Category Management

Category Management Course - Supply Chain Category Management Course

Category Management Course

Successful category management has the ability to satisfy business needs, while at the same time maximising the value delivered from the procurement process.

This 3-day  course will aid the identification of the most appropriate category management structure for your business,  through a practical 4-step process that can be adopted by any organisation. This process can be used to optimise current practices, or implement a results driven approach, which will add real value to your business.

3 Day Course

£995.00 + VAT

  • Category managers.
  • Procurement professionals.
  • Purchasing professionals.
  • Project managers.
  • Operation managers.
  • Finance managers.
  • Supply chain professionals.
  • Understand why category management is an essential procurement tool.
  • Appreciate the benefits of successfully implementing category management.
  • Decide which approaches to category management are best suited to your organisation.
  • Utilise a range of tools and techniques to develop category management in an organisation.
  • Identify an appropriate implementation strategy.
  • The category management matrix.
  • Principles of category management
  • Assessing the main categories of expenditure.
  • Models for category management.
  • Measuring effectiveness of category management.
  • Implementation of category management.
  • Making the category management approach work for your organisation.
  • Corporate and social responsibility.

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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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