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Best Tactical Purchasing Practices for Cost Optimization Course

By: Centre for Public Service Productivity and Development

Lagos State, Nigeria

12 - 15 May, 2020  4 days

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NGN 195,000

Venue: Lagos

Other Dates

Venue Date Fee  
Lagos, Lagos State, Nigeria 24 - 27 Mar, 2020 NGN195000
Lagos, Lagos State, Nigeria 28 - 31 Jan, 2020 NGN195000
Lagos, Lagos State, Nigeria 21 - 24 Jul, 2020 NGN195000

Managing the purchasing department of the 21st Century is not an easy task. Today's global economy makes the purchasing function increasingly complicated. In this course, we will explore how to manage the various suppliers that may be located thousands of kilometres from your plant while achieving real cost savings. Furthermore, we will discover how the purchasing department fits in the overall function of the supply chain operation. Lastly, we will cover how the purchasing department should be managed properly to achieve all its Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).

Course Methodology

This course uses a mixture of interactive learning tools such as round table discussions, role playing, case studies, individual and team exercises.

Course Objectives

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Define the strategic role of the purchasing department
  • Perform accurate supplier evaluation
  • Develop effective negotiation strategies with all suppliers
  • Explain the importance of value analysis to purchasing
  • Evaluate the performance of the department using proper Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  • Improve the efficiency of the purchasing department

Target Audience

Buyers, senior buyers, purchasing supervisors, purchasing managers and all other personnel who need to understand the purchasing function.

Target Competencies

  • Strategic purchasing operations
  • Item value analysis
  • Departmental management
  • Negotiation
  • Purchasing ethics
  • Supplier evaluation
Lagos May 12 - 15 May, 2020
Lagos, Lagos State, Nigeria 24 - 27 Mar, 2020
Lagos, Lagos State, Nigeria 28 - 31 Jan, 2020
Lagos, Lagos State, Nigeria 21 - 24 Jul, 2020
NGN 195,000.00(The program fees covers tuition, Course Materials, Tea/Coffee Break, Lunch, Bag, Certificate of participation and administration)
USD 600.00(The program fees covers tuition, Course Materials, Tea/Coffee and Break, Lunch, Bag, Certificate of participation and administration)
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Organisation sponsoring more than two staff will get 20% discount and Payment before two weeks to event date attracts 5% discount. You can also consider option of having this training in-house or online at 50% discount and 5 free e-books
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