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Program overview:

One of the consequences of the financial crisis of 2007–2008 was an attempt to reduce public spending in order to control public debt. This trend has affected government procurement for its significant share in public spending. Therefore; various purchasing strategies have been implemented to increase quality and value for money thus decreasing cost of government procurement. These strategies include public e-procurement, centralized purchasing or framework agreements


For whom:

Purchasing Officers, Internal Auditors, Accountants, Project Engineers / Officers, Operation Executives/Officers, Quality Control Officers and Storekeepers/ Officers in government Ministries, Departments, Agencies, and Local Government Councils


Learning Objectives:

At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the evolution in Procurement
  • design a corporate purchasing and supply plan
  • develop database on suppliers
  • evaluate bids and tenders through “the Due Process”
  • negotiate and manage purchasing and supply contracts
  • broaden perception in “value for money” concept.
  • Discuss the inputs, outputs and processes of the system
  • Develop meaningful performance measurements


Course outline:

Day 1: Seeing Procurement as a Dynamic, Interactive System

  •          The System Approach vs. the Traditional Functional Approach
  •          What is the goal of Procurement?
  •          Developing the Strategic Procurement Plan
  •          An Overview of the Procurement Process
  •          Procurement as Part of the Supply Chain


Day 2: Developing the Strategic Procurement Decisions

  •          Make / Buy Decision
  •          Alliances and Partnerships
  •          Inter-company Trade
  •          Reciprocity and Counter Trade
  •          Supplier Strategy
  •          The Coordination Strategy
  •          The Purchasing Organization


Day 3: Implementing the Tactical Procurement Decisions

  •          Supplier Involvement
  •          Value Analysis, Quality Assurance, Supplier Selection
  •          Supplier Rating and Ranking    
  •          Contract Management
  •          IT Systems and e-Procurement
  •          Policies and Procedures
  •          Staffing the Procurement Department


Day 4: Dealing with Operational Procurement Decisions

  •          Selecting the most Appropriate Ordering Process
  •          Addressing Quality Issues
  •          Follow-up
  •          Overdue Orders, Expediting
  •          The Payment Process
  •          Reducing the Cost of Procurement:

Small Value Purchase Orders


Day 5: Procurement Performance Measurement and challenges

  •          Spend Analysis
  •          Total Cost of Ownership
  •          Supplier Performance Measurement
  •          Suppliers Relationship Management


Training Methodology

Lectures, discussions, exercises, and case studies will be used to reinforce these teaching/learning methods.



Experienced International Instructors


Special Offer

Group Discount Available


No. of Days: 5
Total Hours: 40
No. of Participants: 20
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