Winter 2021 One Day Webinars

One Day Webinars - Winter 2021 (November & December)

All webinars will run from 9.30am to 3.30pm UK (Approx.) and cost £165 + vat per delegate

For bookings please fill in the form at the bottom of the page or e-mail info@srstrategicsourcing.co.uk or call 01772 282556

Please contact us for a detailed outline of any of the Webinars below:

Introduction to Procurement

This course is designed for delegates new to procurement and for stakeholders who are interested to
understand the necessity for a procurement function and how it can add significant value for an
organisation.
This course will introduce you to the fundamentals of procurement, equipping delegates with key tools and techniques to enable them to enhance their performance quickly.

Course Date : 16th November & 13th December 2021

Introduction to Public Sector Procurement

This introductory course has been designed to aid anyone who would like to develop their knowledge of procurement procedures and improve their skills in the workplace, providing delegates with a range of tools and practical applications which are essential for an effective Procurement department.
This course is specifically tailored for the Public Sector. On completion the delegate will have a broad
understanding of the roles and responsibilities of the Procurement department.

Course Date : 22nd November & 14th December 2021

Introduction to Public Sector Procurement

Introduction to Negotiation

We are all negotiating constantly, externally with Suppliers, internally with Stakeholders, even
domestically!
This course will introduce participants to a structured approach to Negotiation. They will learn that
fundamentally negotiation is a process at which we can all continuously improve.
Delegates will be able to understand and utilise a number of key models and methods which they
can return to their organisations with and use to enable them to optimise their negotiation
performance.

Course Date : 29th November & 15th December 2021

Introduction to Negotiation

Effective Contract and Supplier Management

Supplier Management is key to Supply Chain Management success. At this stage significant
value can be added or can be lost from a Contract. If a Supplier is not managed effectively then
the value created in a contract will not be delivered in full – guaranteed!
This course will inform and educate delegates in the value and necessity of Effective Supplier /
Contract Management. We will concentrate on Supplier Performance Management (SPM), KPI’s,
SLA’s, measures and control methods, moving on to Supplier Relationship Management (SRM),
where it is appropriate and how you are able to extract additional value beyond the contract
requirements from working together with key Supplier partners.

Course Date : 1st December 2021 

Effective Contract and Supplier Management

Introduction to Category Management

Best practice procurement will always align with a Procurement Category Management structure
and strategy.
This course will comprehensively provide all delegates with the key procurement and
environmental analysis tools and techniques to be able to develop and implement an effective
value adding Category Strategy.

Course Date : 2nd December 2021

Introduction to Category Management

Managing & Mitigating Risk in your Supply Chain

You are only as strong as the weakest link in your chain.  In these times of running with minimum stock holding to keep the cash flowing, whilst sourcing from a global supply base the need for supply chain strength and resilience is critical.

This course will equip delegates with key tools, techniques and frameworks to ensure that they can eliminate / mitigate as much risk as possible in their supply chains.

The skills, tools and advice delivered in this course will benefit anybody associated with supply chain risk, e.g. procurement / buyers, inventory management, quality, risk and any other appropriate supply chain personnel.

Course Date: 3 December 2021  .

Managing and Mitigating Risk in your Supply Chain

Understanding the Legal Aspects of Procurement 

Ideally we would leave all things legal to the legal department!However this isn’t always possible and many businesses do not have the luxury of a legal department. It is critical therefore that all members of the Procurement / Buying team have an understanding of both Contract and Commercial Law.

This 1 day course will provide delegates with a solid introductory understanding of legal aspects that apply to Procurement.

Course Date : 6th December 2021

Understanding the Legal Aspects of Procurement

Finance for the Procurement & Supply Chain Team

In any Procurement and Supply Chain role it is critical that all staff members have a solid understanding of all Financial Aspects that can affect their role.  As people develop and progress their level of Financial Knowledge will need to develop along this which will facilitate their development.

This course introduces delegates to the Fundamental of Accounting, the key elements of an Annual Report, Profit & Loss, Balance Sheet, Ratio Analysis etc. and the principles of costing and pricing.

Course Date: 7 December 2021

Finance for the Procurement and Supply Chain Team

Effective Inventory Management & Forecasting

In todays world “Cash is King”. The challenge for the Inventory Manager is to consistently achieve extremely high stock availability (service levels) with as low a stock value as possible!

This course will help the delegate to thoroughly understand the role of the Inventory Manager and equip them with the tools and techniques to optimise their performance.

Course Date : 8th December 2021

Effective Inventory Management and Forecasting

Responsible & Sustainable Procurement

In the modern environment, competitive advantage / securing value for money, is achieved from how effective your procurement and supply chain is.  We are the custodians of the supply chain, supplier appraisal and selection.

It is critical that we undertake supplier selection diligently, encompassing triple bottom line, people, profit, planet, from sustainable and ethically sourced suppliers.  Additionally, we must eliminate modern slavery from our supply chains and consider local and SME suppliers, whilst embracing social value under the umbrella of Responsible Sourcing.

Course Date : 9th December 2021

Responsible and Sustainable Procurement

Responsible & Sustainable Procurement

In the modern environment, competitive advantage / securing value for money, is achieved from how effective your procurement and supply chain is.  We are the custodians of the supply chain, supplier appraisal and selection.

It is critical that we undertake supplier selection diligently, encompassing triple bottom line, people, profit, planet, from sustainable and ethically sourced suppliers.  Additionally, we must eliminate modern slavery from our supply chains and consider local and SME suppliers, whilst embracing social value under the umbrella of Responsible Sourcing.

Course Date : 9th December 2021

Responsible and Sustainable Procurement

Stakeholder Management for Procurement

Communication skills are key to success.  The purpose of this course is to equip delegates with a range of key skills and techniques to be able to engage and manage all types of stakeholders, internal and external effectively.

Course Date : 10th December 2021

Stakeholder Management for Procurement Professionals