Supplier Relationship Management Course

→ Master the fundamentals of Supplier Relationship Management
→ Gain practical skills for effective supplier collaboration
→ Self-paced learning with 32-40 hours of total study time

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Supplier Relationship Management Course

Welcome to our Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) Course.

This program is a perfect fit for procurement professionals aiming to enhance their supplier management skills. We cover essential SRM principles, blending theoretical insights with practical applications, tailored to both newcomers and seasoned practitioners.

Join us for an enriching journey towards mastering supplier relationships, improving efficiency, and contributing to your organization’s success.

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand and apply key concepts and strategies in Supplier
  • Relationship Management
    Effectively assess and enhance supplier performance using practical tools and techniques
  • Develop and implement tailored SRM strategies within your organization.
  • Improve communication and negotiation skills for stronger, more productive supplier relationships

Here are the study objectives of this course:

1. Introduction to SRM

In the first module of our course, you’ll embark on a fascinating journey to understand the core principles of SRM. This module lays the foundation, introducing you to the basics of SRM, its significance in the procurement process, and the essential skills needed for effective supplier relationships.

Ideal for those new to the field or looking to refresh their knowledge, this module sets the stage for more advanced topics, ensuring you’re well-prepared to navigate the complexities of supplier relationships in your professional role.

  1. Program introduction
  2. Definition of SRM
  3. Importance of SRM in procurement
  4. Key principles of SRM
  5. Two approaches to SRM
  6. Goals of SRM
  7. Wrap-up

This module includes:

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

Download the syllabus to learn all about this course.

2. How to implement SRM in procurement

In the second module, we delve deeper into the strategic aspects of Supplier Relationship Management. You’ll learn about advanced techniques for evaluating and improving supplier performance, how to handle risks in supplier relationships, and the application of tools like supplier scorecards.

This module is ideal for professionals looking to refine their strategic approach to SRM and implement effective methods for long-term supplier success. It’s a must-attend for those aiming to take their supplier management skills to a higher, more impactful level.

  1. Integrating your SRM strategy
  2. Supplier segmentation
  3. Creating strategic collaborative relationships
  4. Supplier performance goals and measurements
  5. Establishing SRM KPIs
  6. Organizing stakeholders management
  7. Navigating the governance framework
  8. Module wrap-up

This module includes:

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

Download the syllabus to learn all about this course.

3. Developing soft skills for SRM

The third module of our Supplier Relationship Management course focuses on enhancing your practical skills in implementing SRM strategies within your organization. This module will guide you through the intricacies of applying SRM concepts to real-world scenarios, helping you to effectively integrate these strategies into your company’s framework.

Perfect for those who have grasped the basics of SRM and are ready to apply this knowledge, this module promises to equip you with the tools and confidence needed to transform your supplier management approach and achieve tangible results.

  1. Networking
  2. Communication
  3. Persuasion and negotiation
  4. Confidence and self-awareness
  5. Emotional intelligence
  6. Empathy and compassion
  7. Inclusivity
  8. Cultural sensitivity
  9. Adaptability
  10. Module wrap-up

This module includes:

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

Download the syllabus to learn all about this course.

4. Tips and tricks: SRM in practice

The fourth module of our Supplier Relationship Management course is designed to bring all your learning together, focusing on advanced applications and real-world case studies. In this module, you’ll get the opportunity to see how SRM strategies are implemented in various industries and scenarios, enhancing your understanding and giving you insights into best practices.

This module is perfect for those ready to move from theory to practice, offering a deeper, more nuanced understanding of SRM in action.

  1. How to evaluate suppliers in SRM
  2. Techniques for supplier performance improvement
  3. 8 SRM tactics you should use
  4. Dealing with supplier risks
  5. Major SRM mistakes to avoid
  6. How to identify cause of conflict
  7. How to handle conflicts
  8. Using supplier scorecards in SRM
  9. Module wrap-up
  10. Bonus lesson: Raising SRM excellence with extra tips and tricks

This module includes:

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

Download the syllabus to learn all about this course.


