Purchasing is at the heart of the supply chain function. The purchasing department can spend up to 70% of a company's money which means that the money should be spent very carefully. In this course, we will explore the strategic role of the purchasing function and how this department can contribute to the entire organization. Supplier evaluation and negotiation will be discussed to maximize the contribution of the purchasing department. Furthermore, the latest innovative techniques for continuous improvement at the purchasing department will be explored.
This course uses a variety of interactive training methods such as: case studies, team exercises, individual exercises, and questionnaires.
Senior buyers, purchasing supervisors, purchasing managers and other supply chain personnel.
Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) : Meirc is an Approved Training Provider (ATP) in the region for the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT). Established in 1919, CILT is the world’s leading supply chain, logistics and transport professional body with over 33,000 members across the globe. CILT seeks to add value to individual and corporate members by enhancing their knowledge, careers, and businesses by setting, supporting and delivering professional standards and education in the fields of logistics, transport and supply chain. By attending Meirc’s CILT accredited courses, participants can earn CPD units as well as attain modular unit award courses that can be combined for international certification