Training Course on Procurement Strategy Development

Training Course on Procurement Strategy Development


The aim of this course is to enable participants to develop and implement category-based procurement strategies, hereby:

• Clearly understand corporate procurement strategy

development options

• Manage tools and methods to implement strategies

in business units

• Align procurement systems, processes and functions with the procurement spend and risk profile

of the organisation

• Focus on significant high risk/high spend accounts


5 days.


This course is designed for procurement practitioners and managers at all levels and is also recommended for programme and project staff and other procurement stakeholders involved in the planning, monitoring, management, or oversight of procurement. The course will particularly benefit those who wish to take a more proactive and strategic approach to their procurement activities by developing and implementing an integrated corporate procurement strategy


By the end of the programme, participants will be able to:

• Describe the issues to be considered when developing a procurement strategy for a business unit

• Articulate the objectives of a procurement activity

for a business unit

• Conduct procurement spend analysis, supply risk

assessments, demand and supply market analysis

• Model and implement strategies for significant


• Implement strategies for routine, volume, critical

and strategic categories

• Align systems, capabilities, and administrative processes with strategic objectives

• Measure performance, outcomes and results


The principles of procurement strategy development

• Understanding the procurement portfolio

• Procurement profiling and spend analysis

• Supply positioning and supply risk analysis

• Understanding the organisation’s market impact

• Demand and supply market analysis

• Developing corporate procurement objectives

• Strategies for managing routine, volume, critical

and strategic procurement categories

• Implementation of significant procurement strategies (high risk/spend categories)

• How to align procurement functions with strategic


• Managing procurement systems, capabilities, and

administrative processes

• How to manage stakeholders and suppliers

• How Long-Term Supply Agreements can support

category based strategies

• Procurement scheduling and planning

• Measurement of results and outcomes


The trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprise of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web-based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.


This training can also be customized for your institution upon request. You can have it delivered at your preferred location.

COURSE Training Center: Datastat Training Center, Nairobi, Kenya

Fee: Ksh 80000, $900


Start End
10/02/2020 14/02/2020
24/02/2020 28/02/2020
09/03/2020 13/03/2020
23/03/2020 27/03/2020
06/04/2020 10/04/2020
20/04/2020 24/04/2020


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TELEPHONE: +254724527104

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