Practical Procurement (2 Days)

Unpack the key elements for developing effective Bid Invitations as required under legislation

DATE

6 June 2022 – 7 June 2022

CLOSING DATE FOR REGISTRATION

30 May 2022

COURSE VENUE

Online

COST

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WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE

Gain a broader, practical understanding of the procurement process. This practical workshop provides a knowledge base for people new to, or without a formal qualification in, Procurement. It covers the essential groundwork (processes and disciplines) for effective buying and price negotiations.

Practical Procurement

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WHAT DOES THIS COURSE COVER?

  • Develop and understanding of the importance and context of Purchasing within your organisation
  • Understand the buying process
  • How to differentiate between strategic, functional, and tactical buying
  • The advantages and disadvantages of centralised and decentralised buying
  • Understand benchmarking in buying and the benchmarking process i.e., the nature and categories of benchmarking / implementing a benchmarking process
  • Identify the characteristics of a good supplier and the key criteria for determining which supplier to choose
  • Identify the key criteria for supplier evaluation i.e., quality / price, cost, and structure / delivery / time / flexibility / service / financial status
  • Identify different types of contracts in buyer / supplier relationships
  • Define and understand buyer ethics
  • Use price analysis as a method to determining prices
  • Negotiating with suppliers for better prices i.e., types and stages of negotiation

IS THIS COURSE FOR ME?

Career roles we recommend this course for:

  • Junior Buyers
  • Purchasing Clerks
  • anyone new to the Procurement profession

YOUR COURSE FACILITATOR

Commerce Edge

Commerce Edge is a provider of holistic competency development solutions that enable organisations to leverage their capacity, competency, and capability. We help establish, grow and sustain the culture, leadership, and performance metrics necessary to enable high-performance Supply Chain organisations.

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