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Establishing Specification for Purchase

Buying assignments are usually specific, item by item.

When purchasing an item or a service from a supplier, several factors are included in the purchase. These factors must be considered when specifications are being developed. Items that are related by nature or by source are often grouped for buying purposes.

This course explains and discusses the use of these factors when specifications are being developed in purchasing.

Objectives: The purpose of the course is to provide you with insights into how to use various factors when specifications are being developed in purchasing.

Level: Supplementary, you should have worked in the area for some time.

Training Method: Establishing Specification for Purchase is a Module course and is studied over the internet via our e-learning platform Instant education. Read more about the training method here.

Course Length:Approximately 5 hours active study time.

Price: 70 EURO / student
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Course contents:

Buying Assignments
Buying assignments are usually specific, item by item.

Establishing Specifications
The first concern of purchasing of what to buy is how the item will be used.

Management Decision
Product planning is involved with decisions about which products and services a company is to market.

Quality Definition Aspects
Purchasing needs to ensure that quality is adequately defined and expressed.

Functional Specification Description
The first step is to analyze the material or part to determine what function it will fill

Characteristics to Specification Description
There are several characteristics to description by specification.

Engineering Drawings
Engineering drawings describe in detail the exact configuration of the parts and the assembly

Good Purchasing Policy
As a general rule, it is good purchasing policy to inform the supplier or bidder as fully as possible.

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