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e-Procurement Course

INTRODUCTION

e-Procurement is the business to business purchase and sale of supplies and services over the Internet.  More and more organizations are viewing the application of best practices in e-procurement as being essential skill sets needed by all employees involved in the procurement process.  This IRES training course focuses on the development of e-procurement in an organization that then leads onto the management of the complete e-procurement process.

This IRES e-Procurement training course develops how to establish an e-procurement system within an organization that needs to purchase through the Internet.  The important stage of managing the process is discussed in some depth.  We establish how to provide and measure procurement contributions to the organization so that this critical function and all those in it can be elevated to be seen as a core organization competency.

5 Days

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

  • Professionals in Purchasing and procurement,
  •  Procurement and Supply Management Operations officers
  • Procurement and purchasing officers
  • All government purchasing and procurement managers
  • All NGO staffs in finance and procurement department
  • All those interested in the development and implementation of an e-procurement system.

 LEARNING OBJECTIVES

At the end of this IRES training course, you will learn:

  • Learn the differences of e-procurement
  • Understand the requirements needed to develop an e-procurement system
  • Appreciate the principles of negotiation
  • Understand how to implement an e-procurement system
  • Learn how to manage an e-procurement system.

TOPICS TO BE COVERED                  

Module 1 - Traditional Procurement Procedures

  • Procurement in the Organization
  • Strategic Sourcing
  • Supplier Selection
  • Supplier Evaluation and Performance
  • Apply Performance to Procurement Decisions
  • What is e-procurement
  • Pre-requisites for developing an e-procurement System

 

Module 2 - e-Procurement Development

  • Steps in developing an e-procurement System
  • The capabilities of e-procurement
  • Components of an e-procurement system
  • Developing an e-procurement internal customer ordering and approvals system
  • Developing an e-quotation preparations system
  • Developing an e-quotation evaluation system
  • Developing an e-purchase order system
  • Developing an e-tendering system

 

Module 3 - e-Procurement Models and Negotiation

  • E-Procurement Business Models
  • Avoiding Confrontational Negotiating
  • Negotiating with an Angry Person
  • New Techniques in Influencing
  • Understanding the other Negotiator’s Power
  • Negotiating Pressure Points and Countermeasures
  • Negotiation Exercises

 

Module 4 - e-Procurement Management

  • E-procurement Workflows
  • E-procurement Processes
  • E-procurement Hardware and Software
  • E-procurement User Administration
  • E-procurement Security

 

Module 5 - Organizational Improvement through eProcurement

  • Integrating E-procurement Systems into the Business Process
  • Integration Issues
  • E-procurement and Contract Law
  • Contracts and Electronic Signatures
  • Contract formation and E-trading
  • Making Changes in the Organization

 

METHODOLOGY

The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.

ACCREDITATION

Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Services (IRES) certificate.

TRAINING VENUE

The training is residential and will be held at IRES training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, lunch, and study visits.

All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.

ACCOMMODATION

Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.

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Mob: +254 715 077 817

Tel: 020 211 3814

TAILOR- MADE

This training can also be customized for your institution upon request to a minimum of 4 participants. You can have it delivered in our training centre or at a convenient location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on Tel: +254715077817,+254 (020) 211 3814 or mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

PAYMENT

Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before C.O.B 27th May 2019.

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CANCELLATION POLICY

Payment for all courses includes a registration fee, which is non-refundable and equals 15% of the total sum of the course fee.

1.    Participants may cancel attendance 14 days or more prior to the training commencement date.

2.    No refunds will be made 14 days or less to the training commencement date. However, participants who are unable to attend may opt to attend a similar training at a later date, or send a substitute participant provided the participation criteria have been met.

Please Note: The program content shown here is for guidance purposes only. Our continuous course improvement process may lead to changes in topics and course structure.

Event Properties

Event Duration 5 Days
Event Date 03-06-2019
Event End Date 07-06-2019
Cut off date 27-05-2019
Individual Price(Kenyan) KES 69,000
Individual Price (International) EUR 790
Individual Price(International in Dollars) USD 920
Location Nairobi, Kenya
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