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Advanced International Sourcing and Purchasing

By: London Management Centre

United Kingdom

15 - 19 Feb, 2016  5 days

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GBP 3,600

Sourcing and purchasing processes are essential to the success of modern organizations. This increasingly means sourcing both locally and internationally, each of which has associated costs and benefits. This course studies the strategic issues related to international sourcing, the pitfalls and best practices, and builds on the topics covered in the International Sourcing and Purchasing Module.

Who should attend?

This programme is designed for managers and purchasing professionals involved in the procurement, specification or use of goods or services that need to be sourced internationally including buyers and project managers. The course is designed to ensure that delegates are aware of the challenges and opportunities involved in international sourcing.

  • Category management
  • Communication strategies
  • Outsourcing
  • Partnering, Alliances and arms-length relationships
  • Inventory and stock
  • Just in time vs. stock holding
  • Consignment stocking
  • Advanced tendering
  • E-auctions
  • Competitive dialogue
  • Procedures and consistency
  • Supplier development
  • Development of local suppliers
  • Development of new suppliers
  • Developing shift teams
  • Risk management
  • Contingency Planning
  • SWOT and PEST Analyses
  • Legal issues
  • International Corruption index and laws
  • Cultural issues
  • Environmental Purchasing
  • Incoterms 2010
London Management Centre, 92 Seymour Pl, Marylebone, London W1H 2NJ Feb 15 - 19 Feb, 2016
GBP 3,600.00
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