Training Schedule

Training and Education Programme

Over two days there are three courses offered by IMPA for the Singapore event as follows:

One Day Essential Procurement

An Introductory Course designed for junior and novice purchasers

Half-Day Master Class for senior purchasers and managers

Portfolio Management and Strategies

Half-Day Master Class Marine Engineering for all purchasers

Developing technical skills, key insights and understanding dominant issues

Spaces are limited so it is recommended that you book in advance!

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Day 1

One Day Essential Procurement

Time Session
09:00

Introduction to procurement and supply chain management

  • Purchasing process
  • The procurement function in the maritime industry; Levels of procurement
  • Supply chain management
  • Understanding and reducing bottlenecks in Maritime Procurement
11:00

Coffee break

11:30

Legal aspects of Maritime procurement

  • Inco terms
  • Different law systems
  • General terms and conditions of purchase
  • Battle of forms
  • Applicable law
  • Contract formats
13:00

Lunch

14:30

Procurement analysis and strategy

  • Pareto analysis, ABC analysis
  • Portfolio analysis
  • Portfolio strategy
16:30

Case studies

  • Procurement of provisions, deck & engine supplies, tools
  • Procurement of engine spare parts
  • Procurement of services
17:00

End

Day 2 MORNING

Marine Engineering for Buyers

Time Session
09:30

Developing technical skills, key insights and understanding dominant issues

  • Introduction to the maritime engineering paradigm
  • Bottlenecks in procurement processes
  • Utilization of technical skills/technical buyers to overcome bottlenecks
  • Engineering for procurement specialists
12:00

End

Day 2 Afternoon

Portfolio Management and Portfolio Strategies

Time Session
13:00

Maritime Procurement Portfolio Management and Portfolio Strategies

  • Explanation of the Pareto/ABC analysis
  • Application of the Pareto analysis
  • Correlation between Pareto Analysis, procurement maturity, staffing
  • Dynamics in the Procurement portfolio
17:00

End