Procurement Tools and Techniques

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Course duration: 2 Days

Course running order

Day 1

Procurement from a Cradle to Grave perspective- Procurement versus Supply Chain Management
Sources of added value; cost, time, quality, innovation and risk management
The Process Assessment- key stages in the procurement process
Contemporary initiatives in Supply Chain Management; Best Value, Value for Money, Partnering, PFI and E-Procurement

Day 2

Analysing Supply Markets, competitive forces and generic stratgeis
Aligning procurement practice to corporate objectives and strategy
Kraljic’s product/ service portfolio Procurement Targeting Model
The buyer/ supplier relationship continuum- spot buy to strategic alliances/ partnering

Course objectives

This programme aims to provide delegates with an appreciation of the procurement process from Identifying Needs through to the Monitoring of Performance.

Who should attend?
Public and private sector procurement and non-procurement personnel involved in the placement and management of contracts with external third party suppliers.

Duration / Fees

A 2-day single manned course

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