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Supply chain planning training management course in Lagos Nigeria

Strategic Procurement and Supply Chain Management


  • This training course explores all the skills needed by Purchasers and Procurement Personnel, and helps delegates to practice and refine their skills in a no risk environment.
  • Procurement teams used to be seen as about processing paperwork, but it is now understood that they are key to ensuring that the whole organization has the right equipment and services, has costs under control, and can deliver the right Quality and Added Value. This requires teams with a complete set of Strategic Skills and appropriate Management approaches, who know where and how they can add value to their organizations.

Participants will develop the following competencies:

  • Strategically focused job descriptions for Purchasing and Procurement
  • Select the right purchasing approach for each purchase
  • Select suppliers for short and long term success
  • Increased skill sets in strategic commercial Planning
  • Manage suppliers engagement
  • Negotiate with suppliers effectively
  • Manage cross-functional purchasing approaches
  • Greater abilities in leading continuous improvement purchasing and procurement


  • Personnel working in Procurement, Purchasing or Buying
  • Buyers / Purchasing Professionals in business, government and the private organizations
  • Buyers working for private companies
  • Purchasing section heads
  • Users and Technical Specifiers
  • Project personnel working with contractors
  • Professionals in Contracting or other roles who wish to understand purchasing and improve the interaction with their function will also benefit from this Strategic Skills for Procurement training course.


This training course aims to enable participants to achieve the following objectives:

  • Understand the role of Professional Purchasers
  • Learn about and practice the key skills Purchasers need to have
  • The essential requirements for Purchasing and Procurement Management
  • Team structures and roles
  • The benefits of improved purchasing and procurement
  • Implementing changes within the team and with other departments
  • Strategies and tactics for improved contracts and service Agreement
  • The uses of tendering, negotiation and other approaches
  • Measuring and Improving Suppliers Purchasing Performance
  • Examine how to become more strategic in Purchasing Activities
  • Determine a best approach to Global Commercial Planning
  • Review process for international purchasing
  • Analyze ways of managing suppliers more effectively
  • Enhance negotiating skills
  • Learn ways to deal with economic uncertainties


  • Participants will learn by active participation during the Strategic Skills for Procurement training course through the use of programme materials, exercises, role playing, video presentations and discussions on “real life” issues in their own and each other’s organizations.


Day 1

Fundamentals of Procurement management in the Organization

  • Introduction to Procurement in modern organizations?
  • What is international Procurement Best Practice?
  • What do other functions want from Procurement?
  • Supply Chain Management and buying Management Concepts
  • Essentials for Effective Purchasing and Procurement
  • Stages to world class procurement (International and National)
  • Developing The Strategic Plan For The Procurement Activity
  • Vendor/Supplier performance Management Systems
  • Vendor Rating System

Day 2

Essential Buying Skills for Procurement Management

  • Purchasing and Procurement Segmentation
  • Commercial Procurement Intelligence and planning (CPIP)
  • Developing procurement commercial awareness
  • Supplier/Vendor development Forum
  • Supplier/Vendor Selection and engagement
  • Procurement Specification writing
  • Supplier cost reduction and optimization
  • Requests for Information Versus Requests for Quotation
  • Procurement Contract Management
  • Procurement Contract Law and ethics
  • Drafting service Level Agreement for Suppliers/Vendor
  • Use of Tendering, negotiation, direct sourcing and e-commerce


Day 3

Commercial Sourcing and Procurement Negotiation

  • Starting the Strategic Sourcing Process
  • Creating time to be more strategic
  • New job descriptions for supply management
  • Relations With Other Functions
  • Developing the Procurement Price Index
  • Dealing with issues of ethics
  • Effective Negotiation
  • Pricing and Price reasonability
  • 3 (Three) days

FACILITATION FEE: N180,000 Per person



Supply chain planning training management course in Lagos Nigeria-

It has now been established without any doubt whatsoever that lean supply chains and efficient logistics systems lead directly to increased bottom line profits. Leading edge companies which successfully gain competitive advantage and which are able to implement immediate cost savings, are those which possess knowledgeable and skilful logistics professionals

Course Objective

This course will explore the key managerial tasks that should be coordinated and controlled to achieve an efficient and effective logistics and supply chain programme for the organization. It focuses on helping participants gain new insights into how the application of the tools can transform their competitive position.

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to

  • Provide a working definition of value
  • Compare the various perspectives of value and understand that supply chain management enables companies to manage the trade-off between these perspectives
  • Identify the three ways to measure value: operational, customer, and financial
  • Explain the causes of non-value-added activities
  • Understand that supply chains increase net value by increasing value-added activities as well as minimizing non-value-added logistics activities
  • Identify how Logistics Management creates net value according to the three ways of measuring value.

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to

  • Identify the right supply chain for a given business strategy
  • Define the three kinds of Logistics chains found in every business
  • Describe a Logistics and supply chain in terms of the three types of flows
  • Define the four ways customers interact with supply chains
  • Compare alternative supply chain structures
  • Describe how Internet technologies enable supply chains
  • Use a velocity figure of merit to compare Logistics Management alternatives
  • Describe how trust among trading partners maintains supply chain alignment
  • Identify commonly encountered issues that erode trust.

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to

  • Define Logistics
  • Explain the increasing importance of Logistics in today’s business world
  • Describe the major decisions faced in analyzing Logistics and explain how these decisions support the physical and information flows in a supply chain
  • Compare the landed cost of physical goods procured domestically vs. physical goods procured internationally
  • Explain how standardized Logistics can be used to integrate physical goods from different countries of origin into the supply chain
  • Discuss the goals of an effective logistics strategy and explain how the different pieces of a Procurement system work together to support the buying strategy

Identify the logistics and distribution Channels risks associated with managing a worldwide supply chain

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