Course detailsThis Certificate in Purchasing and Procurement is designed to provide learners with an in-depth understanding of the purchasing and procurement of goods and services, and the processes involved. It is ideal for anyone looking to kickstart a career in this field or develop their existing career.
Through this procurement training course, you will deepen your understanding of both the purchasing and procurement cycle, as well as learn the fundamentals of supply chain management. You will gain all the necessary skills required to successfully manage and build positive relationships with suppliers, evaluate supplier performance, identify procurement needs, and much more.
Furthermore, you will develop in-demand strategic and problem-solving skills that will instantly boost your earning potential and help you to develop productive, competent and solid teams that achieve shared organisational goals.
- Accredited by CPD
- Instant e-certificate and hard copy dispatch by next working day
- Fully online, interactive course with audio voiceover
- Developed by qualified professionals
- Self-paced learning and laptop, tablet, smartphone-friendly
- 24/7 Learning Assistance
- Discounts on bulk purchases
This Purchasing & Procurement training course is ideal for anyone looking for a formal qualification to kickstart a career in the following professions:
- Purchasing Assistant
- Purchasing Administrator
- Procurement Manager
- Procurement Officer
- Procurement Coordinator
By the end of the course, learners will be able to:
- Discuss in detail the evolution of purchasing through procurement
- Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of the procurement cycle and purchasing cycle
- Understand the role of procurement in an organisation
- Identify needs in purchasing, plan a schedule and issue a purchasing order
- List the different elements of the purchasing and procurement toolkit
- Build positive relationships with suppliers and identify the stages of supplier integration
- Use a range of risk identification techniques when overseeing the procurement process
- Test for quality control and reliability, and evaluate supplier performance
- Demonstrate excellent knowledge of the principles of inventory management
At the end of the course, there will be an online assessment, which you will need to pass to complete the course. Answers are marked instantly and automatically, allowing you to know straight away whether you have passed. If you haven’t, there’s no limit on the number of times you can take the final exam. All this is included in the one-time fee you paid for the course
Module 01: Supply Chain Basics
Module 02: Role of Procurement in an Organisation
Module 03: The Purchasing Cycle
Module 04: Purchasing Toolkits
Module 05: Managing Competitive Bids
Module 06: Quality Management
Module 07: Supplier Relationship Management
Module 08: Analysing and Reducing Risk in the Supply Chain
Module 09: Improving Efficiency and Accuracy
Module 10: Category Management
Module 11: Inventory Management
Module 12: E-procurement Updated on 17 February, 2021
Eligibility / Requirements
This course is available to all learners, of all academic backgrounds.
Learners should be aged 16 or over.
Just Basic understanding of the English language is required to attend this course
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