Course information

Procurement category management is a strategic approach to procurement that involves analyzing spend data, identifying categories of goods and services, and developing a plan to manage those categories. This approach helps organizations optimize their procurement process, improve supplier relationships, and achieve cost savings. In addition to cost savings and process improvement, procurement category management can help organizations mitigate risks, improve compliance, and enhance their sustainability and social responsibility practices. By implementing effective procurement category management practices, organizations can achieve their procurement objectives and support their broader business goals.

In this course you will learn importance of understanding the concept of Category Management. 

After this course you will be able to describe Category Management, define a Category and explain some best practices in Category Management.

Category Management - introduction (12 minutes).

    1. What is and what is not Category Management.

    1. Defining a category - segmenting your spend.

    1. Building blocks in a category management program.

    1. Key takeaways from the course.

    2. Reflection after the course

About this course

  • €20,00
  • 6 lessons
  • Basic level course
  • Procurement management role

Next step

  • €40,00

    Category Management - how to get started

    This advanced course will help you with the first steps when implementing Category Management. The course include a broader explanation of Category management, the content of a first version of a Category strategy and key finding (checklists).
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