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Fundamentals of Purchasing On-Site Training

This intensive, hands-on seminar will arm you with the skills you need to influence that profit or gross revenue margin in a positive manner

Course Description/Agenda

Length: 3 days
Number of Participants:
Up to 20
Materials: Notebooks and handouts provided

Why You Should Attend

Buyers play a pivotal role in the financial success or failure of your organization.  Since purchasing activities can account for as much as 80% of your organization’s total budget, your purchasing decisions directly influence the company's profit margin.

This intensive, hands-on seminar will arm you with the skills you need to influence that profit or gross revenue margin in a positive manner.  You must have savvy negotiating techniques; a clear, concise method of keeping good records; forms that are succinct and functional; a working knowledge of the legal ramifications that could land your organization in court; and more.

The more skillful your purchasing people, the better your organization’s chances are for turning a profit.

Newly appointed as well as experienced buyers can learn these important skills in this Fundamental of Purchasing seminar, making them some of your organization’s most valuable assets.  This fast-paced, two-day seminar is packed with useful information, from the basics of purchasing to the finest points of shaving costs.   

Who Should Attend

This program is designed for both the newly appointed buyer as well as more experienced buyers who wish to expand their knowledge base or want formal training.

What You Will Learn 

After attending Fundamental of Purchasing, you’ll return to the job with critical skills you can put directly to use.  You will learn:

§         How to establish relationships in which you and your supplier both benefit

§         Tips that can literally save your organization thousands of dollars

§         How to become a savvy negotiator

§         How to untangle the web of legalities that can affect purchasing decisions

§         How to develop and keep information and records up-to-date and accessible

§         The basic principles of successful purchasing

§         How to choose the suppliers who provide the lowest overall cost for the best value

. . . and much more.  This program focuses on the most challenging aspects of the purchasing function and will provide the "tools" and techniques you need to meet those challenges efficiently.

Essentially, Fundamental of Purchasing will provide you with the basis to


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