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Procurement - Strategy and Planning

London Business Training & Consulting
Course summary
5 weeks
2,725 GBP excl. VAT
Open / Scheduled
Next available date: 13/07/2020 - London
Course Dates
London
13/07/2020  
2,725 GBP
09/11/2020  
2,725 GBP

Course description

Procurement - Strategy and Planning

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to understand:

  • The basic supply chain concepts.
  • The structure of the procurement function within organisations.
  • The increasing strategic role of the procurement function.
  • The methods and techniques of procurement performance measurement.
  • The role and importance of governance in procurement.
  • How to develop sustainable procurement.

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Suitability - Who should attend?

  • Professional managers in trade and industry, active in purchasing or supply chain management, who are interested in opportunities for improving the effectiveness and efficiency of the procurement and supply function of their organisations.
  • Those who supervise procurement staff directly or indirectly.
  • Those who come from a non-procurement background and are interested in the latest developments in procurement.
  • Those who are interested in procurement and supply management in its broadest sense.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

A Certificate of Attendance from London Business Training & Consulting is issued on course completion.

Training Course Content

Logistics and Supply Chain Management

  • Materials requirements planning
  • Basic logistics structures
  • Just-in-time management
  • Elements of the procurement information system
  • Co-ordination problems between procurement and logistics

Organisation and Structure

  • Factors influencing the location of procurement in the organisation
  • Levels of tasks, responsibilities and authority
  • Organisational structures within procurement
  • Job profiles

Procurement and Business Strategy

  • Procurement and competitive strategy
  • Integrating procurement into business strategy
  • Procurement excellence
  • Procurement portfolio analysis
  • Global sourcing

Performance Measurement and Governance

  • How to assess performance of our suppliers and contractors?
  • Setting service quality, efficiency and effectiveness performance measures
  • Using e-procurement tools to deliver an efficient and transparent internal process
  • Procurement audit as a management tool

Sustainable Procurement

  • Delivering value for money through sustainable procurement
  • Triple bottom line considerations
  • ‘In-country value’ and other responsibilities in procurement
  • Developing and improving a sustainable supply chain
  • Example approaches: Product-based and supplier-based

Why choose London Business Training & Consulting

Management consultation service 

Paperless service delivery model

Flexible open course schedule

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London Business Training & Consulting

London Business Training & Consulting (LBTC) is the UK’s premier business and management training and consulting service provider. We cater to both individual and organisational clients from all over the world. Our vision is to meet the business and management...


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W6 0NB London

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