Junior Procurement Management Course

→ Learn how to execute the perfect procurement process
→ Kickstart your career and become an expert 
→ Self-paced learning with 32-40 hours of total study time

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WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

Junior Procurement Management Course

Welcome to the Junior Procurement Management Course! In this comprehensive program designed specifically for junior procurement managers, you will learn how to execute the perfect procurement process.

Through a series of engaging lessons, we will explore the fundamental principles and practical techniques required to excel in procurement. This course equips you with the essential knowledge and skills to succeed in the dynamic field of procurement management.

With video lessons, templates, clear examples, and tools, you will learn to maximize your procurement results. We’re proud to have trained procurement managers at Fortune 500 companies, and are excited for you to join as well. 

Here are the study objectives of this course:

1. Procurement Fundamentals

In the first module of this course, you’ll explore the fundamental principles of procurement.

You’ll understand the importance of following a well-defined procurement process with seven essential steps. Discover the key elements of sourcing methodology, learn to analyze purchasing situations, assess internal processes, and conduct financial, contract, market, and portfolio analyses. Lastly, determine a sourcing strategy tailored to your organization’s needs.

By the end of this module, you’ll have the foundational knowledge and practical insights to excel in procurement management.

What you will learn:

  1. Introduction to Procurement,
  2. Organization & Sourcing
  3. Perfect Procurement Process in 7 Steps: The Importance
  4. The 6 Important Elements of Sourcing Methodology
  5. Setting up your Sourcing Methodology
  6. Analyzing the Current Purchasing Situation
  7. Analyzing the Internal Process
  8. Financial Analysis
  9. Contract Analysis
  10. Market Analysis
  11. Portfolio Analysis
  12. Determining Your Sourcing Strategy

This module includes:

  • Extra reading material
  • 11 video lessons
  • 2 Powerpoint templates

Download the syllabus to learn all about this course.

2. The Procurement Process

In the second module, we will explore the procurement process, guiding you through each step.

You’ll learn how to conduct market research, create specifications for suppliers, initiate the Request for Information (RFI) process, select the right suppliers, craft a Request for Proposal (RFP), evaluate offers, and optimize your procurement processes using RFI and RFP planners.

By the end of this module, you’ll have the skills to navigate the procurement process effectively and achieve successful outcomes.

What you will learn:

  1. Market Research
  2. Specifications: Informing Your Supplier
  3. Request For Information
  4. Supplier Selection
  5. Making a Request For Proposal
  6. How to Evaluate Offers
  7. The RFI & RFP Planner: Process Guidance
  8. Wrap Up

This module includes:

  • Extra reading material
  • 8 video lessons
  • 1 Powerpoint template

Download the syllabus to learn all about this course.

3. Negotiations

In the third module, we will focus on the negotiation process and equip you with the essential skills to excel in procurement negotiations. Starting with an introduction to the negotiation process, you’ll gain a solid understanding of its significance in procurement.

We’ll cover the key steps in preparing for negotiation, including determining your negotiation strategy and exploring various negotiation styles. You’ll also learn about important concepts such as the Breakpoint and Zone of Possible Agreement (ZOPA) to facilitate successful negotiations. We’ll delve into acquiring power in negotiation and discuss best tactics to employ. Additionally, we’ll highlight common negotiation mistakes to avoid.

By the end of this module, you’ll have the knowledge and practical tools to navigate procurement negotiations with confidence and achieve mutually beneficial agreements.

What you will learn:

  1. Introduction to The Negotiation Process
  2. Preparing For Negotiation
  3. Determining Your Negotiation Strategy
  4. Negotiation Styles
  5. Breakpoint & Zone of Possible Agreement (ZOPA)
  6. Acquiring Power in Negotiation
  7. Best Tactics in Negotiation
  8. Negotiation Mistakes to Avoid
  9. Closing the Deal
  10. Wrap Up

This module includes:

  • Extra reading material
  • 10 video lessons

Download the syllabus to learn all about this course.

4. Contracts

In the fourth module, we will explore the crucial aspects of contract management and equip you with the necessary skills to effectively handle contracts.

