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Certificate in Commercial Management and Procurement

Study commercial management skills and advance your strategic knowledge - key distance learning training course

Commences: 16th November 2016

The Certificate in Commercial Management and Procurement delivers the essential knowledge and skills required to build and enhance your knowledge of commercial management and strategic procurement - and how these can deliver benefits to the bottom-line immediately through a minimised cost-base and increased business.

By studying this 16-week certificate by part-time tutored distance learning you will be able to:

  • Examine the impact of successful commercial strategy and how it can deliver lower costs through effective procurement
  • Understand the role strategic procurement plays in an effective commercial operation
  • Find the balance between cost, quality and innovation in procurement
  • Examine total costs and the opportunity costs in relation to pricing strategies
  • Apply project management techniques to procurement and commercial projects
  • Evaluate and mitigate the risks in commercial strategy
  • Build your understanding of the tendering and bid processes from both buyers and sellers perspective
  • Realise how an effective negotiation strategy can achieve commercial success
  • Discover the benefits of effective contract management

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Qualification: Lloyd's Maritime Academy Professional Development Course
Start date:  16th November 2016
Delivery: Part-time Tutored Distance Learning
Duration: 16 weeks
Fees: £1599 / US$2240 - £1749 / US$2450 + VAT if applicable. Take a closer look at fees
CPD/CEUs: 21 hours / 2.1 CEUs

A key opportunity for anyone working both in the shipping and oil & gas industries to improve their business acumen

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Professor René Henschel, Aarhus University

His area of research is contract law, contract management, proactive management and proactive law.

Rene has worked for the Danish Ministry of Business and Economic Affairs and law firms and also acts as an arbitrator and consultant to companies and public procurement organisations with implementing best-practice contract and commercial management. He's authored numerous articles and books.

  • Purchasing and procurement staff, purchasing executives and buying professionals
  • Commercial executives, managers and directors
  • Business developers, bid writers and proposal managers
  • Account managers
  • Risk managers, lawyers, insurers, solicitors and other legal professionals
  • Professionals needing to improve their commercial awareness and strategy requirements
  • New starters in the commercial management and procurement sector requiring a detailed understanding of the business and wider support roles

Delivered by online tutored distance learning, this programme allows you to study and gain knowledge without disrupting your normal work

You will have access to all course materials, expert tutorial support and peer networking using our online learning management system.

Each module ends with an online test so you can check your understanding of the content.

More about our distance learning

Distance learning, face-to-face workshops, webinars, elearning and blended delivery to match your requirements

We welcome companies placing individual students or groups on any of our publicly advertised distance learning courses, or for larger corporate groups we will deliver to your individual requirements, including instructor lead training, blended delivery solutions, customised assessments, flexible time-scales and dedicated support for learning and development managers.

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A comprehensive introduction to a challenging sector, with great opportunities for ambitious and determined newcomers

Ready to apply?

Do not delay your application – you may qualify for an early enrolment discount, and some courses have a maximum number of participants. Our online application form securely accepts payment by credit card in either £, $ or €, or we will invoice you or your employer for payment by bank transfer.

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