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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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Managing Total Cost of Ownership

Measure, manage and improve the total costs of goods and services throughout their lifecycle.

Next Date: May 21, 2019
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Public Sector Supply Chain Management

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

Next Date: May 22, 2019
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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 22, 2019
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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: May 22, 2019
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Practical Purchasing

Gain a broader, practical understanding of the purchasing process.

Next Date: May 27, 2019
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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: May 27, 2019
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Deviations from Open Competitive Bidding

Deviations from open competitive bidding methods are allowed within the PFMA as long as they have been approved.

Next Date: May 29, 2019
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Value Analysis/Value Engineering for Supply Chain Professionals

Create more value in your supply chain.

Next Date: May 29, 2019
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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: May 29, 2019
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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 29, 2019
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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: May 30, 2019
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Developing Effective & Compliant Bid Specifications

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

Next Date: June 6, 2019
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Legal Aspects in Purchasing & Supply Management

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

Next Date: June 13, 2019
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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.

Next Date: June 19, 2019
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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: June 24, 2019
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Tender Specification Writing in Procurement

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

Next Date: June 26, 2019
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Implementing the Three Bid Committees

The Supply Chain Management system within the PFMA and MFMA was introduced to drastically improve service delivery.

Endorsed by National Treasury

Next Date: June 27, 2019
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Introduction to Supplier Relationship Management

Build strong, mutually beneficial relationships with your suppliers.

Next Date: July 15, 2019
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Finance for Procurement Professionals

Financial acumen for Procurement Professionals.

Next Date: July 22, 2019
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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: July 29, 2019
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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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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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Communication Intelligence for Procurement Professionals

The 2 most difficult obstacles for procurement professionals are internal and external communication. These 2 are above a lack of focus, cost control and a lack of a solid procurement process. - ProcurementBulletin

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Storage and Distribution

Highly participative and interactive - offering step-by-step implementation guidelines to lower costs and deliver business goals.

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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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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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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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Risk Management in Procurement

Identify, analyse and manage risk in Procurement and Supply.

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