We’ll start with an introduction to contract management and its significance in procurement. You’ll learn how to set up a contract after closing a deal, ensuring all important components are included to safeguard the interests of both parties. We’ll then cover the process of contract awarding, completion, and implementation, ensuring that contracts are executed smoothly. Additionally, you’ll discover various contract management tools that can streamline and enhance your contract management processes.

By the end of this module, you’ll have the knowledge and practical insights to effectively manage contracts, mitigate risks, and optimize outcomes in procurement.

What you will learn:

  1. Introduction to Contract Management
  2. How to Set Up a Contract After Closing a Deal
  3. Contract Awarding: Completion and Implementation
  4. Contract Management Tools
  5. Wrap Up

This module includes:

  • Extra reading material
  • 5 video lessons

Download the syllabus to learn all about this course.

5. Supplier Relationship Management

In the fifth module, we’ll explore supplier relationship management (SRM) and equip you with the skills to foster effective supplier relationships.

Topics covered include establishing SRM KPIs, supplier collaboration, using supplier scorecards, managing supplier risks, essential soft skills for SRM, and utilizing SRM tools.

By the end of this module, you’ll have the knowledge to build and maintain strong supplier relationships for successful procurement outcomes.

What you will learn:

  1. Establishing SRM KPIs
  2. Supplier Collaboration
  3. Supplier Scorecard
  4. Supplier Risk Management
  5. Important Soft Skills For SRM
  6. Supplier Relationship Management Tools
  7. Wrap-Up

This module includes:

  • Extra reading material
  • 7 video lessons

Download the syllabus to learn all about this course.

WHY LEARN WITH US?

52 Video Lessons

Assignments + templates + coaching

Self-Paced Learning

32-40 hours study time

12 Months

Unlimited access

Rating

★★★★★ 9.2/10

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TESTIMONIALS

What our clients say

★★★★★ 4.6 star reviews from our clients on Trustpilot

This course exceeded my expectations in every way! It provided a comprehensive overview of procurement principles but also delved into practical techniques and strategies. The video lessons were engaging and provided great guidance. I was particularly impressed with the templates, which really helped me. This course has equipped me with the knowledge and confidence to excel in my procurement career. Thank you, Procurement Tactics, for this valuable learning experience!

★★★★★

Operational Buyer Bakker Barendrecht

Shani Sela

I really liked all the lessons from Marijn Overvest in this course! I appreciated the practical exercises and real-world examples from his experience as a procurement manager, which helped solidify my understanding of the concepts and all the important variables to become a master in procurement.  I’m grateful to Procurement Tactics for offering such a comprehensive course that has significantly enhanced my procurement skills.”

★★★★★

Sourcing Manager Albert Heijn

Jordi Langenhuysen

I recently completed the online course offered by Procurement Tactics, and it was an excellent learning experience. The course was comprehensive, and the material was presented in an easy-to-understand format. I now feel more confident in my ability to excel in my procurement career. I would highly recommend this course to anyone looking to further their knowledge in procurement.

★★★★★

Kees Rusius

SVP Commerce | Executive Committee Member- AB Vassilopoulos

Kees Rusius

The courses of Procurement Tactics have been a valuable experience. They’re high-quality and provide a lot of actionable insights I could leverage in my daily work as a sourcing manager. If you’re a sourcing professional, I would recommend it!

★★★★★

Sourcing Manager Co-Partner & Hollandse Kaas

Ruben Nieuwenhuijs

I recently completed the Junior Procurement Management Course and I couldn’t be happier with my decision. The course curriculum was well-structured, covering all the essential topics in procurement.   I highly recommend it to anyone looking to develop their procurement skills.

★★★★★

Sourcing Manager Albert Heijn

Kim Limmen

The courses of Procurement Tactics have been a valuable experience. They’re high-quality and provide a lot of actionable insights I could use in my daily work as a sourcing manager. If you’re a sourcing professional, I would recommend it!

