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Purchasing & Procurement

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***2021 - PREMIUM VERSION***

Learn the fundamentals of Purchasing & Procurement, and gain in-demand skills to kickstart your career as -

  • Purchasing Assistant or
  • Purchasing Administrator or
  • Procurement Manager or
  • Procurement Officer or
  • Procurement Coordinator.

The Purchasing & Procurement course is designed for anyone looking to kickstart a career in the supply chain field, but has limited knowledge of this industry. It is also suitable for those who are new to the industry who wish to test their skills and knowledge. It explores the fundamentals of supply chain management, covering the procurement cycle, the purchasing cycle, and the purchasing toolkit in detail.

This Purchasing & Procurement Bundle consists the following professional career oriented courses:

  1. Purchasing & Procurement
  2. Quality Management
  3. Lean Production, Logistics and Supply Chain Management Training

**Digital Certificate, Transcript and student ID all included in the price**

Gain the practical and theoretical knowledge needed to launch a successful career in this field, and get certified online, with this accredited practical training course.

Easily learn the skills and knowledge you desire in Manufacturing Industry with our Purchasing & Procurement, you get an unparalleled learning experience with us and you get a digital certificate, transcript and a student ID card all included with the course price.

The goodies doesn’t end there, as a bonus, for a limited time only you will get 2 additional courses with this Purchasing & Procurement for free!

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  1. Unlimited access to all 3 courses for forever
  2. Digital Certificate, Transcript and student ID all included in the price
  3. Absolutely no hidden fees
  4. Receive one to one assistance on every weekday from professionals
  5. Immediately receive the PDF certificate after passing
  6. Receive the original copies of your certificate and transcript on the next working day
  7. Easily learn the skills and knowledge from the comfort of your home
  8. Get 2 additional courses included as bonus

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Course Curriculum

**Purchasing & Procurement**

Purchasing & Procurement - Module 01: Supply Chain Basics

  • Purchasing & Procurement: Defining Supply Chain Management
  • Purchasing & Procurement: Procurement & Its Strategic Role
  • Purchasing & Procurement: The Evolution of Purchasing through Procurement
  • Purchasing & Procurement: Reducing Time to Market
  • Purchasing & Procurement: Summary
  • Purchasing & Procurement: Assessment

Purchasing & Procurement - Module 02: Role of Procurement in an Organisation

  • Purchasing & Procurement: Purchasing and Supply in Different Types of Organisation
  • Purchasing & Procurement: Centralisation & Decentralisation
  • Purchasing & Procurement: Methods of Organising the function
  • Purchasing & Procurement: Departmental Organisation
  • Purchasing & Procurement: Purchasing in the Organisation Structure

Purchasing & Procurement - Module 03: The Purchasing Cycle

  • Purchasing & Procurement: The Steps in the Cycle
  • Purchasing & Procurement: Additional Points to Consider
  • Purchasing & Procurement: Identifying a Need
  • Purchasing & Procurement: The Purchase Requisition
  • Purchasing & Procurement: Material Requirements
  • Purchasing & Procurement: Planning Schedule
  • Purchasing & Procurement: Developing a System
  • Purchasing & Procurement: Identifying Suppliers
  • Purchasing & Procurement: Issuing the Purchase Order
  • Purchasing & Procurement: Issuing a Change Order
  • Purchasing & Procurement: Invoice Auditing

Purchasing & Procurement - Module 04: Purchasing Toolkits

  • Purchasing & Procurement: Analysing the Price
  • Purchasing & Procurement: General Economic Issues
  • Purchasing & Procurement: Variable-Margin Pricing
  • Purchasing & Procurement: Six Categories of Cost
  • Purchasing & Procurement: Analysing Costs
  • Purchasing & Procurement: Evaluating Suppliers

Purchasing & Procurement - Module 05: Managing Competitive Bids

  • Purchasing & Procurement: RFP’s and RFQ’s
  • Purchasing & Procurement: Using Weighted Analysis
  • Purchasing & Procurement: The Halo Effect
  • Purchasing & Procurement: Using a Selection Committee
  • Purchasing & Procurement: Elements of the Analysis
  • Purchasing & Procurement: Creating a Contract
  • Purchasing & Procurement: Ethical Considerations

Purchasing & Procurement - Module 06: Quality Management

  • Purchasing & Procurement: Defining Quality
  • Purchasing & Procurement: Quality System
  • Purchasing & Procurement: Specifications
  • Purchasing & Procurement: Defining Specification
  • Purchasing & Procurement: Standardisation
  • Purchasing & Procurement: Quality Assurance & Quality Control
  • Purchasing & Procurement: Tests for Quality Control and Reliability

Purchasing & Procurement - Module 07: Supplier Relationship Management

  • Purchasing & Procurement: Defining Supplier Relationship Management
  • Purchasing & Procurement: Collaborative Business Relationships
  • Purchasing & Procurement: Relationship Formation
  • Purchasing & Procurement: Models of Supplier Relationships
  • Purchasing & Procurement: The Termination of Relationships

Purchasing & Procurement - Module 08: Analysing and Reducing Risk in the Supply Chain

  • Purchasing & Procurement: Defining Risk Management
  • Purchasing & Procurement: The Risk Management Process
  • Purchasing & Procurement: Internal and External Drivers of Key Risks
  • Purchasing & Procurement: Risk Description
  • Purchasing & Procurement: Risk Estimation
  • Purchasing & Procurement: Risk Identification Techniques
  • Purchasing & Procurement: Risk Analysis Methods and Techniques
  • Purchasing & Procurement: Best Practice of Risk management

Purchasing & Procurement - Module 09: Improving Efficiency and Accuracy

  • Purchasing & Procurement: Reason for Evaluating Supplier Performance
  • Purchasing & Procurement: Things to Evaluate
  • Purchasing & Procurement: Quantitative Approaches to Supplier Evaluation
  • Purchasing & Procurement: Service Level Agreement
  • Purchasing & Procurement: The Seven Cs of Effective Supplier Evaluation

Purchasing & Procurement - Module 10: Category Management

  • Purchasing & Procurement: Introduction to Category Management
  • Purchasing & Procurement: Categories of Category Management
  • Purchasing & Procurement: Themes of Category Management
  • Purchasing & Procurement: Category Management Risk Profiling
  • Purchasing & Procurement: Corporate Travel
  • Purchasing & Procurement: Capital Investment Procurement

Purchasing & Procurement - Module 11: Inventory Management

  • Purchasing & Procurement: Introduction
  • Purchasing & Procurement: Provisioning System
  • Purchasing & Procurement: Order Quantities & Stock Control
  • Purchasing & Procurement: Material Requirement Planning (MRP)
  • Purchasing & Procurement: Defining MRP
  • Purchasing & Procurement: The Main Features of an MRP System
  • Purchasing & Procurement: MRP2
  • Purchasing & Procurement: Distribution Resource Planning
  • Purchasing & Procurement: Enterprise Resource Planning
  • Purchasing & Procurement: Lean & Agile Supply

Purchasing & Procurement - Module 12: E-Procurement

  • Purchasing & Procurement: E-SCM & E-Procurement
  • Purchasing & Procurement: Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)
  • Purchasing & Procurement: E-Hub, Exchanges, Portals, Marketplace
  • Purchasing & Procurement: E-Catalogue
  • Purchasing & Procurement: E-Auction
  • Purchasing & Procurement: E-Payment


After studying the course materials of the Purchasing & Procurement you will be able to take the MCQ test that will assess your knowledge. After successfully passing the test you will be able to claim the pdf certificate for free. Original Hard Copy certificates need to be ordered at an additional cost of £8.

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