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Practical Procurement

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Gain a broader, practical understanding of the purchasing process.

Date:

August 30, 2021 -

 

Closing Date for registrations:

23 August

Course Venue:

Online, instructor-led training

Cost:

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R 6450 excluding VAT

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Course Objectives

Gain a broader, practical understanding of the purchasing process.

Next date: 30-31 August

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

Introduction to Supplier Relationship Management
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Effective Tendering and Supplier Management
Next Date: 2 Aug 2021
Negotiation Skills for Procurement Professionals
Next Date: 2 Aug 2021
Ethics in Procurement and Supply Chain Management
Next Date: 6 Aug 2021
Project Management for Procurement Professionals
Next Date: 11 Aug 2021
Legal Aspects in Purchasing and Supply Management
Next Date: 12 Aug 2021
Fundamentals of Stores and Stock Control
Next Date: 16 Aug 2021
Preferential Procurement (B-BBEE)
Next Date: 17 Aug 2021
Enterprise and Supplier Development for Procurement Professionals
Next Date: 17 Aug 2021
Communication Intelligence for Procurement Professionals
Next Date: 18 Aug 2021
Managing Total Cost of Ownership
Next Date: 18 Aug 2021
Supervisory Skills for Procurement Managers
Next Date: 19 Aug 2021
Developing and Managing Contracts and SLA's
Next Date: 23 Aug 2021
Advanced Microsoft Excel
Next Date: 23 Aug 2021
Risk Management in Procurement
Next Date: 24 Aug 2021
Intermediate Microsoft Excel
Next Date: 26 Aug 2021
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Value Analysis/Value Engineering for Supply Chain Professionals
Next Date: 30 Aug 2021
Strategic Sourcing and Category Management
Next Date: 31 Aug 2021
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Procurement Analytics
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Asset Management in the Public Sector
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Logistics Management
Date to be confirmed