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Purchasing and Procurement

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  1. Session One: Course Overview
    2Topics
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    2 Assessments
  2. Session Two: Supply Chain Management Basics
    10Topics
  3. Session Three: The Purchasing Cycle
    12Topics
  4. Session Four: Purchasing Toolkit
    27Topics
  5. Session Five: Managing Competitive Bids
    14Topics
  6. Session Six: Improving Efficiency and Accuracy
    13Topics
  7. Session Seven: Improving Efficiency and Accuracy
    12Topics
  8. Session Eight: Managing Internal Relationships
    9Topics
  9. Session Nine: Tools of the Trade
    14Topics
  10. Session Ten: A Personal Action Plan
    3Topics
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    1 Assessment
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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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