Public Sector, Procurement and Shipping

Materials Procurement, Management and Control-PSPS 5002

21 Mar 22-01 Apr 22 (London, UK), 11 Jul 22-22 Jul 22 (Dubai, UAE), 21 Nov 22-02 Dec 22 (Houston, Texas, USA.),

Course Overview

This course covers practical considerations essential to achieve major improvements in planning, buying, storing, and disposing of the vast array of materials and spare parts needed in the public and private sectors. It exposes the participants to best practices when handling procurement and materials management.

This is designed for Managers and officers responsible for procurement, stores and materials planning, as well as facility managers and others whose duties relate to procurement and materials management. 


Learning Outcome

  • Understand the strategic roles of procurement and materials management in public and private sector organizations.
  • Identify the range of professional skills in contract negotiation and legal framework in procurement.
  • Understand warehousing strategies
  • Explain latest developments in materials planning and control.
  • Use relevant software in handling materials information system. 
  • Understand procurement and materials management techniques.


Indicative Contents

  • Materials sourcing strategies
  • Specification and quality assurance
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Pricing and payment methods
  • Statutory and regulatory framework of public procurement
  • Effective storage strategy
  • International procurement
  • Efficiency of procurement process 

More Detail
Duration This is a two-week programme spread over 10 working days.
Certification A certificate of completion is issued on successful completion of the programme.
Location (London, UK), (Dubai, UAE), (Houston, Texas, USA.)
Travel and accommodation Travel and accommodation to be paid for at source by delegates.
Fees £4,750 (Excl. VAT) per delegate for 2 weeks.