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Training on Vendor Pre-qualification and Management

By: Devimpact Institute


26 Feb - 01 Mar, 2024  5 days

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USD 950

Venue: Nairobi

Other Dates

Venue Date Fee  
Nairobi , Kenya 11 - 15 Mar, 2024 USD950.00
Nairobi , Kenya 25 - 29 Mar, 2024 USD950.00

Decisions about where to buy components, raw materials, manufacturing and testing equipment, and even advisory services should be well-informed and documented through a vendor qualification process. Making bad purchasing choices can result in circumstances that affect product quality, regulatory compliance, business earnings, and even the company’s reputation.

Training on vendor pre-qualification and management takes participants through best practices for developing a long-lasting vendor qualifying process. The training will adopt a practical approach to illustrate the best ways to improve vendor performance and guarantee contract compliance.

Target Participants 

Training on vendor pre-qualification and management targets contract, procurement, supply chain and projects personnel

Course Duration

Online                       7 Days

Classroom-based      5 Days

What You Will Learn 

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

  • Design a sustainable vendor qualification program.
  • Choose the ideal prospective vendor.
  • Determine what a prospective vendor must provide before being approved.
  • Calculate the time and costs involved with vendor qualifying.
  • Identify typical mistakes to avoid while selecting vendors.
  • Create impactful performance metrics.
  • Use performance results for continuous improvement.

Course Outline  

Vendor Qualification: Compiling an Approved Supplier List 

  • Distinguish between supplier and vendor.
  • Determining the goals and objectives of procurement
  • End-user involvement in earlier supplier management
  • Compiling supplier selection criteria
  • Developing an approved supplier list
  • Supplier segmentation

Supplier Evaluation and Assessment  

  • Vendor/supplier pre-qualification questionnaire
  • Supplier evaluation
  • Quality management systems
  • Performing a supplier assessment
  • Certification of suppliers
  • ISO certification
  • Setting acceptance criteria

Supplier Performance – What to Measure? 

  • Setting of objectives that are aligned with the goals of the company.
  • Characteristics of a good performance measurement system
  • Developing a supplier performance system
  • Supplier performance management and metrics
  • Implementing the System

Supplier Performance – Interpreting the Results 

  • Rating the individual supplier
  • Ranking your suppliers
  • Disseminating the results: what to do and what not to do.
  • Rewarding good behavior
  • Supplier recognition
  • Corrective action procedures

Remedies for Breach of Contract 

  • What constitutes a breach?
  • The different types of breaches
  • The different remedies available
  • Determining the quantum of damages
  • Liquidated damages
  • Equitable damages
  • Court injunction

Training Approach 

This training on vendor pre-qualification and management course is delivered by our seasoned trainers who have vast experience as expert professionals in their respective fields of practice. The course is taught through a mix of practical activities, presentations, group work and case studies.

Training manuals and additional reference materials are provided to the participants.


Upon successful completion of this training on vendor pre-qualification and management, participants will be issued a certificate.

Tailor-Made Course 

We can also do this as a tailor-made course to meet organization-wide training needs. A training needs assessment will be done on the training participants to collect data on the existing skills, knowledge gaps, training expectations and tailor-made needs.

Nairobi Feb 26 - 01 Mar, 2024
Nairobi , Kenya 11 - 15 Mar, 2024
Nairobi , Kenya 25 - 29 Mar, 2024

Registration: 00:00:am - 00:00:am

Class Session: 08:30:am - 04:00:am

USD 950.00 + 47.50 (VAT)(Classroom-based)
USD 600.00 + 30.00 (VAT)(Online)
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Devimpact Institute +254714349537

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