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Procurement and Supply Management (Apr. 26-July 26, 2021)

Date:   Apr 26, 2021 - Jul 26, 2021
Time:   5:30 PM (MDT)
Location:  

Virtual Classroom Training via Zoom (until classrooms reopen)


Alberta



Our virtual classroom is being offered, due to the Covid19 crisis, until classrooms can reopen safely again


Instructor: Matthew Miller, SCMP

Module Overview


Procurement is the process of acquiring goods and services by organizations.  Traditionally, procurement has not been thought of in a strategic sense.  As the percentage of production items that is purchased has risen, so has the importance of procurement.  Procurement is now one of the key strategic elements of an organization.  The goal of this module is for candidates to better understand the strategic role of procurement, as well as tactical approaches that support the strategy.

The focus of this module is on matters of strategic and tactical importance in procurement.  The module starts with a discussion of the key processes that support an organization's strategic procurement goals before comparing strategic and tactical procurement.  A comprehensive procurement strategy backed up by solid procurement tactics supports an organization's goal of providing customers with highly valued products.  Specific tactical matters are considered along the way.


Module Goals

Upon completion of this module candidates should be able to:

  • Analyze, discuss, and present case reports.
  • Understand the elements of procurement strategy
  • Develop procurement strategy
  • Develop and apply tactics that support procurement strategy, including those related to processes, organization, supplier selection and relationships, decision making and technology
  • Analyze or direct others in the analysis of make or buy decisions, price, cost, quality, inventory and total cost of ownership
  • Apply or direct others in the application of tools to evaluate suppliers and produce statements of work

Payment and Cancellation Policy

You are eligible for a refund minus an administration fee of $100.00 plus tax for cancellation/withdrawal requests received in writing before week 2; thereafter, no refund will be available.  Transfer request to a future in-class offering is permissible only if received in writing and accompanied by supporting documentation prior to week 3.  Credits to be used for future offerings are valid for 12 months from the date of initial payment and will expire if not used in that time frame.  Please contact Alberta Institute for details regarding eligibility to transfer.
 
If you would like to withdraw from a module, please send an email to Lina Bulatao at lbulatao@supplychaincanada.com.  You are required to inform Alberta Institute of your intent as soon as possible.  Clearly state your intention to withdraw and provide authorization for us to proceed.

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