Successful companies recognize the importance of strategic sourcing as the key driver that is ultimately impacting your entire organization’s profitability and integral to the organization’s growth. In this course, delegates acquire the essential skills to negotiate effectively, structure the purchasing department, evaluate, select and manage a network of suppliers, execute strategies to optimize savings and manage cost and risk across the entire supply chain.

Course Modules:

Module 1: Sourcing & Procurement Planning.

  • Recognize the Role of Strategic Sourcing and Procurement in Value Chains.
  • Analyze the Strategic Sourcing in Supply Chain Context.
  • Understand Key Drivers of Purchasing and Sourcing Processes.
  • Align Purchasing and Sourcing Strategies with Corporate Strategies.
  • Develop and Apply Sourcing Strategies Effectively.

Module 2: Supplier Evaluation, Selection, and Relationship Management.

  • Understand the Segmentation and Analysis of Suppliers.
  • Set Criteria for Supplier Evaluation and Selection.
  • Develop Appropriate Supplier Selection Strategies for Different Supply Chain Designs.
  • Apply the Analytic Hierarchy Process to Identify Issues in Supplier Selection.
  • Develop and Maintain Long-term Supplier Relationships.

Module 3:  Negotiation Strategies for Better Purchasing Value & Cost Management.

  • Learn various Negotiation Strategies.
  • Learn various Purchasing Analysis Tools and Techniques.
  • Understand the Basics of Contracting and the Legislation impacting Sourcing.
  • Recognize the Importance of Ethics in Sourcing.
  • Explore various Cost Management Approaches, Supplier Price, and Cost Strategies

Module 4: Sourcing and Risk Management.

  • Learn the Importance of Risk Management in Sourcing Processes.
  • Learn the Classification and Definition of Risks, Hazards, Exposure, and Appetite.
  • Develop Proactive, and Reaction Approaches to Risk Management.
  • Recognize Motivations, Barriers, and Critical Success Factors for Global Sourcing.
  • Develop Strategies to Overcome Global Sourcing Challenges.

Training Methodology

  • Instruction by an expert facilitator
  • Practical illustrations
  • Interactive classes
  • Group discussions
  • Workshops
  • Simulations
  • Case studies


Open Course Enrollment Details

Dates & Location

AUPP Campus

The CLPD Experience

Joining a CLPD class means getting an access to numerous unique advantages that only our center can provide in Cambodia:

  • State of the art training facilities with modern lecture halls and equipment
  • Expert Western instructors with decades of experience in senior positions. 100% of them hold a post-graduate degree.
  • International quality standards at every step, from the curriculum creation to the delivery and follow-up
  • Certificates of completion recognized by the American University of Phnom Penh and valued by employers
Want More Information?

Check our Course Outlines (PDF) here: Strategic Sourcing

You can also contact us at:

Phone: 011 21 21 44 / 023 990 023

Mail: [email protected]

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