Procurement Supply Chain Management Course

Course Objectives

More than ever before, the success of any business today is more dependent on the performance of its supply chain. Efficient supply chain management has an effect on the overall internal performance of any organization. Current economic crisis and competitiveness of global organization increases its importance even further. Organizations adopt numerous business improvement methodologies to improve the business performance. Manufacturers and researchers have noted a number of problems regarding supply chain activities in their research and practice. After taking scholarly recommendations into consideration, we came up with a comprehensive course on Purchasing and Supplies at a Post Graduate level.

The aim of the course is to provide students with necessary skills in Purchasing and Supplies Management that can enable them to respond to their need for effective management of public private enterprises and Non-Governmental Organizations. The specific objectives of this programme include:

To develop a coherent and broad based coverage of Purchasing and Supplies Management and the underlying principles in the supply chain management.

To equip the learners with appropriate business skills in Purchasing and Supplies Management.

To enhance learners confidence and ability to critically evaluate supply chain requirements.

To enable learners to develop solutions from moral, professional and academic perspectives.

To provide students with experience in the development of Supply Chain Systems necessary for solving business problems and making managerial decisions.

To prepare the candidates to undertake research and pursue Post-graduate studies



Introduction to Purchasing

Purchasing/Procurement Operations

Buyer and Seller Relationships

Managing Suppliers

Storage and Warehouse Management

Inventory Management/Supply and Demand Management

Cost Management in Supply Chain

Quality Management in Supply Chain

Ethics and Professionalism in Supply Chain Management

International procurement/Global sourcing/Outsourcing

Public/Government Procurements

Role of Purchasing Function

Inventory Management

Strategic role in Material management

Product Management

Operation Research


Public Procurement

Best practices and Principles in Procurement

Computers in Operation Management

Capital Budgeting

Capital Budgeting 2

Cost of Capital

Capital Markets

An Introduction to Financial Management and Control in the NGO Sector

Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Logistics and Distribution Management

Integrated logistics and Supply Chain Management

International Logistics

Improving Post-disaster Humanitarian Logistics

Humanitarian Relief and Broken Supply Chains: Advancing Logistics Performance

Building Resilience in Community Recovery: Overcoming Supply Chain Performance Challenges in a Crisis Disaster Resilience in America Communicating the Urgency for Action on Climate Change

Introduction Humanitarian Logistics: Core Challenges

Humanitarian logistics: context and challenges

Logistics and Emergencies

Key Characteristics of Emergency Supplies, Procurement, Receiving Supplies, Record-Keeping, Control, and Monitoring of Supplies,Storage,Transport,Distribution,Managing Medical Supplies, Transparency and Information in Emergency Supply Management,


Upon completion, Strategia Netherlands provides a certificate of attendance for this course.


Pricing and Discounts

The total fees for this Course is Eur 450 per Person

Strategia Netherlands encourages teams to attend this course together.

We offer a 10% discount for groups of 5 or more to attend this course.


To register for this course send an email to:

To register for the course, contact:

The Director of Admissions
Strategia, Netherlands
Rotterdam, Netherlands

Tel: +31 616950 384