Procurement Strategy Development


Course name Procurement Strategy Development
Institution UNDP
Location Various - Please contact course host for specific details.
Language English
Contact information

Singer, Deborah

Tel: +1 (212) 906-5000


Course objective

The aim of this course is to enable participants to

develop and implement category based procurement

strategies, hereby:

•Clearly understand corporate procurement strategy

development options

•Manage tools and methods to implement strategies

in business units

•Align procurement systems, processes and functions with the procurement spend and risk profile

of the organisation

•Focus on significant high risk/high spend accounts

By the end of the programme, participants will be able to:

•Describe the issues to be considered when developing a procurement strategy for a business unit

•Articulate the objectives of a procurement activity

for a business unit

•Conduct procurement spend analysis, supply risk

assessments, demand and supply market analysis

•Model and implement strategies for significant


•Implement strategies for routine, volume, critical

and strategic categories

•Align systems, capabilities, and administrative processes with strategic objectives

•Measure performance, outcomes and results

Sector Public
General course topics Variety/range of logistics topics in some detail
Specific course topics

•The principles of procurement strategy development

•Understanding the procurement portfolio

•Procurement profiling and spend analysis

•Supply positioning and supply risk analysis

•Understanding the organisation’s market impact

•Demand and supply market analysis

•Developing corporate procurement objectives

•Strategies for managing routine, volume, critical

and strategic procurement categories

•Implementation of significant procurement strategies (high risk/spend categories)

•How to align procurement functions with strategic


•Managing procurement systems, capabilities, and

administrative processes

•How to manage stakeholders and suppliers

•How Long Term Supply Agreements can support

category based strategies

•Procurement scheduling and planning

•Measurement of results and outcomes

Total time commitment 3 Days
Focus commodity Any or other commodity
Accredited No
Accredited by N/A
Attendance mode In-person
Attendance description

The course will take place over 3 days.

Incentives No
Incentives description


Logistics Topics Coverage % (estimate) 100
Audience Practitioner
Pre-requisites No
Pre-requisites description


Course fee $1,375
Discount available No
Discount description


Course included in analysis No
Additional comments

This course is designed for procurement practitioners and managers at all levels and is also recommended for programme and project staff and other procurement stakeholders involved in the planning, monitoring, management, or oversight of procurement. The course will particularly benefit those who wish to take a more proactive and strategic approach to their procurement activities by developing and implementing an integrated corporate procurement strategy.

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