Introduction to Supplier Management Course


INTRODUCTION

This curriculum is designed for experienced quality professionals that are new or relatively new to supplier quality and supplier management.

The course introduces you to foundational supplier management concepts and principles and teaches you how to design and implement a supplier management program.

To ensure a robust, engaging learning experience, this course leverage case studies, individual and group activities, hands-on exercises, and knowledge checks to help you transform the conceptual into the practical.

This course is also available as part of a 5-day Supplier Quality Professional: An Introduction course (including Introduction to Supplier Management, Auditing for Improved Supplier Performance, and Quality/Engineering Tools for Supplier Management). Save when you register for all five days.

DURATION

5 Days

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

The ISQP curriculum is an excellent tool for experienced quality professionals that are new or relatively new to supplier quality and supplier management.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

At the end of this IRES training seminar, you will learn to:

  • Define a supplier management program and why it is important
  • Assess the status of your organization’s existing supplier management program
  • Build a supplier management toolkit including a supplier rating system, supplier surveys and audits, supplier process evaluation, supplier certification, ship-to-stock programs
  • Assess and evaluate your current supply base to determine suitability to your organization’s needs
  • Improve your existing supplier base using effective communication strategies and the proper corrective actions
  • Assess and select new suppliers and properly onboard them leveraging agreements, contracts, and purchase orders
  • Certify a supplier

TOPICS TO BE COVERED

  • Supplier Management Programs—An Overview
  • Assessing the Status of Your Organization’s Existing Supplier Management Program
  • Building a Supplier Management Toolkit
  • Taking Inventory of Your Existing Supplier Base
  • Improving Your Existing Supplier Base
  • Selecting New Suppliers
  • Certifying a Supplier

Enroll for this Course

We are proud to offer this course in a variety of training formats to suit your needs.

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Enroll for a Face-to-Face (In-Person) Class

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Enroll for a Virtual (Zoom) Class

Join a scheduled class with a live instructor and other delegates.

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Enroll for an Online Self-Paced Class

Keep track of your own progression throughout your course and ensure continuous improvement.

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Benefits of Taking a Course at IRES

LEARN

Our courses are carefully curated to keep you abreast of latest industry trends, technological advancements, and best practices. We employ a variety of teaching methodologies, including hands-on workshops, case studies, and interactive sessions, all aimed at fostering an engaging and effective learning environment. Our expert instructors bring a wealth of knowledge and real-world experience, providing our clients with insights that can be immediately applied in their professional lives.

NETWORK

Our courses serve as a vibrant platform for professionals to connect and engage with a diverse community of peers, industry leaders, and experts. By participating in our programs, you gain access to an invaluable network that spans across various sectors and geographical boundaries. This networking aspect is not just about forming professional relationships; it's about creating a supportive ecosystem where ideas, opportunities, and collaborations can flourish.

GROW

Our courses are designed to challenge and inspire professionals to step out of their comfort zones and explore new horizons. Through a combination of theoretical knowledge and practical application, our programs help professionals refine their existing skills and acquire new ones, making them more versatile and competitive.

FAQs & Course Administration Details:

This training can also be customized to suit the needs of your institution upon request. You can have it delivered in our IRES Training Centre or at a convenient location. For further inquiries, please contact us on Phone: +254 715 077 817 or Email: [email protected].
The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprise of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web-based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields. All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.
Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Institute (IRES) certificate certified by the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA).
Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before start of the course. Send proof of payment to [email protected].
Accommodation and airport pickup are arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer. Email: [email protected] Phone: +254 715 077 817.

Who else has taken this course?


# Job Title Organisation Country
1 CLERICAL OFFICER KANYAKINE SUB COUNTY HOSPITAL Kenya
2 Senior Procurement Specialist East African Science and Technology Commission(EASTECO) Rwanda