Crown Agents Certificate in Effective Procurement Strategies for Senior Executives


Course name Crown Agents Certificate in Effective Procurement Strategies for Senior Executives
Institution Crown Agents
Location UK
Language English
Contact information

+44(0) 208 710 6771

+44 (0) 20 8710 6770


Course objective

Developing a transparent and accountable procurement process, managed by professional procurement staff, is critical in ensuring the effective and efficient use of limited financial resources and the delivery of high quality goods, works and services. Good procurement can make significant financial savings for an organisation contributing to the achievement of wider organisational objectives.

This qualification course develops the practical skills and techniques required to implement the most up-to-date, effective

procurement strategies and policies. It covers risk management, corruption and ethics and monitoring and evaluation of

procurement performance, and addresses the challenging topics which any procurement function will face.

Who will benefit?

Senior executives and managers responsible for developing, implementing and managing procurement policies and strategies and those managing procurement teams

How you will benefit – you will be able to:

• promote the strategic importance of the procurement function

• develop procurement strategies

• implement risk management processes in procurement

• create strategies for minimising corruption and enhancing integrity

• create and use tools for monitoring the performance of your

procurement function

Sector Other
General course topics General/service course with some logistics included
Specific course topics

Strategic role of procurement; Procurement practice, tools and techniques; Procurement strategies; Risk management in procurement; Procurement systems and e-Procurement; Corruption and ethics in procurement; Monitoring and evaluation of procurement performance; Procurement capacity development; Action plan: a personal application of course learning

Total time commitment 70
Focus commodity Any or other commodity
Accredited Yes
Accredited by Scottish Qualification Authority
Certificate name Certificate
Degree name Clients who successfully complete the course assessments for our qualification courses will receive a qualification which is validated and awarded by the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA). This qualification is comparable to the level of a UK Higher National Diploma.
Attendance mode In-person
Incentives Yes
Incentives description

Affiliate Membership to Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply (CIPS)

Logistics Topics Coverage % (estimate) 50
Audience Open Enrollment
Pre-requisites Yes
Pre-requisites description

Good level of written and spoken English

Course fee $6,373
Course fee description

The course fees for Crown Agents training courses cover the cost of tuition, training materials, lunch and refreshments on training days, certificate of attendance and course photographs, qualification registration and professional membership fees and support and advice from your local Crown Agents office on the application and mobilisation process.

Note: Fees for our UK courses are quoted exclusive of UK Value Added Tax which is applied at the standard rate to all non-exempt bodies as determined by UK HM Revenue & Customs.

Discount available No
Course included in analysis No
Additional comments

Note: All Crown Agents training courses are delivered in English and require participants to have a proficient level of spoken and written English.

Other institution accrediting this course: Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply (CIPS)