Supply Chain Management Overview - Procurement Perspective


Course introduction

Supply chain management (SCM) is the broad range of activities required to plan, control and execute a product's flow, from acquiring raw materials and production through distribution to the final customer, in the most streamlined and cost-effective way possible. Procurement plays a major role in the chain of events in many companies. It is important for all stakeholders to collaborate with procurement to bring in the value needed for any companies.

Course Benefits

Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to;

  • Appreciate what is supply chain in a typical set up and how procurement can add value to the chain.

Target Audience

Any Employees who are interested to know more about a procurement’s roles in a supply chain

Course Outline

  • General Supply chain scenario
  • Control framework
  • Purchase to Payment
  • Procurement Overview
  • Procurement Savings
  • Procurement policies
  • Strategic Sourcing
  • TCO (Total costs Of Ownership)
  • SOW – Statement of work
  • Supplier evaluation
  • Supplier Audit & Performance
  • Supplier relationship
  • Quote Comparison
  • Elements of Negotiation
  • Legal/Contract/Agreement/Risk
  • Service-related purchases

Available Course Sessions

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Trainer Profile

David Wan

David Wan is a freelance trainer and adjunct lecturer specializing in Procurement and WSQ/Soft Skills training for the past 8 years. He is well known among his peers for his engaging speaking style, great energy and passion for helping others discover and realize their full potential.

David developed his training expertise while living in Sweden working as Global Trainer for Tetra Pak. His unique advantage in training is that he brings in him an international perspective and successfully adapts it to a local culture and specific needs of every participant. In Singapore, David has trained employees of corporations like Oculus, Shimano, KWE, Tetra Pak and ST Electronics.

David holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Heriot-Watt University in Scotland. He also obtained the Advance Certificate of Training & Assessment(ACTA) and spend a substantial amount of time assisting corporations to improve their workers’ skill through WSQ workshops and skills future courses. David has also started collaborating with an MOE provider as an instructor/educator in various soft skills training for students and teachers.