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Purchasing and Procurement

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  1. Session One: Course Overview
    2 Assessments
  2. Session Two: Supply Chain Management Basics
  3. Session Three: The Purchasing Cycle
  4. Session Four: Purchasing Toolkit
  5. Session Five: Managing Competitive Bids
  6. Session Six: Improving Efficiency and Accuracy
  7. Session Seven: Improving Efficiency and Accuracy
  8. Session Eight: Managing Internal Relationships
  9. Session Nine: Tools of the Trade
  10. Session Ten: A Personal Action Plan
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Maintaining the Process

Many companies start out to improve their supply chains. Then they find that it is more difficult than they expected, or other projects take precedence, and the improvements slow or stop. This is why it’s important for us to repeat over and over that companies with an efficient supply chain system that is coordinated throughout the organization have better financial successes than those with inefficient or standalone systems.

It takes a coordinated, system-wide effort to build, maintain, and sustain an efficient supply chain. This might mean that you have to become a champion to see it through, because in the end someone does have to develop and apply the practices needed. Could you be that person?

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