Scheduled Summer/Autumn Public Courses 2019

3-Day Category Management

Cost: £1,950 + VAT per person*
Date: 4-6 June 2019
Venue: AVIATOR, 55 Farnborough Road, Farnborough, Hampshire, GU14 6EL.

Aimed at experienced or developing purchasing professionals, and potentially some key stakeholders, this course is built upon our proven 5i® Category Management process. It will enable and fully equip delegates to deliver significant business benefits around reduced price and cost, reduced supply base risk, and to unlock innovation and greater value for their most important categories of spend.

This high impact, activity-based training course will be led by leading procurement expert, Jonathan O’Brien, who works with global blue-chip organizations to help transform their purchasing capability. All delegates who attend will receive a free copy of Jonathan’s best-selling book, Category Management in Purchasing as well as a 3 month single user subscription to our digital procurement platform, Procleus®.

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2-Day Buyer's Toolkit

Cost: £850 + VAT per person*
Date: 3-4 September 2019
Venue: Positive Purchasing, Units 1 and 2, Mills Bakery, Royal William Yard, Plymouth, PL1 3GE.

This 2-day training workshop is aimed at individuals or those in companies who buy or want to learn how to buy more effectively. It is suitable for those in organizations who are responsible for buying or who interface or interact with suppliers or manage contracts. It is particularly suitable for small to medium sized buying teams who wish to move from basic tactical buying to a buying approach that adds greater value to the organization. It is relevant for teams with little or no buying experience and equally suitable for those who know what they are doing. The course is designed to provide delegates with a solid grounding and full training in the 5D Power Buying® process. It will also establish a common toolkit and language within a team and across the business as a whole. It will help make a significant difference to buying outcomes and enable better contract and supplier management.

This high impact, activity-based training course will be led by leading procurement expert, Jonathan O’Brien, who works with global blue-chip organizations to help transform their purchasing capability. All delegates who attend will receive a free copy of Jonathan’s best-selling book, The Buyer’s Toolkit PLUS a 3 month free subscription to Buyer’s Toolkit Online.

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2-Day Supplier Relationship Management

Cost: £1,495 + VAT per person*
Date: 1-2 October 2019
Venue: The Runnymede on Thames, Windsor Road, Egham, Surrey TW20 0AG

A 2-day intensive Supplier Relationship Management course aimed at purchasing professionals and potentially some key stakeholders. This course is designed to help practitioners manage important suppliers and develop specific interventions to achieve business goals. Based around the Positive Purchasing ‘Orchestra of SRM®‘ and 5A™ SCR (Strategic Collaborative Relationship) process, our SRM training is perfect for any practitioner who is involved in managing or interfacing with suppliers.

This high impact, activity-based training course will be led by leading procurement expert, Jonathan O’Brien, who works with global blue-chip organizations to help transform their purchasing capability.

All delegates who attend will receive a free copy of Jonathan O’Brien’s best-selling book, Supplier Relationship Management PLUS if you book before 31st July you will receive a 3 month single user subscription to our digital procurement platform,  Procleus®.

*Note: Terms and Conditions apply, click here to view.