Course Date: 20th – 31st May, 2019 for 10 Days
Organizer: Foscore Development Center
The development and implementation of strategic on acquisition of all materials, goods, equipment and services has become a critical issue in all organizations wishing to reduce operating cost while improving quality and productivity. This course will introduce participants to the fundamental aspects of the supply chain environment, including enterprise resource planning systems and requirement systems. The interrelationships between purchasing, vendor selection, sources of supply, and technology will also be explored in this program. The focus is on management and the skills and resources for a successful manager
Upon completion of this training course, participants will be able to:
Establish the mission, vision, and knowledge needed to successfully implement the processes and methods needed to reach best performance
Explaining what procurement and supply chain management are fundamentally about so that participant are able to apply key techniques in controlling cost, time and the movement of goods and materials to customers and users
Be familiar with the basics of purchasing and the purchasing environment.
Have an understanding of the various approaches, tools, and strategies used in negotiations.
Learn the entrepreneurship and pricing scenarios
Understand the marketing management and the strategies involved in developing a marketing plan.
Become aware of the subjects in the field of price and cost analysis from a purchasing and production perspective.
Be able to promote recognition and acceptance of professional status for certified people involved in purchasing and supply chain operations among other areas of business management.
Be able to develop performance standards and operational guidelines; which can improve the efficiency and effectiveness of purchasing and supply chain.
Be able to develop and live by a code of ethical standards for purchasing and supply chain operations under which modern business practices might be more clearly understood and favorably accepted by the public in general.
Increase in personal confidence, satisfaction, and pride from direct involvement in purchasing and supply chain operations.
Use of excel in procurement, logistic and supply chain management
Use of Acess/SQL in procurement, logistic and supply chain database management
Who Should Attend
This program is intended for anyone currently working in, or planning to work in, procurement management, supply management, a purchasing department, or any other area involved with procurement or supply.
Module one: Procurement as a Dynamic, Interactive System
The System Approach vs. the Traditional Functional Approach
Goals of Procurement
Developing the Strategic Procurement Plan
Procurement as Part of the Supply Chain
Module two: Developing the Strategic Procurement Decisions
Make / Buy Decision evaluation
Alliances and Partnerships
Reciprocity and Counter Trade
The Coordination Strategy
The Purchasing Organization
Module Three: Implementing the Tactical Procurement Decisions
Supplier Rating and Ranking
IT Systems and e-Procurement
Policies and Procedures
Staffing the Procurement Department
Module Four: Dealing with Operational Procurement Decisions
Selecting the most Appropriate Ordering Process
Addressing Quality Issues
The Payment Process
Reducing the Cost of Procurement strategy
Module Five: Procurement Decisions and Procurement Performance Measurement
The Different Contingency Situations
Total Cost of Ownership
Supplier Performance Measurement
Module six: Understanding Logistics and the Supply Chain
Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Understanding the Supply Chain Dynamics
International and Global Logistics
Supply Chain Operations Reference Models
Theory of Constraints
Module Seven: Transportation Economics
The Role of Transportation in Logistics
Management Key Decisions
Types of Mode or Intermodal System
International Commercial Terms in Transportation and the Liabilities
Documentation in Transportation
Hazardous Materials Transportation
Module Eight: Performance, Risk and Warehouse Management
Key Performance Indicators (KPI)
- Role in the Supply Chain
- Equipment Selection
Supply Chain Risks:
- Exchange Rates
Module Nine:Procurement in Supply Chain
Difference between Procurement and Purchasing
Role of Procurement and Purchasing
Support Operational Requirements
Manage the Procurement Process and the Supply Base
Develop Strong Relationships with Other Functional Groups
Team Roles and Responsibilities
Module Ten:Inventory Management
Statistics in Inventory Management
Financial in Inventory Management
Selective Inventory Control Management
Understanding Inventory Status
Reducing Excess and Obsolete Inventory
Improving the Organization’s Logistics and Supply Chain
MODULE Eleven: Contract drafting
Introduction and Overview
The Procurement Process
Elements of Supplier Selection
The Bidding Process
Module Twelve:Advaced excel formulas and functions
Conditional Statements & Logical Operators
Date & Time Functions
Charts and graphs
Module Thirteen: Suppliers and Customers Database Management using MS Access
- Introduction to MS access
- Creating and interlinking Table
- Creating Forms
- Creating Queries from different tables
- Creating Reports
All our courses can be Tailor-made to participants needs
The participant must be conversant with English
Presentations are well guided, practical exercise, web based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are expert with more than 10 years of experience.
Upon completion of training the participant will be issued with Foscore Development Center certificate (FDC-K)
Training will be done at Foscore Development Center (FDC-K) in Nairobi Kenya. We also offer more than five participants training at requested location within Kenya, more than ten participant within east Africa and more than twenty participant all over the world.
Course duration is flexible and the contents can be modified to fit any number of days.
The course fee includes facilitation training materials, 2 coffee breaks, buffet lunch and a Certificate of successful completion of Training. Participants will be responsible for their own travel expenses and arrangements, airport transfers, visa application dinners, health/accident insurance and other personal expenses.
Accommodation, pickup, freight booking and Visa processing arrangement, are done on request, at discounted prices.
One year free Consultation and Coaching provided after the course.
Register as a group of more than two and enjoy discount of (10% to 50%) plus free five hour adventure drive to the National Game Park, in Nairobi Kenya.
Payment should be done two week before commence of the training, to Foscore Development Center account, so as to enable us prepare better for you.