Date Venue Fee
21 Oct - 25 Oct 2024 Dubai – UAE $ 4,950 Register Now
23 Dec - 27 Dec 2024 Los Angeles - USA $ 6,950 Register Now
17 Feb - 21 Feb 2025 Dubai – UAE $ 4,950 Register Now
26 May - 30 May 2025 Dubai – UAE $ 4,950 Register Now
21 Jul - 25 Jul 2025 London - UK $ 5,950 Register Now
20 Oct - 24 Oct 2025 Dubai – UAE $ 4,950 Register Now
22 Dec - 26 Dec 2025 Los Angeles - USA $ 6,950 Register Now
About the Course

This comprehensive five-day Procurement Management Professional training course is tailored to address the complexities and challenges of modern procurement. It provides delegates with innovative strategies and tools to enhance their procurement practices. It explores strategic aspects of procurement, emphasizing the importance of strategic sourcing, supplier relationship management, and digital transformation.

Delegates will gain insights into the latest trends and best practices shaping the procurement industry. The training program is designed to be highly interactive, incorporating practical exercises, group discussions, and real-world scenarios to ensure that the knowledge gained is not only theoretical but also applicable to their day-to-day operations. This training program will guide them through each subject, providing valuable perspectives and actionable advice.

In addition to enhancing delegates' technical skills, it also focuses on developing their strategic thinking and leadership abilities. Procurement professionals today are expected to be more than just buyers; they are strategic partners who play a crucial role in driving organisational success. It will equip delegates with the skills to make data-driven decisions, manage supplier relationships effectively, and implement innovative procurement solutions. They will be well-prepared to lead procurement initiatives that deliver significant value to their organisation, drive cost savings, and adopt sustainable practices.

Core Objectives

By the end of the training course, delegates will be able to:

  • Equip with advanced techniques in supplier market analysis, cost modeling, and risk management
  • Develop the ability to create effective category strategies and manage the total cost of ownership for optimal procurement outcomes
  • Understand advanced negotiation strategies and performance-based contracting to ensure favorable terms and effective supplier performance
  • Develop skills in building and maintaining strategic supplier partnerships, assessing supplier performance, and implementing development programs
  • Know the predictive analytics, procurement dashboards, and reporting tools to drive efficiency and value in procurement operations
  • Learn the digital procurement platforms, blockchain technology, and the Internet of Things (IoT) to revolutionise procurement processes
Training Approach

This highly interactive training course will incorporate practical exercises, group discussions, and real-world scenarios to ensure that the knowledge gained is both theoretical and applicable in day-to-day operations. It will guide delegates through each subject, providing valuable perspectives and actionable advice.

The Attendees

This training course is suitable for professionals involved in procurement, contract management, and supply chain operations, aiming to enhance their strategic skills and stay updated with industry best practices.

Likewise, it will be valuable to the professionals but not limited to the following:

  • Procurement Managers
  • Supply Chain Managers
  • Contract Managers
  • Purchasing Professionals
  • Strategic Sourcing Specialists
  • Senior Procurement Professionals
  • Project Managers
  • Contract and Procurement Managers
  • Senior Buyers
  • Commodity Procurement Specialists
Daily Discussion

DAY ONE: STRATEGIC SOURCING AND CATEGORY MANAGEMENT

  • Supplier Market Analysis
  • Cost Analysis and Cost Modelling
  • Risk Management in Sourcing
  • Supplier Segmentation and Evaluation
  • Developing Category Strategies
  • Total Cost of Ownership (TCO)
  • Strategic Supplier Relationships
  • Global Sourcing Strategies
  • Ethical Sourcing and Compliance
  • E-Procurement Tools and Technologies 

DAY TWO: CONTRACT MANAGEMENT AND NEGOTIATION

  • Contract Lifecycle Management
  • Contract Drafting and Key Clauses
  • Legal Aspects and Compliance in Contracts
  • Performance-Based Contracts
  • Negotiation Strategies and Tactics
  • Contract Risk Management
  • Supplier Performance Management
  • Dispute Resolution and Arbitration
  • Collaborative Contracting
  • Digital Contract Management Solutions

DAY THREE: SUPPLIER RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT (SRM)

  • Building Supplier Partnerships
  • Supplier Performance Metrics
  • Supplier Development Programs
  • Innovation and Collaboration with Suppliers
  • Communication Strategies with Suppliers
  • Supplier Risk Assessment and Mitigation
  • Joint Value Creation
  • Managing Supplier Transitions
  • Leveraging Technology for SRM
  • Sustainability and CSR in SRM

DAY FOUR: PROCUREMENT ANALYTICS AND PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT

  • Data-Driven Decision Making in Procurement
  • Key Procurement Metrics and KPIs
  • Spend Analysis Techniques
  • Predictive Analytics in Procurement
  • Procurement Dashboards and Reporting
  • Benchmarking and Best Practices
  • Cost Reduction Strategies
  • Procurement Process Optimisation
  • Supplier Performance Analytics
  • Advanced Procurement Tools and Technologies

DAY FIVE: DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION AND INNOVATION IN PROCUREMENT

  • Digital Procurement Platforms
  • Blockchain for Supply Chain Transparency
  • Internet of Things (IoT) in Procurement
  • Cloud-Based Procurement Solutions
  • E-Marketplaces and Procurement Networks
  • Robotic Process Automation (RPA) in Procurement
  • Big Data Analytics in Procurement
  • Virtual and Augmented Reality in Procurement
  • Digital Twin Technology in Procurement
  • Procurement Innovation Labs