Procurement & Supply Chain Management Best Practices

Procurement & Supply Chain Management Best Practices

 

Date & Location: (8-12/Jan) Kuala Lumpur – (23-27/Apr) Istanbul

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Course Overview

Introduction:

This course is designed for those wanting to develop high performance purchasing and supply chain organizations as we will in this course achieve a thorough understanding of what is the best practice, establish the mission, vision, and knowledge needed to successfully implement the processes and methods needed to reach world-class performance, provide an overview of the key drivers involved when viewing supply chains from a logistics/demand point of view,

 

Program Objectives:

  • Review the meaning of strategic procurement
  • Be given examples of best practices in procurement and the supply chain
  • Review how to obtain best pricing
  • Be taught how to develop spend analysis
  • Develop a functional and cross functional view of the supply chain
  • See that better working with all of the supply chain players pays
  • Consider Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s)

Who Should Attend?

This course will mainly benefit to purchasing managers, senior buyers, project managers, civil engineers, construction managers, contractors, sub-contractors, site engineers, senior management, and government agencies, architects, construction professionals, and anyone responsible for purchasing at a senior level who seeks to enhance their skills further.

 

Program Outline:

Day 1 – Seeing Procurement as a Dynamic, Interactive System

  • The System Approach vs. the traditional Functional Approach
  • What is the goal of Procurement?
  • Developing the Strategic Procurement Plan
  • An overview of the procurement process
  • Procurement as part of the Supply Chain

Day 2 – Developing the Strategic Procurement Decisions

  • Make/buy decision
  • Vertical integration
  • Alliances and partnerships
  • Inter-company trade
  • Reciprocity and counter trade
  • Supplier strategy
  • The coordination strategy
  • The Purchasing organisation

Day 3 – Implementing the Tactical Procurement Decisions

  • Supplier involvement
  • Value analysis
  • Quality Assurance
  • Supplier selection
  • Supplier rating and ranking
  • Contract management
  • IT systems and e-Procurement
  • Policies and procedures
  • Staffing the Procurement Department

Day 4 – Dealing with Operational Procurement Decisions

  • Selecting the most appropriate ordering process
  • Addressing quality issues
  • Follow up
  • Overdue orders
  • Expediting
  • The payment process
  • Reducing the cost of procurement: small value purchase orders

Day 5 – Procurement in Supply Chain

  • The difference between Procurement and Purchasing
  • What is the role of Procurement and Purchasing?
  • Support Operational Requirements
  • Manage the Procurement Process and the Supply Base
  • Develop Strong Relationships with Other Functional Groups
  • Team Roles and responsibilities