Soft Skills for Procurement

→ Key soft skills, practical applications, and real-world examples
→ Boost interpersonal skills for impactful procurement roles
→ Self-paced learning with 8 hours of total study time

Junior Procurement Management Salespage Marijn

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WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

Soft Skills for Procurement

We’re thrilled to announce our long-awaited Soft Skills for Procurement Course.

This program focuses on essential soft skills, such as networking, effective communication, and emotional intelligence, tailored for procurement professionals.

It offers practical insights and real-world applications, ensuring you’re well-equipped to build robust supplier relationships and make impactful decisions. Join us to unlock your potential and navigate the dynamic procurement landscape with confidence and skill. This course is your gateway to excelling in a competitive field.

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Apply effective communication strategies in procurement
  • Employ advanced negotiation techniques
  • Build and maintain strong professional networks
  • Demonstrate empathy and compassion in supplier relations

Here are the study objectives of this course:

Study Objectives

In the “Soft Skills for Procurement” course, you will develop the essential soft skills needed to excel in the procurement field and contribute significantly to your organization’s success. This course offers a comprehensive learning experience, designed to enhance your interpersonal abilities and open new avenues in your procurement career.

Upon completing this course, you will emerge as a well-rounded procurement professional, adept in skills crucial for thriving in this sector.

The course will deepen your understanding of:

– Effective communication and negotiation strategies in procurement.
– Building emotional intelligence for better professional relationships.
– Networking techniques for industry connections.
– Applying empathy and compassion in business interactions.
– Adapting to changes in the procurement landscape.
– Strategies for personal and professional development in procurement.

This module includes:

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

Download the syllabus to learn all about this course.

WHY LEARN WITH US?

11 Video Lessons

Assignments + templates + coaching

Self-Paced Learning

8 hours study time

12 Months

Unlimited access

Rating

★★★★★ 9.2/10

Risk Free 60-Day

100% money-back guarantee

WHAT’S INCLUDED

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TESTIMONIALS

What our clients say

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

It was really good and useful for me and my business approach to suppliers I work with on a daily basis. Completing the course I learned a lot and the most important I have a better understanding and awareness of all aspects discussed on videos. I would like to thank you for the great materials and condensed knowledge shared with me.

★★★★★

Procurement Buyer Aero Norway AS

Karol Kizlo

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

This course provided me with a comprehensive understanding of the key principles and strategies for effective supplier relationship management. The step-by-step approach and practical templates offered in the course were extremely helpful in applying the concepts to real-world scenarios. I highly recommend this course to anyone looking to enhance their procurement skills.

★★★★★

Milagros Merino Casillas

Managing Director

Milagros Merino Casillas

As a procurement professional, I found the SRM course to be invaluable in helping me develop and improve my supplier relationship management skills. The course not only covered the fundamentals of SRM but also delved into the soft skills critical for success in this area. The practical tips and tricks for improving supplier performance were particularly insightful. I feel more confident in my ability to establish and maintain strong supplier collaborations after completing this course.

★★★★★

Allen Verge

Strategic Sourcing Manager

Allen Verge

This course is a must for anyone involved in procurement. The Procurement Tactics course equips you with the tools to tackle real-world challenges strategically. I’m already seeing positive changes in my approach to procurement.

★★★★★

Alvin

Senior Purchasing Manager

Alvin Pietrre

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

The SRM Course was really helpful. It started with the basics, explaining what Supplier Relationship Management is and why it’s important to know your suppliers well. The course covered everything about SRM, and they used templates to make it easier to understand…

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In Module 3, they talked about soft skills for SRM, and Module 4 gave tips on improving how suppliers perform. These parts added a lot to what I learned. There were also some extra lessons that were a nice surprise and gave more knowledge to those who want to learn more. By the end of the course, I not only understood SRM well but also created strategies that fit perfectly with what my company wants to achieve. It was a fun and useful learning experience!

★★★★★

Fred

Supplier Relations Manager

Frederico Chedi

I just finished the Supplier Relationship Management course, and I’m really happy with it. The course is not just about traditional procurement practices; it also talks about the importance of supplier relationships. They really focus on getting to know your suppliers, what they care about, and why they do what they do. This makes the course special. The lessons are well-organized, and I especially liked the second part…

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They guide you on how to bring Supplier Relationship Management into your company, and they give you useful tips and templates to make good plans. The extra lessons at the end were a nice surprise. They give you more information if you want to learn even more. This course is a must if you work in procurement field and want to not just do okay but be really good at dealing with suppliers. I feel more sure and skilled in handling supplier relationships now. Yay for the Supplier Relationship Management journey!

★★★★★

Justin Follett

Procurement Manager

Justin Follett

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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 Forbes 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

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

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

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Frequently Asked Questions

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What will I learn?

In the “Soft Skills for Procurement” course, you will develop the essential soft skills needed to excel in the procurement field and contribute significantly to your organization’s success. This course offers a comprehensive learning experience, designed to enhance your interpersonal abilities and open new avenues in your procurement career.

Upon completing this course, you will emerge as a well-rounded procurement professional, adept in skills crucial for thriving in this sector.

The course will deepen your understanding of:

– Effective communication and negotiation strategies in procurement.
– Building emotional intelligence for better professional relationships.
– Networking techniques for industry connections.
– Applying empathy and compassion in business interactions.
– Adapting to changes in the procurement landscape.
– Strategies for personal and professional development in procurement.

This module includes:

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

Download the syllabus to learn all about this course.

Why should I enroll?

In this program, you will acquire the knowledge, skills, and tools to enhance your procurement expertise and make valuable strategic contributions to your organization’s success. Get ready for an in-depth learning experience that will boost your professional growth and unlock new opportunities in procurement.

By the time you reach the end of this journey, you will emerge as a procurement expert, equipped with all the knowledge and skills to make a real difference in your organization. 

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

Are you ready to transform your career?

Become an advanced procurement professional