The Effective Procurement Manager

Event Details

    The challenge for sourcing and procurement is to continue to take out costs while also delivering new kinds of value to the business by becoming more innovative, business-driven and agile.

    Brightstar Training’s “The Effective Procurement Manager” is an in-depth 2-day course providing the knowledge and practical skills that purchasing and procurement managers need to add real value in their organisation.

    This training course helps you understand the underlying concepts and methodologies that link stakeholder expectations and requirements with supplier delivery and performance. Learn how to optimize the value from your suppliers and contracts with specific actionable improvements and measurable value.

    Bright*Star Training offers further training on contract law and management as well as on the  broader business management capabilities needed to help procurement managers become more versatile business professionals who provide even more value for the organisation.


    Key Learning Outcomes:

    • Align spend to organisational strategy
    • Broadly how to ascertain purchasing goals and plans
    • Select suppliers in tune with strategies
    • Negotiate and monitor complex deals and relationships with suppliers to meet quality, cost and delivery requirements
    • Know how to implement and manage Cost Reduction Programmes
    • Reduce the risk to your supply chains

    Learning Methodology:

    The focus of the course is to enable participants to return to work with a clear strategy for the products that they are involved with.

    Presentations, Videos, Team Work, Practical Sessions and Personal Time are all utilised to identify opportunities and develop real plans to improve the situation of their organisations.

    All course participants will receive a certificate of attendance and a hard copy workbook outlining Category Management tools and techniques.

    You can expect to meet, interact and share experiences with peers from other companies and you will get to practice using some of the core tools for real in breakout sessions.



    All attendees to a Brightstar course receive a Certificate of Accreditation acknowledging their training and their journey to New Skills, New Thinking.
    Independent research has verified that this recognition is highly valued by your employees.

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