A highly interactive training course

The Complete Course on
Purchasing Management

Purchasing Management Specialist: Reducing Costs, Improving Performance, Achieving Success

Session Dates
13 - 17 Feb 2023
Dubai, UAE
15 - 19 May 2023
Istanbul, Turkey
31 Jul - 04 Aug 2023
London, UK
06 - 10 Nov 2023
Dubai, UAE

Training Course Overview

Every organisation needs good procurement.

A Procurement team needs to have good management and leadership. This COPEX training course focuses on the common “gaps” in Procurement, and how to lead continual improvement in order to deliver strategic goals. 

The training course focuses on proactive management of the supply base, and how to deliver cost reduction and value improvements at the same time. It looks at methods to promote creativity and flexibility to utilise supply market knowledge and how Procurement can become a core organisational competency. It has practical action planning for implementation back in the workplace.

Training Course Objectives

By attending this COPEX training course you should achieve these goals:

  • Learn How to Develop High Performance Purchasing Organizations
  • Develop Strategic Purchasing Plans & Discuss How to Improve Internal Customer Service
  • Appreciate and See the Analytics that Guide Procurement Strategies
  • Explore Many Ways of Reporting Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  • Understand the Most Important Competencies for Purchasing Personnel

Designed For

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

  • Procurement and Contracts Personnel
  • Purchasing, Procurement, Contracts, Contract Administration, Projects Personnel
  • Engineering, Facilities, Finance, and Maintenance Personnel
  • Personnel Involved in the Planning and Management of Tender Process
  • Leaders in the Acquisition of Materials, Equipment and Services

Training Course Outline

Amongst a wide range of valuable topics, the following will be prioritised:

  • Strategic Sourcing
  • Job Profiles and Skills for Procurement
  • Vision and Mission for Procurement
  • Key Performance Indicators
  • Cost Reduction Initiatives
  • Resisting Price Increases
  • Supplier Qualification
  • eProcurement Processes
  • Global Sourcing
  • Ethics, Corruption and Fraud

The Certificate

  • COPEX Certificate of Attendance will be provided to delegates who attend and complete the course

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