FUNDAMENTAL PROCUREMENT MANAGEMENT

THE WHOLESALE AND RETAIL SKILLS PROGRAMMES ARE RECOGNISED AND ALIGNED PRIMARILY TO THE WHOLESALE AND RETAIL SECTOR AND PROVIDE SPECIFIC JOB TRAINING AND SKILLS DEVELOPMENT.

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FUNDAMENTAL PROCUREMENT MANAGEMENT

Successful logistics management is based on sound development, evaluation and implementation of logistic principles. This short learning programme (SLP) will benefit individuals who:

  • want to upskill themselves in a specific area in the logistics and supply chain industry;
  • want to study but have time constraints; or
  • need to sharpen their workplace skills in a specific area.
IS THIS PROGRAMME FOR ME?

Individuals who want to gain a comprehensive understanding of procurement management and understand the scope of and developments in procurement management would benefit from this SLP.

WHAT CAN GRADUATES EXPECT?

After successful completion of this short learning programme, you will be able to:

  • Understand strategic procurement and its role in supply chain management
  • Critically reflect on key issues in procurement management: outsourcing, quality, inventory, time, sourcing, price, total cost of ownership, and negotiations
  • Apply procurement principles to various types of buying situations
  • Investigate and understand the role of procurement in electronic commerce
  • Understand contract management and its role in procurement
  • Apply performance metrics to procurement
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
You must be able to communicate effectively using English in written and/or oral form. There are no further admission requirements for self-enrichment programmes.
DURATION

We offer these programmes as three-day contact sessions or six months distance learning.

OPTION 1:THREE-DAY CONTACT SESSIONS These sessions can be done in-house at a company and allows:

  • Three days of focused contact sessions that offer a compact, yet value-filled approach to the area of learning
  • Flexibility: contact sessions can be offered at your company premises
  • Training from industry experts that includes practical, on-the-job/real-time advice

OPTION 2: SIX MONTHS DISTANCE LEARNING

Once registered for the SLP, students will receive login details to the Student Portal where they can access their material electronically. Study material will also be sent to students and they will be notified of contact sessions where they will interact with facilitators. Students must be able to access the Internet in order to access Moodle, OLG’s online learning platform.

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