Introduction to Purchasing Training Course

Introduction to Purchasing Training Course

Overview

Next available course date:


5th November 2018


This one day introduction to purchasing training course is ideally suited to people new to purchasing who are looking for a course to explain in lay-mans language the various techniques used in a professional purchasing environment. By the innovative use of both classroom sessions and interactive role play, delegates are taught how to add value to a business by intelligent purchasing.

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£325.00

Course Overview

Are you looking for an introduction to purchasing training course for your staff?

This one day basic purchasing skills training course is ideally suited to people new to purchasing who are looking for a course to explain in lay-mans language the various techniques used in a professional purchasing environment. By the innovative use of both classroom sessions and interactive role play, delegates are taught how to add value to a business by intelligent purchasing.

A fun, action packed introduction to purchasing skills training course designed to build personal confidence. Suitable for buyers of commodities, components, capital equipment and services.

 

What you will learn

At the conclusion of the introduction to purchasing course each delegate will have an appreciation of:-
  • The difference between Cost and Price
  • Hidden Costs
  • The Buying Process
  • How to source components
  • Material Requirement Planning (MRP)
  • Basic stock replenishment systems
  • How to draft a supply agreement
  • How to measure vendor performance
  • Negotiation Skills

Course Content

The Introduction to Purchasing training course covers the following topics:-
  • Introduction to Purchasing
  • Total Cost of Acquisition (Cost vs. Price)
  • Benchmarking
  • Bills of Material & ABC Analysis
  • Value Analysis
  • Material Requirements Planning (mrp)
  • Stock Replenishment Tools - Kanban
  • Purchase Price Variance (PPV)
  • Vendor Selection Strategy
  • Competitive Tendering
  • Partnership Sourcing
  • How to Purchase Capital Equipment?
  • Cost Reduction Programmes
  • Making the internet work for you
  • TQRDC & Vendor Rating
  • Hidden Costs
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Summary & course review
Elements of the introduction to purchasing training course content require the delegates to participate in interactive role play.

Courses are limited to a maximum of twelve delegates. Course costs cover the training session, a comprehensive set of course notes, lunch and refreshments.

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 to discuss your training requirements.

 

Cost is 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.