Training Courses (Australia)


Category management

Monday, 3 August 2020 - REMOTE


non-member £981.20
Category management
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VIRTUAL TRAINING: Due to Covid-19, this course will be offered in blocks of 3hrs from 9am to 12noon over 4-days. 


Enhance your knowledge and skills in this increasingly important procurement area

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Appreciate why category management has the potential to deliver value beyond traditional sourcing approaches
  • Decide which approaches to category management are best suited to your organisation
  • Utilise a range of tools and techniques to develop category management in your organisation, that will help you to build enhanced alignment with stakeholders and create long-term strategies for managing spend
  • Identify the building blocks for developing an appropriate implementation strategy


This is a two-day training course.


Please note: price above includes any early bird discount (if applied).
Contact for specific closing dates for early bird booking.


    This two-day course will develop your expertise and skills in category management, by examining tools and techniques which can be implemented in your own organisation. It is particularly beneficial to experienced procurement professionals and managers who wish to imbed category management processes in their organisation or those who have previously attended Introduction to procurement and category management.


    What key points will the training cover?

    • Rationale and principles of category management
    • Assessing the main categories of expenditure
    • Models for category management
    • The importance of market factors on implementing category management
    • Implementation of category management
    • Behavioural and technical skills required to implement category management
    • Making the category management approach work for your business


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



    Monday 3 Aug - REMOTE

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