Introduction to the Procurement Cycle


Course name Introduction to the Procurement Cycle
Institution Crown Agents
Location Ghana, Uganda
Language English
Contact information

+44 (0) 20 8710 6770 


Course objective

Procurement is increasingly recognised as a key function in both private and public sector organisations.
A good understanding of procurement among non-procurement professionals within organisations is also quite crucial in realising the full potential of procurement’s contribution to achieving organisational objectives.
This course will give new starters in procurement a solid foundation in their procurement career. It will give a good overview of all the stages of procurement cycle and how to navigate through each stage efficiently. For non-procurement professionals, this will enable them to interact with procurement teams more effectively. Delivered in an interactive style, with practical examples and case studies, it will equip delegates to confidently apply the learning in their job and progress in their procurement career.

COURSE OBJECTIVES: On completion, you will be able to:

  • Prepare plans and develop contract strategies
  • Explain the fundamentals of the procurement cycle and how each phase contributes to effective supply chain function
  • Identify and apply a range of procurement tools and techniques
  • Contribute to specification development and tendering process effectively
  • Get involved in contract management and supplier relationship management
Sector Public
General course topics General/service course with some logistics included
Specific course topics
  • Procurement cycle
  • Tender design
  • Financial Instruments
  • Standard bidding documents and evaluation of bids
  • Contract management and supplier relationship management
Total time commitment 33
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 No
Audience Open Enrollment
Pre-requisites Yes
Pre-requisites description

Good spoken and written english

Course fee $1,525
Course fee description

The course fee includes tuition, training materials in digital version, certificate of attendance, lunch and refreshments on training days.

Discount available Yes
Discount description

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

Course included in analysis No
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