Sourcing and Tendering

Sourcing seeks to find, evaluate and engage suppliers to achieve cost savings and best value for goods and services which can be done through a tender process. Factors such as reliability, quality, flexibility and capacity are considered in the tendering process alongside price.

Effective and efficient administration of purchases with external suppliers

CPD 2This module examines the administration and approval processes used within the pre and post contract stages.

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Sourcing process

CPD 2This module introduces you to the main processes involved in sourcing, including market analysis. It considers how quotations and tenders should be obtained and evaluated, as well as looking at the contribution that electronic systems can make to assist sourcing.

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The procurement process

CPD 2This module considers the contribution that marketing makes to developing customer and supplier relationships.

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Understanding options for sourcing

CPD 2This module introduces you to the main options for the sourcing of requirements from suppliers, including a review of the sourcing process and the different approaches that can be taken. It goes on to consider the decision criteria for selecting potential suppliers and awarding the final contract.

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