Understand Need - Market and Options Assessment


It is integral for procurement to understand the needs of the business and the status of the supply market, an in depth internal analysis and market analysis is therefore required.

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    Outsourcing / Offshoring and Insourcing

    Part of the procurement process is to consider whether to outsource, offshore or insource goods or services to achieve the best value and expertise.


    Ethical codes of practice in procurement and supply

    CPD 2This module examines the role of ethical codes in the Procurement and supply function, and the kind of detail these codes typically contain. It also looks at the role of corporate governance in Procurement and supply, and its impact on the work of the function.

    Standard: £13.00 + VAT
    South Africa: R267.60 + VAT
    Australia: $31.22 + GST
    New Zealand: $28.26 + GST


    Sourcing

    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.


    Understanding outsourcing

    CPD 2This module introduces you to the concept of outsourcing, the implications of the ‘make or buy’ decision and how to develop a successful outsourcing process.

    Standard: £20.00 + VAT
    South Africa: R411.69 + VAT
    Australia: $43.49 + GST
    New Zealand: $48.05 + GST


    Specification Development

    It is important to spend time developing the specification detail to ensure consistency on pricing, product quality, operational functionality and products are fit for purpose in order to reduce the financial impact of the wrong specification further down the line. This is also a fair process for suppliers to ensure they are quoting on a like-for-like basis.


    Fundamentals of specifications and key performance indicators

    CPD 2This module considers the use of specifications when procuring products and services and how key performance indicators can be used to define and manage contractual performance.

    Standard: £20.00 + VAT
    South Africa: R411.69 + VAT
    Australia: $43.49 + GST
    New Zealand: $48.05 + GST


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