|Supplier Selection and Evaluation|
This course is now only offered as a one day in-company course or by arrangement with PMS at our York Training Centre. It is intended for Purchasing Personnel with responsibility for sourcing, selecting and placement of orders with suppliers.
To give delegates practical methods for successful supplier selection, minimising the risk of poor selection. The course identifies the major sources of supplier information enabling a more dynamic and profitable supply base to be managed.
Setting Objectives for Selection
The influence of Company Culture and Business Strategy / Purchasing Strategy / Supply Positioning / Buyer-Supplier Relationships / Prioritising Activity / Collaborative / Arms-Length Relationships.
Developing a Supplier Profile
Key Supplier Attributes / Matching Selection Criteria to the Purchase / Identifying the Type of Supplier Required / Traditional & Contemporary Selection Criteria.
Risk Management / Risk Assessment / Assessing Risk Significance / Risk Matrices / Risk Avoidance / Risk Prevention / Risk Transfer / Risk Reduction / Risk Financing.
Systems & Documentation
Invitations to Tender / Request for Quotation / Form of Tender / Types of Specification / Bid Appraisal / Security of Information / Confidentiality Agreements / Vendor Questionnaires.
Third Party Evaluation
National & International Accreditation / ISO 9001: 2000 / Environmental Standards / ISO 14001 & EMAS / Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) / SA 8000 Social Accountability Standard / Product Conformity Schemes / CE Marking.
Qualitative & Quantitative Rating Systems / Performance Metrics / Types of Rating Systems / Categorical / Weighted Point / Dimensional Analysis / Use of Results.
Sourcing Suppliers - 10 Useful Tools
Trade Journals / Trade & Business Directories / Trade Associations / Professional Bodies / Exhibitions - Where to find them / Foreign Embassies / Overseas Trade Organisations / The British Library / Business Link / Sourcing Agents.
Sourcing Suppliers - 50 Web Resources
World, Regional & Country Websites / General Business Websites / Product Websites.
Introducing a New Supplier
Supplier Quality Assurance Visits / Simple Tests / Capacity Lists / Equipment Inventories / Suppliers Sales Literature.
Please contact PMS for details.
Course Dates: Available as an in house course or by arrangement with PMS at our York Training Centre.