The role of procurement and supply management within the wider supply chain is the most strategic, particularly in terms of insight into market development, market creation and an understanding of future risks and challenges that an organization faces. With an increased emphasis on collaboration, partnership, resilience and outsourcing, blended with a focus on relationship management, networking capabilities and broader commercial acumen, it’s time to examine and relook into the importance of procurement and supply at the strategic level.
This workshop provides participants with the latest information and knowledge needed for a good understanding of the nature of procurement and to conduct oneself in an accountable and ethical manner to all stakeholders in the private and public sectors.
1. Procurement Process and Execution
- Procurement lifecycle, concept of Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) and Value For Money (VFM)
- Sourcing process
- Defining evaluation criteria
- Procurement principles
- Procurement lifecycle (PLC): Definition, Overview of the different stages
- Stakeholder management
- 5 Rights of Purchasing
- Specification development: Definition, Value Engineering and Analysis, Standardisation, Difference between product and service specification etc
- Evaluation and Selection of suppliers
- Adding value in procurement
2. Types of Procurement Structure and Systems
- Centralised vs Decentralised Procurement
- Hybrid Structures
- Purchasing systems to fit structures
- e-Procurement and how it changed the environment
3. Accountability and Ethics
- Code of general procurement ethics
- Accountability of a procurement officer
- How to deal with conflict of interest
- How to deal with gifts and hospitality
- Dealing with suppliers ethically
Who Should Attend
Purchasing executives and managers who have responsibilities in procurement activities in their organization
Pavan Sharma has over 20 years of international experience in engineering, logistics and supply chain, process improvement, business development, corporate training and consultancy with more than 10 years of managing at top senior level. He is a proven leader and an excellent contributor to organizational goals in increasing revenue and controlling costs.
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