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Best Practice Procurement
Low Cost Solutions For Excellence In Procurement
30 October – 2 November 2016
InterContinental Hotel, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Reviews

"This course has met my expectations in terms of content and quality. It was a constructive training that I can recommend to anyone in procurement."

Sanae Alaoui
Abu Dhabi Airports Company, UAE

"Best Practice Procurement is a very interesting course and has all the information related to procurement as needed by buyers. This course will for sure enrich any person's information in procurement."

Serage El Haje Sleiman
Procurement Officer
United Development Company, Qatar

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Overview

This course will provide delegates with low cost solutions for excellence in procurement. Delegates will be able to implement world class procurement strategies into their organisations whilst mastering price management techniques, and using best practice negotiation and supplier relationship management strategies.

Content
  • The evolution of procurement
  • Best practice procurement
  • Assessing your organisation against best practice
  • Strategic sourcing and transactional sourcing
  • The strategic sourcing process
  • The Cigar Box case study
  • Category management
  • The seller’s view of price
  • The top ten price management tools and techniques
  • The price management business simulation
  • Is negotiating in the souk the same as negotiating with suppliers?
  • What win/win really looks and feels like
  • Negotiating with different cultures
  • Outsourcing
  • Information systems
Who Should Attend

This course is aimed at managers and staff working in procurement, or those who have responsibility for the procurement function. It will benefit staff at all levels, from buyers to purchasing managers and
directors.

Benefits Of Attending
  1. Understand world class procurement strategies and how you can implement them into your organisation
  2. Know the top ten price management tools and techniques and how you can use them to best effect
  3. Evaluate best practice negotiation and supplier relationship management strategies and how you can develop real win-win partnerships with suppliers
Course Director

    Eric Evans



    Eric Evans has held Director level positions in the automotive, retail, fast moving consumer goods and healthcare sectors. He is the author of three books on procurement and negotiation, and a speaker on MBA programmes across Europe and the Gulf region.

    As a management consultant, he has delivered improvement programmes in demand management and inventory management, and has coached organisations as they implement collaborative replenishment and customer-led approaches to demand management.


    Ooi Tee Ann
    Director
    2BC Pte Ltd

    Ann is a Director of 2BC Pte Ltd a Procurement consultancy which has offices in Singapore, London and Kuala Lumpur.

    A former Senior Commercial and Procurement Manager, she has had significant hands-on experience covering procurement of direct and indirect material, negotiating multi-million dollar deals, managing global suppliers, and developing and managing high value and complex contracts.

    Her recent experience includes:

    • Developing and delivering training programmes on procurement and negotiation in Asia and the Middle East
    • Designing, developing and implementing supplier and contract management processes in an organisation that had outsourced a number of key business functions
    • The development of a series of practical procurement and contract management tools
    • Delivering a supplier management training programme for 12 vendor managers, which led to the successful implementation of a contract operationalisation process
    • Implementing strategic sourcing and procurement processes for technical personnel in an organisation which had no procurement function



Venue and Accommodation

    InterContinental Abu Dhabi

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates


    InterContinental Abu Dhabi

    Urban style meets beachfront leisure at this 5-star Abu Dhabi resort, set high on a hill between downtown businesses and the Corniche. With dazzling views of the skyline and Arabian Gulf, this landmark hotel in Abu Dhabi is prized for its white-sand beach, marina and buzzing restaurants overlooking the water. From spa treats and squash to sunset cocktails, friendly staff help you make the most of your leisure time – and fast, free Wi-Fi means you can stay connected while sunbathing by the pool.


    InterContinental Abu Dhabi
    King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz,
    Al Saud Street : Abu Dhabi,
    United Arab Emirates

    Tel +971 2 6666888

    www.intercontinental.com/AbuDhabi‎

    Accommodation

    Special delegate rates have been negotiated at selected hotels and we highly recommend you secure your room reservation at the earliest to avoid last minute inconvenience. You can contact the Hospitality Desk for required assistance on:

    T:+971-4-407 2693
    F:+971-4-407 2517
    E: hospitality@informa.com


    VISAS

    Delegates requiring visas should contact the hotel they wish to stay at directly, as soon as possible. Visas for non-GCC nationals may take several weeks to process.


Course Fees
Date Course Fee Before
14 August 2016
Course Fee Before
4 September 2016
Final Fee
30 October – 2 November 2016
(BC6170)
US$ 3,995 US$ 4,595 US$ 4,795
Course fees include documentation, luncheon and refreshments. Delegates who attend all sessions will receive a Certificate of Attendance.

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