Procurement logistics and Supply Chain Management course
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Procurement logistics and Supply Chain Management course

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The Procurement Logistics and Supply Chain Management course is designed to provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of the procurement process and its integration within the broader supply chain. This course covers essential concepts, strategies, and best practices in procurement logistics, equipping participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to optimize procurement activities and enhance supply chain efficiency.

Objective: The primary objective of this course is to enable participants to develop a deep understanding of procurement logistics and supply chain management principles. By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  1. Understand the role and importance of procurement logistics within the overall supply chain.
  2. Gain insights into various procurement strategies and their applicability in different contexts.
  3. Effectively plan, source, negotiate, and manage suppliers.
  4. Acquire knowledge of key procurement performance indicators and methods for measuring procurement effectiveness.
  5. Explore strategies for risk management and sustainability in procurement logistics.
  6. Develop the skills necessary to optimize procurement processes and enhance overall supply chain efficiency.

Organizational Benefits:

 Organizations that invest in training their employees in procurement logistics and supply chain management can reap numerous benefits, including:

  1. Improved procurement process: Participants will learn best practices and techniques to streamline procurement activities, resulting in cost savings, increased efficiency, and reduced lead times.
  2. Enhanced supplier management: With a deeper understanding of supplier relationship management, organizations can establish stronger partnerships, negotiate better contracts, and mitigate supplier risks.
  3. Increased supply chain resilience: By incorporating risk management strategies, organizations can effectively respond to disruptions and build resilient supply chains.
  4. Better decision-making: The course equips participants with the knowledge to make informed procurement decisions, leading to improved overall supply chain performance.
  5. Talent development: Providing training opportunities in procurement logistics and supply chain management enhances employee skills, engagement, and satisfaction, contributing to a more competent workforce.

Who Should Attend:

This course is beneficial for professionals involved in procurement, logistics, supply chain management, operations, and related fields. It is suitable for:

  1. Procurement managers and officers
  2. Supply chain managers and analysts
  3. Operations managers and supervisors
  4. Logistics professionals
  5. Inventory managers
  6. Purchasing professionals
  7. Sourcing and vendor management professionals
  8. Anyone seeking to enhance their knowledge and skills in procurement logistics and supply chain management

Duration: 10 Days

Module 1: Introduction to Procurement Logistics and Supply Chain Management

  • Overview of procurement logistics
  • Importance of procurement in supply chain management
  • Key challenges and trends in procurement

Module 2: Procurement Strategies and Planning

  • Procurement strategy development
  • Make-or-buy decisions
  • Strategic sourcing
  • Demand planning and forecasting in procurement

Module 3: Supplier Selection and Evaluation

  • Supplier qualification and assessment
  • Supplier performance metrics
  • Supplier relationship development

Module 4: Contract Negotiation and Management

  • Negotiation strategies and tactics
  • Contract development and administration
  • Legal considerations in procurement contracts

Module 5: Supplier Relationship Management

  • Supplier segmentation and categorization
  • Supplier collaboration and development
  • Supplier performance improvement

Module 6: E-Procurement and Digitalization in Procurement

  • Electronic procurement systems
  • Digital transformation in procurement
  • Automation and data analytics in procurement

Module 7: Inventory Management and Optimization

  • Inventory control methods
  • Safety stock and reorder point calculations
  • ABC analysis and inventory classification

Module 8: Demand Forecasting and Planning

  • Forecasting techniques and models
  • Demand planning processes
  • Collaborative forecasting with suppliers

Module 9: Warehousing and Distribution Management

  • Warehouse layout and design
  • Order picking and packing strategies
  • Transportation management in distribution

Module 10: Transportation and Freight Management

  • Modes of transportation
  • Freight forwarding and carrier selection
  • Freight cost optimization

Module 11: International Procurement and Global Supply Chains

  • Cross-border procurement considerations
  • Global sourcing strategies
  • Customs and import/export regulations

Module 12: Risk Management in Procurement

  • Supply chain risk assessment
  • Risk mitigation strategies
  • Business continuity planning

Module 13: Sustainable Procurement Practices

  • Environmental and social considerations in procurement
  • Sustainable sourcing and supplier evaluation
  • Circular economy principles in procurement

