Is it right for me?
This interactive training course considers fundamental elements of the procurement process,
together with basic tools and techniques used within procurement and supply. It provides a
robust grounding in procurement basics and is designed for those in a junior procurement/
supply chain role or those new to the discipline. Delivered using learning systems and
techniques to develop individual skills.
What will I learn?
As part of this course, you will have access to pre and post work activities online to help
you prepare and reflect on your training. Procurement is a strategic process which enables
increased added value and is a contributor of competitive advantage to the organisation.
Understanding the fundamentals of the procurement cycle and supply chain function
contributes to enhanced spend management and categorisation.
Involvement in developing robust specifications builds an understanding of the sourcing
process and wider supply chain and provides opportunities to develop stakeholder
management skills. The supplier appraisal processes are key to successful procurement
outcomes from the bid process, together with skills in performance and supplier relationship
What are the learning objectives?
By the end of this course, you will be able to:
• Recognise the fundamentals of the procurement cycle and how each phase contributes to
the effective management of spend and supply chain function
• Recognise the need for and importance of the involvement of procurement in specification
development and successful outcomes
• Undertake supplier appraisal, develop a post tender appraisal, and develop tender/RFQ
• Describe the difference between performance and supplier relationship management, and
how to effectively manage termination
Member GBP480 / Nonmember GBP600.