During these uncertain times, we are working tirelessly to understand, plan and act on behalf of our clients to help get their businesses back on track through targeted and practical support, expertise and knowledge exchange.

COVID-19 has plunged procurement into the spotlight, and it is more vital than ever to provide soft skills and technical training to your procurement function to help your business recover, implement best practices in the current climate and thrive in the new normal. 

Efficio Academy has identified 5 key modules that are fundamental to procurement teams post-COVID-19 and can be delivered virtually.

All of the courses below are delivered virtually, with trainers experienced in handling conferencing tools to deliver interactive and exercise-based sessions. This approach facilitates collaboration of global teams and enables micro-learning that transfers ongoing knowledge, while information is changing rapidly.

Find out more about Efficio Academy virtual trainings below.

Learning Objectives Target Audience Duration Delivery
  1. Understand common types of contracts and when to use them
  2. Understand key contract terms and their impact on commercial and operational management of a supplier
  3. Understand how to efficiently review current contracts for opportunity
  4. Be conversant about common topics regarding supplier contracts (labour laws, incoterms, etc)
Category Managers & Buyers 2.5h Virtual instructor-led
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  1. Understand the fundamentals of negotiation
  2. Understand that everyone has a very different negotiation attitude/style
  3. Determine your negotiation attitude and learn to use different styles when appropriate/necessary
  4. Run through some of the key principles of negotiation preparation & execution

Category Managers & Buyers

2.5 hours Virtual instructor-led
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Learning Objectives Target Audience Duration Delivery
  1. Understand the basic Working Capital concepts (What is it, Why it's important, key components, CCC)
  2. Understand how payment terms have a material impact on company financials, and how benefits can be calculated
  3. Be able to perform the Payables improvement analysis

Category Managers & Buyers

2.5 hours Virtual instructor-led
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Learning Objectives Target Audience Duration Delivery
  1. Understand the impact of Supply Chain on a business
  2. Basic understanding of the 5 key areas
  3. Understand the likely disruptors and challenges for the future
Category Managers & Buyers 2.5h Virtual instructor-led
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Learning Objectives Target Audience Duration Delivery
  1. Understand fundamentals of Excel including best practice techniques
  2. Know how to use formulae and tools that are essential for Procurement
  3. Be able to use formulae taught through exercises

Category Managers & Buyers

2.5 - 3 hours Virtual instructor-led
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Learning Objectives Target Audience Duration Delivery
  1. Understand fundamentals of Excel including best practice techniques
  2. Know how to use formulae and tools that are essential for Procurement
  3. Be able to use formulae taught through exercises

Category Managers & Buyers

2.5 - 3 hours Virtual instructor-led
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Please contact The Efficio Academy to arrange your virtual training modules so that you can best prepare your procurement team to protect your business.

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