Spring & Summer 2022 One Day Webinars

One Day Webinars - Spring & Summer 2022

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 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 : 22nd April & 23rd June 2022

Introduction to Negotiation

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 : 28th April & 21st June 2022

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 : 29th April & 22nd June 2022

Introduction to Public Sector Procurement

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 : 5th May 2022

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 : 6th May 2022

Introduction to Category Management

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 : 9th May 2022

Understanding the Legal Aspects of Procurement

Financial Aspects for the Procurement Professional 

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 : 12th May 2022

Financial Aspects for the Procurement Professional

Generating Social Value and Preventing Modern Day Slavery from Responsible Procurement 

In the Public Sector, as per PPN (06/20), it is now a mandatory requirement for Social Value to represent a minimum of 10% of any tender evaluation score.  Effective Procurement with Social Value embedded at its Core is Critical to this success.

This course will provide the participant with a thorough understanding of the Social Value Act, where it needs to sit strategically within an Organisation and how it effects every stage of the Procurement Cycle from Identification of a Need through to Effective Contract Management.

Are you confident that there is no element of Modern Day Slavery in your Supply Chain?  Statistics suggest that over 40 Million people are enslaved globally across over 100 Countries.

This course is designed to help all delegates to fully understand Modern Day Slavery and the 2015 Act, how it affects all Organisation and their Procurement activity and what you can do to prevent / eliminate Modern Day Slavery from occurring in your Supply Chain.  The course will also provide all delegates with models, tools, techniques, processes etc. to enable delegates to return to their Organisations and effectively implement change

Course Date : 17th May 2022

Generating Social Value & Preventing Modern Slavery through Effective Procurement

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: 18th May 2022

Managing and Mitigating Risk in your Supply Chain

Effective Inventory Management and Forecasting

In today’s 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 participant to thoroughly understand the Role of the Inventory Manager and equip them with the tools and techniques to optimise their performance.

Course Date: 28th June 2022

Effective Inventory Management and Forecasting