Procurement and Supply Chain Management

Category: Management Development

Target Group

ROI Derivatives

Training Brief 

Training Objectives

Topical Outline

Target Group

Supply chain teams and other functional teams

Key ROI Derivatives

Training Brief

  1. Category Management (Pt. 1)
  • From Transactional to Strategic Procurement

The Strategic Role of Procurement 


Strategic Contribution 

Roles and Responsibilities at different levels

Mainstreaming procurement

First principles of procurement

  • Stakeholder Management
  • Challenges in Procurement

Force field analysis

  1. Category Management (Pt. 2)
  • Determining Business Requirements
  • Assessing Supply Markets
  • Developing Strategy / Procurement Planning

Importance of planning in procurement

Contents of a good procurement plan

How accurate estimates can be obtained

  1. Statement of requirements and specifications
  2. Tender Documentation
  3. Receipt of bids and tender evaluation
  4. Documentation, Records and reviews
  5. Procurement Risk Management
  • Introduction to Risk
  • concept of risk
  • perceptions of risk
  1. Category Management (Pt. 3)
  • Developing Change Management Strategy
  • Monitor, Manage, Reassess
  1. Best Procurement Practices & Trends


Training Objectives

Summarised Topical Outline


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