Summer 2021 One Day Webinars

One Day Webinars - Summer 2021 (July)

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

For bookings please e-mail or call 01772 282556

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
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 : 19th July 2021

Introduction to Procurement

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 : 20th July 2021

Introduction to Public Sector Procurement

Introduction to Negotiation

We are all negotiating constantly, externally with Suppliers, internally with Stakeholders, even
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

Course Date : 21st July 2021

Introduction to Negotiation

Managing and 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 : 22nd July 2021

Managing and Mitigating Risk in your Supply Chain

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 : 23rd July 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 : 26th July 2021

Introduction to Category Management

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 : 27th July 2021

Effective Inventory Management and Forecasting

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