The module explores the benefits of using consultancy skills within the organisation and with suppliers in the organisation's supply chain. It considers how to engage others to implement improvement initiatives and plans that achieve sources of added value, through effective procurement and supply chain management such as reducing costs, improving quality, timescales, innovation and sustainability.
- Exploit opportunities to add value for the organisation identified through the use of developed consultancy skills.
- Develop appropriate strategies and plans for the adoption of collaborative or competitive strategies with suppliers.
- Lead on the creation of plans for implementing supply chain improvements.
- Lead on the creation and adoption of processes to improve effective and efficiency.