Advanced Purchasing and Cost Saving Techniques

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  • Start Date

    18 Aug, 2020

  • End Date

    21 Aug, 2020

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Event Details

      • Understand the Strategic Role of the Purchasing Department
      • Perform accurate Supplier Evaluation
      • Indentify the Importance of value analysis to Purchasing
      • Evaluate the Performance of the Department using Proper KPIs
      • Improve the Efficiency of the Purchasing function



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                        25th – 28th February, 2020                                                                          

2ND BATCH                       18th– 21st August, 2020  


Improving Purchasing Efficiency

Evaluating Service to End Users Conducting the Right Surveys Training the Staff Ethical Behavior Purchasing Policies and Procedures


Managing and evaluating the Department performance

Centralization versus decentralization Reasons for Departmental Performance Appraisal Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for purchasing


Inventory Management

ABC Analysis Controlling the Budget VALUE Analysis Optimizing Purchasing Productivity Adding Value as a Purchasing Manager


Supplier Evaluation

Negotiating with suppliers Power in Negotiation Planning for Negotiation Factors used to Evaluate Suppliers Ways of Promoting Good Supplier Relations Creating Suppliers as Good Partners Choosing the Right Suppliers



The Strategic Function of Purchasing

Creating a Purchasing Mission Statement Understanding the Concerns of Senior Management Balancing Quality, Service and Price Things Purchasing Should Strive for Types of Purchasing Manager

Other Dates

Start Date End Date
18 Aug, 2020 21 Aug, 2020
Start Date End Date
25 Feb, 2020 28 Feb, 2020
  • Venue

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

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