Private: The Strategic Buyer MBA

An Intensive 5-day Training Course

Private: The Strategic Buyer MBA

  • Format: Classroom
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Language: English
  • Accredited: CPE, KHDA Certified training courses
Private: The Strategic Buyer MBA

International procurement is a complex process, which has the potential to provide many benefits to the organization in the form of lower prices, higher quality and improved supplier performance. In this programme you will learn how to:

  • Develop your management skills
  • Build your staff into a dynamic team
  • Develop a strategic mindset
  • Negotiate in a dynamic fashion
  • Target vision of excellence for your operation
  • Locate, evaluate and manage international sources
  • Implement best practices in international procurement
  • Effectively draft an international procurement contract
  • Manage the international movement of materials
  • Examine management best practices
  • Appraise powerful techniqwues for building teamwork
  • Scrutinize important aspects of strategic thinking
  • Evaluate the key elements of operational excellence
  • Examine how to locate and evaluate new sources internationally
  • Consider the impact of the internet on purchasing operations
  • Review best practices in international purchasing
  • Analyze ways of managing suppliers more effectively
  • Study new concepts in inventory management
  • Explore productive negotiating skills
  • Understand the proper drafting of international contracts
  • Plan for effective international transportation management

  • Experienced buyers and purchasing agents
  • Purchasing managers and purchasing directors
  • Supply chain management personnel responsible for international logistics
  • Managers interested in enhancing their management, negotiation and buying skills
Training methodology

Participants will learn by active participation during the programme through the use of programme materials, exercises, video presentations and discussions on “real life” issues in their organizations.


This intensive 10 day programme begins with a week focused on the core topics of an MBA including management of people, leading teams, strategic planning, negotiation skills development and the creation of operational excellence. The second week will be devoted entirely to the specialty of international buying techniques and best practice. Effective international buying is essential to the success of the modern business, government and military supply chain management operation. This programme will focus on the best practices for locating, utilizing and managing global suppliers. Techniques for improving supplier performance, lowering prices, improving quality, shortening lead times, reducing inventory levels and eliminating unnecessary costs will also be carefully considered. In addition we will also examine the impact of the internet on global buying activities. A main goal of this programme is to improve personal management effectiveness as well as organizational performance. A prime objective is that you will leave the programme with new ideas you can implement.


EuroMaTech is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit.

Euromatech is a Knowledge & Human Development Authority (KHDA) approved training institute in Dubai, licensed and approved to deliver training courses in the UAE.

The KHDA is the regulatory authority in the UAE, that oversees administering, approving, supervising, and controlling the activities of various education providers in the UAE.  We are proud of our commitment to ensuring quality training courses and status as a KHDA-approved training provider.

Taught by our team of highly qualified trainers, our KHDA approved training courses will provide you with an enriching learning experience and practical knowledge that will help you future-proof your career and support professional development within your organisation.

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