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Procurement, Purchasing, Buyer Training Courses in Dubai, Abu Dhabi

Certified International Purchasing Professional / Manager
(CPP – CPPM) 

The CPP – CPPM s meant for all purchasing professionals who need the right credentials and skills to set themselves firmly on the road of success. This course helps a professional to understand the basic tenets of international sourcing, procurement and risk management. This course is ideal for procurement and supply chain professionals who are already working in the procurement department of any organization and need a certification for a promotion or to validate their knowledge and professionalism.

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INTRODUCTION TO PURCHASING

  • Purchasing cycle
  • Purchasing system
  • Purchasing steps

PROCUREMENT PLANNING

  • Advance purchase planning
  • Purchasing complexity
  • Procurement planning content

PROCUREMENT METHODS

  • Price competitive approach
  • Blanket purchase agreements
  • Electronic procurement

NEGOTITATION STRATEGIES

  • Steps in negotiating
  • Tools in negotiating
  • Types of negotiations

CONTRACTS

  • Introduction and overview
  • Element of a contract
  • Duties and obligations
  • Types of purchasing contracts

SOURCES OF SUPPLY

  • Order of precedence  
  • Make or buy
  • Lease purchase analysis

SOLICITATION

  • Solicitation planning
  • Written solicitation

SUPPLIER RATINGS

  • Categorical method
  • Cost point method
  • Vendor profile analysis

INTERNATIONAL SOURCING

  • Overview of world wide sourcing
  • Offshore and domestic purchasing
  • Trade barriers
  • Currency risk management
  • Currency adjustment factors
  • Currency hedging
  • Global sourcing strategies

SUPPLY CHAIN MANGEMENT

  • Supply chain management and business linkage
  • Procurement and supply chain

 STRATEGIC SOURCING

  • Strategic Role of Procurement
  • Principles of strategic sourcing
  • Benefits if strategic sourcing

VENDOR LIFE CYCLE MANAGEMENT

  • Strategic considerations for vendor development
  • Supply base optimization
  • Early supplier involvement
  • Vendor development
  • Partnerships

PROCUREMENT STRATEGICS

  • Buying consortium
  • Outsourcing
  • Purchasing portfolio – the Kraljic matrix
  • Procurement pitfalls

COSTING AND PRICING

  • Price analysis
  • Cost analysis

ASSESSING FINANCIAL HEALTH OF SUUPLIERS

  • Financial statements and trend analysis
  • Ratio analysis

LIFE CYCLE COSTING

  • Elements of total cost of ownerships
  • Discounted cash flow
  • Net present value

INTERNATIONAL TRADE

  • INCOTERMS
  • International trade payments
  • Letter of credit international trade documents

RISKS IN PROCUREMENT

  • Identifying risks in procurement
  • Strategic, process level and operational risks
  • Risk management
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