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Advanced Procurement and Supply Chain Management Workshop

13 December 2017 @ 08:00 - 16 December 2017 @ 17:00

Dear Partner,


Asset Africa Institute, (www.assetafrica.co.ke), is pleased to announce the following training confirmed for December 2017.


Training Title: Advanced Procurement and Supply Chain Management Workshop

Date:  13th -16th December 2017

Venue: Hennessis Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya

Cost: USD 825



This 4 day procurement master class strengthens staff’s technical ability  to provide better leadership  and guidance in the entire PSM cycle including: Supply Chain Management Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Assessment, Development of Action Plans, Quality Assurance, Quantification and Budgeting, Gap Analysis, Supply Plans Strategies, Management of logistics, Distribution design and implementation among others.


Benefits to Sponsoring Organizations

  • Provide Reports to the Program Director on the Position, Accomplishments and Challenges of the Procurement Department
  • Gain invaluable insights on procurement SOPs, Procurement Information System, Procurement Ethics and Emerging Issues in Procurement
  • Develop and Implement Quantitative Criteria for Performance Measurement of the PSCM
  • Assess Relevance, Effectiveness and make Recommendations on internal SCM Control Systems
  • Improve Ability to Analyze local/regional/national issues necessary to building Sustainable Stakeholder Networks
  • Enable participants develop a Skills Assessment Tool to inform implementation of Staff training Programs
  • Develop and implement a Quality Assurance System for the whole SCM
  • Assess the relevance and effectiveness of current procurement strategy, policies, and tools and recommend strategies for strengthening Procurement and Supply Chain Management systems
  • Improve competence in Quantification of Needs, Gap Analysis and Production of Supply Plans
  • Share experience/ interrogate practices for improved procurement, contract management and operational efficiencies
  • Design and implement a program specific Procurement Efficiency Assessment Tool
  • Provide Technical Leadership in the Design and Implementation of the Procurement/ Logistics Strategy Plan

Summary Course Content

Supply Chain Management Coordination

  • Overview of SCM team skills- Conducting Procurement List Review, the Tender Documents- Assessing Suppliers’ Proposals-Negotiating with suppliers and Contracting, Tracking Shipments, Approving Payments, Staff Recruitment & Training, Gap Analysis-Forecasting, Planning, Claim Management
  • Understanding the Long/Short-Term Technical Assistance of SCM teams & Assisting Staff in Planning, Executing and Monitoring Procurement Plans
  • Analysis of local/regional/national issues for building sustainable stakeholder (government ministries/donor/partner) networks and relationships
  • Developing and implementing Tools for the Procurement Performance Measurement.
  • Analyzing organization/program procurement activities

Audit of the Supply Chain Management System

  • Setting audit objectives
  • How to make summaries of observations for each audit objective/sub-objective
  • How to complete worksheets and develop supporting documents for each audited location
  • Designing audit approach proposal

Procurement Quantification

  • How to design and use commodity quantification templates
  • Reviewing/assessing existing quantification guidelines
  • Develop program specific procurement plan with corresponding budget estimates
  • Translating quantifications into procurement orders
  • Designing procurement plans to initiate procurement process

PSM quality assurance

  • How to develop a Quality Control Monitoring Procedure
  • Training SCM staff in good practices for Procurement, Storage, Distribution
  • How to act as a Catalyst within the organization for defining / implementing/adhering to procurement policies
  • Collection and analysis of   information on quality assurance activities for annual report
  • How to design and implement a program specific Procurement Efficiency Assessment Tool

Warehouse management

  • Conducting needs analysis for quantification of needs, tracking shipments and executing distribution plans
  • Requisition, Reception of goods, Inventory Management, Distribution
  • How to implement Good Storage and Distribution Practices
  • Developing, Using, Assessing Tools and Plans for Staff Training in storage and inventory management

Skills Audit & Development for PSCM Staff

  • Developing, Applying and Presenting Skills Assessment Questionnaire
  • Providing an on-going “on the job” Training in SCM to Procurement Staff
  • The Place of M & E in SCM
  • Developing and Using Program Specific tools for performance measurement of PSCM
  • Conducting and depart wide assessment of the PSM function, report writing and follow up activities

What the lead trainer says: “This course continues to benefit from participants observations and recommendations; thus, inclusion of project managers in this workshop will help enlarge perspectives and improve the training outcomes” Dr. William Misati

Who will attend

Supply Chain Management Specialists, Supply Chain Administrators, warehouse managers, grant managers, program managers interested in developing holistic management skills


About the Organization

Asset Africa Institute (www.assetafrica.co.ke) -AAI- specializes in the research, design and delivery of high quality and affordable training programs for development workers worldwide. Over the years, AAI has provided consultancies and training to such reputable organizations as: Federal University, Birnin Kebbi-Nigeria, Norwegian Church Aid-Zambia, ACOMIN-Nigeria, Salvation Army-Tanzania, Love Botswana Outreach Mission, Islamic Relief-Somalia, Cornerstone Development-Uganda, IOM-South Sudan, DCA-Ethiopia, Africa Rice Center -Benin, Rwanda Union of the Blind, Sasakawa Africa Association-Ethiopia, Harare Institute of Technology-Zimbabwe, CARE-International-Mali, Mazommo Construction Company-Liberia, CARE-International-Niger, UNDP-Somalia, HEAL Africa-DRC,  Diakonia, County Government of Siaya-Kenya, Oxfam GB-Yemen,  Generations for Peace-Jordan, CBR Africa Network-Uganda, Victoria Finance PLC-Tanzania, among others.


For further information, kindly contact;

Lillian Ateng’
Training Coordinator
Asset Africa Institute,
Trust Mansion Hse,
Tubman Road off Koinange Street
P.O. Box 12903 – 00100, Nairobi, Kenya
Phone: +254 -722 469454/720986965


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13 December 2017 @ 08:00
16 December 2017 @ 17:00
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