Course Outline

Course Outline

Building a Sustainable Vendor Qualification Process: Systematic Approach to Enhance Vendor Performance & Contract Compliance

Ref No. Dates Venue Fee (US$)  
CM 002 23 - 27 Jun 2019 Dubai 4500 Register
CM 002 24 - 28 Nov 2019 Dubai 4500 Register

Building a Sustainable Vendor Qualification Process: Systematic Approach to Enhance Vendor Performance & Contract Compliance

Introduction

The decisions where to purchase components, raw materials, manufacturing and testing equipment, and even consulting services, need to be well informed and documented through a vendor qualification process. The results of making poor purchasing decisions can lead to situations that impact product quality, regulatory compliance, company profits, and even the reputation of the company.

PROCLAD Academy’s Building a Sustainable Vendor Qualification Process training course will explain best practices for building a sustainable vendor qualification process. It will also adopt a systematic approach to demonstrate the optimal methods in enhancing vendor performance and ensure contract compliance.

The key features of PROCLAD Academy’s Building a Sustainable Vendor Qualification Process training course are:

  • Best practice approach to vendor qualification process and vendor audits
  • Qualifying vendors that meet exact requirements
  • Understanding internal Corrective and Preventive Actions (CAPAs)
  • Identifying whether an onsite vendor audit is necessary
Learning Objectives

PROCLAD Academy’s Building a Sustainable Vendor Qualification Process training course will enable delegates to:

  • Structure for a sustainable vendor qualification programme
  • Checklists and other vendor qualification documents
  • How to determine the best potential vendor
  • What a potential vendor needs to supply before qualification
  • How to estimate costs and time associated with vendor qualification
  • Common pitfalls to avoid when qualifying vendors
  • Develop meaningful performance measures
  • Learn how to use those performance results for continuous improvement
Target Audience

PROCLAD Academy’s Building a Sustainable Vendor Qualification Process training course is designed for:

  • Contracts, Procurement and Project personnel
  • Engineering, Operational, Quality and Maintenance personnel
  • Those who are involved in interfacing with contractors or suppliers in the acquisition of materials, equipment, parts and services
  • Anyone who wants to improve supplier performance and gain successful outcomes from contracting situations
Training Methodology

PROCLAD Academy’s practical and results-oriented Building a Sustainable Vendor Qualification Process training course is based on adult learning concept. Participants will increase their competencies through short inspiring lectures with structured lessons from the learning manual; captivating PowerPoint slides to enhance learning; ongoing discussions with action planning; ample time for Q&A; training activities to reinforce key concepts within a fun learning environment.

Course Outline
  • Determining the goals and objectives of Procurement
  • Formulating a proper Procurement strategy
  • Involving the end-user in determining the required technologies
  • Developing an approved supplier list based on the required technologies
  • Compiling supplier selection criteria
  • Forming commodity teams to evaluate and provide supply solutions
  • Supplier initial questionnaire
  • Detailed supplier investigation
  • Quality management systems
  • Performing a supplier assessment
  • Process capability studies
  • Certification of suppliers
  • ISO Certification
  • Setting acceptance criteria
  • Engaging the supplier during the tender process
  • Carrot or stick?
  • Setting of objective that are aligned with the goals of the company
  • Characteristics of a good performance measurement system
  • Developing a supplier performance system
  • Sources of data
  • Common mistakes in data recording
  • Implementing the system
  • Rating the individual supplier
  • Ranking your suppliers
  • Disseminating the results: what to do and what not to do
  • Rewarding good behaviour
  • Supplier recognition
  • Punishing bad behaviour
  • Corrective Action Procedures
  • What constitutes a breach?
  • The different types of breaches
  • The different remedies available
  • Determining the quantum of damages
  • Liquidated damages
  • Equitable damages
  • Court injunction
  • Project close-out report
    • Time
    • Performance/Quality
    • Cost