Strategic Purchasing Management Course

An excellent course for those who want to learn the basics of supplier scheduling and supplier development programs, this course is specifically designed to help participants learn how to use formal systems to build partnerships with suppliers and make them valuable members of their team.

Led by seasoned purchasing professionals, they will show you how purchasing can exploit information from resource planning and scheduling systems, as well as proven techniques for establishing win-win relationships with key suppliers. You’ll also discover how continuous improvement initiatives can be integrated to supercharge your operations with leading-edge technologies that focus on people and results.

This course is for people who have purchasing responsibilities as well as those who manage purchased inventory turns and the levels of inventory. Included in this group are directors of materials, materials managers, purchasing agents, buyers, buyer/planners, supplier schedulers, and others involved in the design, implementation, and operation of formal planning and control systems and continuous improvement processes for procurement. Team attendance, including supplier representatives, is highly recommended.

Duration: Two days

Contact an Oliver Wight representative to request a private course or to discuss your particular education needs and requirements, and learn how we can align our course program with your company’s goals.