Fundamentals of Purchasing: Inside Purchasing

Aim of the course

By the end of this course, participants will be able to understand the “raison d’être” of Purchasing and delineate its main processes.
  • Segment Portfolio and define priorities.
  • Structure communication with stakeholders and translate needs into quantifiable, measurable objectives.
  • Implement an objective, transparent supplier selection process.
  • Integrate cost drivers into the roadmap with Functional Definition, TCO and Cost Breakdown tools.

Target group

  • Purchasing Professionals looking to acquire a broader perspective on Purchasing.
  • Strategic Buyer.
  • Newcomers to the profession.
  • Any Professional (Internal Business Partners) willing to understand Purchasing and the relation with Suppliers.

Course structure

The INSIDE PURCHASING course contains 4 Chapters including 5 e-modules, other material (readings, videos…) and 4 virtual classes. For each Chapter, specific e-modules & other material must be completed before attending the related Virtual Class.