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Advanced Procurement Management Course
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By: HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute, A Postgraduate-Only Institution

Indonesia

04 Feb - 01 Mar, 2019  26 days

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GBP 20,000

By the conclusion of the advanced procurement management and advanced supply chain management training, 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,
  • Appreciate the importance of purchasing within the organization’s structure,
  • Consider the placing of purchasing in various types of Organisations,
  • Consider the central role of contract management in the virtual organization,
  • Discuss the concept of outsourcing,
  • Highlight the basics of a best practice approach to outsourcing, including outsourcing methodologies,
  • Outline the pitfalls of outsourcing,
  • Outline the use of service level agreements (SLAs),
  • Indicate the move away from quality control (inspection techniques) towards quality assurance (prevention of defective work),
  • Discuss statistical process control (SPC) and off-line control,
  • Introduce the concept of failure mode and effect analysis,
  • Examine the different approaches to producing a specification and the role of value analysis, including the idea of early supplier involvement,
  • Consider the fact that total quality management requires the involvement of all suppliers and subcontractors, ideally at an early stage, and to outline the concept of concurrent engineering,
  • Comment on the benefits of standardization ,
  • Introduce the standards BS EN ISO 9000 on quality assurance,
  • Discuss Value analysis (VA) and Value engineering (VE),
  • Comment on the economics of quality,
  • Identify what drives make-or-buy decisions,
  • Consider provisioning systems for stock and production purposes,
  • Examine positive and negative reasons for holding stock and approaches to reducing inventories,
  • Identify methods of stock control and their application,
  • Explain the EOQ concept,
  • Discuss the usefulness and limitations of forecasting in the supply context,
  • Develop an appreciation of MRP, MRP2, DRP and ERP systems,
  • Discuss ‘just-in-time’ and related philosophies,
  • Explain late customization as a provisioning policy,
  • Emphasize the importance of responsiveness to customer needs,
  • Consider differing perceptions of ‘lead time’,
  • Explain the importance of lead time variability,
  • Outline the component parts of lead times,
  • Explain the need for expediting, how it is prioritized and organized and how it can be reduced,
  • Introduce network analysis and GANTT charts,
  • Consider the inclusion of liquidated damages, penalty and force majeure clauses in a contract,
  • Suggest the attributes of a good supplier,
  • Examine the ‘relationships spectrum’, and the move towards more mutuality in appropriate buyer/seller relationships,
  • Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of different procurement policies,
  • Examine the factors influencing pricing decisions,
  • Compare ‘price analysis’ with ‘cost analysis’,
  • Analyze the ways in which major contracts might be priced,
  • Explain contract price adjustment clauses,
  • Explain the use of incentive clauses in relation to price and cost,
  • Explain the effect of the ‘learning curve’ on the cost of production,
  • Understand negotiating as a ‘mutuality of wants, resolved by exchange’,
  • Identify the activities carried out during the different stages of negotiation,
  • Analyze the characteristics of a skilled negotiator,
  • Recognize the key points of discussion stage behaviour and recognize negotiating ploys,
  • Introduce the concept of body language and how it can be interpreted, and
  • View how negotiating technique is influenced by long-term interests.
Durban; Dubai; London; Kuala Lumpur; Amsterdam; Paris; Brussel Feb 04 - 01 Mar, 2019
GBP 20,000.00(The course cost does not include living accommodation. However, delegates are treated with the following: Continuous snacks throughout the Event Days; Hot Lunch on Event Days; City Tour; Hand-outs; Stationery. We offer very attractive discount for groups)
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Ms. Michelle +442071938392; +447487877573; +639368309409

Prof. Dr. R. B. Crawford
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