Strategic Procurement Management

Date:
Apr 17 - 20, 2018
Application Deadline:
Apr 07, 2018
Venue:
LUMS, Lahore

Organizations are becoming increasingly complex and global thus requiring specialization in all organizational functions. In the same spirit, scope of and expectations from procurement function in organizations has changed dramatically over the last decade.

The Strategic Procurement Management program seeks to familiarize the participants with the goal of aligning procurement unit functions with organizational priorities to develop integrated purchasing strategies and operations. In addition, the program seeks to expose the challenges and decision frameworks in managing the procurement process as well as interaction with internal and external stakeholders, efficiently and effectively. In this way the program is focused at understanding the larger picture of the organization and procurement’s role in decision making at the middle to senior management level.

During the program, participants will be exposed to a spectrum of concepts, skills and techniques essential for alleviating the role of procurement leaders to achieve desired results. 

 

 

The Strategic Procurement Management program provides a unique opportunity for participants to reflect on their sourcing strategy and understand key challenges in its implementation. Over the four days participants will gain exposure on:

  • Incorporating global & local best practices in procurement/purchasing
  • Different operating models, challenges and determining role of procurement leader
  • Building partnerships with suppliers for long term success
  • Influencing the internal customer and managing conflicts
  • Negotiating and influencing high performance relationships across the organization
  • Organizing the process of large one-time procurements
  • Develop schemes and benchmarks of measuring and improving procurement performance

 

This program will cover techniques on how to optimize sourcing and understanding how procurement strategy contributes to organizational competitiveness. The program’s topics are:

  • Integration of organizational and procurement strategies
  • Inter and intra organizational structure of procurement unit
  • Supplier selection and development
  • Strategic purchasing and supplier integration
  • Managing large one time procurement projects
  • International procurements
  • Procurement performance management
  • Ethical implications in procurement

 

The program is designed for senior procurement managers and executives who are responsible for leading and implementing procurement decisions organization wide.

 

 

Program Directors
JAMSHED HASAN KHAN
Professor
PhD, University of Texas at Arlington
Research Interests:
Productivity; Quality Management; Supply Chain Management; Six Sigma; Project Management; Developing Customer Centric Culture
MUHAMMAD SHAKEEL SADIQ JAJJA
Assistant Professor
PhD, Lahore University of Management Sciences
Research Interests:
Supply Chain Management; Technology and Innovation in Supply Chain Relationships; Social and Environmental Compliance in Supply Chain Relationships; Operations Management
Additional Faculty
ARIF IQBAL RANA
Associate Professor
PhD, Rennselaer Polytechnic Institute
Research Interests:
Quality Management; Scheduling & Transportation; Mathematical Modelling in Production; Supply Chain Management
Program Fee PKR 90,000
Residential Fee PKR 45,000

* Program fee includes tuition cost, reading material, tea and lunch served during the program. 

ACCOMMODATION
If you wish to avail accommodation at LUMS, there will be additional fee. It includes accommodation, breakfasts and dinners for the duration of the program. However, any extra charges such as telephones, extra meals etc should be paid on departure. You may check-in on the evening preceding the start date of the program and check out the morning after the program ends. You are, however, requested to inform us of the time of your arrival and departure.

We offer single bed accommodation at the Rausing Executive Centre. Each bedroom with attached bathroom is equipped with mini-fridge, writing desk and direct dial STD/ISD telephone and cable TV. All bedrooms at REC are internet-ready. Please note we do not provide accommodation for drivers accompanying participants.

ADMISSION PROCESS
Applications will be screened with regard to their suitability for each program. Kindly ensure that your complete online application form reaches the office by the deadline. Incomplete application forms will not be entertained.

PAYMENT
Payment is due upon receipt of the acceptance letter along with the invoice. Please ensure that the payment reaches the office BEFORE the start of the program. Space in the program may only be ensured after we receive the fee.

Our preferred mode of payment is by cheque/banker’s draft payable to Lahore University of Management Sciences.

Please send the cheque to:
Marketing Manager
Rausing Executive Development Centre
Lahore University of Management Sciences
Opposite Sector "U", DHA, Lahore - 54792
Tel: +92-42-35608119-8243

* LUMS is a non-profit organization under the Income Tax Ordinance 2001. Accordingly, the income of LUMS is not tax deductible/collectable.

DISCOUNT POLICY
If more than two executives from the same organization participate (up to a group size of 5 participants) in a program, each additional participant after the first two gets a 20% discount on the program fee.

SUBSTITUTES/TRANSFERS AND REFUNDS
If you are unable to attend a registered course, we will accept a substitute until 2 working days before the program. Substitute candidates will be subject to the same selection process as the original one. If you wish to cancel your name from a program, please notify in writing or on call at least 5 working days before the program. In 
case of late cancellation, course fee will be refunded after deducting an application processing fee of PKR 20,000.

It is possible to transfer deposited fee to any open enrollment program within 3 years. Transfers should be notified at least 5 working days before the program. In case the participant or sponsoring organization fails to utilize the funds within 3 years, the deposited fee will be forfeited.

Note: REDC may cancel or postpone a program due to insufficient enrollment or unforeseen circumstances. In this case, university will refund registration fee but will not be responsible for any other related charges/expenses including cancellation/change charges by airline and travel agencies.

In case of postponement, the fee may be transferred to the rescheduled offering of that program or any other program as an alternate to refund. The University reserves the right to make changes in its program policies and fees at any time.