Fundamentals of Purchasing: Outside Purchasing

Aim of the course

By the end of this course, participants will be able to understand the market trends and what’s happening around us.
  • Get information from the market and do a thorough market analysis.
  • Understand new relationships with suppliers.
  • Implement an objective, transparent supplier selection process.
  • Segment Portfolio and define priorities.
  • Understand the different levers to implement in a Supplier Strategy..

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 OUTSIDE PURCHASING course contains 2 Awareness sessions, 2 Chapters including 6 e-modules, other material (readings, videos…) and 4 Virtual classes merged in 2. For each Chapter, self study e-modules must be completed BEFORE attending the related Virtual Class..