SETA Accreditation No. 6570

Strategic Sourcing and Commodity Management

Workshop dates:

Johannesburg:  For future dates email
Durbanville, Cape Town:  For future dates email
Durban North: For future dates email

Course Fee: 

Single : R7,950.00 (R9,142.50 incl. VAT)

Group booking of 3 delegates or more: R7,450.00 (R8,567.50 incl. VAT) per delegate – T&Cs apply.

In-House Training sessions: available on request – send an e-mail with specifications to


This programme is aimed at providing the framework for supply management activities in the Public Sector.

The following key elements are covered extensively:

  • Sourcing process
  • Supplier development
  • Supply management
  • Guiding principles and Partnering

Delegates are provided information on how to manage a sourcing project; the objective being to explain the link between the commodity strategy and supply management activities, as well as providing an overall perspective of the company’s objectives.

Who should attend:

All members of the purchasing and supply management profession in the public sector who need to enhance / refine their skills and broaden their knowledge base

Course Outline:

The following key skills are acquired by delegates attending this training intervention:

A:  Strategic Sourcing
  • Identify opportunities in commodity where Procurement can add value and drive cost savings via the Strategic sourcing process
  • Determine spend by commodity (and sub-commodities)
  • Analyse spend trends for respective commodity and develop forecast estimate of future usage
  • Establish and determine total Cost of Ownership (TCO) for commodities
B:  Tenders & Negotiations Management
  • Draft and evaluate tender documents for assigned commodities
  • Acquire the ability to co-ordinate and send communication with all relevant suppliers during the tender and negotiation stages
C:  Suppliers Management
  • Build and maintain supplier relations with suppliers of assigned commodities
  • Develop and maintain preferred supplier lists and, ensure vendor master updates
  • How to track and improve non-compliance with preferred supplier(s)
D:  Contract Management
  • Develop and implement contracts with suppliers through the RFP / RFQ process
  • Utilise the standardized contract template
E:  Collaborative Relationships
  • Conduct stakeholder analysis with extended team and brain storm sourcing collaboration opportunities with stakeholders and cross functional team (s)
  • Work in collaboration with business units and functions for the procurement of goods and services
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