At the end of the training, participants will be able to:


  • Recognise the professional qualifications in purchasing and supplies
  • Recognise the role of the supervisor
  • Understand the organizational structure of a Supplies Department
  • Identify the elements in staff training and development
  • Identify time management techniques
  • Recognise the various types of problems associated with supplies management
  • Differentiate between types of groups 
  • Recognise the basic management principles
  • Understand the integrated approach to supply chain management


  • Apply effectives time management techniques
  • Apply problem solving and decision making techniques to Supplies Management
  • Prepare effective reports
  • Communicate effectively with staff and public
  • Apply basic management principles in the management of supplies
  • Conduct effective meetings
  • Motivate staff
  • Explain the stages of group development
  • Make oral presentation


  • Appreciate the Project approach in the management of Supplies
  • Appreciate the significance of building a Supplies Management Team
  • Appreciate the importance of Budgets and Budgetary Control


  • Supply Chain Management Part 2
  • Organisation of a Supplies Department
  • The Supervisor’s Managerial Role
  • Budgetary Control
  • Building the Supplies Management Team
  • Handling Meetings
  • Supply staff motivation
  • Staff training, and development
  • Professional qualifications in purchasing and supplies 
  • Group Dynamics
  • Report Writing
  • Time Management
  • Problem solving and decision making in Supplies Management
  • Project approach to Supplies Management
  • Application of Management Principles
  • Communication Skill – Public Speaking