How to Maximise Effective Purchasing:

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Ensure your purchasing effort produces best value whilst satisfying your organisation’s specific needs.

This 2-day intensive high level course re-examines well-tested and proven approaches to purchasing. It includes 10 tips on how to use these strategies and tactics to your best advantage

This training workshop is designed for:
  • experienced staff in Purchasing, Supply & Materials Management roles as a refresher course or reminder of how their roles fit in to the Purchasing process
  • less experienced or new staff in Purchasing, Supply & Materials Management roles
  • other staff who would benefit from a broad understanding of the Purchasing process (eg Finance staff, Internal Auditors, Sales Mana…

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Ensure your purchasing effort produces best value whilst satisfying your organisation’s specific needs.

This 2-day intensive high level course re-examines well-tested and proven approaches to purchasing. It includes 10 tips on how to use these strategies and tactics to your best advantage

This training workshop is designed for:
  • experienced staff in Purchasing, Supply & Materials Management roles as a refresher course or reminder of how their roles fit in to the Purchasing process
  • less experienced or new staff in Purchasing, Supply & Materials Management roles
  • other staff who would benefit from a broad understanding of the Purchasing process (eg Finance staff, Internal Auditors, Sales Managers etc)
  • Specifiers, requisitioners and other end-users of the purchased goods


By the end of this course participants will be able to:
  • Get a better deal for the organisation
  • Reduce the company’s longer term operating costs
  • Improve on-time delivery of ordered goods
  • Safeguard the organisation’s reputation
  • Reduce costs of the purchasing processes


Topics will include:
  • Purchasing in context of company’s business
  • Total procurement process – the snake
  • Cost of purchasing / acquisition
  • Targeted purchasing – horses for courses
  • End-user specifications of what is required
  • Commercial specifications forming part of the RFQ
  • Finding the right suppliers
  • Bid evaluation – finding the ‘best’ offer (not the cheapest one)
  • Automating the purchasing process
  • Planning purchasing to avoid late delivery.

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