International Certificate in Supply Chain Management – Sourcing

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This module deals with the sourcing process, which is part of the purchasing and supply process and is one of the main tasks of supply chain management. It is a continuation of Module 1 "Strategy" and precedes Module 3 "Operations" but may also be taken as a standalone learning experience for those who want to study sourcing in particular.

In this module, we will see: 

    • The general aspects and usage of specifications;
    • The most common considerations to keep in mind when specifying requirements
    • Appraisal criteria and supplier motivations
    • The appraisal process
    • Obtaining and selecting offers
    • Preparing supply contracts, creating invitations to tender (ITT) and receiving and evaluating supplier offers
    • Preparing for negotiations
    • Good practices for negotiation processes