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Advanced Purchasing and Cost Savings Techniques

By: Alpha Partners

Lagos State, Nigeria

31 Jan - 03 Feb, 2017  4 days

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NGN 105,000

 After this Advanced Purchasing and Cost Savings Techniques training participant will understand the following:

  • Understand the Strategic Role of the Purchasing Department
  • Perform accurate Supplier Evaluation
  • Identify the Importance of value analysis to Purchasing
  • Evaluate the Performance of the Department using Proper KPIs
  • Improve the Efficiency of the Purchasing function



  • Creating a Purchasing Mission Statement
  • Understanding the Concerns of Senior Management
  • Balancing Quality, Service and Price
  • Things Purchasing Should Strive for
  • Types of Purchasing Manager


  • Negotiating with suppliers
  • Power in Negotiation
  • Planning for Negotiation
  • Factors used to Evaluate Suppliers
  • Ways of Promoting Good Supplier Relations
  • Creating Suppliers as Good Partners
  • Choosing the Right Suppliers


  • ABC Analysis
  • Controlling the Budget
  • VALUE Analysis
  • Optimizing Purchasing Productivity
  • Adding Value as a Purchasing Manager


  • Centralization versus decentralization
  • Reasons for Departmental Performance Appraisal
  • Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for purchasing

IMPROVING Purchasing efficiency

  • Evaluating Service to End Users
  • Conducting the Right Surveys
  • Training the Staff
  • Ethical Behaviour
  • Purchasing Policies and Procedures

FOR WHOM: Stores, Purchasing and Logistics Personnel in the Public and Private Sectors.

Training Methodology

The training methodology combines lectures, discussions, group exercises and illustrations. Participants will gain both theoretical and practical knowledge of the topics. The emphasis is on the practical application of the topics and as a result participants will go back to the workplace with both the ability and the confidence to apply the techniques learned to their duties.

Alpha Partners Professional Training Conference Centre. 200, Muritala Mohammed Way (3rd Floor) Opposite Adekunle BRT Bus-stop, Yaba - Lagos. Jan 31 - 03 Feb, 2017
NGN 105,000.00(Fee: the workshop fee is N105,000.00 (One Hundred and Five Thousand naira Only) per participant to cover workshop literature and materials, Executive Bag, Tea/Coffee, Lunch, photographs and Certificates.)
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Chris Onwuasigwe, FCA 08033045484

A distinguished team of facilitators who are eminently qualified professionals has been assembled to lead discussions in course of the workshop.
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