Introduction to Effective Purchasing (3 days): 

Aimed at personnel new to purchasing or with limited experience this course enables them hit the ground running and make an immediate contribution. It equips them with the fundamental skills and knowledge to transform them from order placers into productive members of the purchasing team. The course is also ideal for non-buying personnel who interface with the purchasing function or for those who have delegated responsibility for buying goods and services.

Improving Purchasing Performance (2 days):

Aimed at buyers with some experience who want to improve their cukng edge in obtaining more profitable deals making cost reductions and protecting their organizationtis interests. In tough times more is needed from the buyer and this course will give them the tools to produce the results critical to the ongoing success of the business. 

What will I learn?

Introduction to Effective Purchasing:

  • Key Objectives of the Buyer
  • The Purchasing Cycle 
  • Selecting the Supplier
  • Cost
  • Quality
  • Negotiation
  • Introduction to Legal Aspects
  • Case Studies and Team Excercises

Advanced Negotiation:

  • Strategic Purchasing 
  • Measuring Purchasing Performance 
  • Risk Management
  • Cost Analysis 
  • Global Scouring
  • Corporate Social Responsibility and Enviornmental Purchasing
  • Negotiation 

How will I benefit from taking this course?

Attendees will gain an understanding of the contribution professional buying can make to an organization. They will learn how to manage the enquiry process  negotiate prices  terms and conditions and make robust agreements with their suppliers. The importance of professional conduct in commercial relationships and the necessity of compliance with efficient procurement processes are also emphasized. 

Established in Abu Dhabi by a group of professionals with over 60 years of accumulated experience in management and technology, we are a boutique strategy, business intelligence, technology service delivery & project management consulting firm that accelerates projects with proven systems. We measure success by our level of impact. If we got the client where they needed to go, then we did what we needed to do. Period.

Established in Abu Dhabi by a group of professionals with over 60 years of accumulated experience in management and technology, we are a boutique strategy, business intelligence, technology service delivery & project management consulting firm that accelerates projects with proven systems. We measure success by our level of impact. If we got the client where they needed to go, then we did what we needed to do. Period.
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