Category Management in English

On the course Category Management in English you will learn how to strengthen your purchasing function by working with category management and category strategies. You will learn to develop innovative and creative solutions for purchasing and put into practice category strategies.

Get more out of the purchasing function

In Category Management in English you get to know how to get more out of the purchasing function by implementing a category-managed method.

During the course you will get concrete tools and models for initiation, planning and analysis. You also learn how to implement your category strategies in practice through a step by step process for implementing and using Category Management.

With the practical tools from the course Category Management in English you will be able to analyze complex purchasing situations and clearly develop innovative and creative solutions for purchasing and work in a modern and cross-functional way.

From Category Management in English

  • Definition and understanding of Category Management in practice
  • Fundamentals and process
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Category based analysis 
  • Building value with category management

Training purpose and goal

The purpose is to gain a broad knowledge of how category control works and practical tools to use in everyday life.

The goal is for you to be able to formulate a category strategy, implement the strategy in practice and guide others in the category work.

Who shall participate in Category Management in English?

You who already work with category control but need new ideas for further improvements. You who have not previously worked with category control and need knowledge of what it means.

No formal prior knowledge is required. It is good if you have some experience of strategic purchasing work. The course is held in English.

Category Management in English is a standalone course of 2 days which is also included in Silf's certification program in purchasing, CISilf®, and procurement, CUSilf®, with knowledge tests, for you who will become a certified purchaser. It is also included in Silf's category leader license.

Course material

Most of the course material is provided only digitally. In connection with your invitation, you will receive an email with login details to our learning platform where the material is available.

You will learn

  • What category management means for purchasing 
  • How category management is more efficient and leads to savings
  • Different techniques and models for analysis, management and implementation
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