Advanced Procurement Management and Advanced Supply Chain Management (London)

HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute
In Central London (England)

£ 24,000 - (Rs 19,56,791)

Important information

  • Intensive seminar
  • Intermediate
  • Central london (England)
  • 180 hours of class
  • Duration:
    6 Weeks
  • When:

This Course is Designed For:
Supply Chain and Logistics Managers and Professionals
Operations Managers
Logistics Professionals
Logistic Providers
Logistic Administrators
Logistics Planning and Inventory Managers
Purchasing and Procurement Managers
Transportation and Distribution Managers
Inventory and Warehouse Control Professionals
Freight Forwarders and Linear Specialists
Production Managers
Production Planners
Financial Managers
Project Managers
Distribution Centre Supervisors
Manufacturers and Industries
Academicians, Researchers, NGOs and Practitioners
Those who interface with the logistics function and/or any aspect of the supply chain
Those who need to develop their understanding about Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Those who are looking for business gains and benefits from managing their supply chains more effectively

Important information

Requirements: Degree or Work Experience


Where and when

Starts Location
Central London
Carburton Street, W1W 5EE, London, England
See map

What you'll learn on the course

Operations Management
Six Sigma
Supply Chain Management
Inventory Management
Procurement Management
Quality management
Quality Training
Financial Training
IT Development
IT Management
Supply and Chain Management
Supply Chain Strategy
Internal control
Strategic Procurement
Lead Time and Time Compression
Sourcing Strategies and Relationship
Price and Total Costs of Ownership
Network and System Design
Forecasting and Demand Planning
Lean Systems
Six Sigma Quality
Supply Chain Relationship Management
Global Supply Chain Management

Course programme

Limited Contents, Concepts and Issues:


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
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
Lead Time and Time Compression
  • Time and Competitive Advantage
  • On-Time Delivery
  • Expediting
  • Liquidated Damages
Sourcing Strategies and Relationship
  • The Nature of the Sourcing Decision
  • Attributes of a Good Supplier
  • Different Types of Sourcing
  • Sourcing Decisions
  • The Sourcing Process
  • Source Location
  • Sources of Information on Potential Suppliers
  • Supplier Evaluation
  • The Right Relationship
  • Other Aspects of Outsourcing
  • Partnering
  • Tiering of Suppliers
Price and Total Costs of Ownership
  • Factors Affecting Pricing Decisions
  • How Buyers Obtain Prices
  • Auctions
  • Price Analysis and Cost Analysis
  • Negotiation
  • Negotiating Skills
  • Preparation
  • The Introductory Stage
  • Discussion Stage
  • Agreement Stage
  • The Post-Negotiation Stage
  • Competition and Co-Operation in Negotiation
Internal Control
  • An Overview of Internal Control
  • What Is Internal Control?
  • Internal Control and Accounting System
  • Management’s Responsibility for Internal Control
  • The Need for Internal Control
  • Financial and Administrative Control

Principles of Supply Chain Management
  • The Nature of Supply Chain Management
  • The Evolution of Supply Chain Management
  • Characteristics of a Competitive Supply Chain
  • Issues in Supply Chain Management
  • Case Study
Supply Chain Strategy
  • Concept of Supply Chain Strategy
  • Achieving a Competitive Advantage
  • Components of Supply Chain Strategy
Network and System Design
  • The Supply Chain System
  • Understanding Processes: Theory of Constraints (TOC)
  • Integrating Supply Chain Processes
  • Designing Supply Chain Networks
  • Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
  • Case Study
  • What is Marketing?
  • Customer-Driven Supply Chains
  • Delivering Value to Customers
  • Channels of Distribution
  • Case Study
Operations Management
  • Conceptualising Operations Management (OM)
  • Product Design
  • Process Design
  • Facility Layout
  • Line Balancing in Product Layouts
  • Process Automation
  • What Is Sourcing?
  • The Sourcing Function
  • Sourcing and Supply Chain Management
  • Measuring Sourcing Performance
  • Case Study
  • What is Logistics
  • Logistics Tasks
  • Transportation
  • Storage
  • Material Handling
  • Packaging
  • Inventory Control
  • Order Fulfillment
  • Facility Location
  • Transportation
  • Warehousing
  • Third-Party Logistics (3PL) Providers
  • Case Study
Forecasting and Demand Planning
  • What Is Forecasting?
  • The Forecasting Process
  • Types of Forecasting Methods
  • Time Series Forecasting Models
  • Causal Models
  • Measuring Forecast Accuracy
  • Collaborative Forecasting and Demand Planning
  • Case Study
Inventory Management
  • Understanding Inventory Management
  • Inventory Systems
  • Independent vs. Dependent Demand
  • Managing Supply Chain Inventory
Lean Systems and Six Sigma Quality
  • What is Lean?
  • Lean production
  • Respect for People
  • Total Qaulity Management
  • Statistical Quality Control
  • Six Sigma Quality
  • The Lean Six Sigma Supply Chain
  • Case Study
Supply Chain Relationship Management
  • Supply Chain Relationships
  • The Role of Trust
  • Managing Conflict and Dispute Resolution
  • Negotiation Concepts, Styles and Tactics
  • Relationship Management in Practice
  • Case Study
Global Supply Chain Management
  • Supply Chain Management within the Global Perspective
  • Global Market Challenges
  • Global Infrastructure Design
  • Cost Considerations
  • Political and Economic Factors
  • Case Study
Sustainable Supply Chain Management
  • Defining Sustainability
  • Evaluating Sustainability Supply Chain Management
  • Sustainability in Practice
  • Case Study

Additional information

HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute is registered with the UK Registry of Learning Providers (UKRLP) of the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS), formerly Department of Innovation, Universities and Skills (DIUS). Its registration number is 10019585 and can be verified at