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Achieving value through effective procurement and supply management

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Education Center: CIPS
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City: London

Duration: 2 days

This course will help you evaluate how processes, systems and techniques for managing the supply chain can be used to improve organisational added value as well as the triple bottom line (people, planet, profitability).

The course considers the key techniques and processes that can be deployed to achieve added value through effective procurement and supply chain management such as reducing costs, improving quality, timescales, innovation and sustainability. The course evaluates the developments that can be made to systems, emphasising the impact of e-procurement and technology on process improvement. It assesses good practices in supply chain management to achieve sources of competitive advantage for the organisation so that it can act quicker, faster, cheaper, greener and smarter.

Course fee includes:

  • Refreshments
  • Lunch
  • Course materials
  • CMI membership


By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Exploit opportunities to add value for the organisation, identified through analysis of activity, issues and processes
  • Develop appropriate strategies and plans for the adoption of collaborative or competitive strategies
  • Develop contemporary systems to enable process improvement
  • Drive and lead on the creation of plans for, and implement, category management
  • Lead on the creation and adoption of process improvements to improve effectiveness and efficiency
  • Promote responsible procurement in the supply chain throughout the function, the supply base and the organisation
  • Lead on the creation of demand-led supply chains






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