Fundamentals of Purchasing and World Class Procurement

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


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BrainsOn Training Hub, Midrand


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R 8900 excluding VAT

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Course Objectives

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

Dates on request.

How does the purchasing cycle, supply chain management, supplier assessment, bid management, sourcing and strategic sourcing all fit in the latest procurement trends? This session on the fundamentals of purchasing discusses where Procurement leading-practices are heading.

You will learn

  • The role of the purchasing / procurement cycle within supply chain management, its mandates, roles and responsibilities., The role of technology in purchasing., Be exposed to numerous international and local examples of what leading companies are doing., A guide to purchasing policies and procedures: including financial management; supplier assessment; market research and benchmarking and effective tender management., Sourcing and supplier management., Contracting and contract management; specifically service level agreements: applicable criteria; assigning roles and responsibilities;, review and measurement., Financial modelling., Managing total cost vs. price., Identify sources of negotiating power within the organisation.

Who should attend

  • Procurement and Supply Chain Managers, Senior Buyers, Contract Managers, Team Leaders, All aspiring Managers, Junior Buyers, Purchasing Clerks, Buyers, Anyone new to the Procurement profession


Developing and Managing Contracts and SLA's
Next Date: 10 May 2021
Practical Procurement
Next Date: 13 May 2021
Managing Total Cost of Ownership
Next Date: 17 May 2021
Negotiation Skills for Procurement Professionals
Next Date: 17 May 2021
Developing Effective and Compliant Bid Specifications
Next Date: 18 May 2021
Strategic Sourcing and Category Management
Next Date: 19 May 2021
Ethics in Procurement and Supply Chain Management
Next Date: 20 May 2021
Critical Negotiation Skills for the Procurement Professional
Next Date: 25 May 2021
Effective Tendering and Supplier Management
Next Date: 26 May 2021
Advanced Microsoft Excel
Next Date: 27 May 2021
Introduction to Supplier Relationship Management
Next Date: 27 May 2021
Tender Specification Writing in Procurement
Next Date: 7 Jun 2021
Preferential Procurement (B-BBEE)
Next Date: 8 Jun 2021
Enterprise and Supplier Development for Procurement Professionals
Next Date: 8 Jun 2021
Risk Management in Procurement
Next Date: 14 Jun 2021
Fundamentals of Stores and Stock Control
Next Date: 21 Jun 2021
Finance for Procurement Professionals
Next Date: 22 Jun 2021
Project Management for Procurement Professionals
Next Date: 23 Jun 2021
Legal Aspects in Purchasing and Supply Management
Next Date: 24 Jun 2021
Procurement Analytics
Next Date: 29 Jun 2021
Supervisory Skills for Procurement Managers
Next Date: 1 Jul 2021
Asset Management in the Public Sector
Date to be confirmed
Logistics Management
Date to be confirmed