On average, over fifty percent of an organization's total revenue is passed down the Supply Chain. In many sectors however, this can be significantly more for example in the Public Sector, this can exceed eighty percent. It is imperative that this expenditure is managed and controlled effectively. Poor Procurement leads to increased cost, poor quality, delays, loss of control and lack of cost visibility. Proactive, professional Procurement will become a value added function within the organization.
Over time, organizations have realized the value that can be delivered through effective Procurement. At the same time, the value of appropriately qualified Procurement Professionals has also increased. Procurement is now seen as a 'job' rather than a 'role'.
The shift from transactional, operational buying to Strategic Procurement has been quicker in some Industries than others. Organizations that have not yet made the change are being left behind.
Commodity, or category, based Procurement provides the correct structure to help deliver a truly World Class Procurement function.
ACSP™ provides the understanding, framework, tools, and principles that allow organizations to build, embed and develop real Strategic Procurement.
ACSP™ now also comes with a range of free take-away tools, to the value of $750. These tools cover procurement cost, problem solving, policy development, market profiling and 'purchasing power'. Course participants will find these tools, techniques and expert insights, highly helpful and will want to use them upon their return to the office every day.
On completion of this five day training course you will receive your certificate which has been fully accredited by Qualifi, an official UK Government recognized awarding body.
This highly practical and interactive course has been specifically designed for:
PLUS anyone who is responsible for / involved in Supplier Relationships, or anticipates being involved with Supplier Management in the future
Steve is a procurement professional with over 20 years experience, and has held senior positions with several large organisations both in the UK and abroad. During his career he has bought a large variety of goods and services in an international context, and has been actively involved in fighting bribery and corruption in procurement. For the last 7 years he has provided training and consultancy to public and private sector clients around the globe on a wide range of procurement topics. He is a knowledgeable, interesting and entertaining presenter who is able to draw on his wealth of practical experience to excellent effect.
Ros is a professional business trainer with a rich and varied career in industry and education. She believes that excellence in communication and other “soft skills” is vital for business success, and has a real passion for instilling learning in others. For the last 10 years she has provided training, coaching and consultancy to a variety of clients in many different countries and from many different organisations. She is a dynamic and inspiring presenter who, having taught English as a Foreign Language, is particularly sensitive to the needs of the non-native English speakers.
John’s corporate experience spans some 30 years including Head of Group & Global Procurement for Focus Wickes plc. where he was responsible for the full creation and implementation of global sourcing initiatives, supplier/vendor management and commercial contract negotiation. John has also held senior roles within Barclays Bank corporate and led a wide and diverse range of teams, both locally and globally.
John is also a certified instructor in delivering emotional intelligence training and has wide international experience, including: Kuwait, Iraq, Qatar, KDR, China, Germany, France, Sweden, Malaysia & West Africa. Organisations that John has worked with include: KNPC, Petronas, Shell, Total, Lafarge, Nigeria LNG, The United Nations, Zain Corporation, Maybank & Sinopec.
As a consultant and trainer for the last 8 years John is passionate about delivery, and utilises his career expertise to ensure that clients receive leading edge training results, enabling delegates to understand not only the subject matter, but also the application and usage to add value both to their role and within the wider organisational environment.