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23 Dec - 03 Jan 2019 Dubai - UAE $9,900 Book Now
04 - 15 Mar 2019 London - UK $11,900 Book Now

Why Choose this Training Course?

e-Procurement is the method that businesses use to procure and sell goods and services across the Internet. This method of using the Internet is becoming more frequent as companies are finding that e-procurement is not only facilitating the process but they are making significant savings in costs.  This AZTech training course aims to teach how to establish an e-procurement system within an organization that needs to purchase and sell through the Internet.  This comprehensive training course also focuses on the management of the complete procurement process.  We establish how to provide and measure procurement contributions to the organization so that this critical function in the company can be assessed and improved.

This training course will feature:

  • Understanding the e-procurement process
  • Appreciate the advantages of e-procurement
  • Management of e-procurement as a part of the Procurement process
  • Understanding the principles of procurement management
  • Improving relationships with suppliers

 

The Structure

This comprehensive training course consists of two modules which can be booked as a 10 Day Training event, or as individual, 5 Day training courses.

Module 1 - The Complete Course on e-Procurement

Module 2 - The Complete Course on Procurement Strategy Management

 

What are the Goals?

By the end of this AZTech training course, participants will be able to:

  • Learn the principles of e-procurement
  • Understand how to implement an e-procurement system
  • Learn how to manage an e-procurement system
  • Develop strategic purchasing plans
  • Discuss how to improve internal customer service

 

Who is this Training Course for?

The content of this training course is especially tailored to business leaders of today. Participants that hold leadership positions in organisations and who have been identified by their organisation as a key part of the company's succession plan are encouraged to attend.

 This AZTech training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:

  • Professionals in Purchasing, Procurement and Supply Management Operations and Finance
  • All those interested in the development and implementation of an e-procurement system
  • Those who are involved in the planning, evaluation, preparation and management of tenders, awards, contracts and purchases that cover the acquisition of materials, equipment, and services and who are in organizations whose leadership want high levels of competency in those involved in contracts and purchasing activities.

 

How will this Training Course be Presented?

This AZTech training course will utilise a variety of proven adult learning techniques to ensure maximum understanding, comprehension and retention of the information presented. This includes, through a variety of instructional methods including lecture by an experienced practitioner and consultant who has considerable first-hand experience, group exercises and group discussions covering current practices and their relationship to the implementation of new concepts.

 

The Course Content

Module 1: The Complete Course on e-Procurement

Day One: Traditional Procurement Procedures

  • The organization’s procurement function
  • Strategic sourcing
  • Types of procurement systems
  • Supplier selection and evaluation and performance
  • An introduction to e-procurement
  • What is needed to develop an e-procurement system

 

Day Two: The Development of e-Procurement

  • Developing the steps for an e-procurement system
  • What can an e-procurement do for the organisation
  • Components of an e-procurement system components
  • Internal customer ordering and approvals system through e-procurement
  • Developing an e-quotation preparations and evaluation system
  • Evaluating an e-quotation system

 

Day Three: e-Procurement Models and Negotiation

  • E-procurement in the organisation
  • Negotiating techniques to avoiding confrontational negotiating
  • New techniques in influencing
  • Understanding the power in negotiating
  • Negotiating pressure points and countermeasures
  • Negotiation exercises

 

Day Four: e-Procurement Management

  • E-procurement risk and workflows
  • E-procurement processes
  • Managing the complete e-procurement system
  • E-procurement hardware and software
  • E-procurement user administration
  • E-procurement security

 

Day Five: Organizational Improvement through e-Procurement

  • Integrating e-procurement systems into the organisation
  • Integration issues
  • E-procurement and contract law
  • Contracts and electronic signatures
  • Contract formation and e-trading
  • Making changes in the organization

 

Module 2: The Complete Course on Procurement Strategy Management

Day Six : The 1st Steps to Becoming World Class

  • 4 Stages To World Class
  • Strategic Sourcing
  • Developing Spend Profiles and the ABC Analysis
  • New Job Descriptions For Purchasing of the future
  • Purchasing Personnel Required Skill Sets
  • Introducing e- procurement at the agency level

 

Day Seven: Evaluating your Own Operation

  • Purchasing Gap Analysis
  • Vision and Mission for Purchasing
  • Developing The Purchasing Department Strategic Plan
  • Developing Key Performance Indicators (KPI) For Procurement
  • Developing A Company Purchase Price Index
  • Material chain management

 

Day Eight: Continuous Improvement and How to Get It

  • Cost Reduction Initiatives
  • Methods of Cost Containment
  • Waste In The Supply Chain
  • Breaking Down The Elements Of Supplier Cost
  • Commodity/Service Strategic Planning
  • Resisting Price Increases

 

Day Nine: Supplier Management and Risk

  • Supplier Classification System
  • Supplier Qualification Methods
  • Supplier Performance Metrics
  • Improving supplier performance
  • Procurement risk
  • Advantages, challenges ( risk ) and safeguards of e-procurement

 

Day Ten: Improving the Image of Procurement

  • Global Sourcing
  • International Labor Rates Comparison
  • Developing And Maintaining A Customer Focus
  • Basic Issues In Corruption And Fraud Prevention
  • Increasing The Level Of Procurement Professionalism
  • Keeping Current in the profession

 

The Certificate

  • AZTech Certificate of Completion for delegates who attend and complete the training course

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