Course Detail

FUNDAMENTALS OF PURCHASING
Course Dates
Day 1 September 2, 2019 - September 4, 2019 200000 Abuja/Lagos/PH/KD
Day 2 September 2, 2019 - September 6, 2019 295000 Abuja/Lagos/PH/KD
Day 3 September 2, 2019 - September 13, 2019 390000 Abuja/Lagos/PH/KD
Why Attend
What makes a successful buyer in this age? In this course, we
will discuss all the tools and techniques required to become a
successful buyer. We will also cover the basic principles of the
purchasing function. Furthermore, we will explore how to
establish a strong foundation for the purchasing function. The
efficient buying of goods and services will be covered in details
including the latest practices of purchasing. The total
purchasing cycle will be discussed so that the final product will
hit the market as fast as possible.
Target Audience
Junior buyers, buyers, purchasing department personnel and
other personnel from other departments who need to
understand the buying function.
Target Competencies
Purchasing methods
Supplier communication
Writing purchase orders
Logistics methods
Sourcing of materials
Negotiation
Course Methodology
This course uses a variety of interactive learning methods such
as : group discussions, videos, team exercises, case studies and
questionnaires.
Course Objectives
By the end of the course, participants will be able to:
Apply the fundamentals and modern principles of the
purchasing function
Utilize the best practices in purchasing strategies and
processes
Use all the skills required to be an effective buyer
Improve the efficiency of buying goods and services
Select suppliers in a better way
Determine transportation and packaging requirements
Shorten total lead time to speed up the purchasing cycle

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