E-Procurement: Strategies for Success


Course name E-Procurement: Strategies for Success
Institution Crown Agents
Location UK
Language English
Contact information

44 (0) 208 710 6134


Course objective

Create an optimal estrategy for your procurement operation; tender for and contract manage the purchase of a PMIS and e-procurement system successfully; take steps to implement and operate your PMIS and eprocurement system; ensure sustainability and success of your PMIS and e-procurement operation.

Sector Public
General course topics One logistics function in great detail
Specific course topics

ICT and e-procurement foundations: What are e-procurement and PMIS, The market place, People, process and technology. Organisational systems: fitting pieces together, ICT basics. E-vision and Strategy: Business drivers and benefits, E-readiness and needs assessment, Stakeholders - managing expectations, Project governance, Manage the pace of change. Choosing your E-procurement System: Identifying and improving current processes, Requirements definition, The procurement process, Robust contract terms and conditions, System evaluation and selection. Implementing e-procurement Systems: Project initiation and resourcing, Project governance, planning and management, Change control, risks and issues, Building and delivering PMIS and e-procurement, Testing and go live. Managing Change in the Wider Context: Leadership; Legal and regulatory frameworks; Institutional frameworks; Organizational Structure, Individuals, Skills, Responsibilities, Role Change. Managing e-procurement operations: Upgrades, funding and costs, system support, continuous learning and development. Ensuring sustainability and success: Post implementation review, benchmarking improvement in procurement performance, monitoring and evaluation.

Total time commitment 120
Focus commodity Any or other commodity
Accredited No
Accredited by N/A
Certificate name Certificate
Degree name Certificate of attendance
Attendance mode In-person
Incentives Yes
Incentives description

free one year affiliate membership of CIPS

Logistics Topics Coverage % (estimate) 100
Audience Practitioner
Pre-requisites No
Course fee $5,685
Course fee description

Tuition, comprehensive training materials, certificate of attendance, lunch and refreshments on training days, course photograph, support and advice from your local Crown Agents office on the application and mobilisation process. Rate is exclusive of tax.

Discount available No
Course included in analysis Yes