Procurement - Strategy and Planning

General

Program Description

Procurement – Strategy and Planning

Key Information

  • Course Code: OPM104B
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Fee: £2725

Course Outline

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

Target audience

  • 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 organizations.
  • 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.

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of this procurement training courses, you will be able to understand:

  • The basic supply chain concepts.
  • The structure of the procurement function within organizations.
  • 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.

What is Included:

  • 30 hours of classroom-based training
  • Apple iPad
Last updated Mar 2020

About the School

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 o ... Read More

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