Improving your Buying Skills

  • Start Date

    12 Nov, 2019

  • End Date

    15 Nov, 2019

  • Price


Event Details

· The course will demonstrate how you can improve efficiency through improved buying. 

.  Throughout much of the learning process you will use your own organizational knowledge and apply it to a range of scenarios.

· Participants will gain a broader understanding of the buyer’s contribution to the organization’s bottom line through product and performance improvement, legal and regulatory considerations.

· They will also learn how to analyze and interpret pricing models and build collaborative relationships with suppliers with the long-term aim of continuous improvement.  Participants will also learn how to negotiate and take part in a negotiating situation



· The purchasing cycle

· Working across the organization and stakeholder management

· Sourcing the market and source planning

· Supplier appraisal process

· Buying methods such as tenders and quotations

· PPCA – purchasing prices cost analysis

· Negotiation strategies, persuasion methods and tactics

· The fundamentals of contract law

· Negotiation guidelines

· Managing supplier performance

· Continuous improvement


FOR WHOM: Stores, Purchasing and Logistics Personnel in the Public and Private Sectors.


The training methodology combines lectures, discussions, group exercises and illustrations. Participants will gain both theoretical and practical knowledge of the topics. The emphasis is on the practical application of the topics and as a result participant will go back to the workplace with both the ability and the confidence to apply the techniques learned to their duties.



1ST BATCH                        21st – 24th May, 2019                                                                      

2ND BATCH                       12th – 15th November, 2019

Other Dates

Start Date End Date
12 Nov, 2019 15 Nov, 2019
Start Date End Date
21 May, 2019 24 May, 2019
  • Venue

    Alpha Partners Professional Training Conference Centre. 200, Muritala Mohammed Way (3rd Floor), Yaba Lagos.

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