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Advanced Procurement and Contract Management Course

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This Course is Designed For:

  • Ø Procurement Officers;
  • Ø Purchasing and Procurement Professionals;
  • Ø Project Managers and Team Members;
  • Ø Financial Managers;
  • Ø Accountants;
  • Ø Budget Officers;
  • Ø Financial Planners;
  • Ø Cost and management accountant;
  • Ø Financial planners and cost analysts;
  • Ø Senior managers who supervise people with financial responsibilities;
  • Ø Financial and budget controllers;
  • Ø Value Engineers;
  • Ø Value Analysts;
  • Ø Directors;
  • Ø Business Owners;
  • Ø Auditors;
  • Ø Contract Managers;
  • Ø Contract and Subcontract Administrators;
  • Ø Purchasing Professionals;
  • Ø Sales Professional;
  • Ø Supply Management Professionals;
  • Ø Engineering, Operational, Project, and Maintenance Personnel;
  • Ø Supervisors;
  • Ø Those who want to gain understanding about procurement and contract management.

Duration: 10 Days

By the conclusion of the specified learning and development activities, delegates will be able to:

  • Ø Demonstrate an understanding of the importance of purchasing within the organisation’s structure;
  • Ø Authenticate the fact that total quality management requires the involvement of all suppliers and subcontractors, ideally at an early stage, and to outline the concept of concurrent engineering;
  • Ø Define tendering;
  • Ø Demonstrate a heightened understanding about the concept of contract management and administration;
  • Ø Demonstrate an understanding of the concept of contract performance;
  • Ø Demonstrate an understanding of the concept of failure mode and effect analysis;
  • Ø Demonstrate an understanding of the legal aspect of contract management.
  • Ø Demonstrate an understanding of the principles of relationship management.
  • Ø Demonstrate an understanding of the provisioning systems for stock and production purposes;
  • Ø Demonstrate an understanding of the standards BS EN ISO 9000 on quality assurance;
  • Ø Describe the process involved in contract administration;
  • Ø Determine some contractor motivation;
  • Ø Develop an appreciation of MRP, MRP2, DRP and ERP systems;
  • Ø Discuss ‘just-in-time’ and related philosophies;
  • Ø Discuss purchasing and supply as a service activity;
  • Ø Discuss statistical process control (SPC) and off-line control;
  • Ø Discuss the changing role of purchasing and supply;
  • Ø Discuss the concept of outsourcing;
  • Ø Discuss the scope of purchasing;
  • Ø Discuss the usefulness and limitations of forecasting in the supply context;
  • Ø Discuss Value analysis (VA) and Value engineering (VE);
  • Ø Emphasize the importance of responsiveness to customer needs;
  • Ø Enumerate the benefits of standardization and economics of quality;
  • Ø Enumerate the different methods of tendering and explain each;
  • Ø Establish an understanding of the central role of contract management in the virtual organisation;
  • Ø Examine positive and negative reasons for holding stock and approaches to reducing inventories;
  • Ø Examine the ‘total acquisition cost’ concept;
  • Ø Examine the different approaches to producing a specification and the role of value analysis, including the idea of early supplier involvement;
  • Ø Examine the issues of how decentralised v. centralised departmental organisations and support services affect the structure of the purchasing team;
  • Ø Explain how purchasing might develop from an independent function to an integrated activity;
  • Ø Explain late customisation as a provisioning policy;
  • Ø Explain risk, reward and contract targeting;
  • Ø Explain the concept of strategic management;
  • Ø Explain the EOQ concept;
  • Ø Explain the growth in the strategic role of procurement, purchasing and supply;
  • Ø Highlight the basics of a best practice approach to outsourcing, including outsourcing methodologies;
  • Ø Highlight the evolution of concepts relating to purchasing development;
  • Ø Identify key practices encountered in developed strategic purchasing;
  • Ø Identify methods of stock control and their application;
  • Ø Identify the internal and external influences which have affected the evolution of purchasing;
  • Ø Identify the purchasing cycle concept;
  • Ø Identify the types of contract and differentiate one from the other;
  • Ø Identify various forms of purchasing strategy aimed at gaining competitive advantage and to examine influences on strategic choice;
  • Ø Identify what drives make-or-buy decisions;
  • Ø Indicate the move away from quality control (inspection techniques) towards quality assurance (prevention of defective work);
  • Ø Name the different variations and claims in contract management and administration; and
  • Ø Outline and illustrate the contracting process;
  • Ø Outline the pitfalls of outsourcing;
  • Ø Outline the use of service level agreements (SLAs);
  • Ø Provide mini-case studies demonstrating how companies are developing their purchasing functions;
  • Ø Validate the adoption of relationships based on mutual benefits as an alternative to the traditional transactional, adversarial approach.

We offer very attractive discount for groups of 3 and more people, from the same organisation, taking the same course. This discount is between ten percent (10%) and thirty three percent (33%), depending on the group size. Even with these discounts, we can also deliver courses for groups in the country of your choice.

Please feel welcome to contact me, at any time. My e-mail addresses are: fria@hrodc.com; and fria.hrodc@outlook.com

My Direct telephone number is +442071935906

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