The Fundamentals of Purchasing and Procurement

£695.00 + VAT


The Fundamentals of Purchasing and Procurement

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Purchasing Course

This course equips participants with the fundamental skills and knowledge to transform them  into professional and productive members of the purchasing team. Participants will gain valuable knowledge on how to ‘Get a better deal’ for the organisation,  by understanding how to utilise the 10 tips of purchasing to gain a competitive advantage.

2 Day Course

£695.00 + VAT

  • Materials Managers.
  • Supply Chain Managers.
  • Sales personnel.
  • Finance staff.
  • Procurement professionals.
  • Senior Buyers.
  • Internal supply chain auditors.
  • Any ‘client facing’ Account Managers.
  • Reduce the company’s long term operating costs.
  • Improve  on-time delivery of ordered goods.
  • Safeguard the organization’s  reputation.
  • Reduce purchasing costs.
  • Identify the best-value procurement strategies.
  • Purchasing in the context of business objectives.
  • Procurement Process implementation.
  • The cost of purchasing.
  • Targeted purchasing.
  • Commercial Specifications- RFQ.
  • Bid evaluation – ‘Best value’.
  • Planning purchasing operations.
  • Automating the purchasing process.
  • Supplier evaluation – selection.

Open Course Dates, Availability and Bookings for our Purchasing Course

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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


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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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