Purchasing and Procurement Basics - Course

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Purchasing and procurement functions are about much more than bringing goods and services into an organization. They are the foundation of strong, collaborative relationships with suppliers. Since many companies source products from around the globe more frequently than ever, a procurement manager needs strong capabilities. These skills cannot just be learned on the job: they need to be taught. As well, the value of procurement is now recognized as an integral part of cost control within the organization.
 
This Course will help you Understand how to:

Describe what a supply chain is
Describe their procurement department’s role within the organization
Understand the principles of the purchasing cycle
Apply the steps needed for managing a competitive bid process, from the request for proposals or qualifications through to negotiating the contract
Identify what it takes to set up a competitive bid for a contract
Defend their position on why a particular supplier should be selected based on an evaluation strategy
Be responsible for managing supplier performance, including controlling quality and setting and monitoring standards
Apply the tools of the procurement trade, from PC-based applications to cloud-based solutions

 
Course Overview: 

Supply Chain Management Basics 
The Purchasing Cycle
Purchasing Toolkit 
Managing Competitive Bids 
Improving Efficiency and Accuracy 
Analyzing and Reducing Risk in the Supply Chain
Managing Internal Relationships
Tools of the Trade

Purchasing and procurement functions are about much more than bringing goods and services into an organization. They are the foundation of strong, collaborative relationships with suppliers. Since many companies source products from around the globe more frequently than ever, a procurement manager needs strong capabilities. These skills cannot just be learned on the job: they need to be taught. As well, the value of procurement is now recognized as an integral part of cost control within the organization.
 
This Course will help you Understand how to:

Describe what a supply chain is
Describe their procurement department’s role within the organization
Understand the principles of the purchasing cycle
Apply the steps needed for managing a competitive bid process, from the request for proposals or qualifications through to negotiating the contract
Identify what it takes to set up a competitive bid for a contract
Defend their position on why a particular supplier should be selected based on an evaluation strategy
Be responsible for managing supplier performance, including controlling quality and setting and monitoring standards
Apply the tools of the procurement trade, from PC-based applications to cloud-based solutions

 
Course Overview: 

Supply Chain Management Basics 
The Purchasing Cycle
Purchasing Toolkit 
Managing Competitive Bids 
Improving Efficiency and Accuracy 
Analyzing and Reducing Risk in the Supply Chain
Managing Internal Relationships
Tools of the Trade