Make vs. Buy Training Course

Make vs. Buy Training Course

Overview

Next available course date:


6th October 2022


This one day training course reviews the arguments for make vs.buy. Suitable for purchasing, operations and company executives of all levels. Strategic out-sourcing can be one of the most difficult decisions to take for a manufacturing company. Aster Training present one of the few specialist training courses designed to help guide you to make the right decision for your business

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£245.00

Course Overview

This one day training course reviews the arguments for make vs.buy. Suitable for purchasing, operations and company executives of all levels.


Strategic out-sourcing can be one of the most difficult decisions to take for a manufacturing company. Aster Training present one of the few specialist training courses designed to help guide you to make the right decision for your business.


If you decide that out-sourcing is the right strategy for your company, then this course will also help identify how to select the right contractor for your business. With over 15 years of experience in the outsourcing sector the course tutor will identify the key points to a successful, seamless change in strategy.


What you will learn

At the conclusion of the course each delegate will be able to appreciate:-

  • Is it more cost effective to make or to buy?
  • The steps required to achieve strategic outsourcing
  • An example of a implementation plan
  • Measures to monitor the ongoing relationship with the chosen contractor
  • How to make the relationship contractual

Course Content

The one day make vs. buy course covers the following topics and answers the identified questions:-

  • What is Core Competence?
  • Make vs. Buy - the arguments
  • Where to start - "there are so many contractors"
  • Selection Criteria - 10 Critical Factors
  • Free issue or full turnkey?
  • What about my manufacturing staff?
  • Will my manufacturing equipment be redundant?
  • What does a contractor need from us?
  • Materials - How will we manage the material supply chain?
  • Warranty, repair and upgrade?
  • Quality considerations
  • Implementation Plan- How to create, implement and measure success?
  • Preparing for change
  • Timing - How should we proceed?
  • Measuring Success - TQRDC and project review
  • Questions & Answers
Elements of the 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 sessions, 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.