Course contents
  • - definitions (dispatch, purchasing, procurement, materials management, etc.)
    - purchasing and process responsibility (or process involvement)
    - classic organizational models in purchasing (centralized, decentralized, MGM, lead buying, etc.)
    - structure and contents of: supplier self-assessment, supplier rating, supplier development
    - basic performance indicators in purchasing (and related areas), documentation and calculation
    - purchasing budget, planning, risks
    - purchasing strategies
    - integration of purchasing in a corporate organization
    - strategic partnerships with purchasing managers, basic principles of cost analysis, methods of awarding contracts
    - disloyalty in purchasing - causes, forms, tolerance limits, prevention/defense against disloyalty