Advanced Procurement and Contract Management

HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute
In Riyadh (Saudi Arabia), Dubai (United Arab Emirates), Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) and 4 other venues

£ 10,000 - (Rs 8,29,054)
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Suitable for: Procurement Officers. Purchasing and Procurement Professionals. Project Managers and Team Members. Financial Managers. Accountants. Budget Officers. Financial Planners. Business Owners. Contract Managers. Those who wants to gain understanding about procurement and contract management

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Where and when

Starts Location
Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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Astana, Kazakshtan
Arka Street, 010 000, Kazahstan, Kazakhstan
Coral Deira Hotel, Muraqabat Street, Deria, Dubai, 82999,, 82999, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Oxford Road, 2132, Johannesburg, South Africa
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Kuala Lumpur
Jalan Ampang Hilir, 68, Malaysia, Malaysia
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Course programme

Course Contents, Concepts and Issues:

Procurement Management

Purchasing Scope and Development

  • The Changing Role of Purchasing and Supply
  • Proactive Purchasing
  • Procurement Positioning
  • Total Acquisition Cost and Total Cost Ownership
  • Non-Manufacturing Organisations
  • The Supply Chain Concept
  • Purchasing Development
  • Best Practices in Strategic Supply Management

Strategic Procurement and Supply Chain Management

  • Strategic Procurement
  • The Concept of Strategy
  • The Mission Statement
  • Levels of Strategy
  • Category Management
  • Strategic Management
  • Strategic Analysis
  • Strategic Development
  • Strategic Implementation
  • Objectives for Purchasing
  • Strategies and Their Scope
  • Selecting a Strategy
  • Effective Supply and Market Strategy
  • Purchasing and Supply in the Different Types of Organization
  • Organisation of the Activity
  • Purchasing In the Organisation Structure
  • Purchasing Devolution
  • The Supply Chain
  • Improving Efficiency of the Supply Chain
  • Type of Supply Chain
  • Strategic Development of Purchasing


  • Outsourcing
  • Outsourcing Methodologies
  • Outsourcing –Pitfalls
  • How to Avoid Pitfalls

Quality Management

  • What Is Quality?
  • Statistical Process Control
  • Taguchi Methods for the Off-Line Control of Quality
  • Failure Mode and Effect Analysis
  • Specification
  • Producing a Specification
  • Early Supplier Involvement
  • Concurrent Engineering
  • Standardisation
  • Supplier Assessment
  • Economics of Quality
  • Quality Circles
  • The Seven Wastes
  • Value Analysis/Value Engineering
  • Make-Or-Buy Decision

Inventory Management

  • Provisioning Systems
  • Order Quantities and Stock Control
  • Order Quantities for Production
  • Materials Requirements Planning (MRP)
  • Manufacturing Resource Planning (MRP2)
  • Distribution Resource Planning (DRP)
  • Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
  • Just-In-Time (JIT)
  • Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI)
  • Late Customisation

Contract Management

  • Contract Management and Administration
  • The Contracting Process
  • Understanding Risks, Reward and Contract Targeting
  • Methods of Tendering
  • Types of Contract
  • Contract Administration
  • Relationship Management and Contractor Motivation
  • Contract Performance
  • Variations and Claims
  • Legal Aspect of Contract Management

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