Introduction to Buying

1 Day
Bristol (Clifton) 18th Jun 2024
4th Jul 2024
5.5 hours

Course Overview

This interactive training course ensures that delegates know how buying can contribute and when to apply a range of buying techniques. The course helps to eliminate the fear and uncertainty for the Professional Buyer, allowing delegates to contribute profitability to the organisation.

This Introduction to Buying course is available throughout the UK.

CPD Value 5.5 Hours

Course Locations

Introduction to Buying London
Introduction to Buying Manchester
Introduction to Buying Nottingham
Introduction to Buying Birmingham
Introduction to Buying Bristol
Introduction to Buying Edinburgh
Introduction to Buying Leeds

This course qualifies for Continuous Professional Development hours. Learn more about CPD

Timetable

09:30 - 10:00 Coffee & Course Objectives

10:00 - 11:00 Communication Skills (The clues that point to the integrity of the seller. What skills can be implemented to drive down price or increase service levels)

11:00 - 11:15 Coffee Break

11.15 - 12:15 Negotiation Skills (A look at techniques that can improve the relationship between strategic partners)

12:15 - 13:00 Role Play

13:00 - 14:00 Lunch

14:00 - 15:30 Objection Handling and Closing Techniques (Understand the salesman better. By being aware of the salespersons skills - or lack of them - we can make a value decision, we can also use the same techniques within the sales process.)

15:30 - 16:30 Value and Cost (How driving the cost too low can damage your business)

16:30 Summary & Action Plans Agreed

Testimonials

Attended virtual course:

Di instantly put me at ease and made me feel listened to. She had a lovely way of delivering information clearly and concisely.

Emma Fern, Shropshire Petals

Lovely facilities and staff. Thank-you to Anna - fantastic leader.

Annie Tait, Interflex Group

Tracey is such a fabulous teacher, that gave me a lot of relevant information for my role to move forward as a better buyer to the company.

Danielle Blair, Robinson Structures

Very interesting and informative course with valuable information and tips on the buying process. Great tutor who made it an enjoyable days training.

Stephanie Phillipson-King, Netcentrix Ltd

Very well presented.

Sam Crocker, Bray Leino Ltd

Very good delivery of training - most enjoyable.

Tony Atkinson, Bray Leino Ltd

Benefits

  • An understanding of the difference between value and cost
  • The ability to distinguish between hard and soft negotiation skills
  • The communication skills that can realise a profit in 5 minutes.
  • The purchasing cycle
  • Working across the organisation and stakeholder management
  • Sourcing the market and source planning
  • Buying methods such as tenders and quotations
  • Negotiation strategies, persuasion methods and tactics
  • Managing supplier performance
In-Person Training
Live Virtual Training
Book your place on one of our scheduled courses...
18th Jun 2024
Bristol (Clifton)
£480.00
9th Jul 2024
Nottingham
£480.00
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7th Aug 2024
Manchester
£480.00
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30th Aug 2024
Leeds
£480.00
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25th Sep 2024
London
£480.00
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14th Oct 2024
Birmingham
£480.00
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31st Oct 2024
Edinburgh
£480.00
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29th Nov 2024
London
£480.00
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...or create a training session that suits you using one of the options below.
Inhouse Training
1-5 delegates £1,200.00
6-10 delegates £1,650.00
Each additional £100.00
1-2-1 Executive Coaching
½ day on-site£750.00
1 day on-site£1,250.00
U-Choose Training
Per delegate£480.00
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Book your place on one of our online courses...
4th Jul 2024
Full Day
£280.00
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5th Aug 2024
Full Day
£280.00
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5th Sep 2024
Full Day
£280.00
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4th Oct 2024
Full Day
£280.00
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5th Nov 2024
Full Day
£280.00
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5th Dec 2024
Full Day
£280.00
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...or create a training session that suits you using one of the options below.
Private Virtual Training
1-2 delegates £580.00
Each additional £80.00
1-2-1 Virtual Executive Coaching
½ day 1-2-1 virtually£600.00
1 day 1-2-1 virtually£950.00
U-Choose Virtual Training
Per delegate£280.00
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