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Procurement and Supply Chain Management Course


The Purchasing and Supply Chain Management Training Program will introduce you to the fundamental aspects of the supply chain environment, including enterprise resource planning systems and requirement systems. The interrelationships between purchasing, vendor selection, sources of supply, and technology will also be explored in this program. The focus is on management and the skills and resources that a successful manager needs.


5 days.


This program is intended for anyone currently working in, or planning to work in, procurement management, supply management, a purchasing department, or any other area involved with procurement or supply.


Upon completion of this training course, participants will be able to:

  • Be familiar with the basics of purchasing and the purchasing environment.
  • Have an understanding of the various approaches, tools, and strategies used in negotiations.
  • Learn the basics of entrepreneurship.
  • Understand the marketing management and the strategies involved in developing a marketing plan.
  • Become aware of the subjects in the field of price and cost analysis from a purchasing and production perspective.
  • Be able to promote recognition and acceptance of professional status for certified people involved in purchasing and supply chain operations among other areas of business management.
  • Be able to develop performance standards and operational guidelines; which can improve the efficiency and effectiveness of purchasing and supply chain.
  • Be able to develop and live by a code of ethical standards for purchasing and supply chain operations under which modern business practices might be more clearly understood and favorably accepted by the public in general.
  • Increase in personal confidence, satisfaction, and pride from direct involvement in purchasing and supply chain operations.


  • MODULE 1:

    • What is  Purchasing and supply chain management
    • Purchasing as a business  organization
    • Purchasing is in all and all are in purchasing
    • Importance of purchasing
    • Purchasing Administration
    • Objective of purchasing
    • Evaluation of performance of purchasing executive
    • Location of purchase department
    • Acquisition of Goods and Services
    • Importance of purchasing Function

    MODULE 2:

    • The principles and rights of purchasing
    • The Six Rs.
    • Selection of the source of supply.
    • Factors guiding the selection
    • Determining the purchase price
    • Determinates of purchase
    • Price forecasting
    • Techniques of price forecasting A. Thumb rule technique B .Extrapolation techniques
    • Purchase budget
    • The purchase procedure
    • Purchasing system

    MODULE 3:

    • Introduction and Overview
    • The Procurement Process
    • Elements of Supplier Selection
    • Supplier Evaluation
    • The Bidding Process
    • Supplier Contracting
    • Contract Principles
    • Contract Drafting
    • Contract Drafting
    • Types of Purchasing Contracts

    MODULE 4:

    • Negotiation
    • Negotiating Strategies
    • Steps in Negotiating
    • Tools in Negotiating
    • Types of Negotiations

    MODULE 5:

    • Price and Cost Analysis
    • Pricing Evaluation
    • Price Analysis
    • Timing and Outsourcing
    • Legal Aspects of Contracts
    • What is a Contract?
    • Elements of a Contract
    • Duties and Obligations to a contract
    • Legal execution of a contract
    • Stores management
    • Flight management
    • Asset Management


This training can also be customized for your institution upon request to a minimum of 4 participants. You can have it delivered in our IRES Training Centre or at a convenient location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on 

Tel: +254 (020) 211 3814.

Mob: +254 715 077 817, +254 731 240 802, +254 735 331 020.

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Participants should be reasonably proficient in English. Applicants must live up to Indepth Research Services (IRES) admission criteria.


The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.


Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Services (IRES) certificate.


The training is residential and will be held at IRES Training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, lunch, and study visits.

All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.


Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.

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Mob: +254 715 077 817

Tel: 020 211 3814


Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before C.O.B 13th May 2019.

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Payment for the all courses includes a registration fee, which is non-refundable, and equals 15% of the total sum of the course fee.

  1. Participants may cancel attendance 14 days or more prior to the training commencement date.
  2. No refunds will be made 14 days or less to the training commencement date. However, participants who are unable to attend may opt to attend a similar training at a later date, or send a substitute participant provided the participation criteria have been met

Please Note: The program content shown here is for guidance purposes only. Our continuous course improvement process may lead to changes in topics and course structure.

Event Properties

Event Duration 5 Days
Event Date 20-05-2019
Event End Date 24-05-2019
Cut off date 13-05-2019
Individual Price(rwanda franc) R₣ 600,000
Individual Price (International) EUR 883
Individual Price(International in Dollars) USD 1,000
Location Kigali,Rwanda
We are no longer accepting registration for this event

Group Tariffs

Group Size Rwandese Rate Per Day( R₣) International Rate Per Day(USD/EURO)
3-5 588,800.00 $ 1,118.00
€ 1,018.00
6-10 894,400.00 $ 1,721.00
€ 1,567.00
11-15 1,376,800.00 $ 2,250.00
€ 2,048.00
16-20 1,800,000.00 $ 2,706.00
€ 2,463.00
21-25 2,164,800.00 $ 3,089.00
€ 2,811.00
26-30 2,471,200.00 $ 4,556.00
€ 0.00
30-50 3,644,800.00 $ 736.00
€ 670.00
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