Effective Purchasing, Tendering & Supplier Selection

Effective Purchasing, Tendering & Supplier Selection


A five-day intensive programme, for those who want to understand and implement the essential tools of Purchasing, Procurement and Buying.

Participants will learn how to evaluate procedures and make needed changes to methods to improve customer service whilst achieving significant reductions in inventories; eliminate wasteful costs; avoid internal system problems that limit performance; obtain added value for money.


In this seminar participants will consider:

o   Purchasing Organisations

o   Purchasing Systems

o   Alternative Purchasing Methods

o   Finding Suppliers

o   Defining Specifications

o   Basics of e-procurement

o   Legal context for Purchasing

o   Negotiation

o   The Role of Purchasing in the Organisation

o   Expediting

o   Price, Cost and Value

Who Should Attend?

This seminar has been designed to enhance the purchasing skills of buyers in business, government and the military. It is intended for buyers of all types of materials, equipment and services who seek to strengthen their personal abilities as well as the performance of their purchasing department.


  1. Performance Purchasing

o   Key Concepts

o   Purchasing Organisations

o   The Procurement Cycle

o   Purchasing Systems

  1. Supplier Selection

o   Specifications

o   Working with End-users

o   Supplier Evaluation Criteria

o   Appropriate Supplier Methodologies

o   Total Cost Approach

  1. Tendering

o   Form of Tendering

o   Request for Information

o   Request for Quotation/Invitation to Tender

o   Tender Evaluation

o   Negotiation

o   Price Cost and Value

  1. Legal Issues

o   From Tender to Contract

o   Supplier non-performance

o   Expediting

o   Terms and Conditions

o   E-procurement fundamentals

  1. Purchasing Performance

o   Supplier Measurement

o   Vendor Rating

o   Action Planning

o   Course Review and Evaluation 

Event Information

Event Date 25-08-2024
Event End Date 29-08-2024
Individual Price $3,600.00
Location cairo
Categories Purchasing and warehouse