Procurement Strategies for Competitiveness

Date:29-30 March 2019
Time:10:00 am to 05:30 pm
Last Date of Registration: 27 March, 2019
Venue:DBI, Dhaka Chamber Building (11th Floor), 65-66 Motijheel C/A, Dhaka-1000

Course Fee: Tk. 5500

Contact: 01913745062, 9552562 (Ext 137),


The process of procurement is often part of a company's strategy because the ability to purchase certain materials at the most competitive price will determine if its operations will continue profitably. In order to familiarize the procurement related matters, DBI has been offered this workshop.

Course Contents

  • Purchasing/Procurement- Key Concepts, Procurement and its Evolution,
  • Make or Buy Strategy, Types of Purchases, Supply Positioning Model and Item Categorization,
  • Overview of Procurement Process, Know your Purchasing Function’s Customers,
  • Supply Chain Management and its Three Wings, Demand Management,
  • Price Reduction, Cost Reduction and Cost Savings and Related Issues,
  • Reducing Cost through Better Specification Management,
  • Cost Savings through Variety Reduction, Cost Savings through Better Negotiation,
  • Value Engineering and Cost Savings, Purchasing and Cash Discount,
  • Cost Savings through Better Working Capital Management,
  • Cost Savings through Change of Mode of Transport,
  • Benefit of Outsourcing and TPL, Reduction of Inspection Cost,
  • Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) Helps to Save Cost,
  • Case Studies/ Glossary, Details of procurement Process,
  • Setting Priorities for Procurement planning,
  • Formulating a Strategic Procurement Plan, Strategy Formulation,
  • Aligning Purchasing Decision with Corporate Goal and Corporate Governance;
  • Aligning Purchasing Decision with Corporate Goal and Corporate Governance;
  • Implementation Strategy: Development of Strategic Design and Action Plan Format;
  • Reporting Format, Plan and preparation of strategic negotiation plan: Managing relationship,
  • Multinational Supplier Development Strategy for Global Partnership,
  • Measurement Techniques including Maturity Assessment;
  • Case Analysis with Participants’ interactive participation and more,
  • Question-Answer Session and Learning Check and Wrap-up of the workshop.


Highly qualified, professionally trained, reputed and experienced resource persons in the related areas, having ample theoretical and practical knowledge with current information, are invited to conduct the training courses/workshops.

Registration Process

The intending participants may collect Registration Form from DCCI Business Institute (DBI) or download copy from . Participants belonging to the target group will be registered on payment of requisite fees by Pay Order (PO)/ Demand Draft (DD) or in Cash in favour of Dhaka Chamber of Commerce & Industry or pay with cost of payment through bKash, Wallet number 01766018659 (Payment process: dial *247# and select option 3.Payment & write 1 in counter no.).


10% for (one option applicable): (i) DCCI Members; (ii) Women participants; (iii) Students (pursuing his/her underg raduation & post graduation); (iv) Three (3) or more participants from one organization for same course; (v) Early bird package (payment 5 days before registration deadline); and 15% corporate discount for 10 (ten) or more participants from the same organization to one programme.