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This short course is delivered via our well-established Virtual Learning Environment. All course content is fully available via the screen or for download and can be accessed anytime, anywhere so you can plan your own schedule.
This course contributes to your Continuing Professional Development and can be added to your CV to show your own commitment to development.
Remember that your CPD needs to be broad and this course can be used to start your learning journey, to add to your existing, or to familiarise yourself with an industry you may be involved in.
Learners complete a quiz to reinforce their learning on specific topics and can then download a certificate of completion.
This introductory course offers a broad understanding of the principles, applications and concepts of purchasing and buying. It gives Learners the opportunity to gain introductory knowledge on which to build.
It introduces learners to the concept of procurement. The process of procurement is having an increasing influence on the profitability and competitive advantage of organisations today and this course emphasises the need to achieve a professional procurement function. The introduction to purchasing will examine the scope of purchasing; sourcing and contract law; progress monitoring; control and global sourcing.
This course is based on professional standards from The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in the UK. CILT (UK) is the UK territorial body of CILT, which has a presence in more than 30 countries across the world. This network of members and contacts can connect all CILT members wherever they are in the world and constitutes the greatest resource of professional expertise within our areas of interest.
Who is this course for?
The course is designed for new entrants and is suitable for front line and supervisory staff working in the industry.
This is an open access qualification.
This course is based on the CILT (UK) Level 2 Certificate in Logistics and Transport, and learners have the opportunity to move onto the full course via our Virtual Learning Environment.
The full course has expert tutor support, registration and certification from CILT (UK). It offers a number of flexible optional units to align with your aspirations.
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