Courses can be conducted onsite at your organization or modified to suit your organization’s needs. We offer custom solutions in aerospace and defense, global supply chain management, healthcare and strategic leadership. Contact our industry representatives for more information.
This course is ideal for individuals and teams who are new to the function or who wish to become more knowledgeable about fundamentals of purchasing. Participants would typically have accountabilities for acquiring defense materials and services at best value to the organization.
How the role of purchasing supports the overall mission of DOD and reduces total cost of ownership
Purchasing transaction process flow and the procure to pay cycle
Integrating work with other supply chain functions and methods to improve process efficiency
Overcoming obsolescence and vendor discontinued parts
Legal, ethical, & sustainable sourcing practices
Contracting and FAR principles
Internal customer relationship and supplier relationship management
Supplier selection & evaluation processes
Suppliers and why they behave as they do in the context of the buying and selling transaction
The value of contract compliance to the larger organization
Contract audits & the role of the Office of Inspector General in purchasing
Available Industries: Aerospace & Defense
This is a 3-day course. Dates are flexible. Please call +1 (865) 974-1197 for more information. James Cody, Director
This course is offered as a custom course on the UT campus or at your preferred location.
Custom course pricing depends on the configuration selected by the customer. Please contact us for government prices.