★★★★★

marc

Category Sourcing Manager Non Food

Marc Goudkuil

As someone who has been in the procurement field for a while, I can say that Procurement Tactics courses are really good. They cover a lot of topics, including negotiation and sustainable procurement practices, which exceeded my expectations. The courses strike the perfect balance between theory and practical application, making it valuable for both beginners and seasoned professionals…

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What impressed me most is the continuous support from the Procurement Tactics team. It’s evident they are genuinely invested in the success of their students, providing guidance beyond the classroom. These courses are not just about learning; they’re about building a community of proficient procurement professionals. Kudos to Procurement Tactics for creating a truly enriching educational experience!

★★★★★

jeff<br />

Strategic Sourcing & Transformational Indirect Procurement Leader

Jeff  Lentsch

The Junior Procurement Management Course offered by Procurement Tactics was an absolute game-changer for me. I had just started my career in procurement and was looking for a course that would provide me with a solid foundation. This course exceeded my expectations. The instructors were incredibly knowledgeable and passionate about the subject matter, and their expertise shone through in every session. The course content was comprehensive…

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and covering everything from procurement strategies to contract negotiation. The interactive nature of the course allowed me to actively engage with the material and learn from my peers. I’m grateful to Procurement Tactics for offering such a valuable course that has undoubtedly accelerated my career growth.

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Category Sourcing Manager Zijerveld

Ralph de Wit

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Marijn Overvest

Founder Procurement Tactics

About your instructor

✓ Upskilled over 200+ Procurement Teams from all over the world

✓ Clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to small businesses

✓ Personal Negotiation experience with over 200+ sales professionals & sales directors

✓ Multiple Annual $200 Mio + contract negotiation experience: deals with suppliers like Unilever, Heinz, Pepsico

✓Created over 300+ negotiation plans with Procurement Teams

✓ Overall conduction of the company’s Procurement & Sourcing strategy with CPOs

Practical, hands-on & self-paced

We give you the most practical, hands-on, and industry-relevant training. And we’re 100% online so that you can learn anywhere, anytime.

Personal coach & practitioner community

Contact your personal coach if you need any assistance or input and collaborate with procurement professionals from around the world.

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Get ahead by learning the latest and most in-demand procurement skills from industry leaders. Essential for a flourishing career in procurement.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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What will I learn?

In the first module of this course, you’ll explore the fundamental principles of procurement.

You’ll understand the importance of following a well-defined procurement process with seven essential steps. Discover the key elements of sourcing methodology, learn to analyze purchasing situations, assess internal processes, and conduct financial, contract, market, and portfolio analyses. Lastly, determine a sourcing strategy tailored to your organization’s needs.

By the end of this module, you’ll have the foundational knowledge and practical insights to excel in procurement management.

What you will learn:

  1. Introduction to Procurement,
  2. Organization & Sourcing
  3. Perfect Procurement Process in 7 Steps: The Importance
  4. The 6 Important Elements of Sourcing Methodology
  5. Setting up your Sourcing Methodology
  6. Analyzing the Current Purchasing Situation
  7. Analyzing the Internal Process
  8. Financial Analysis
  9. Contract Analysis
  10. Market Analysis
  11. Portfolio Analysis
  12. Determining Your Sourcing Strategy

This module includes:

  • Extra reading material
  • 11 video lessons
  • 2 Powerpoint templates

In the second module, we will explore the procurement process, guiding you through each step.

You’ll learn how to conduct market research, create specifications for suppliers, initiate the Request for Information (RFI) process, select the right suppliers, craft a Request for Proposal (RFP), evaluate offers, and optimize your procurement processes using RFI and RFP planners.

By the end of this module, you’ll have the skills to navigate the procurement process effectively and achieve successful outcomes.

What you will learn:

  1. Market Research
  2. Specifications: Informing Your Supplier
  3. Request For Information
  4. Supplier Selection
  5. Making a Request For Proposal
  6. How to Evaluate Offers
  7. The RFI & RFP Planner: Process Guidance
  8. Wrap Up

This module includes:

  • Extra reading material
  • 8 video lessons
  • 1 Powerpoint template

In the third module, we will focus on the negotiation process and equip you with the essential skills to excel in procurement negotiations. Starting with an introduction to the negotiation process, you’ll gain a solid understanding of its significance in procurement.

