Training Courses (Australasia)

Category Management - Two days

Tuesday, 27 November 2018 - MELBOURNE


non-member US$1,332.85
Category Management - Two days
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An exploration of the methodologies and theory behind category management over the course of two days, focusing in particular on how generate and mitigate the loss of value through this process.

Upon completion of this course, delegates will be equipped with:

  • An overview of the category management process from end-to-end, looking at the various activities and theories that comprise said process. The delegate will also develop a keen understanding of how vital the category management process is and will be able to reinforce this in the eyes of their stakeholders.
  • An understanding of how a category manager influences and drives this process, focusing on how the individual can deliver value to the group though the appropriate application of their understanding.
  • Critical knowledge and confidence around how to engineer plans for category development, factoring in complexity and responding accordingly.
  • A grasp of the strategies behind category management that can assist driving towards the desired outcomes when contending with supplier performance and demand.
  • The skills to delineate between different types of category management relating to procurement, purchasing, and sourcing, as well as awareness around how to mitigate potential risks surrounding role conflict and wrongheaded stratagems.


    Those who are new to category management, as well as individuals who are familiar with it and are looking to enhance their knowledge around category planning further. Individuals with a reasonable amount of procurement experience and who are working at the coalface already will find this relevant and accessible; otherwise for a broader understanding of procurement in general the Introduction to Procurement course may be the better choice.


    Please note: all courses come with complimentary morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea.



    Tuesday 27 Nov - MELBOURNE

    Cliftons (Melbourne)
    Level 1
    440 Collins Street
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