Seminar “How Group Purchasing can mean big savings for Small/Medium Businesses”

TOPIC “Group Purchasing”

TITLE OF THE SEMINAR “How Group Purchasing can mean big savings for Small/Medium Businesses”

 

TRAINER

 

Bokoeva Aigerim

 

PRACTICAL SEMINAR OVERVIEW

This seminar will benefit participants in understanding best practices in Group Purchasing and how can they effectively simplify their procurement processes. By increasing the forecast purchase volume, the Purchasing Group is generally able to negotiate lower prices for the goods or services purchased with respect to what could be obtained by individual companies working alone. These savings are usually considerable, ranging from 10% to 35%.

 

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Participants will leave this seminar able to:

  • Analyze a company strategic situation with a particular emphasis on its purchasing function
  • Develop suggestions for change and development of company strategies for the purchasing function, including management of supplier relationships and the network logistic function.
  • Plan and develop the professional procurement.
  • Describe how Group Purchasing can help your business, its advantages and limitations.
  • Define the impact and benefits of Internet technology on Group Purchasing operations.
  • Understand the issues involved with implementing and managing a Group Purchasing scheme.

PREVIOUS KNOWLEDGE:

Basic knowledge in Logistics and Supply Chain Management

TARGET GROUP:

Small and medium enterprises

TARGET AUDIENCE

The ideal participants of this seminar are:

  • Professionals involve in Purchasing, Logistics, Materials and Supply Chain
  • Professionals aiming to develop their limited understanding about Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Professionals looking for business gains and benefits from managing their supply chains more effectively

CONTENT:

  • Business Operations for Group Purchasing
  • Obtaining and selecting offers
  • Group Purchasing Schemes

PARTICIPANTS:           18 max.

DURATION:                   1 day

TIME:                               14.11.2017

LOCATION:                    “THE CACTLE”center at KNU

 

 

PLAN OF THE SEMINAR

Time Topic Media Arrangement
09:00-9:30 Problem based access to the topic

Confront participants with the role of GP and how it helps to alleviate disadvantages often suffered by SMEs

PPT,

Board

Instructor, participants
09:30-10:30 Business Operations for Group Purchasing PPT Instructor
10:30-10:45 Break
10:45-12:15 Obtaining and selecting offers PPT Instructor
12:15-13:15 Break
13:15-14:45 Group Purchasing Schemes PPT Instructor
14:45-15:00 Break
15:00-16:00 Assignments

Stimulate participants to deal with the assignments. Let the participants apply the new information.

Work sheet Individual/partner work
 16:30-18:00 Feedback

Give the cognitive and affective feedback to the participants how they did the assignment.

PPT  Instructor

participants

Summary

Make the conclusion of the day’s topic  on the answers of the key questions