SR Supply Chain Consultants Ltd has contributed to developing the skills of those working in purchasing and supply for many years. Through our work within the industry we have developed a range of short courses specifically aimed at individual’s continuous professional development (CPD). Our courses range from basic introductions in key areas, to more detailed, specific skills.
As a Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) Centre of Excellence all courses are developed in-line with current thinking and best practice.
Our trainers are practitioners with a wealth of procurement knowledge offering real life examples applying best practice in the workplace
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 Level 2 CIPS Introduction to Purchasing and Supply. The course is aimed at those who have little to no experience. It is also ideal for those looking to start CIPS training but are unsure of which 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 cutting through the familiar jargon to deliver a practical and enjoyable skill set to delegates.
Introduction to Procurement Processes – Public Sector
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 is specifically tailored toward the public sector.
Introduction to Procurement Procedures
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.
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.
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
This course has been designed to give an overview of the regulatory requirements within the public sector, looking at current and new procurement directives. Delegates on completion will have a broad understanding of public sector regulation and requirements placed on the procurement function.
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. A particular focus on the alignment of corporate strategy.
An in-depth look into the importance of contract management and the benefits of managing contracts effectively. This course begins with an introduction to the formation of contracts and contract law moving onto managing contracts and associated risk.
Identifying, assessing and managing risk in Supply Chains. This course is aimed at buyers with who wish to understand how risk presents itself in procurement and supply and how to respond effectively.
Understand category management, its process and the implications on procurement. This course is aimed at buyer who wish to understand category management, how it can be applied and techniques for success.
The day is structured around real-life examples of best practice. This interactive specification writing training course will provide you with the key skills, structure and strategy to ensure you produce successful specifications every time.
Introduction to Contract Law and Management
An in-depth look into the importance of contract management and the benefits of managing contracts effectively. This course begins with an introduction to the formation of contracts and contract law moving onto managing contracts and associated risk
Responding to Global Events
This course has been designed to offer an insight as to how differing events can have effects on global organisations. 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.
“Great overall course accommodating a wide audience from all experiences and knowledge”