Effective Procurement Strategies for Senior Executives (Crown Agents Certificate)


Course name Effective Procurement Strategies for Senior Executives (Crown Agents Certificate)
Institution Crown Agents
Location UK
Website www.crownagents.com/training
Language English
Contact information

+44(0) 208 710 6771

+44 (0) 20 8710 6770



Course objective

Transparent and accountable procurement processes are essential for the efficient use of financial resources and delivery of quality goods 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.

​COURSE OBJECTIVES: On completion, 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
  • The procurement cycle
  • Procurement strategies and policies
  • Measuring risk and assessing impact
  • Corruption and ethics
  • Monitoring and evaluation of procurement performance
  • KPIs and benchmarking
  • Performance management
  • Procurement systems and eProcurement
  • Capacity Building and Professionalisation"
Total time commitment 66
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
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 $5,037
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 Yes
Discount description

Please quote LAP2017 when booking to get 10% discount off the listed fee.

Course included in analysis No
Additional comments

Participants who successfully complete the course assessments will receive a qualification that is validated and awarded by the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA). The qualification is comparable to the level of a UK Higher National Diploma. Crown Agents will sponsor one year’s CIPS membership fee at the appropriate level for the participants attending this course.

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)

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