Advanced Procurement Techniques

Advanced Procurement Techniques

This course applies strategic direction to the procurement process, aiding the evaluation of the supply market environment and its complex dynamics.

It also presents a set of real, targeted tools and techniques that, once applied, help improve the effectiveness of procurement activities, contributing to making procurement a source of sustainable competitive advantage.


• Commodity specialists
• Supply chain managers
• Managers and executives
• Procurement professionals
• Senior buyers


• Develop sound procurement strategies and tactical alternatives
• Learn to analyse the supply market by using leading practice frameworks
• Understand objectives and principles of Supplier Relationship Management (SRM)
• Evaluate current best practices for purchasing goods and services


• Total Cost of Ownership (TCO)
• Strategic evaluation of the supply market
• Suppliers positioning model
• Suppliers preferencing model
• Vendor management
• Approaches to pricing strategy

Satisfied Customers

“We wanted our people to be more effective in line with our strategy. We have a good relationship with the Supply Chain Academy as they understand our business. I have had great feedback from the team on how effective the course was which they used immediately.”
Perry Jackson


“The team have made real positive changes since the training day at Supply Chain Academy; the course was highly relevant, a good mix between theory and practice and colleagues appreciated the relevance of the scenarios and case study to help them take the learning and apply at work.”
Blyth Priestley


Our Creative Team

Paul Stone

Paul Stone

Managing Director

Paul is an experienced Human Resources and Managing Director with a demonstrated history of working in Blue Chip multinationals, professional services, the public sector and more recently in the education management industry.

Neil Roll

Neil Roll

GM - CP Training

Neil has been working in senior positions within supply chain education for the past five years, following over 25 years' of practical logistics experience in a blue chip multinational company.

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