An advanced Sustainable Procurement course aimed at experienced or developing procurement and supply chain practitioners as well as some key stakeholders. The course covers all aspects of sustainability and Sustainable Procurement and provides practical resources to implement sustainable procurement within an organization. When taken as an online, instructor-led course, this training is CPD accredited.
This course enables and fully equips your practitioners to implement Sustainable Procurement. It is designed as a ‘next step’ in strategic procurement and outlines how to embed Sustainable Procurement approaches within Category Management and SRM. Therefore experience of, or having completed, our advanced training programs in 5i® Category Management and 5A/5S Supplier Relationship Management, is highly recommended.
The course covers what sustainability is and why we need it, the business case for it, and the frameworks organizations are adopting. It provides an in-depth understanding of Sustainable Procurement and what is necessary to make it happen within an organization. It explores in detail how to apply sustainability to existing Strategic Procurement approaches in terms of what we buy, from whom we buy it, and our supply chains. The course also explores some key tools to develop a procurement-led approach in an organization to drive in sustainability, such as Sustainability Value Engineering and Hot Spot Analysis. Finally, the course explores how to make Sustainable Procurement part of what we do and how to ensure projects are well supported