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Smart Procurement

Procurement is about more than just buying things. It is about getting the best quality goods and services for the best value. When it’s done in a smart way, it can help organisations increase their profits and save money which can be used for other growth opportunities. In this topic, we discover the smart procurement cycle, some approaches and tools to help you make procurement decisions, and what happens at the end of procurement process.
  • Look into the common strategies for procurement
  • Recognise and follow the steps in the procurement cycle
  • Conduct a supplier selection process
  • Training options for groups/teams & organisation-wide

Course Code: VILT-SP

90 mins (Perfect for use as part of a blended learning programme)

This programme is available for groups and teams

This 90-minute virtual course explores the types of procurement used by the participants. You will also look into the common strategies for procurement and how to consider the right approach for your organisation.

You will then look at the steps in the procurement cycle that you need to be aware of in some more detail. By the end of the course, you will leave with some practical steps that can be taken to improve, and add to your current working practices back in the workplace.

 

This session is for anyone who wants to learn how to be more effective in managing their own purchasing projects.

By the end of this session, you will be able to:

  • Understand what procurement involves and what it aims to achieve
  • Select the appropriate procurement approach for your organisation‘s needs
  • Recognise and follow the steps in the procurement cycle
  • Learn how to identify procurement requirements and conduct a supplier selection process
Overview

This 90-minute virtual course explores the types of procurement used by the participants. You will also look into the common strategies for procurement and how to consider the right approach for your organisation.

You will then look at the steps in the procurement cycle that you need to be aware of in some more detail. By the end of the course, you will leave with some practical steps that can be taken to improve, and add to your current working practices back in the workplace.

 

Is it right for me?

This session is for anyone who wants to learn how to be more effective in managing their own purchasing projects.

What will I learn?

By the end of this session, you will be able to:

  • Understand what procurement involves and what it aims to achieve
  • Select the appropriate procurement approach for your organisation‘s needs
  • Recognise and follow the steps in the procurement cycle
  • Learn how to identify procurement requirements and conduct a supplier selection process
For groups & teams

Up to 15 people per programme.

From £1200 (+VAT)

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