ETIPSC – Introduction to Procurement & Supply Chains

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  • Code: ETIPSC
  • Duration: 1 Day
  • Price per delegate: £595.00 +VAT

Trained over 60000 delegates

Course delivered by industry expert instructors

Highly competitive pricing

Course Description

Our introductory training enables participants to understand what ethical and sustainable Procurement entails and the value-add it brings to organisations.

We offer a range of training and experiential learning options. Our learning solutions are created by qualified Procurement leaders experienced in developing teams.

Our unique blend of lessons, scenarios, and practical exercises helps participants to build foundational knowledge and understanding of Procurement and Supply Chain.

This facilitated course introduces participants to core processes and activities such as:

  • Supply & Demand
  • Supplier segmentation
  • Categories
  • Sourcing options (e.g., Quotes, Tenders)
  • Go-to-market
  • Supplier evaluation and selection
  • Finance / Purchase to Pay
  • Governance
  • Key Performance Indicators
  • Role of a Procurement Specialist.

The course incorporates a blend of lessons, practical exercises, and reflections to reinforce learning.

Participants can work together as teams on practical exercises to identify solutions, highlighting the value of diverse and inclusive working.

Target Student

Personnel responsible for supplier relationships & performance, ensuring they deliver the outcomes and value-add needed.



Course Content

Participants will gain a basic understanding of the following:

  • What is Procurement & Supply Chain
  • Procurement processes & roles
  • Supplier segmentation
  • Procurement categories
  • Requirements for procurement
  • Selecting a sourcing approach aligned to spend, complexity, and risk
  • Sourcing approaches
  • Selection criteria and weightings
  • Critical success indicators.