Specialist Certificate in Effective Purchasing Management … SFC eligible
The rapid changes in business practices, increased globalization, technological (IT) advances, and increased expectations by top management are forcing purchasing professionals to take a more proactive approach in the ways purchasing functions and responsibilities are been managed today. Managing the changes in the purchasing function, environment and management expectations in which it operates significantly affect the ideal skills required to maximize the purchasing function’s potential and contribution towards organization’s objectives and goals.
This course addresses some of these changes; develops a set of factors to describe a comprehensive set of skills required of a world-class purchasing management professional and to ascertain which of these skills are the most important. Using Synergetic Theory and Case Studies as exercise tools to review and discuss the literatures presented on purchasing skills, methodologies, analysis and techniques. This course facilitates the purchasing function in playing the important role to achieve the operations planning and process control objectives of timely delivery, flexibility, quality and cost.
Who Should Attend
Managers, executives, officers and specialists in Purchasing, Procurement, Supply-chain Management, Sub-contracting, Material, Internal Auditors, AVL Assessors, Project & Contract whose functions and responsibilities are involved in the planning, organizing, negotiating and control of purchasing activities, and those who have the intention to prepare, document and implement purchasing process and control compliance with the ISO 9001: 2015 Quality Management Systems Certification.
- Purchasing Management System
- Purchasing Department Organization
- Purchasing Policies
- Purchasing Selecting Supplier For AVL
- Purchasing Methodology
- Purchasing Process Control ISO 9001: 2015 Quality Management System
- Purchasing From Overseas Suppliers & Documentary Credits
- Purchasing Negotiation Skills & Techniques
- Purchasing Legal Aspects and Considerations
- Purchasing Performance
The course is an Approved-in-Principle (AIP) course under the SkillsConnect (Course Code: CRS-N-0031455 valid till 25 Dec 2019) with a support level of $2.00 per training hour for company sponsored participant. More information from Financial/Award Schemes.
Nett course fee effective from 1 Oct 2018. Company-sponsored participants are required to apply for funding via SkillsConnect at least 1 week before course commencement.
(payable to TLA)
(or available Credit)
* “All Singaporeans aged 25 and above can use their $500 SkillsFuture Credit from the
government to pay for a wide range of approved skills-related courses. Visit the SkillsFuture
Credit website www.skillsfuture.sg/credit to choose from the courses available on the
SFC course directory.”
Payment will only be required after the course is confirmed.
(The status of the course would usually be advised one (1) month before the course start date.)
Payment mode (retail payments facilities are not available) :
Overseas – Telegraphic transfer
Local – Cheque or bank transfer or Corporate PayNow
Dr Ong Geok Quee is the Senior Consultant of LAWSON Consulting Services. He holds a Doctorate Degree of Philosophy in Business Administration majoring in Materials and Supply Chain Management. A Fellow Member of the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply – UK; CIPS Congress Member of APAC Constituency; Member of the Institute of Supply Management – USA; Fellow of the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators; Fellow of the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology—UK; a Chartered Marine Technologist—UK; and Singapore State Courts Mediator and Panel of Coachers of the Singapore Mediation Centre.
3 days (9am – 6pm), 22.5 training hours and 1.5 hours written examinations as well as 6 hours off class course / project works with a total of 30 hours.
At the end of the course participants who have fulfilled at least 75 per cent attendance and passed the written examination shall be awarded the Certificate of Proficiency (Certificate of Achievement).