Anyone working in today's purchasing environment will benefit from the instruction given based on over 25 years of experience in the field. With the major trends affecting the profession, the basics become even more important to any organization.
This seminar will provide valuable information for persons new to purchasing or supply management, as well as those who have responsibility for the procurement process or who deal with procurement issues.
- Developing the purchasing process
- Use of the purchase order
- Management of vendors
- Quality control and purchasing role
- Purchasing strategies
- Inventory management
- The attendee will be able to understand the purchasing process.
- The attendee will be able to identify the uses of a purchase order.
- The attendee will be able to properly communicate with vendors.
8:30 a.m. - 9:35 a.m.
I. Purchasing Basics
II. Types Of Purchasing
III. Evaluating Purchasing And Corporate Goals
IV. Comparing Purchasing To Organization Policies
9:35 a.m. - 10:40 a.m.
V. Determining Methods Of Purchasing
VI. Developing Specifications And Statement Of Work
VII. Locating And Selecting Possible Vendors
VIII. Developing Criteria For Vendor Selection
IX. Appropriate Use Of RFQs And Competitive Bidding
10:40 a.m. - 10:50 a.m.
10:50 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
X. Developing An Appropriate Purchase Order
XI. Proper Use Of Purchase Order
XII. Organizing And Tracking Purchase Order
XIII. When A Purchase Order Is Not Enough
XIV. Negotiated Agreements
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Lunch (On Your Own)
1:00 p.m. - 2:05 p.m.
XV. Requirement Contracts
XVI. Collecting Relevant Documents
XVII. Developing Partnerships
XVIII. Communicating With Vendor
XIX. Resolving Disputes With Vendor
2:05 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
XX. Computerized Purchasing
XXIII. Quality In Purchasing
3:15 p.m. - 3:25 p.m.
3:25 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
XXIV. Inventory Management
XXV. Purchasing And The Law
XXVI. Outsourcing In Purchasing
XXVII. Leasing vs. Purchasing