GMP Program with Specialization in Purchasing Management is targeted at purchasing managers and
executives who wish to strengthen their strategic and leadership skills. The program combines purchasing management courses with business and leadership courses.
are the program objectives?
GMP Program with Specialization in Purchasing Management focuses mainly on management and leadership capabilities as well as on the organizational aspects of purchasing. Among the purchasing courses are purchasing strategy and organizational issues, purchasing management skills and performance indicators and supply chain optimization management. Among business and leadership courses are reinventing the business, developing communication skills, developing competitive advantage, leading people, measuring organizational performance and customers and markets.
- Strategic Supply Chain Management (1 day)
- Key Category Management (1 day)
- Needs analysis
- Market analysis
- Strategic analysis – Kraljic Matrix
- Supplier selection & negotiation
- Supplier Relationship Management (1 day)
- Why SRM?
- Defining strategic, critical and key suppliers
- Analysing Relationships
- Implementing SRM
- 5th Generation Purchasing (2 days)
- Fifth-generation framework
- Tactical mode
- Agile advisor mode
- Competence center mode
- Collaboration and Alliance mode
- Exploration mode
- People, Process and Performance
- Managing Performance
- Managing People
- Managing Processes
Business and Leadership Courses
- Measuring Organizational Performance (3 days)
- Customers and Markets (3 days)
- Developing Competitive Advantage (3 days)
- Developing Communication Skills (2 days)
- Leading Change ( 2 days)
- Each participant will under mentorship of program faculty prepare a project dealing with an important
business issue from his/her company.
- The development of a project is an essential part of the learning process and has to demonstrate a participant’s capacity to implement the tools and methodology covered during the Program.
- Week 1: June 6, 11, 2022
- Week 2: October 10 - 15, 2022
- Week 3: November 14 - 18, 2022
- Week 4: April 17 - 22, 2023
*Enrollment is possible in any week of the program.
- A working level of business English (verified during the phone interview)
- At least three years of management experience
- Completed application form
Program Fee: € 7,900 + VAT
Early-bird price: € 7,500 + VAT before March 4, 2022
The program fee covers the cost of lectures, project mentoring, teaching materials, unlimited access to the IEDC Resource Center and lunches. Travel or living expenses are not covered. The fee does not include 22% VAT for Slovenian residents and companies.