Buying For Performance – Certification FLeX – 2020

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Buying For Performance – Certification FLeX – 2020

20-07-2020 - 20-07-2021

1. Aim of the course

By end of this Certification Training programme, Participants will get a good knowledge of the Purchasing processes and Best Practices. The participants will be well prepared to take charge of a purchasing portfolio and apply the different tools and levers that’ll help them optimize their performance.

  • Learning goals
  • Understand the fundamental processes and practices in Purchasing
  • Understand the best practices across these different processes
  • Learn the right usage of tools and levers and optimize performance
  • Influence Internal and External Stakeholders and support decision-making from a Purchasing perspective

2. Target group

  • Buyers
  • Persons who will take Category Manager positions in the near future

3. Course Content

  • Fundamentals of Purchasing (Inside view DEMAND Side / Outside view SUPPLY side)
  • Cost Analysis (Cost Breakdown and TCO)
  • Contract (Contract basics and Legal Aspects of a Contractual engagement)
  • Financial risks in Purchasing (Impact of Purchasing on Finance)
  • Negotiation fundamentals (Nego preparation / Negotiation Conduct / Communication)

4. Course duration

The overall course duration may last anytime between 6 months to 18 months, depending on the personalized path of the participant and the execution of the certification project. The average duration is 1 year.

Welcome webinar is scheduled on July 20th, and Face-to-Face session will take place from Aug. 24th to Aug. 28th.