We’ll cover the key steps in preparing for negotiation, including determining your negotiation strategy and exploring various negotiation styles. You’ll also learn about important concepts such as the Breakpoint and Zone of Possible Agreement (ZOPA) to facilitate successful negotiations. We’ll delve into acquiring power in negotiation and discuss best tactics to employ. Additionally, we’ll highlight common negotiation mistakes to avoid.

By the end of this module, you’ll have the knowledge and practical tools to navigate procurement negotiations with confidence and achieve mutually beneficial agreements.

What you will learn:

  1. Introduction to The Negotiation Process
  2. Preparing For Negotiation
  3. Determining Your Negotiation Strategy
  4. Negotiation Styles
  5. Breakpoint & Zone of Possible Agreement (ZOPA)
  6. Acquiring Power in Negotiation
  7. Best Tactics in Negotiation
  8. Negotiation Mistakes to Avoid
  9. Closing the Deal
  10. Wrap Up

This module includes:

  • Extra reading material
  • 10 video lessons

In the fourth module, we will explore the crucial aspects of contract management and equip you with the necessary skills to effectively handle contracts.

We’ll start with an introduction to contract management and its significance in procurement. You’ll learn how to set up a contract after closing a deal, ensuring all important components are included to safeguard the interests of both parties. We’ll then cover the process of contract awarding, completion, and implementation, ensuring that contracts are executed smoothly. Additionally, you’ll discover various contract management tools that can streamline and enhance your contract management processes.

By the end of this module, you’ll have the knowledge and practical insights to effectively manage contracts, mitigate risks, and optimize outcomes in procurement.

What you will learn:

  1. Introduction to Contract Management
  2. How to Set Up a Contract After Closing a Deal
  3. Contract Awarding: Completion and Implementation
  4. Contract Management Tools
  5. Wrap Up

This module includes:

  • Extra reading material
  • 5 video lessons

In the fifth module, we’ll explore supplier relationship management (SRM) and equip you with the skills to foster effective supplier relationships.

Topics covered include establishing SRM KPIs, supplier collaboration, using supplier scorecards, managing supplier risks, essential soft skills for SRM, and utilizing SRM tools.

By the end of this module, you’ll have the knowledge to build and maintain strong supplier relationships for successful procurement outcomes.

What you will learn:

  1. Establishing SRM KPIs
  2. Supplier Collaboration
  3. Supplier Scorecard
  4. Supplier Risk Management
  5. Important Soft Skills For SRM
  6. Supplier Relationship Management Tools
  7. Wrap-Up

This module includes:

  • Extra reading material
  • 7 video lessons

Download the syllabus to learn all about this course.

Why should I enroll?

In this comprehensive program designed specifically for junior procurement managers, you will learn how to execute the perfect procurement process.

Through a series of engaging lessons, we will explore the fundamental principles and practical techniques required to excel in procurement. This course equips you with the essential knowledge and skills to succeed in the dynamic field of procurement management.

With video lessons, templates, clear examples, and tools, you will learn to maximize your procurement results. We’re proud to have trained procurement managers at Fortune 500 companies, and are excited for you to join as well.

What is the refund policy?

We pride ourselves on high-quality programs. That’s why we feel comfortable offering a 60-day money-back guarantee to ensure that you are 100% satisfied.

If for any reason it’s not your thing, you can view the full guarantee and request a refund within 60 days after your enrollment date. This makes your enrollment 100% risk-free!

Will I get an invoice?

Yes. Upon completing your payment, the (pdf) invoice is automatically generated and sent to your inbox with the payment receipt.

The pdf invoice is can be used to expense the enrollment fee with your employer.

What is the mix between online/offline studying?

The program is 100% online. It’s split up in 2 types of content:

  1. You’ll get full access to our online study environment. Here you will find our course videos and all of our procurement templates.
  2. You’ll be invited for 1-on-1 coaching sessions via Google Meets

If you would like to involve an offline event in the program, please get in touch. We can combine the course with an in-house workshop.

What happens after I pay ?

Great question. Here’s what will happen after you complete your payment:

  1. You’ll receive an email with an invoice
  2. You’ll receive a second email with the invitation to our study environment
  3. You’ll receive a third email from your instructor to schedule your kickoff session
  4. Once you completed all of the lessons, you’ll receive your certificate

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