Achieving Value Through Effective Procurement and Supply Management

Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply
Course summary
2 days
1,400 GBP excl. VAT
Full time
Next available date: 19/05/2020 - London

Achieving Value Through Effective Procurement and Supply Management

Achieving Value Through Effective Procurement and Supply Management

Analyse key techniques and processes that can be adopted and applied to ensure effective procurement and supply chain management.

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Exploit opportunities to add value for the organisation, identified through analysis of activity, issues and processes
  • Develop appropriate strategies and plans for the adoption of collaborative or competitive strategies
  • Develop contemporary systems to enable process improvement
  • Drive and lead on the creation of plans for, and implement, category management
  • Lead on the creation and adoption of process improvements to improve effectiveness and efficiency
  • Promote responsible procurement in the supply chain throughout the function, the supply base and the organisation
  • Lead on the creation of demand-led supply chains

Suitability - Who should attend?

This course will help you evaluate how processes, systems and techniques for managing the supply chain can be used to improve organisational added value as well as the triple bottom line (people, planet, profitability).

Training Course Content

What key points will the training cover?

  • Strengths and weaknesses of an organisation’s procurement and supply infrastructure and processes
  • Main approaches to achieving added value outcomes
  • Range of models for the adoption of category management/strategic procurement
  • Impact of sustainable, socially responsible and ethical supply
  • The use and impact of effective demand-led forecasting and lean supply chains for an organisation and its supply chain


£1400 for non-members; £1260 for members 

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