Practical Procurement

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Gain a broader, practical understanding of the purchasing process.

Date:

August 3, 2020 -

 

Closing Date for registrations:

30 July

Course Venue:

Virtual Training

Cost:

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R 8900 excluding VAT

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Course Objectives

Gain a broader, practical understanding of the purchasing process.

Other dates

13-14 July: Midrand

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.

You will learn

  • 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.

Who should attend

  • Junior Buyers, Purchasing Clerks, Buyers, Anyone new to the Procurement profession…

UPCOMING EVENTS

Practical Procurement
Next Date: 3 Aug 2020
Introduction to Supplier Relationship Management
Next Date: 11 Aug 2020
Critical Negotiation Skills for the Procurement Professional
Next Date: 12 Aug 2020
Fundamentals of Stores and Stock Control
Next Date: 13 Aug 2020
Revised Preferential Procurement Regulations (PPPFA)
Next Date: 14 Aug 2020
Developing Effective and Compliant Bid Specifications
Next Date: 17 Aug 2020
Strategic Sourcing and Category Management
Next Date: 17 Aug 2020
Project Management for Procurement Professionals
Next Date: 17 Aug 2020
Developing and Managing Contracts and SLA's
Next Date: 18 Aug 2020
Preferential Procurement (B-BBEE)
Next Date: 19 Aug 2020
Managing Total Cost of Ownership
Next Date: 19 Aug 2020
Tender Specification Writing in Procurement
Next Date: 20 Aug 2020
Finance for Procurement Professionals
Next Date: 24 Aug 2020
Advanced Microsoft Excel
Next Date: 26 Aug 2020
Communication Intelligence for Procurement Professionals
Next Date: 27 Aug 2020
Legal Aspects in Purchasing and Supply Management
Next Date: 27 Aug 2020
Supervisory Skills for Procurement Managers
Next Date: 1 Sep 2020
Negotiation Skills for Procurement Professionals
Next Date: 7 Sep 2020
Deviations from Open Competitive Bidding
Next Date: 8 Sep 2020
Enterprise and Supplier Development for Procurement Professionals
Next Date: 9 Sep 2020
Effective Tendering and Supplier Management
Next Date: 14 Sep 2020
Risk Management in Procurement
Next Date: 16 Sep 2020
Implementing the Three Bid Committees
Next Date: 21 Sep 2020
Procurement Analytics
Next Date: 28 Sep 2020
Public Sector Supply Chain Management
Next Date: 29 Sep 2020
Ethics in Procurement and Supply Chain Management
Next Date: 30 Sep 2020
Value Analysis/Value Engineering for Supply Chain Professionals
Next Date: 14 Oct 2020
Preventing Fraud and Corruption in the Public Sector
Next Date: 19 Nov 2020