Strategic Procurement Management

39 Hours (13 SESSIONS OF 3 HOURS) Apply Now OR Download Form


To acquire an understanding on how purchasing can contribute positively to the company’s financial statements and how purchasing strategies can assist an organisation to achieve competitive advantage and how to build a supplier base.

Course Objectives:

  • To understand the change of purchasing from an independent function to an integrated activity as well as the supply chain concept.
  • To identify various forms of purchasing strategy aimed at gaining competitive advantage.
  • To indicate the moving away from quality control towards quality assurance.
  • To compare price analysis with cost analysis.
  • To understand the different stages of negotiation and taking right decisions.
  • To understand the basics of a practical approach to outsourcing.
  • To be able to measure purchasing performance.
  • To understand a contract formation and understand the ethics in purchasing.
  • To be aware of the Procurement Act.

Who can take the course?        

  • Purchasing Officers, Supply Chain Managers, Production Controllers and Merchandisers
  • School Leavers (HSC & SC Students) who are considering career in purchasing and procurement

Course Content:

  1. Strategic Procurement
  2. Procurement has led prior crisis recovery efforts
  3. Purchasing flow components
  4. Performance measures
  5. Strategic sourcing
  6. Make v/s Buy
  7. Network
  8. Inventory Management
  9. Integration
  10. Role of IT
  11. Agile Supply Chain

Course Duration: 39 Hours (13 Sessions of 3Hrs)
Days & Time: Saturdays  – 09.00 hrs to 12.00 hrs

The course is MQA approved and subjected to HRDC refund.

 Attendance Certificate to be awarded after successful completion with at least 80% of attendance. 

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