Sustainable Procurement – Awareness

An introductory Sustainable Procurement Awareness course aimed at those in procurement and the wider organization at any level. The course provides an overview of what Sustainable Procurement is and why it is increasingly essential for organizations to be doing it well.

This course will help you develop an understanding of the need for, and basic principles and approaches of, Sustainable Procurement. It provides an awareness of sustainability, why it is a key consideration for today’s businesses, and includes an exploration of what Sustainable Procurement is, the challenges in implementing it and some key considerations and approaches required to make it happen.

Learning objectives

By the end of this course, delegates will be able to:

  • Describe what sustainability is, the business case and the imperative for action
  • Describe what Sustainable Procurement is and how it aligns to corporate objectives
  • Support procurement teams to identify and implement Sustainable Procurement projects
  • Describe the fundamental considerations for driving Sustainable Procurement in terms of what we buy, who we buy from and our supply chains

Who should attend

  • Procurement professionals
  • Junior or developing buyers
  • Stakeholders working with procurement on sustainability projects
  • Senior managers or executive teams
  • Any other individuals who need an introduction to Sustainable Procurement

Course content

Introduction to Sustainability

  • Why we need sustainability and the business case for action
  • Introduction to Sustainable Procurement
  • Prioritizing our efforts and deciding on the areas to focus on
  • Driving sustainability in what we buy, who we buy from and in our supply chains
  • Adapting existing strategic approaches and embedding sustainability – how to mobilize and support projects

What You Will Get

This training is delivered by a highly experienced procurement expert and can be delivered either live, online, as a single workshop, or as a half-day classroom event, exclusively for your company at almost any location worldwide.
Different language options are available, and a summary of course evaluations and feedback will be provided after the training.

Delegates will receive:

  • Full colour Sustainable Procurement training workbook
  • Laminated Sustainable Procurement process
  • Copies of all case studies and group work exercises and personalized certificate
  • 3-month access to the online learning program and resources (online courses only)

Course Catalogue

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