The Open tender has and will continue to be a popular method of soliciting bids from the market – especially for commodity items. When the key differentiator between bids is the lowest price, the open tender fulfils its purpose. But many requirements are complex, and suppliers need to be pre-selected to make sure they have the capability and competence to perform. Where needs are very complex, the suppliers’ input will be needed to help refine requirements and propose alternative solutions. This training workshop considers all this and more.
- The Interface between Supply Chain Management and Procurement
- Competitive procurement alternatives
- Defining business needs (Inputs, outputs and outcomes)
This training workshop is suitable for:
- Procurement Officers, analysts and managers.
- Contract Engineers and analysts.
- Quantity Surveyors
- Commercial advisers
- Procurement team members
- General managers
- Executives tasked with managing contracts
- Contract Administrators
- Anyone who wishes to have a good understanding and involvement in purchasing activities.
Upon completion of this training workshop, you will have learned about:
- The procurement strategy choices and methods available.
- How these methods can work, and their strengths and weaknesses.
- The role of negotiation in procurement processes, where needs are complex and suppliers have the expertise.