Certificate in Procurement and Supply Chain

About the Course

Name: Certificate in Procurement and Supply Chain

Code: TL-PS001

Sectors: Procurement & Supply Chain Operations , Live/Online Class

  Date   Days   Venue   Fees
17 - 21 Oct 2021 5 Live Online Classroom $1,450 BOOK NOW
31 Oct - 04 Nov 2021 5 Live Online Classroom $1,450 BOOK NOW


This Boost training course is specially designed for purchasing professionals or someone who deals with purchasing tasks in their daily activities such as contract engineers, project managers, buyers, procurement managers, category managers, etc. It will cover the fundamentals of world-class supply management and purchasing topics which will help them to bring best of their purchasing related tasks. Delegates will learn a range of ways to identify opportunities to sustainably improve their organizations and hit its bottom line by effective buying, reducing costs and efficient stakeholder management including supplier’s management.


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

  • Develop a broad understanding of the added value procurement skills.
  • Understand various procurement processes and policies that can bring in efficiency in their daily routine deliverables.
  • Gain an in -depth overview of the procurements process, insight into a selection of strategic tools, and will. •
  • Through real life case studies and examples, they will be able to encounter their complex problems.
  • Gain an insight on how to develop strategies for their sourcing categories.
  • Learn how to manage their stakeholders. 

Training Methodology

In order to deliver high value to the participants this workshop will be highly interactive, and lead by experienced procurement leader who has versatile experience in these procurement skills. It will be practical learning through real life examples and case studies. The workshop trainers will share their experiences, challenge and test to some common approaches, and delegates will be encouraged to contribute their own experience and to robustly test the more provocative ideas presented. Different tools used are: Presentations, Exercises, Group discussions, real life examples.


Day 01 – Procurement process and its value adds

  • Procurement as a business process
  • Understanding business need
  • Beyond price – value adds by procurement
  • Core strategic thinking tools in procurement

Day 02 – Procurement tools to bring efficiency

  • Competition and collaboration
  • Core procurement processes – purpose, benefits, improvements
  • Procurement planning and long-term management
  • Supplier sourcing & selection
  • Managing supplier performance and relationships
  • Core procurement transactions
  • Understanding and managing risk in the process

Day 03 – Stakeholder management

  • Core procurement processes – purpose, benefits, improvements
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Identifying stakeholders, their roles, responsibilities and interests
  • Stakeholder mapping
  • Team charters and initiation documentation
  • Sponsorship and steering groups
  • Building trust and rapport
  • RACI charts
  • Talking the same language
  • Identifying and planning improvement opportunities

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Day 04 – Category Management

  • A definition of category management, its purpose and context within the role of procurement.
  • How to define supply markets and identify their shape and structure.
  • How to scope a category.
  • Identify commercial and project risks.
  • The techniques used to segment goods and services, to allocate responsibilities to appropriate. areas and to ensure a differentiated approach.
  • How to identify and assess supply market dynamics.
  • How to identify the external influences which influence the market and how it works.

Day 05 – Application of all the courses through live case study and presentation & insight into how to gain professional qualifications

  • Application of the models on the case studies.
  • Review and presentation by each group preferably in front of one internal leading executive.
  • Feedback and further project application of the current selected project by each candidate.

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