35 Video Lessons

Assignments + templates + coaching

Self-Paced Learning

32-40 hours study time

12 Months

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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

The SRM course was better than I expected. The instructor used real-world examples, which made learning interesting. The course covered both theory and practical strategies for improving supplier performance. I liked that it emphasized understanding the other party and working together for success. Now, I feel more prepared to create positive outcomes in supplier relationships.



Supplier Relationship Director

Eleonora Cambridge

As someone who works in procurement, I really benefited from the SRM course. It helped me get better at managing relationships with suppliers. The course taught me the basics of SRM and important soft skills for success. I especially liked the practical tips for making suppliers perform better. Now, I feel more sure about building and keeping strong partnerships with suppliers after finishing the course.



Lead Specialist

Richard Konijnenberg

I just finished the Supplier Relationship Management course and I’m really happy with it. Unlike typical procurement training, this course focuses on the crucial aspect of understanding your suppliers and their values. It stands out for its well-structured modules, especially the second one which guides you in integrating SRM into your company with useful insights and templates. The bonus lessons at the end were a nice surprise, providing extra knowledge for those wanting to enhance their expertise. Overall, it’s a must for anyone in procurement who wants to excel in Supplier Relationship Management. I now feel more confident in managing supplier relationships. Cheers to the SRM journey!



Marketing Manager

Justine Dmitrov

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 recently finished the Supplier Relationship Management course, and it made a big difference for me in procurement. The course is great at stressing how important it is to really understand your suppliers. It goes beyond just business dealings and talks about personal aspects, helping you build stronger relationships…

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The step-by-step process in each module was easy to follow, and the templates provided were very helpful for implementing Supplier Relationship Management in my company. The best part for me was the third module, which focused on important soft skills for effective SRM. It showed me how crucial interpersonal dynamics are for success in this field. Overall, this course not only gave me a strong foundation in SRM but also practical skills and strategies I could use right away to improve supplier relationships. I highly recommend it!



Head of Collaboration

Natalie Kelly

I recently finished the Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) course, and it was eye-opening. The course covered SRM in procurement, stressing the importance of strong supplier connections. The modules were well-organized, defining SRM, integrating it into companies, and focusing on soft skills and tips for success. Bonus lessons tailored for procurement professionals also added an extra value…

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The course not only gave me the skills for managing supplier relationships but also practical templates for my SRM journey. A key lesson was understanding suppliers by listening to their values and interests. Aligning company goals with suppliers was crucial for navigating the business landscape.

In summary, the SRM course was a worthwhile investment. Whether you’re experienced or new to procurement, it equips you with the knowledge and tools to excel in supplier relationship management. I highly recommend it for anyone looking to enhance their procurement skills and build strong relationships with suppliers.




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

✓ Clients ranging from Forbes 500 companies to small businesses

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

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Frequently Asked Questions

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What will I learn?

Through this course, you will learn to:

  • Grasp essential SRM principles and their impact on procurement.
  • Implement advanced supplier evaluation and management techniques.
  • Develop strategic SRM approaches tailored to your organization’s needs.
  • Enhance essential soft skills for effective supplier communication and negotiation.

This course is designed to provide a comprehensive and practical understanding of Supplier Relationship Management, equipping you with the skills needed to optimize supplier relationships and drive success in your procurement role.

This course includes:

  • Extra reading material
  • 35 video lessons
  • 4 Powerpoint templates

Download the syllabus to learn all about this course.

Why should I enroll?

Enrolling in this course offers you:

– A comprehensive understanding of SRM, crucial for modern procurement success.
– Practical skills to immediately improve your supplier relationships and outcomes.
– Enhanced negotiation and communication abilities, key for professional growth.
– Access to real-world case studies and tools, bridging theory with actual industry practices.

This course is a strategic investment in your professional development, setting you apart in the field of procurement and supplier 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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