SR Supply Chain Consultants has been contributing to developing the skills of those working in purchasing and supply for many years. Through years of working within the industry we have developed a range of short courses specifically aimed at individual’s continuous professional development (CPD)
Procurement Training Courses
These courses have been designed to give a basic introduction to effective and efficient purchasing. As a Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) Centre of Excellence all courses are developed in-line with current thinking and best practice.
All our trainers are practitioners who offer a wealth of procurement knowledge and can offer real life examples on how best practice can be applied in the workplace.
Fundamentals of Procurement
This introductory course has been designed to give a basic introduction to effective and efficient purchasing. The tools and techniques that will be shown are similar to those used in the CIPS Level 2 Introduction to Purchasing and Supply. This course in recommend for those who have little to no experience, or are unsure which CIPS level to start on.
Negotiation for Beginners
This one day workshop focuses on the skills and tactics required for successful negotiations. It gives delegates practical advice on how to negotiate with confidence and decisiveness and cuts through the familiar jargon to deliver a practical and enjoyable skill set to delegates
Introduction to Procurement Processes – Public Sector
The course provides delegates with a range of tools and practical application which are essential for an effective procurement department. This course benefits not only the individual but also the company; it could lead to reduced risk, cost savings and quality improvements
Introduction to Procurement Procedures
This introductory course has been designed to aid anyone who would like to develop their knowledge of procurement procedures and improve their skills in the workplace. The course provides delegates with a range of tools and practical application which are essential for an effective procurement department. This course benefits not only the individual but also the company; it could lead to reduced risk, cost savings and quality improvements.
Effective Stores Management for Beginners
A one-day course focusing on the key tools and techniques used to manage inventory and improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the business. By managing inventory more effectively you can reduce operating costs, improve customer service and conserve cash
Fundamental Finance for Buyers
This course allows for a more in-depth look into how to effectively understand a set of accounts and analyse key financial information
Effective Project Management
Ideal for those with little, to no project management experience, this course will help delegates understand the core tools, techniques and language used in effective project management
Excel for Buyers
Learn the basic skills to enable a purchaser to become more efficient and effective in their role. This course looks at basic formulas and formatting, right through to analysing data and producing reports
How to Manage a Procurement Team
This course shows you how to identify individual team member needs and apply appropriate management strategies. Learn how to develop procurement measures to ensure your procurement team is working to its full potential
Compliance in the Public Sector
In-depth review of the new EU Procurement Directives
Legal Aspect & Impact on Procurement
Develop your understanding of formation of contacts, implied and express terms
Corporate Strategy and the Implication for Procurement
Understand the process, development and implications of corporate strategy upon procurement
An in-depth look into the importance of contract management and the benefits of managing contracts effectively
This course is aimed at buyers with who wish to understand how risk presents itself in procurement and supply and how to respond effectively.
This course is aimed at buyers with who wish to understand category management, how it can be applied and techniques
This interactive specification writing training course will provide you with the key skills, structure and strategy to ensure you produce successful specifications every time.
“Great overall course accommodating a wide audience from all experiences and knowledge”