Supply Chain & Operations

SOP 3 Procurement and Managing Suppliers – Level 1

Implement a professional procurement process and build good relationships with suppliers

Accredited by: LONDON INSTITUTE OF SKILLS DEVELOPMENT SIGNATURE PROGRAMME

Who should attend?

  • Purchasing executives and professional staff from supply chain management, logistics and inventory planning and control
  • Project managers involved in plant and equipment development projects
  • Engineering planners working with complex maintenance material requirements
  • Quality managers seeking to understand how suppliers are selected
  • Students / Fresh graduates who want to pursue career in Operations Management and desire to acquire a promising position in a reputable Organization
Course Code:SOP 3
Subject:Procurement & Managing Suppliers
Course Fee:£395
Duration:2 Days
Venue:
London School of Economics UK

Learning Objectives

By the end of the course delegates will be able to:

  • Set up and manage a procurement activity
  • Select suppliers using appropriate evaluation methods and criteria
  • Measure supplier performance
  • Identify ways to increase procurement effectiveness and efficiency
  • Work with user departments to improve procurement within the organisation
  • Manage supply-side risk using contractual methods
  • Manage suppliers against contractual requirements
  • Conduct supplier performance review meetings

Course Content

The Principles of Procurement

  • Definition of procurement vs purchasing activities
  • Defining the goals of procurement
  • The role of procurement
  • Supporting the business strategic objectives
  • Formulating the procurement strategy

The Procurement Process

  • Key roles and responsibilities
  • Forming commodity teams
  • Planning the procurement activities
  • Development of the procurement policy
  • Developing the supplier selection process

Compiling the Approved Supplier List

  • Determination of the most appropriate suppliers
  • Methods and techniques of inviting potential suppliers
  • Developing the supplier questionnaire
  • Supplier segmentation and grading Tier 1, 2 and 3 suppliers
  • Developing supplier performance metrics

Supplier Relationship Management (SRM)

  • Introduction to the principles of SRM
  • The importance of the buyer/supplier relationship
  • Developing the SRM strategy
  • Collaboration and joint working
  • Motivating suppliers and continuous improvement

Monitoring and Managing Supplier Contracts

  • Managing the contract and setting expectations
  • The importance of setting proper baselines
  • Conducting supplier appraisals based on performance measures and metrics
  • Dealing with underperforming suppliers
  • Dealing with breaches and disputes

LISD Workshop Special GROUP Package Highlights:

(prices applicable to a group of minimum 8 persons)
*Maximum 15 persons will be enrolled in each workshop

  • 4 Days + 3 Nights Programme
  • Programme Registration with the invoice
  • 2 Scientific Knowledge-sharing sessions
  • Certificate of Participation signed by the authorities
  • 3 Night-accommodation in B&B (Double accommodation)
  • 2 Networking Dinners
  • 3 Lunches
  • 3 Networking Tea/Coffee
  • Airport Group-Pick & Drop Service
  • City Crawl
  • Group Excursion- Famous Tourist Attractions

Generic Schedule:

4 Days/ 3 Nights Programme

Day 1:
Hotel Group Pick-up Service from the nearest Airport to the Bed & Breakfast (Hotel)
Check-in: (between 2:00-4:00 pm)
City Crawl includes Takeaway Lunch and Coffee
(1st Night)

Day 2:
Interactive Learning Sessions: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Includes 2 Tea Breaks + Lunch
7:30 pm Networking Dinner
(2nd Night)

Day 3:
Interactive Learning Session/ Award Ceremony: 9:00 am- 1:00pm
Includes 1 Tea + Lunch
Excursion: 2:00-7:00 pm
Networking Dinner: 7:30 pm
(3rd Night)

Day 4:
Hotel Check-out at 10:00 a.m
Luggage can be Deposited in the Hotel
Free to Shop and Roam (independently)
Back to the Hotel at least 3.5 hours before the flight
Group Drop-off to the Airport

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