Supply Chain in Upstream: Purchasing & Procurement

Summary

The course defines the Supply Chain. 
It details the Supply Chain functions and their interaction. 
For a better efficiency, it links Procurement and Logistic functions within a chain.
It gives recommended practices in Purchasing, Expediting, Inspection, Shipping/Transportation and Material Management.

The course is also covering the strategic tools of an efficient Purchasing Strategy: Category Management, Supplier's strategy and Market studies, Frame Agreements and Frame Contracts.

Audience

This course is primarily designed for Purchasers or Head of Purchasing.

It is also necessary for any actor of the Supply Chain: Expediter, Stock Controller, Transit clerk.

It is also recommended to actors of the Logistic function who want to enlarge their domain of knowledge of the Supply Chain.

Purpose

Upon completion of this course the attendants will have a throughout understanding of the Supply Chain and the way to optimize its efficiency through Recommended Practices and exercises.
They will understand the interaction between the different links of the Chain.

Purchasers will have enhanced their strategy and developped their negotiation capabilities through the DIDACTIC negotiation method.
 


Content of the Course

Definition of Supply Chain
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Definition of Supply Chain

Definition of the Supply Chain by comparison of the organization of...

Procurement functions description
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Procurement functions description

Definition of various functions of procurement: Mission, objectives,...

Purchasing Process
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Purchasing Process

Purchasing principles and Golden Rules Process and Recommended...

Purchasing strategic tools
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Purchasing strategic tools

The sustainable purchasing integrate a long term view in opposition to...

Transit & Shipping
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Transit & Shipping

Incoterms, Packing, Documentation and Transit Agent: Definition, roles...

Material Management
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Material Management

Stock Control: What impact of Stock Control on Supply Chain efficiency...

Presentation of DIDACTIC negotiation method
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Presentation of DIDACTIC negotiation method

A summary of the DIDACTIC negotiation method fully explained and...