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ONLINE: Purchasing Process (SCM922)

  • To be announced for 2022


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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