Advanced Purchasing and Cost Saving Techniques

Date Format Fees  
02 Jul - 05 Jul, 2024 Classroom ₦250,000 Register
10 Dec - 13 Dec, 2024 Classroom ₦250,000 Register
02 Jul - 05 Jul, 2024 Classroom ₦250,000 Register

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



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


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


Inventory Management

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


Managing and evaluating the Department performance

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


Improving Purchasing Efficiency

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



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.

  • Venue

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

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