Practical Procurement

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Gain a broader, practical understanding of the purchasing process.

Date:

November 16, 2020 -

 

Closing Date for registrations:

9 November

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.

Next date:

16-17 November

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

Procurement Analytics
Next Date: 12 Oct 2020
Supervisory Skills for Procurement Managers
Next Date: 13 Oct 2020
Value Analysis/Value Engineering for Supply Chain Professionals
Next Date: 14 Oct 2020
Introduction to Supplier Relationship Management
Next Date: 15 Oct 2020
Managing Total Cost of Ownership
Next Date: 15 Oct 2020
Finance for Procurement Professionals
Next Date: 19 Oct 2020
Strategic Sourcing and Category Management
Next Date: 20 Oct 2020
Preferential Procurement (B-BBEE)
Next Date: 21 Oct 2020
Ethics in Procurement and Supply Chain Management
Next Date: 21 Oct 2020
Enterprise and Supplier Development for Procurement Professionals
Next Date: 21 Oct 2020
Legal Aspects in Purchasing and Supply Management
Next Date: 22 Oct 2020
Developing and Managing Contracts and SLA's
Next Date: 26 Oct 2020
Critical Negotiation Skills for the Procurement Professional
Next Date: 27 Oct 2020
Effective Tendering and Supplier Management
Next Date: 27 Oct 2020
Project Management for Procurement Professionals
Next Date: 27 Oct 2020
Tender Specification Writing in Procurement
Next Date: 28 Oct 2020
Implementing the Three Bid Committees
Next Date: 3 Nov 2020
Negotiation Skills for Procurement Professionals
Next Date: 12 Nov 2020
Developing Effective and Compliant Bid Specifications
Next Date: 16 Nov 2020
Practical Procurement
Next Date: 16 Nov 2020
Preventing Fraud and Corruption in the Public Sector
Next Date: 19 Nov 2020
Risk Management in Procurement
Next Date: 25 Nov 2020
Deviations from Open Competitive Bidding
Next Date: 25 Nov 2020
Public Sector Supply Chain Management
Next Date: 26 Nov 2020