Strategic Procurement Management

Strategic Procurement Management

Date : 22 Feb 2019 (Fri)
Time : 9.00am - 5.30pm
Venue : Training Room , SBF Center, 
160, Robinson Road, #06-01, Singapore 068914

Fee per pax 
(inclusive of GST)  
: Participants can enjoy e2i course fee support of $15/hour per pax for this workshop following the completion of the workshop, subject to the following criteria:
• Singaporeans or Singapore Permanent Residents ONLY
• Participants and/or the Company do not receive any other government funding for this workshop
• Full personal details and NRIC to be provided upon request for verification on eligibility

SBF Member (Before Funding) - S$428
        (After Funding)   - S$323

Non Member (Before Funding) - S$535
                        (After Funding)   - S$430

-To apply for funding, choose 'Susidised Fees' option and in the shopping cart choose 'Pay Later'
*Please ONLY pay the Subsidised Fees via SBF PayNow Corporate (UEN Number: For UOB: T02SS0073H For DBS: T02SS0073HDB2)

-NTUC members may also apply for UTAP to offset the course fee

-Upon completion of the workshop, the participant will be granted an attendance certificate.

The role of procurement and supply management within the wider supply chain is the most strategic, particularly in terms of insight into market development, market creation and an understanding of future risks and challenges that face an organisation. With an increased emphasis on collaboration, partnerships, resilience and outsourcing; blended with a focus on relationship management, networking capabilities and broader commercial acumen, it is time to examine the role of procurement and supply at a strategic level. 

The objective of this module is to provide participants with the information and knowledge needed for an understanding of the nature of procurement and to conduct oneself in an accountable and ethical manner to all stakeholders in the private and public sector.  It may cover, but not be limited to, the following:

Programme Outline 

1. Procurement Process and Execution

- Procurement lifecycle, concept of Total cost of Ownership (TCO) and Value for Money (VFM)
- Sourcing process
- Defining Evaluation Criteria
- Procurement principles
- Procurement lifecycle (PLC): Definition, Overview of the different stages
- Stakeholder Management
 Five Rights of Purchasing.
- Specification development: Definition, Value Engineering and Analysis, Standardisation, difference between product and service specifications etc
- Evaluation and selection of suppliers 
- Adding value in procurement   


2. Types of Procurement structure and systems

- Centralised vs Decentralised Procurement
- Hybrid Structures
- Purchasing systems to fit structures
- E-Procurement and how it changed the environment

3. Accountability and Ethics

- Code of general procurement ethics    
- Accountability of a procurement officer
- How to deal with conflict of interest
- How to deal with gifts and hospitality
- Dealing with suppliers ethically 

Who Should Attend
Purchasing executives and managers who are responsible for procurement activities.

Trainer's Profile
Pavan Sharma has 20 years of international experience in engineering, logistics and supply chain, process improvement, business development, corporate training and consultancy with ten years of managing at top level. He is a proven leader and an excellent contributor to organisational goals in increasing revenue and controlling costs.

Administrative Details

- Please logon to with your Username and Password to register. 
- Please create an account for registration if you do not have an existing account with SBF
- Upon registration, please make payment using credit card via online payment platform. Auto e-acknowledgement and invoice will be sent to your registered email.
- No cancellation will be allowed upon registration, but attendance by a replacement delegate from your company is welcomed. Please notify SBF of the change at least 3 days’ notice prior to event to enable logistical arrangements for the replacement.
- Payments are required with registration and must be received prior the workshop to guarantee your place.
- Participants will only be admitted if payment/proof of payment has been received prior to the event or on event day.
- You will still be liable for the payment in the event of no-show on actual day of the event.
- Singapore Business Federation (SBF) reserves the right to cancel or make any adjustments to the event.

Payment Modes:
1) Electronic Payment
Internet banking services with UOB or DBS via Billing Organization.

Payment can be made via our VISA/MasterCard terminal in our office

3) Cheque Payment
Please cross your cheque payable to Singapore Business Federation and send it to: 160 Robinson Rd #06-01, SBF Center, Singapore 068914

Please indicate the Invoice number, Company and Participant name at the back of the cheque.
If you have registered less than 5 working days before the event date, please bring along the cheque on the day of workshop.

For more information, contact Josephine Lin at    l    6701 1131

NOTE : To safeguard the well-being of all participants, we advise members who are feeling unwell to refrain from attending the session

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