Developing Purchasing Policies, Processes and SLAs

Logistics & Supply Chain

Course Info

Duration: 1 Week

Type: In Classroom

Available Dates

Venue

  • Sep-27-2021

    Madrid

  • Oct-04-2021

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Oct-04-2021

    London

  • Oct-10-2021

    Dubai

  • Oct-11-2021

    Istanbul

  • Oct-18-2021

    Paris

  • Oct-18-2021

    Geneva

  • Oct-25-2021

    Madrid

  • Nov-08-2021

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Nov-08-2021

    London

  • Nov-14-2021

    Dubai

  • Nov-15-2021

    Istanbul

  • Nov-22-2021

    Paris

  • Nov-22-2021

    Geneva

  • Nov-29-2021

    Madrid

  • Dec-06-2021

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Dec-06-2021

    London

  • Dec-12-2021

    Dubai

  • Dec-13-2021

    Istanbul

  • Dec-20-2021

    Paris

  • Dec-20-2021

    Geneva

  • Dec-27-2021

    Madrid

  • Jan-03-2022

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Jan-03-2022

    London

  • Jan-09-2022

    Dubai

  • Jan-10-2022

    Istanbul

  • Jan-17-2022

    Paris

  • Jan-17-2022

    Geneva

  • Jan-24-2022

    Madrid

  • Feb-07-2022

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Feb-07-2022

    London

  • Feb-13-2022

    Dubai

  • Feb-14-2022

    Istanbul

  • Feb-21-2022

    Paris

  • Feb-21-2022

    Geneva

  • Feb-28-2022

    Madrid

  • Mar-07-2022

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Mar-07-2022

    London

  • Mar-13-2022

    Dubai

  • Mar-14-2022

    Istanbul

  • Mar-21-2022

    Paris

  • Mar-21-2022

    Geneva

  • Mar-28-2022

    Madrid

  • Apr-04-2022

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Apr-04-2022

    London

  • Apr-10-2022

    Dubai

  • Apr-11-2022

    Istanbul

  • Apr-18-2022

    Paris

  • Apr-18-2022

    Geneva

  • Apr-25-2022

    Madrid

Course Details

Course Outline

5 days course

 

Procurement Strategy in the Organisation
 
  • Role of Procurement in the organisation
  • Public and private procurement strategies
  • Strategic Objectives
  • Segmenting the procurement spend
  • Best practices
  • Alignment with stakeholders where do problems come from and are they avoidable? 

 

Procurement Choices and Approaches
 
  • Single/Sole or multiple suppliers
  • Appropriate procurement routes – tenders, negotiations, sole source
  • Managing low value spends
  • Supplier Selection processes
  • Supplier Development
  • National/Local supplier preference
  • Partnership and Alliance relationships 

 

Policies and Procedures
 
  • Ethics and Legal compliance
  • National and International sourcing
  • Electronic procurement options
  • Blacklisting process
  • Signing levels and approvals
  • Commercial Risk Appetite
  • Audit and inspection
  • Process development 

 

Developing KPIs and SLAs
 
  • Purpose of KPIs
  • The Balanced Scorecard
  • Using KPIs for continual improvement
  • Buying Services compared to buying goods
  • Role of SLAs
  • Typical contents of SLAs
  • Measuring internal and external performance 

 

 Implementing Policies and Procedures
 
  • Drafting clear policy statements
  • Action words for clarity
  • Allocating responsibility
  • Writing clearly and well
  • Accreditation of processes to International Standards
  • Planning for implementation
  • Personal Action plans