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
  • Supplier Preferencing & Relationship Approach Matrix
  • Risk Evaluation Matrix
  • Sourcing Priority Matrix
  • Implementation Heat Map

What you get

  • CPP Category Management training workbook
  • Soft copy CPP Category Management process
  • Summary of course evaluations and feedback
  • You will gain 24 CPD points after completing this course

Who Should Attend

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

Course Content

(customizable to meet 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

Planning the category project

Data management (internal, supplier and market)

Understanding suppliers’ price

Supply chain value mapping

External environment analysis

Category Strategy development

Strategic sourcing options generation and evaluation

Sourcing approach and approval

Category risk management

Contracting methodology and planning

Detailed implementation planning and project management

Supplier selection via RFP/RFQ

Negotiation strategy & planning (high-level introduction)

Supplier management, continuous improvement & innovation (high-level introduction)

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.