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ONLINE: Purchasing Process (SCM922)


    This live online module is a detailed study of the Purchasing Process within the loop of continuous improvement, from the identification and expression of a need to the evaluation and follow-up of a vendor's performance, Golden rules give a frame of Good Practices.

    Course Structure: 4 modules of max. 2 hours each, delivered over 2 days
    Each day will consist of 2 x 2-hour modules including a 30 min. break in between.

    Course Level: Skill
    Duration: 2 days
    Instructor: Paul Adrian or Pierre Lhermitte

    Designed for you, if you are...

    • A buyer
    • A requester from the technical department
    • Keen to learn how to integrate Lead Time in your schedule, know how to differentiate a SOR from a SOW, and better express your need in order to optimise the Purchasing Process

    How we build your confidence

    • Live instructor-led training
    • This course will give participants a strong theoretical background through a solid and meticulous documentation you will be able to use in your working position as a reference
    • Extensive use of case studies and exercises

    The benefits from attending

    • Upon completion of this module you will have a full understanding and control of the Purchasing Process, both in a procurement function or as prescriber in a technical department.
    • This module intends to optimise the purchasing process and increase its efficiency by improving interaction between requesters and buyers.


    Day 1
    • Golden Rules & PDCA cycle
      - 7 Golden rules in purchasing
      - PDCA cycle applied to purchasing process
    • Schedule and define the needs
      - Internal & external lead time
      - Definition of the 'right' needs: SQSCI Criteria
      - SOR/SOW
      - Technical/functional specifications
    • Select a supplier
      - Qualification of vendor
      - Category management
      - OEM
      - Bidder’s list

    Day 2
    • Purchase
      - Consultation
      - Evaluation
      - Cost structures
      - Clarification
      - Negotiation
      - Award
      - Purchasing documents
    • Follow-up and receive
      - Expediting & reception of the purchase order
    • Evaluate vendor’s performance
      - Vendor’s evaluation process
      - Vendor’s progress plan




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