Tools you will use

  • The STP (Situation, Target Proposal) tool
  • Price Model and Purchase Price Cost Analysis
  • PESTLE and Porter’s Five Forces
  • Portfolio Analysis/Kraljic Analysis and Supplier Preferencing
  • SWOT

What you get

  • CPP Category Management training workbook
  • Soft copy CPP Category Management process
  • Copies of all case studies and group work exercises
  • Summary of course evaluations and feedback
  • You will gain 16 CPD points after completing this course

Who should attend

  • Procurement professionals
  • Developing buyers
  • Purchasing managers
  • Purchasing leadership teams
  • Stakeholders who are to support or be part of category teams

Course contents

(customizable to match your specific requirements)

What does Category Management mean to you?

Achieving breakthrough results and managing change

Determining the current and future state

Category governance and project kick-off

Stakeholder mapping and communication planning

Business requirements definition

Initiative prioritization

Gaining early insights into the category

Opportunity analysis & assessment

Supplier Conditioning

Data management (internal, supplier and market)

Understanding suppliers’ price

External environment analysis

Category strategy development

Sourcing approach and approval

Introduction to implementation planning and project management

Book this course

To book this course for your business or to discuss how we can customize the course for your specific needs, contact us today.