Management / Purchasing Materials Management


Effective Buyer


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Best Effective buyers have to understand how to bring for change. They have to understand the impact and value they can make by getting a deep understanding of how to capture the best requirements of the business; select those suppliers who are a strategic match through a robust qualification and tender process; and negotiate and prepare viable and sustainable supply contracts that add real and tangible value.

  • Evaluate Suppliers - developing key measures for a total cost and value approach
  • Select and Managing Suppliers
  • Develop a Balanced Performance Measurement Framework that is value driven
  • Achieve Operational Efficiency in Purchasing
  • Understand the Stages of Effective Contract and Supplier Management
  • Contracts, Procurement, Purchasing, bayers and Project personnel
  • The Importance of Effective Purchasing
  • Procurement Strategy
  • Strategic Cost Management
  • Good Specification for goods and services
  • Defining Needs and Wants
  • Developing the Criteria for Pre-Qualification
  • Selecting Suppliers
  • Tender Process
  • Negotiating the Deal
  • Importance of Contract Management
  • Presentation & Slides
  • Audio Visual Aids
  • Interactive Discussion
  • Participatory Exercise
  • Action Learning
  • Class Activities
  • Case Studies
  • Workshops
  • Simulation

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