Effective Assistant Buyer Training Course

Effective Assistant Buyer Training Course

Overview

Next available course date:


30th November 2017.


This one day effective assistant buyer training course has been designed for those people who have some practical experience of operating in a purchasing environment but are looking to improve their understanding of their chosen profession so that they can be more effective in the workplace.

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£245.00

Course Overview

This one day effective assistant buyer training course has been designed for those people who have some practical experience of operating in a purchasing environment but are looking to improve their understanding of their chosen profession so that they can be more effective in the workplace.

What you will learn

At the end of this course delegates will be able to:

  • Understand the role of purchasing within an organisation
  • Select Suppliers according to the needs of the business
  • Measure and manage the performance of suppliers
  • Have a working knowledge of E-procurement
  • Apply practical negotiation skills
  • Understand the various methods of order book management

Course Contents

The effective assistant buyer training course covers the following topics:

  • The critical role of purchasing within the organisation
  • Buyer roles and responsibilities
  • Your effect on company profitability
  • Time management and opportunity
  • Quality, Delivery and Price
  • Legal responsibilities
  • Supplier Management
  • Supplier selection and classification
  • Supplier performance measurement
  • Matching purchasing process to organisational need and supplier type
  • Place and chase
  • Forecast driven order books
  • Vendor managed inventory (VMI)
  • P cards and the practical uses of E-procurement
  • Expediting and order book management
  • Recordkeeping and filing
  • Organisation and routine
  • Aggressive or assertive
  • Confidence and expectation
  • Course Review

The effective assistant buyer training course is limited to a maximum of twelve delegates. Course costs cover the training workshop, a set of comprehensive course notes, lunch, refreshments and an attendance certificate.

This is a non-residential training course. This course can be delivered in house if required. For further information contact Aster Training on 01296 720281 for a free consultation.

Costs are exclusive of VAT which is chargeable at the current rate.

Prices are correct at the time of publishing but may be varied in line with market conditions from time to time.