Module 14: Cost and Price Analysis in Procurement

  • Cost structure analysis
  • Price negotiation techniques
  • Total cost of ownership (TCO) calculations

Module 15: Quality Management in Procurement

  • Supplier quality assurance
  • Quality control methods
  • Supplier audits and certifications

Module 16: Ethics and Legal Considerations in Procurement

  • Ethical issues in procurement
  • Compliance with legal and regulatory frameworks
  • Anti-corruption measures in procurement

Module 17: Performance Measurement and Metrics in Procurement

  • Key performance indicators (KPIs) in procurement
  • Balanced scorecard for procurement
  • Supplier scorecards and performance evaluation

Module 18: Technology Applications in Procurement

  • Procurement software systems
  • RFID and barcode technology in procurement
  • Blockchain applications in supply chain transparency

Module 19: Lean and Agile Procurement

  • Lean principles in procurement
  • Agile procurement strategies
  • Just-in-Time (JIT) and Quick Response (QR) concepts

Module 20: Continuous Improvement in Procurement

  • Procurement process optimization
  • Continuous improvement methodologies (e.g., Six Sigma, Kaizen)
  • Change management in procurement

Module 21: Supplier Collaboration and Partnerships

  • Collaborative planning, forecasting, and replenishment (CPFR)
  • Supplier development programs
  • Joint improvement initiatives

Module 22: Strategic Cost Management in Procurement

  • Cost reduction strategies
  • Value analysis and value engineering
  • Target costing

Module 23: Supplier Risk Assessment and Mitigation

  • Supplier risk identification and analysis
  • Risk mitigation strategies and contingency planning
  • Supplier diversification and dual sourcing

Module 24: Reverse Logistics and Returns Management

  • Product returns and reverse supply chain
  • Return policy and process design
  • Remanufacturing and recycling practices

Module 25: Procurement Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

  • Ethical sourcing and fair trade
  • Socially responsible procurement practices
  • Supply chain sustainability auditing

Module 26: Supplier Performance Evaluation and Scorecards

  • Supplier performance measurement frameworks
  • Balanced scorecards and performance dashboards
  • Continuous improvement through supplier feedback

Module 27: Global Trade and Customs Compliance

  • International trade regulations and compliance
  • Customs documentation and procedures
  • Harmonized System (HS) codes and trade agreements

Module 28: Procurement Risk Mitigation Strategies

  • Supply chain disruptions and risk mitigation
  • Business continuity planning and risk response strategies
  • Supplier relationship resilience

Module 29: Procurement Analytics and Data-driven Decision Making

  • Data analytics in procurement
  • Key performance indicators (KPIs) and data visualization
  • Predictive analytics for demand forecasting and supplier performance

Module 30: Emerging Trends in Procurement and Supply Chain Management

  • Digital transformation and Industry 4.0 in procurement
  • Sustainable sourcing and circular economy initiatives
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI) and automation in procurement processes



General Notes

·         All our courses can be Tailor-made to participants' needs

·         The participant must be conversant in English

·         Presentations are well-guided, practical exercises, web-based tutorials, and group work. Our facilitators are experts with more than 10 years of experience.

·         Upon completion of training the participant will be issued with a Foscore development center certificate (FDC-K)

·         Training will be done at the Foscore development center (FDC-K) centers. We also offer inhouse and online training on the client schedule

·         Course duration is flexible and the contents can be modified to fit any number of days.

·         The course fee for onsite training includes facilitation training materials, 2 coffee breaks, a buffet lunch, and a Certificate of successful completion of Training. Participants will be responsible for their own travel expenses and arrangements, airport transfers, visa application dinners, health/accident insurance, and other personal expenses.

·         Accommodation, pickup, freight booking, and Visa processing arrangement, are done on request, at discounted prices.

·         Tablet and Laptops are provided to participants on request as an add-on cost to the training fee.

·         One-year free Consultation and Coaching provided after the course.

·         Register as a group of more than two and enjoy a discount of (10% to 50%)

·         Payment should be done before commence of the training or as agreed by the parties, to the FOSCORE DEVELOPMENT CENTER account, so as to enable us to prepare better for you.

·         For any inquiries reach us at or +254712260031






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