Warehouse Management
Effective Purchasing, Tendering & Supplier Selection


 A five days intensive Effective Purchasing, Tendering & Supplier Selection training course aimed at developing / strengthening the understanding of the crucial role played by the supplier in delivering customer satisfaction through an effective supply chain.

Participants will learn how to evaluate the performance of both potential and current suppliers. Asses the factors that comprise and effective tender and conduct effective negotiations that bring long term value to the organisation.

The key highlights of the training course are:

  • Planning
  • Tendering
  • Negotiation
  • Supplier Management
  • Measuring Performance
  • Communication
  • Identify and reduce procurement risk through development of a plan of action
  • Enable improved performance from your existing suppliers through evaluation and performance measurement
  • Understand and strengthen your supply chain
  • Improve operating relationships within your organisation
  • Award contracts on the basis of measured performance / criteria
  • Provide a working understanding of the Negotiation process
Training Methodology

Combined interactive presentations, case studies, participant activities and exercises to maximise the impact of the learning experience. Delegates will have ample time to consider the ideas and apply the skills discussed. This Effective Purchasing, Tendering & Supplier Selection training seminar will cover both practical and theoretical aspects of purchasing.

Organisational Impact

The organisation will benefit by:

  • Raise the profile of purchasing within the company
  • Improve the performance of established suppliers
  • Deliver materials and services at reduced cost and increased value
  • Retain money within the company through more productive negotiation
  • Improve the professionalism of those within the purchasing function
  • Drive improvement through identifying current problems and weaknesses
Personal Impact

As a result of this training course, delegates will:

  • Understand the fundamental tools of effective purchasing
  • Operate with increased confidence when dealing with suppliers
  • Manage internal relationships more effectively
  • Better deliver improved negotiated outcomes
  • Use measurement as a key tool in driving supplier improvement
  • Understand the key elements of a well-structured tender
Who Should Attend?

  • Purchasing Professionals
  • Those involved in defining the specification and evaluating supplier performance
  • Those involved in preparing and analysing bids
  • Those with an involvement in supplier relationships
  • Those whose role involves negotiation with outside agencies

Location & Date

06 - 08 Jul, 2022

06 - 08 Sep, 2022

15 - 17 Nov, 2022



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