Be familiar with the fundamentals of Purchasing.
Recognize the new roles of Purchasing and buyers.
Become a more efficient and productive buyer through applying the techniques of purchasing management.
Improve the services provided by your suppliers through more effective negotiations and planning.
Understand the ethical/legal aspects of purchasing and its possible liabilities.
Attain a better negotiating position through cost analysis.
Identify hidden costs and make better buying decisions.
Increase your company’s savings through better purchasing management – and increase your chances for success.
Find out how to select and qualify suppliers.
The purchasing cycle.
Key criteria used to measure a buyer’s performance.
Purchasing management policies, procedures, controls and standards.
Requisition and purchasing policies.
Solicitation process: why various types of solicitation are used.
How to qualify and pre-select suppliers.
Assessing the risk in doing business with a supplier.
Assessing competitive market pricing.
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Fundamentals of Purchasing for New Buyers
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