FUNDAMENTAL PURCHASING MANAGEMENT

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FUNDAMENTAL PURCHASING MANAGEMENT

Successful logistics management is based on sound development, evaluation and implementation of logistic principles. This short learning programme (SLP) will benefit individuals who:

  • want to upskill themselves in a specific area in the logistics and supply chain industry;
  • want to study but have time constraints; or
  • need to sharpen their workplace skills in a specific area.
IS THIS PROGRAMME FOR ME?
Purchasing Management in the logistics and supply chain environment involves the development, evaluation and implementation of purchasing principles. This programme will suit an individual who wants to enhance his or her fundamental knowledge on how purchasing can contribute to value creation in a supply chain environment.
WHAT CAN STUDENTS EXPECT?

After successful completion of this short learning programme, you will be able to:

  • Undertake research on cost analysis and explain what it is comprised of
  • Understand the different purchasing services in a supply chain
  • Understand global supply management and the competition surrounding purchasing
  • Build and manage a negotiating team to successfully negotiate areas relating to purchasing
  • Apply and understand the ethical and professional standards of purchasing/procurement in a supply chain
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
You must be able to communicate effectively using English in written and/or oral form. There are no further admission requirements for self-enrichment programmes.
DURATION

We offer these programmes as three-day contact sessions or six months distance learning.

OPTION 1:THREE-DAY CONTACT SESSIONS These sessions can be done in-house at a company and allows:

  • Three days of focused contact sessions that offer a compact, yet value-filled approach to the area of learning
  • Flexibility: contact sessions can be offered at your company premises
  • Training from industry experts that includes practical, on-the-job/real-time advice

OPTION 2: SIX MONTHS DISTANCE LEARNING

Once registered for the SLP, students will receive login details to the Student Portal where they can access their material electronically. Study material will also be sent to students and they will be notified of contact sessions where they will interact with facilitators. Students must be able to access the Internet in order to access Moodle, OLG’s online learning platform.

WHAT OUR STUDENTS AND CLIENTS SAY ABOUT US

OLG allowed me to do my best and it has been so worth it at the end of the day as I have achieved my Higher Certificate in Logistics Management..

Shelly-Anne Joshua

Higher Certificate in Logistics Management

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