Courses for free - certificate after each course

More than 30 online courses included (value 585€)

Learn How to Source, and its partners, invest in growing the interested in the Procurement knowledge area in general and specifically in the professional buyer role. Knowledge about building strong and sustainable supply chains are more important than ever and a key player in the transformation is the professional buyer. With the purpose of growing the interest for a procurement career, Learn How to Source supply the Procurement orientation bundle, with more than 30 introduction and basic courses, to 10 learners each week. Select Buy bundle, add the coupon code "milou" (without brackets) and a 100% discount will be applied. Learners which complete all courses (100% completion) can get a personal recommendation from Fredrik in their LinkedIn profile.
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Who should attend Procurement Orientation

If you are looking for a basic understanding of the Procurement function, this bundle is for you. Maybe you are an executive who manage a procurement function or are considering a procurement career. Maybe you work at a R/D department and want to understand your colleagues at Procurement. After completion of the courses included in the bundle you have a basic understanding of the key procurement processes and speak the language of procurement. During the courses you will learn about three key procurement roles:

  • Operative Buyer

    The Operative buyer issue all Purchase Orders. You will learn about the the proper content of a Purchase order, the processes connected to Procure to Pay (from Purchase Order to paid Invoice), get an introduction to General terms and conditions. As part of the operative buyer courses, you will learn what are required in a strong commercial contract in order to manage a supplier relationship without disturbances and unnecessary distractions (risks).

  • Tactical buyer

    The Tactical buyer role decide all commercial conditions with suppliers. As part of the courses related to the tactical buyer role you will learn how to send a RFQ, get negotiation tips and understand when to have competitive or collaborative approach (with the help of Kraljic's Matrix). You will learn how to conduct a market analysis and continuously monitor your market and its suppliers. You will get introduction to procurement e-auctions as negotiation method.

  • Procurement manager

    The Procurement manager decide the strategy and how to organize the procurement department. Learn more about key prioritized of a Procurement manager, how to convert an operational strategy to a procurement strategy. Roles and organizational structure of your procurement department, processes and operational development and category management are key drivers of efficiency, learn how these strategic components can be managed.

Frequently asked questions

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  • Why do you ask for payment information? Isn't the bundle free?

    Once a valid discount code is entered in the Coupon field, request to enter card data is removed automatically. Only 10 students per week get the bundle for free, but all are welcome to buy the Orientation bundle.

  • The Coupon Code did not work

    The coupon code is valid for 10 students each week. Come back next week and try a new coupon code. New code is issued every Monday at 0600 CET.

  • How do I get a recommendation in my LinkedIn profile

    Connect with (or follow) Fredrik at LinkedIn and notify us that you have completed all courses. You find link to Fredrik's LinkedIn profile in the first Introduction course. Send an email to fredrik@sourcingpartner.se after completion of all courses.

  • In which order should I take the courses

    The courses are listed in a logical order and LHTS recommend to take on the courses as they are listed.

  • Where do I find the courses after login and purchase.

    The courses are available in your Dashboard in the top meny.

Do you have a question?

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Courses included in the bundle

These courses will not only introduce you to the Professional Buyer role, but also provide you with knowledge to act like one.