Category Management

Use world-class Strategic Sourcing methods to focus on where the real value lies in your Supply Chain.

Next Date: May 19, 2021
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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.

Next Date: May 26, 2021
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Introduction to Supplier Relationship Management

Build strong, mutually beneficial relationships with your suppliers.

Next Date: May 27, 2021
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Risk Management in Procurement

Identify, analyse and manage risk in Procurement and Supply.

Next Date: May 31, 2021
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Achieving Operational Excellence in the Supply Chain

If your objectives are to reduce costs beyond procurement savings, then this workshop will assist you to have a global view of costs across the value chain.

In-house requests facilitated.

Next Date: Date to be confirmed
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SAP Procurement Performance Optimisation

Using out-of-the-box SAP ERP tools, you can streamline your procurement performance and boost service levels.

In-house requests facilitated.

Next Date: Date to be confirmed
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Preventing Fraud and Corruption in the Public Sector

A tailored 2-day workshop aimed at Municipalities and Municipal Entities, National and Provincial Departments and Public Entities, where our subject matter experts will assist you in making informed decisions by understanding and eradicating fraud and corruption in your working environment.

Next Date: Date to be confirmed
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Leadership & Management Development

In this workshop, delegates will be exposed to practical techniques and solutions to overcome daily managerial obstacles and challenges, reduce HR costs and increase management and staff performance through improved engagement.

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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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Supply Chain Operations (Finance Planning & Inventory)

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

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Public Sector Supply Chain Management

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

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Selling the Procurement Business Case

Learn how to "sell" the SOLUTIONS needed to meet your procurement objectives. How do we get the decision makers to agree to the savings that we have actually achieved?

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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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Fundamentals of Purchasing and World Class Procurement

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

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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 the Procurement Environment

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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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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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.

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Developing a World-Class Procurement Strategy

In this Procurement Leadership Seminar, you will learn how as a Public or Private sector Procurement Leader, you can get your procurement function recognised and transformed.

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