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Purchasing Techniques, Negotiating, and Cost Reduction Training

BMC Training provides a training course in Purchasing Techniques, Negotiating, and Cost Reduction in Project , Procurement and Contracts

Course Title
Venue
Start Date
End Date
  • London
    26 - 9 - 2021
    30 - 9 - 2021
  • Madrid
    26 - 9 - 2021
    30 - 9 - 2021
  • Berlin
    26 - 9 - 2021
    30 - 9 - 2021
  • Istanbul
    17 - 10 - 2021
    21 - 10 - 2021
  • Kuala Lumpur
    24 - 10 - 2021
    28 - 10 - 2021
  • Rome
    24 - 10 - 2021
    28 - 10 - 2021
  • Barcelona
    24 - 10 - 2021
    28 - 10 - 2021
  • Zurich
    24 - 10 - 2021
    28 - 10 - 2021
  • Dubai
    3 - 10 - 2021
    7 - 10 - 2021
  • Paris
    3 - 10 - 2021
    7 - 10 - 2021
  • London
    10 - 10 - 2021
    14 - 10 - 2021
  • Madrid
    10 - 10 - 2021
    14 - 10 - 2021
  • Berlin
    10 - 10 - 2021
    14 - 10 - 2021
  • London
    21 - 11 - 2021
    25 - 11 - 2021
  • Madrid
    21 - 11 - 2021
    25 - 11 - 2021
  • Berlin
    21 - 11 - 2021
    25 - 11 - 2021
  • Kuala Lumpur
    7 - 11 - 2021
    11 - 11 - 2021
  • Rome
    7 - 11 - 2021
    11 - 11 - 2021
  • Barcelona
    7 - 11 - 2021
    11 - 11 - 2021
  • Zurich
    7 - 11 - 2021
    11 - 11 - 2021
  • Istanbul
    14 - 11 - 2021
    18 - 11 - 2021
  • Dubai
    14 - 11 - 2021
    18 - 11 - 2021
  • Paris
    14 - 11 - 2021
    18 - 11 - 2021
  • Istanbul
    13 - 12 - 2021
    17 - 12 - 2021
  • Istanbul
    19 - 12 - 2021
    23 - 12 - 2021
  • Kuala Lumpur
    26 - 12 - 2021
    30 - 12 - 2021
  • Rome
    26 - 12 - 2021
    30 - 12 - 2021
  • Barcelona
    26 - 12 - 2021
    30 - 12 - 2021
  • Zurich
    26 - 12 - 2021
    30 - 12 - 2021
  • Dubai
    12 - 12 - 2021
    16 - 12 - 2021
  • Paris
    12 - 12 - 2021
    16 - 12 - 2021
  • London
    5 - 12 - 2021
    9 - 12 - 2021
  • Madrid
    5 - 12 - 2021
    9 - 12 - 2021
  • Berlin
    5 - 12 - 2021
    9 - 12 - 2021
  • London
    13 - 12 - 2021
    17 - 12 - 2021
  • Madrid
    13 - 12 - 2021
    17 - 12 - 2021
  • Berlin
    13 - 12 - 2021
    17 - 12 - 2021
  • Dubai
    13 - 12 - 2021
    17 - 12 - 2021
  • Paris
    13 - 12 - 2021
    17 - 12 - 2021

Introduction

This course will examine an organization’s revenue that is spent on goods and services - everything from raw materials to spares and stocks. Hence, when the goal is to increase earnings by lowering costs, world-class organizations look closely at their purchasing strategies.

Success in purchasing is dependent not only on an awareness of the potential opportunities, but more importantly, and the focus of this course, is the knowledgeable implementation of the methods, processes, and techniques that should be utilized in order to become a leader in obtaining real supply management savings through negotiations and understanding cost reduction

This course will feature:

  • How to be  world class in cost reductions
  • Processes for developing purchase price index
  • How to evaluate supplier prices
  • The importance of planning in successful negotiations
  • Approaches in negotiations

Objectives

  • Examine the key features in spend profiles
  • Evaluating costing reduction opportunities
  • Understanding supplier pricing structures
  • Apply purchasing strategic plans
  • Develop common approaches in planning for negotiations

Content

Day One

Continuous Improvement in Cost and Productivity

  • How do other functions view purchasing
  • A Purchasing Savings Model
  • Total Cost of Ownership Models
  • Cost Reduction Initiatives
  • Establishing a Strategic Focus with Pareto Analysis on Cost
  • Modern Methods of Analyzing the Spend

Day Two

Defining Cost Reduction Opportunities

  • Developing Company Purchase Price Index and Comparing to External Indexes
  • Understanding of Supply Marketplace and how Suppliers Price
  • Benchmarking best practices in Cost Reduction
  • Resisting Price Increases
  • Supplier Performance Measurement
  • Cost Saving Methods

Day Three

Methods of Price Evaluation

  • Price Justification
  • Methods of Price Analysis
  • The Competition that leads to price reduction and evaluation
  • Methods of Cost Analysis
  • Breaking down the Elements of Cost
  • Developing "Should Cost"

Day Four

Successful Negotiations

  • Negotiation Skill Sets
  • Steps in Negotiation Preparation
  • Methods of Persuasion
  • What Does Win/Win Really Mean?
  • Determining the Issues
  • Rating & Valuing Issues

Day Five

Determining Strengths and Weaknesses

  • Know Your  Better Alternatives to Negotiated Agreements (BATNA)
  • Analyzing The Other Side
  • Negotiation Objectives Diagram
  • Prepare the Negotiation Team
  • Tips for the Actual Negotiation
  • Participants will negotiate model cases & discuss the results to provide an opportunity for hands on experience

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