POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN PROCUREMENT AND
SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
Development Dimensions Africa is an international humanitarian training
organization whose mission is to empower humanitarian professionals with practical
skills to enable them deliver humanitarian services more effectively. Our objective is
to make humanitarian work successful, relevant and effective.
Procurement is a process that revolves around creating systems and procedures to
improve efficiency and value creation in the acquisition of goods and services in an
organization. Procurement processes start from planning processes through budgeting
for particular supplies based on needs and priorities of the organization. Based on
resource allocation, a mechanism is created to ensure the organization gets value for
the money through quantity, quality and timely delivery of goods and services.
Procurement follows certain regulations and principles to ensure there is no conflict of
interest and that suppliers are qualified to supply good and services based on certain
standards set by the procurement committee/ organization. Procurement system
therefore ensures that there is a proper plan that guarantees efficiency, effectiveness
and transparency good and services procured for an organization.
For procurement process to be successful there has to be a supply chain system that
ensures that the products and services procured go through a value evaluation and
delivery processes till they reach the end user.
Procurement and Supply Chain management is therefore a very important in
development and humanitarian organizations where goods and services must be
procured without which development challenges will not addressed.
To help the learners understand the importance of procurement and the key
elements of procurement and supply chain management in an organization.
To review procurement plans principles, procedures and regulations in both public
and private organizations.
To understand all the stages of procurement procedures from planning for
procurement, budgeting, tendering processes till delivery of services to the end
To understand the international best practices in procurement and supply chain
To underscore how to improve an existing procurement system and how to work
with other departments to ensure professionalism, integrity and timely delivery of
Introduction to Procurement
Planning for Procurement
Purchasing and Procurement Procedures
International Procurement Procedures
Managing suppliers and Inventory Management
Tendering for Goods and Services
Storage and Warehouse Management
Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Logistics and Distribution Management of Goods
Integrated Logistics in Supply Chain
Public and Private Procurement
Integrity and professionalism in Procurement and Supply Chain Management
Strategic Plan in Supply Chain management
Best Practices in Procurement and Supply Chain management
Course Fee: Usd 1200
The course schedule is Twelve months from 1 st July 2019 to 30 th June 2020
If interested in this course send your expression of interest to:
The Online Training Manager
Development Dimensions Africa
Tel no: +254 727 616 783