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Introduction to procurement and category management


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Education Center: CIPS
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City: London



Duration: 1 day

This interactive one-day training course considers fundamental elements of the procurement process together with basic tools and techniques used within procurement and supply. It provides an excellent grounding in procurement basics and is designed for those in a junior procurement/supply chain role or those new to the discipline.
                       
By the end of this course you will be able to:
- Understand the basic fundamentals of the procurement cycle and how each phase contributes to the effective management of the supply chain function, enabling you to do your job better
- Identify when to apply a range of purchasing tools and techniques
- Understand the need for the involvement of procurement in specification development and build a basic understanding of the category sourcing process
- Understand the importance of supplier appraisal, post-tender appraisal and developing relevant tender documents
- Know the difference between performance and supplier relationship management

 

 




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Other editions of this course
in United Kingdom:

12 Jun 2019  -  Edinburgh

8 Jul 2019  -  Birmingham

11 Sep 2019  -  London

9 Oct 2019  -  Manchester

4 Nov 2019  -  Birmingham

2 Dec 2019  -  London

 


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