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Advanced Procurement Management for Competitive Advantage, incorporating Basic Internal Control Principles Course - Diploma Postgraduate (Durban)

By: HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute

South Africa

17 - 21 Apr, 2017  5 days

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This Training Course is designed for: Procurement Officers; Purchasing and Procurement Professionals; Project Managers and Team Members;  Financial Managers; Accountants; Budget Officers; Financial Planners;  Cost and management accountant; Financial planners and cost analysts; Senior managers who supervise people with financial responsibilities, Financial and budget controllers; Value Engineers; Value Analysts Directors; Business Owners;  Auditors.

By the conclusion of the specified learning and development activities, delegates will be able to

  • Discuss the scope of purchasing
  • Identify the purchasing cycle concept
  • Discuss purchasing and supply as a service activity
  • Discuss the changing role of purchasing and supply
  • Explain how purchasing might develop from an independent function to an integrated activity
  • Identify the internal and external influences which have affected the evolution of purchasing
  • Examine the ‘total acquisition cost’ concept
  • Consider the adoption of relationships based on mutual benefits as an alternative to the traditional transactional, adversarial approach
  • Highlight the evolution of concepts relating to purchasing development
  • Identify key practices encountered in developed strategic purchasing
  • Provide mini-case studies demonstrating how companies are developing their purchasing functions
  • To explain the growth in the strategic role of procurement, purchasing and supply
  • Explain the concept of strategic management
  • Identify various forms of purchasing strategy aimed at gaining competitive advantage and to examine influences on strategic choice
  • Examine the issues of how decentralized v. Centralized departmental organisations and support services affect the structure of the purchasing team.
Durban, South Africa Apr 17 - 21 Apr, 2017
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+44 7736147507; +44 1902 763607; +44 2071935906

Prof. Dr. R. B. Crawford – Director HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute, PhD (University of London); M.Ed. M. (University of Bath); Adv. Dip. Ed. (University of Bristol); PGCIS (Thames Valley University); ITC (UWI); Member of the Standing Council of Organisational Symbolism (MSCOS); Member of the Asian Academy of Management (MAAM); Member of the International Society of Gesture Studies (MISGS); Member of the Academy of Management (MAOM); LESAN; Professor, HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute; Visiting Professor, Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP)
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