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Procurement Training Course & Certification Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Purchasing and Procurement

  • What is Procurement and Purchasing?
  • Fundamentals of Procurement

Module 2: What Constitutes Best Practice and Why It Matters?

  • Introduction to Goods
  • Introduction to Services
  • Types of Services
  • Difference Between Goods and Services

Module 3: Specifications and Stakeholder Engagement

  • Importance of Specifications
  • Components of Specifications
  • Vetting the Specification
  • Specification Approval

Module 4: Supplier Selection

  • How to Research and Prepare List of Suppliers?
  • EU Procurement Rules
  • RFs, RFQs, RFPs, ITTs, Framework Agreements, and E-auctions
  • Developing Good Selection Criteria for Choosing Suppliers

Module 5: Introduction to Contract Terms and Conditions

  • Typical Contract Terms
  • How to Ensure Your Term Prevail?

Module 6: Supplier Management and Review

  • Measuring Supplier Performance
  • Preparing and Running Performance Reviews

Module 7: Using Continuous Improvement Approach

  • Applying Best Practices
  • Developing an Action

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Who should attend this Procurement Training & Certification Course?

The Procurement Course in Washington D.C. is designed to equip individuals with the knowledge and skills necessary in Procurement practices and contribute effectively to organizational success. The following professionals will benefit the most from this course:

  • Procurement Managers
  • Supply Chain Managers
  • Purchasing Officers
  • Contract Managers
  • Vendor Relationship Managers
  • Operations Managers
  • Project Managers

Prerequisites of the Procurement Training & Certification Course

There are no formal prerequisites for attending this Procurement Course.

Procurement Training & Certification Course Overview

Procurement is a critical business function that ensures the effective acquisition of goods and services necessary for smooth company operations. In today's global market, understanding procurement processes and strategies is essential for maintaining competitive advantage. Comprehensive Procurement Training in Washington D.C. enhances this understanding, equipping professionals with the skills to manage procurement activities efficiently.

Mastering procurement is vital for professionals involved in sourcing, purchasing, supply chain management, and operational roles in Washington D.C.. It is especially relevant for those seeking to optimize procurement strategies, reduce costs, and ensure the quality of purchases. Procurement Course offerings are designed to cater to these needs, making them a must for professionals aiming to excel in this field.

The Knowledge Academy's 1-day training in Washington D.C. provides delegates with an understanding of procurement practices, covering essential principles and current trends in the field. This certification course is designed to equip delegates with practical skills and knowledge, enabling them to implement effective procurement strategies in their organizations.

Course Objectives

  • To grasp the fundamentals of procurement processes and their strategic implications
  • To develop proficiency in effective contract negotiation and vendor management
  • To understand the role of risk management in procurement and implement mitigation strategies
  • To acquire skills in strategic sourcing, optimizing cost-efficiency without compromising quality
  • To gain hands-on experience through practical case studies, applying theoretical knowledge in real-world scenarios

Upon course completion in Washington D.C., delegates obtain a comprehensive understanding of procurement dynamics, honed negotiation skills, and the ability to strategically optimize sourcing and vendor relationships in their professional endeavors.

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What’s included in this Procurement Training & Certification?

  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors
  • Procurement Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack

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Video equipment

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Washington D.C is the capital of the United States and is a federal district. Washington has around 660,000 inhabitants living in the area.

Washington D.C is the home to a variety of universities such as the American University which is a private research university. The university is affiliated with the United Methodist Church. The university was established in 1893 and was approved by former President Benjamin Harrison. The university enrols around 13,000 students a year who are either undergraduate or graduate students. Students at American University have backgrounds of more than 150 nationalities. The American University is also very well known for its study abroad programs in which students can participate in a number of programs around the world.

The George Washington University is another university located in Washington D.C. The university is a private research university and is the largest institution in the District of Columbia. The George Washington University was established in 1821. The university currently has around 25,300 students in attendance with the majority of those studying postgraduate degrees. Some of the courses available at the George Washington University include; Arts, Science, Business, International Affairs, Public Health, Professional Studies, Engineering, Applied Sciences, Nursing and Medicine, Politics and Law.

Another university located in Washington D.C is the Gallaudet University which is a private university for deaf and hard of hearing students. The university has around 2,000 students in attendance. Gallaudet was established in 1864 and was originally a grammar school for deaf and blind children until it became the university. Gallaudet is famous for being the only university that primarily teaches classes specifically accommodated to deaf and hard of hearing students. The university is bilingual using American Sign Language (ASL) and English.

Georgetown University is a private research university in Washington and was established in 1789 making it the oldest catholic and Jesuit institute in the United States. There are around 18,000 students who attend the university each year and study a variety of degrees. Some notable alumni from Georgetown University include eight former heads of state, Bill Clinton, Bradley Cooper and a variety of others. 

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AdvantEdge Business Centres,

5335 Wisconsin Avenue,

Suite 650,

Washington D.C

United States

T: +1 7204454674

Ways to take this course

Experience live, interactive learning from home with The Knowledge Academy's Online Instructor-led Procurement Training | Management Training in Washington D.C.. Engage directly with expert instructors, mirroring the classroom schedule for a comprehensive learning journey. Enjoy the convenience of virtual learning without compromising on the quality of interaction.

Unlock your potential with The Knowledge Academy's Procurement Training | Management Training in Washington D.C., accessible anytime, anywhere on any device. Enjoy 90 days of online course access, extendable upon request, and benefit from the support of our expert trainers. Elevate your skills at your own pace with our Online Self-paced sessions.

Streamline large-scale training requirements with The Knowledge Academy's In-house/Onsite at your business premises. Experience expert-led classroom learning from the comfort of your workplace and engage professional development.

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Procurement Training | Management Training in Washington D.C. FAQs

Procurement is the process of obtaining goods, services, or work from external sources to meet the needs of an organisation.
There are no formal prerequisites for attending this Procurement Training Course.
This Procurement Certification Course offers participants enhanced strategic sourcing skills, effective negotiation techniques, and risk management expertise, empowering professionals to optimise procurement processes, drive cost-efficiency, and foster valuable supplier relationships.
This training course is intended for anyone who wants to become familiar with Procurement processes and pursue a career in the Procurement industry.
The Procurement Certification Training Course covers essential topics such as Procurement fundamentals, EU Procurement rules, and supplier list preparation. Participants learn about goods and services distinctions, specification importance, and criteria development.
Yes, we offer 24/7 support for this Procurement Training.
The duration of this course is 1 day.
Yes, we offer self-paced option for this Procurement Training.
With this Procurement Certification, you can expect roles like Procurement Manager, Supply Chain Analyst, Purchasing Officer, Sourcing Specialist, and Contracts Administrator in various industries seeking procurement expertise.
Yes, we provide corporate training for this course, tailoring our courses as per your organisational requirements.
Please contact our customer support team to resolve any issues related to your course.
The Knowledge Academy's procurement training is meticulously designed to incorporate the latest trends and best practices. Delegates gain insights into cutting-edge strategies, ensuring they stay ahead in the dynamic procurement landscape and fostering organisational efficiency and innovation.
The training fees for Procurement Training & Certification Course certification in Washington D.C. starts from $1295
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for Procurement Training & Certification Course.
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