Training Course on Procurement Strategy Development

Datastat Research Consultancy

Training Course on Procurement Strategy Development

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The aim of this course is to enable participants to develop and implement category-based procurement strategies. These include clearly understand corporate procurement strategy development options, manage tools and methods to implement strategies in business units, align procurement systems, processes and functions with the procurement spend and risk profile of the organisation, and focus on significant high risk/high spend accounts.


5 days.

Who should attend?

This course is designed for procurement practitioners and managers at all levels and is also recommended for programme and project staff and other procurement stakeholders involved in the planning, monitoring, management, or oversight of procurement. The course will particularly benefit those who wish to take a more proactive and strategic approach to their procurement activities by developing and implementing an integrated corporate procurement strategy

Course objectives

By the end of the programme, participants will be able to:

• Describe the issues to be considered when developing a procurement strategy for a business unit

• Articulate the objectives of a procurement activity for a business unit

• Conduct procurement spend analysis, supply risk assessments, demand and supply market analysis

• Model and implement strategies for significant procurement

• Implement strategies for routine, volume, critical and strategic categories

• Align systems, capabilities, and administrative processes with strategic objectives

• Measure performance, outcomes and results

Course content

Module I: Steps to Becoming World Class

What World Class Procurement Departments do differently
Category Management & Strategic Sourcing
The Kraljic Matrix
Winning Procurement Competencies
Build a Solid Business Case
Module II: Evaluating Your Own Operation

Procurement Gap & Benchmarking Analysis
Spend & Opportunity Analysis
Developing the Procurement Department Strategic Plan
Developing Key Performance Indicators (KPI) For Procurement
Material Chain Management
Module III: Continuous Improvement Roadmap

Key Enablers of Procurement
Agile Procurement
Supplier Pricing and Managing Price
Cost Reduction Strategies
Module IV: Supplier Management Approaches

Supplier Classification System
Supplier Qualification Methods
Supplier Performance Metrics
Managing Procurement Risks
Contract Management
Module V: Improving the Image of Procurement

Global Sourcing
Market Intelligence
Stakeholder Management
Ethics & Corporate Social Responsibility
Keeping Current in the profession

The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web-based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

Key Notes

i. The participant must be conversant with English.

ii. Upon completion of training the participant will be issued with an Authorized Training Certificate

iii. Course duration is flexible and the contents can be modified to fit any number of days.

iv. The course fee includes facilitation training materials, 2 coffee breaks, buffet lunch and A Certificate upon successful completion of Training.

v. One-year post-training support Consultation and Coaching provided after the course.

vi. Payment should be done at least a week before commence of the training, to DATASTAT CONSULTANCY LTD account, as indicated in the invoice so as to enable us prepare better for you.

We also offer online training.

Course Fee: Ksh 80,000, USD 900

Contact Us
Mobile No: +254724527104/ +254734969612

Email Add: [email protected]

Postal Add: 5402-00100

Head Office: Comet House , Along Monrovia Street, Nairobi, Kenya

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2021-05-24 to

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