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Purchasing Principles

Purchasing Principles


Learn the fundamental principles of purchasing and how to get what you need for a better price. Participants will leave with practical tips that they can apply and a structured approach to purchasing in their company.

Course Content

  • What are we buying? – Specification, quantity, time
  • Sourcing – finding the right suppliers
  • Getting Information from potential suppliers
  • Cost, price and tender analysis
  • Contracts – terms and conditions
  • Negotiation
  • Supplier management
  • Supplier relations


You will learn practical tips and tools that you can use immediately.

Target Audience

For those involved in purchasing.

Dates and Venues

To Be Confirmed.


€230 ISME Members, €325 Non Members

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