Procurement Management

  • Development of skills in a strategic process of procurement
  • Improvement of procurement management to delivery VFM
  • Building skills on how to undertake the process
  • Assesment of collaborative forms of working: partnering, alliances and joint ventures

Overview

What is this course?

Strategic procurement management course is key for many projects, because procured goods and services form the highest percentages of expenditure and so it is important to achieve value for money through careful appraisal and management. The procurement strategy will promote a controlled and auditable response to external influences and ensure that the project, objectives are met.

This course aims to equip you with the capacity to develop management and strategic skills in procurement in order to increase Value for Money. It will enable you to assess the meanings and outcomes of the stages in the development of an effective procurement strategy. It will develop your skills on how the process should be undertaken.

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Objective

To gain a better understanding of the core principles, policies and processes used within the
Procurement function from Source to Pay (S2P) and to identify the core duties,
responsibilities and work in the capacity of a Buyer. By the end of the course you will have
and be able to:

  1. An insight into Purchasing Process
  2. Introduction into contract management, stakeholder management and supplier management
  3. Comfortably work on procurement projects and responsibilities in the capacity of a buyer, procurement officer, source to pay etc.
    a buyer, procurement officer, source to pay etc.

Audience And Pre-Requisites

This course will benefit anyone who seeks to work within the Procurement function – Buyer roles, Procurement Officers – within the Private or Public sectors. The course will benefit those in roles within the Project Management function, and those with a background in managing projects.

Course Contents

  1. Procurement policy and principles
  2. Sourcing versus Purchasing
  3. Identify Purchasing Needs
  4. Relationship between Project management and Procurement
  5. Contract Negotiation and contract management
  6. Stakeholder & Supplier Management
  7. Quality, Cost & Delivery measures
  8. Procurement of military versus non-military parts/services
  9. Tools used in procurement
  10. Understanding the various roles within the Procurement function
  11. Qualifications & Certifications available
  12. Applications and Interview Scenarios

Pre-Requisites

None – only a willingness and open mind to learn something new!

The Keywest Advantage

Most affordable fees

Our fees are at a bargain, considering what you will get.

Trusted & Approved

We are accredited by APMG to conduct AgilePM training & exam

Experienced trainers

Learn from certified and experienced Agile practitioners

Helpful resources

Resources are made available for the best learning experience.

Recent customers’ success stories

Testimonials

The presentation was very explanatory and well-understood. The trainer did excellently well. Also the precourse and joining instruction is very helpful and gave me a foundation to start with.

Enril Kree

Presentation was impressive & encapsulate PMP. The lectures & examples used were expansive, relating real-life project scenario to project management ideology

Jerry Ako