Engineering Procurement Online Training Series

Date From: 16 January 2018
Date To: 06 February 2018
Location: Worldwide
Description: You will learn how to effectively apply business processes that increase value from suppliers, reduce costs and improve overall commercial performance. The course has been developed to meet the specific needs of the chemical, biochemical and process industries.
Event Type: IChemE Course
Venue: Online course
Organiser: IChemE
Contact Name: Courses department
Contact Phone: +44 (0)1788 534431
Contact Email: courses@icheme.org

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Overview

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This modular online course will help you to develop your skills in the core concepts and approaches to successful engineering procurement.

You will learn how to effectively apply business processes that increase value from suppliers, reduce costs and improve overall commercial performance. The course has been developed to meet the specific needs of the chemical, biochemical and process industries.

The modules, each around 60 minutes in length, are effective as stand-alone training sessions or as part of a modular programme.

Special note: Recordings are available if you can't make or miss a session.

What's included in the series?

  • four live 60-minute sessions
  • text Q&A with the trainer
  • four digital recordings for your personal use
  • digital copies of all slides and supporting materials (PDF) for your personal use
  • e-certificate of attendance, including hours allocation, for CPD purposes 

The benefits of IChemE online learning

  • save money: no travel, subsistence or accommodation costs
  • stay productive: limit your time away from the office
  • learn in manageable, concentrated, bite-size, one-hour chunks
  • choose from two time slots near the start or towards the end of the day
  • review or refresh the learning at your convenience with digital recordings of each module
  • choose the modules you need - you don't need to buy them all

Course outline

Module 1: An introduction to engineering procurement

  • what do you want from your suppliers?
  • what do your suppliers want from you?
  • Q&A and FAQs

 

Module 2: Engineering procurement – supplier positioning

  • Kraljic’s positioning matrix
  • how to build the right relationship with your supplier
  • Q&As and FAQs

 

Module 3: Engineering procurement – everything you need to know about pricing

  • what are price, cost and value?
  • how do you know if you have the right price?
  • Q&As and FAQs

 

Module 4: Improving engineering procurement

  • contract amendments and variations
  • quick wins and tips for action
  • Q&A and FAQs

Online training schedule - each module approximately 60 minutes

Module 1 - 16 January 2018 - 09:00 GMT or 16:00 GMT

Module 2 - 23 January 2018 - 09:00 GMT or 16:00 GMT

Module 3 - 30 January 2018 - 09:00 GMT or 16:00 GMT

Module 4 - 6 February 2018 - 09:00 GMT or 16:00 GMT

Fees

Single module: £99 + VAT (available as recordings)

Full course (4 modules): £235 + VAT (available as recordings)

Software

The presentation will be delivered via GoToWebinar®. 

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You are advised to join the online training session at least ten minutes before the scheduled start time, to allow for your computer to connect.

Presenter

Paul Wright, BSc Physics, PhD Physics

Paul was born in Hull and attended the University of Leeds where he studied Physics and completed a PhD in NMR of Polyethylene Melts. He then joined chemical industry multinational ICI where he had a variety of technical and commercial roles, latterly as Engineering Contracts Manager in the Contracts Purchasing Group (corporate procurement). As part of his duties there he led training in purchasing for a variety of ICI businesses, which resulted in him becoming a self employed trainer and consultant in 1998.

Since then he has worked extensively in the Middle East, frequently with leading oil and gas companies, and in the UK Public Sector. He continues to work with both buying and selling organisations to ensure that the process is a beneficial as possible. His UK consultancy has focused on developing supply chains in the public and private sectors and has covered a wide range of sectors including chemicals, engineering and sports.
He is an associate lecturer at the University of Bradford School of Management covering a range of commercial topics.

He is the author with Stuart Emmett of Excellence in Public Sector Procurement, Cambridge Academic 2011. An updated version is due in 2015.  

CPD Recording InformationFour hours CPD

Duration (for CPD recording purposes): 1 hour per module

If you are recording mandatory CPD you should refer to your own regulator’s requirements as recognition of CPD hours may vary.

New CPD verification process from 2017. IChemE (in line with Engineering Council requirements) will be checking a random sample of Chartered Members’ and Fellows’ CPD records. More details online.

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