Workshop on Purchasing to Procurement

Workshop on Purchasing to Procurement


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About The Event


10 September, Hans Plaza, New Delhi


Workshop Objectives:


The workshop is designed to recognize the essence of Purchasing as a value tool in cost management. Understand the shift from Purchasing to Procurement in relations to better buying. Understand the efficient and effective tools for better buying decisions.


Become a more efficient and productive buyer through applying the techniques of purchasing management 

Improve the services provided by your suppliers through more effective negotiations and planning

Understand the ethical/legal aspects of purchasing and its possible liabilities


Topics & Discussion on:


Review of The Purchasing Encounter : What Happened and What Issues (covers the critical assessment of current buying practices and pitfalls)


The Essence of  Business Organizations : Supply Chain and Procurement (covers the transition from purchasing to procurement to supply-chain)


Pitfalls in Traditional Purchasing Systems


From Purchasing to  Procurement Management :  The Need to Be on Top of The Situation (covers the need to move to procurement as a buying model to be more responsive)


Principles and Concepts of Procurement along with Role of A Procurement Person


The Need for Information in Procurement

(covers the necessity of information and communications in proper procurement)


Upstream Procurement Management


Downstream Procurement Management


Improving The Process Of Purchasing and Procurement to Be More Responsive (covers additional factors that influences the performance of purchasers)


Forecasting Regular and Seasonal Items/Trade Deals


Spend analysis & Supply Criticality Issues


Modeling Supplier Partnerships in Indian Context




Dr  Rahul Altekar, Director-Solution Consulting, JDA India

Rahul has total more than 17 yrs of extensive Functional Experience in Manufacturing Planning, Purchasing, Distribution & Logistics. He worked for Automotive, Pharmaceuticals, Cement, Textiles, Engineering, Metal industry Verticals in various roles including ERP Consulting and Implementation. Currently he is associated with JDA India as Director-Solution Consulting and primarily helping customers to adopt advanced supply chain planning solutions.

Rahul is graduate production engineer with post graduation in Operations Management and completed his Ph.D. in Supply Chain Optimization from NITIE, Mumbai.

He authored three books titled “Production Management”, “ERP: Theory & Practice”, “Supply Chain Management: Concepts & Cases” and published number of research papers in national and international journals.






Corporate Events Management Associates

Single Delegate Fees : - Rs 8000/- + 10.3% taxes = Rs.8824/-

Business Opportunities : A limited amount of exhibition space is available at the conference. Sponsorship opportunities covering lunch and documentation also exist . For further details the sponsorship manager at :

Confirmation  Details / Payments : Kindly send your payment in favour of “Corporate Events Management Associates” made payable at Delhi . For Outstation Cheque kindly issue Demand Draft .After receiving the payment a receipt will be issued .

Substitutions :  Delegate substitution can done at  any time and does not incur any charge . Please mail your changes to CEMA

Cancellations : Refund for cancellations received up to 10 working days prior to the program will be permitted after deducting Rs 2000 /- as administrative charges . No refund will be made for cancellation received less than 10 workings days before the program . Cancellation must be done in writing .

Amendments / Changes : CEMA reserves the right to alter or change the programme /speaker / venue without giving  any reason whatsoever

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