Why Choose this Training Course?

This training course is an exciting two module COPEX programme looking at the important and cost cutting topic of e-Procurement and the complete procurement process. Many organisations either do not have or are having experiences with e-Procurement, this training course looks at solving the problems as well as improving processes in order to maximise the benefits of e-Procurement to the organisation.

The second part of this stimulating and informative training course examines a vital part of the organisation - procurement and how to improve the organisation’s procedures to benefit both suppliers and customers.

What are the Goals?

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

  • Examine the Processes of e-Procurement
  • Develop Improvements to e-Procurement
  • Understand How to Use e-Procurement More Effectively
  • Appreciate How Procurement Can Improve the Bottom Line
  • Understand How to Make the Procurement Department More Productive
  • Know How to Make Significant Savings in the Organisation’s Costs
Who is this Training Course for?

This COPEX training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:

  • Purchasing
  • Procurement
  • Contracts
  • Finance
  • Supply chain
Course Outline
Module 1: The Complete Course on e-Procurement
Day One: Traditional Procurement Procedures
  • The Organization’s Procurement Function
  • Strategic Sourcing
  • Supplier Selection and Evaluation and Performance
  • An Introduction to e-Procurement
  • What is Needed to Develop an e-Procurement System? 
Day Two: The Development of e-Procurement
  • Developing the Steps for an e-Procurement System
  • What can an e-Procurement do for the Organisation
  • Components of an e-Procurement System Components
  • Internal Customer Ordering and Approvals System through e-Procurement
  • Developing an E-quotation Preparations and Evaluation System
  • Evaluating an E-quotation System 
Day Three: e-Procurement Models and Negotiation
  • E-procurement in the Organisation
  • Negotiating techniques to Avoiding Confrontational Negotiating
  • New Techniques in Influencing
  • Understanding the Power in Negotiating
  • Negotiating Pressure points and Countermeasures
  • Negotiation Exercises  
Day Four: e-Procurement Management
  • e-Procurement Risk and Workflows
  • e-Procurement Processes
  • e-Procurement Hardware and Software
  • e-Procurement User Administration
  • e-Procurement Security  
Day Five: Organizational Improvement through e-Procurement
  • Integrating e-Procurement Systems into the Organisation
  • Integration Issues
  • e-Procurement and Contract Law
  • Contracts and Electronic Signatures
  • Contract Formation and e-trading
  • Making Changes in the Organization 
Day Six: Steps to Becoming World Class
  • What World Class Procurement Departments do differently
  • Category Management & Strategic Sourcing
  • The Kraljic Matrix
  • Winning Procurement Competencies
  • Build a Solid Business Case
Module 2: The Complete Course on Procurement Strategy Management
Day Seven: Evaluating Your Own Operation
  • Procurement Gap & Benchmarking Analysis
  • Spend & Opportunity Analysis
  • Developing the Procurement Department Strategic Plan
  • Developing Key Performance Indicators (KPI) For Procurement
  • Material Chain Management
Day Eight: Continuous Improvement Roadmap
  • Key Enablers of Procurement
  • Agile Procurement
  • Supplier Pricing and Managing Price
  • Cost Reduction Strategies
  • Digitalisation
Day Nine: Supplier Management Approaches
  • Supplier Classification System
  • Supplier Qualification Methods
  • Supplier Performance Metrics
  • Managing Procurement Risks
  • Contract Management
Day Ten: Improving the Image of Procurement
  • Global Sourcing
  • Market Intelligence
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Ethics & Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Keeping Current in the profession
The Certificate
  • COPEX Certificate of Attendance will be provided to delegates who attend and complete the course
Certificate in e-Procurement & Purchasing Management
  • Duration:10 days
  • Format:Classroom
  • Language: English
  • Certificate:Yes
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Fee: $11,900
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