Purchasing Masterclass


What can you expect?

Purchasing and logistics teams often have different interests. Consequently, each team is typically comprised of employees with very different competencies and personalities. Despite their differences, these essential functions are completely dependent on each other and share responsibility throughout the supply chain.

This training is designed to help you align the purchasing & logistics teams. You will gain insight into the background of purchasing & what motivates buyers. Through practical case studies and storytelling, you will gain exposure to purchasing processes and how to deploy more effective purchasing strategies.

Learning goals

Understand how the purchasing teams adds value
Identify where cost reductions can be attained

Programme details

This Masterclass takes place over one day & covers the following topics:

The purchasers’ mindset
Linking the purchasing strategy with commercial & financial goals
What competencies do your buyers need
Supplier relationship management
Purchasing ethics
Internal chain collaboration


The Purchasing Masterclass is designed for retail & wholesale professionals who want to develop their skillset. This masterclass is at HBO level.

Dates & pricing by location

United Kingdom

2024 Dates

  • This masterclass is tailored specifically for your business. Please get in touch with us to inquire about 2023 availability.


  • Pricing is upon application. Please fill out the form below. Alternatively, you can email academy.uk@slimstock.com for more information.


  • Training can be conducted either online through Teams or at an on-site location.

Can’t attend the training?

  • We kindly ask you to unsubscribe at least 3 working days before the start of the training. Please email academy.uk@slimstock.com. If you are unable to cancel in time, we reserve the right to charge a no-show fee.

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Register your interest today for our 2024 sessions!