Global Purchasing Management Course

Duration: 3 weeks
Location: HCMC
Time: Every Saturday from 2PM to 5PM, Every Sunday from 9AM to 12PM and from 2PM to 5PM


Duration: 3 weeks

Location: HCMC


Duration: 3 weeks

Location: HCMC



In-depth understanding the role of global procurement management

Understanding the development of strategic global procurement organizational structure

Devising strategies to appoint, evaluate, develop and maintain strategic suppliers, developing negotiation techniques; analyzing price and cost structure

Developing strategies to adopt world-class management information systems

Managing of the overall purchasing cost, quality control and service of the purchasing department; supplier relationship management and strategic supplier development



Chapter 1: Global Procurement & Global Procurement Risk

• Risks

• Business Risk

• Price Risk

• Operational Risk

• Contract Risks

• Cultural Differences Risks

• Foreign Exchange Risks


• Insurance

• Lead Time Risks

• Quality Risks

• Additional Inventories

• Social and Labor Issues

• Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS)

• Duties and Tax Risk

• Pro Forma Invoice

• Packing List

• Bill of Lading

• “Known Loss”

• Concealed Loss

• Losses or damage due to delay

• Certificate of Origin – (When needed by custom)

• Environment and Security

• Global Purchasing Organization (IPO)

• Capital Purchase

Chapter 2: Global Purchasing Organization Structure

• Evolution of Purchasing Structures in Global and International MNC’s

• Purchasing in the Organization Structure

• Span of Control

• Where Should Purchasing Report to?

• Location of the Purchasing and Supply Function in an Industrial Organization

• Organization for purchasing and supply management in a single-plant company

• Organization by Product or Project

• Organization for Purchasing Management in a Multi-Plant Firm

• Should Purchasing be Centralized or Decentralized?

• Trends in Industry

• Cross-Functional Teams

Chapter 3: Global Procurement Operations

• Key Success Factors in Global Operations and Benchmarking Practices

• Success Factors in Global Operations

• Success Factors in Benchmarking

• The Process of Global Sourcing

• The Concept of Strategic Processes for Value Creation – Segmentation and Outsourcing

• Third Party/Contract Logistics Services Outsourcing Strategy

Chapter 4: Global Information Management Process

• The Role of Computerization in Procurement

• The Requirement for Data Encapsulation in Global Organization

• Identify Qualified Suppliers

• Gather Data on Items to be Purchased

• Create RFI, RFP, or RFQ

• Management of Actual Bidding Process

• The role of Computerized Management Systems

• Strategic Adoption Processes for Information System

• Influence of IT on Purchasing and Supply Chain Management

• Electronic Data Interchange(EDI)

• Business to Business(B2B) Communications – How Does It Work?


• EDI Benefits

• Measuring Benefits of EDI in Dollar Terms

• Implementation Costs

• Vendor Managed Inventory(VMI)

• Bar Coding

• Cost of Bar Coding

• Key Bar Coding Features – Example of iBEM

• Product Identification: EAN Numbering

• Bidding processes, Reverse Auctions (e-RAs)

• Market Environment for Reverse Auctions

• Hosting a Reverse Auction – Preparation

Chapter 5: Global Strategic Management

 Sources of Supplier Information

 Mindsets for Establishing Supplier Intelligence

 Company Process for Informal and Formal Reporting

 Processes for Establishing Supplier Intelligence

 Single Step Search

 Selection and Evaluation of Suppliers

 4-Stage Life Cycle Model

 Selecting Strategic Suppliers

 Selecting Supplier – Strategic Scenario Model

 Selecting Supplier – ESI Model

 Drafting the Purchase Description and Specifications

 Writing the Specifications

Chapter 6: Production Acitivity Control

• Introduction – Definition of Partnership

• Partnership Prerequisites

• Implementation

• Strategic Global Alliances – “Win-Win Situation”

• Competitive Advantage

• Establishing the Supplier Relationship

• Loyalty to Vendors

• Assisting and Developing Sources of Supply

• Termination



Training schedule: Every Saturday from 2PM to 5PM, Every Sunday from 9AM to 12PM and from 2PM to 5PM

 Certification: Certificate of completion of the course “Global Purchasing Management” issued by VILAS.

* Participants may continue to study the remaining 9 modules of the FIATA Higher Diploma in Supply Chain Management to obtain FIATA certification – the standard of a Professional Supply Chain Manager of the Federation of Freight Forwarders International Transportation FIATA (www.fiata.com), valued Internationally and indefinitely.


VILAS – Vietnam Logistics and Aviation School


11th Floor, Hai Au Building, 39B Truong Son Street, Ward 4, Tan Binh District, HCMC

Phone: 0934077677

Email: program@vilas.edu.vn

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