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SMT-C1 - Procurement

Date:   Jan 13, 2022 - Apr 14, 2022
Time:   6:00 PM (CST)
Location:   Manitoba Self-Study Online
MB

SCMP REVISED

COURSE OVERVIEW

The focus of this course is on matters of tactical significance, from defining supply management for an organization to identifying specific tools and techniques that are often used in the procurement process.

The lessons in this course are interrelated. In Lesson 1, we discuss what a supply chain is and how purchasing fits within the overall supply chain. This will be followed by exploring the following concepts and tools:

  • Tendering
  • Sourcing
  • Supplier Evaluation and Selection
  • Ethics
  • Lean Supply (Inventory) Basics
  • Cost Management, Total Cost of Ownership, Break-Even
  • Learning Curve
  • Information Technology Use in Purchasing
  • Negotiation
  • Contract and Canadian Competitive Bidding Laws
  • Quality Needs
  • Buying Services
  • Performance Evaluation
  • Government Purchasing and Resale/Retail Buying

COURSE GOALS

Upon completion of this course candidates should be able to:

  • Describe the historical developments of procurement and how it fits within an overall supply chain
  • Define supply chain management, value chain and purchasing
  • Define types of tender processes and explain their uses
  • Understand the integration of supply chain with enterprise objectives
  • Explain best practices for sourcing, selecting and evaluating suppliers
  • Explain contract formation, the competitive bidding laws of Canada and ethics
  • Apply negotiation tactics and techniques appropriately
  • Appreciate the use of calculations for the total cost of ownership, the break-even point, cost management and the learning curve
  • Understand the need for quality from suppliers
  • Describe the basics and need for lean inventory management
  • Explain the differences between commercial, government and retail buying of goods and services
PRICE

$650 Members | $795 Non-members

$175 - Textbook: Purchasing and Supply Chain Management 7th Edition


DATES

January 13 - April 14, 2022

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Payment Cancellation Policy

You are eligible for a full refund if you withdrawal prior to the second class.  After that, a full refund minus an administration fee of $150.00 plus tax for cancellation/withdrawal requests are available. 

If you would like to withdraw from a module, please send an email to info.mb@supplychaincanada.com. You are required to inform the Manitoba Institute of your intent as soon as possible. Clearly state your intention to withdraw and provide authorization for us to proceed.


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