Introduction to Procurement

SR Supply Chain Consultants
Course summary
6 hours
165 GBP excl. VAT
Professional Training
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Course description

Introduction to Procurement

This course is designed for delegates new to procurement and for stakeholders who are interested to understand the necessity for a procurement function and how it can add significant value for an organisation.

This course will introduce you to the fundamentals of procurement, equipping delegates with key tools and techniques to enable them to enhance their performance quickly.

If you require a full Course Outline, please contact us and we will be happy to provide.

Suitability - Who should attend?

This course is designed for delegates new to Procurement and also for Stakeholders who are interested to understand the necessity for a Procurement function in adding significant Value for an Organisation.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Upon completion of this course every delegate will be able to:

  • Explain the role that Procurement plays in providing excellent Corporate Governance through its processes.
  • Fully understand the Procurement cycle at every stage and how effective Procurement adds Value.
  • Use a selection of Market Analysis tools effectively to fully analyse the market for a category.
  • Appraise suppliers effectively utilising a number of key tools and techniques.
    Discuss in detail how Supplier Management adds and protects Supplier / Contract Value.

6 hours CPD

Training Course Content

Course Objectives

  • For all delegates to:
  • Appreciate the need for an Organisation to have an effective Procurement function.
  • To understand Procurement processes and good Governance.
  • Be able to explain how Procurement can add significant value to an Organisation
  • Understand every stage of the Procurement cycle, the role procurement plays and how value is added.
  • Learn and use a number of key Market Analysis tools to understand a Category of spend.
  • Appreciate the need for effective Supplier Management.

Course delivery details

Our trainers are all FCIPS / MCIPS qualified teachers who have extensive experience of numerous industries, e.g. Automotive, Retail, Food, Finance and the Public Sector to name a few.  Collectively our training team have delivered Procurement and Supply Chain Training courses to hundreds of delegates, both domestically and globally, over the last 10 years.

The course will be extremely participative, exercise driven with many relevant examples and anecdotes provided to bring practice and theory to life.

About provider

SR Supply Chain Consultants Ltd - Developing the People Behind Procurement & Supply

SR Supply Chain Consultants Ltd have been delivering procurement  training for a number of years, specialising in the delivery of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) qualification, and the Commercial Procurement and Supply Apprenticeship. SR Supply Chain Consultants...

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SR Supply Chain Consultants

Suite 8 Business First Centre Millennium Road
PR2 5BL Preston

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