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Enterprise and Supplier Development

1 Day Training

Dates: 28 March 2024
Locations: Johannesburg, South Africa
Platform: Available In-Class / Online

Price: Available on request

This course is non-accredited

Course Introduction

The Enterprise and Supplier Development (ESD) course is mutually beneficial to both your organisation and your suppliers. It aims to lower procurement costs, increase the quality of a product, improve service delivery and positively impact the scorecard. Improving the ESD scorecard by socialising small Black-owned suppliers into the company supplier base and developing the relevant training programmes for such suppliers.

Course Objectives

The ESD course aims to equip attendees with the tools to:

  • Understanding the legislative landscape about BEE

  • Introduction to the ESD scorecard

  • Developing an effective procurement strategy and plan

  • Best practice techniques to review of the procurement policies, systems and processes, to align them to the new regulatory requirements

  • Developing robust change management and communication systems

  • Structural vendor re-formation strategies and re-defining vendor profiles

  • Developing strong synergies and inter-group linkages where relevant

  • Understanding operational models for spend segmentation and procurement restructuring

  • Building strong localisation plans and implementation strategies

  • Tools and techniques for identifying, developing and structuring an effective ESD programme

  • Linking procurement and supplier development

  • Building effective procurement teams

  • Aligning PPPFA regulation to the BEE scorecard and the Mining Charter requirements

  • Managing and reviewing supplier relationships

Who should attend?

You’re the person responsible for BEE in your organisation and you are looking to expand your understanding of how the Enterprise and Supplier Development will affect you. i.e.

  • Heads of Supply Chain, Buyers, Procurement Managers

  • Human Resource Professionals

  • SLP and Transformation professionals

  • Preferential procurement Professionals

  • Enterprise and Supplier Development specialists

  • Any individual who has been appointed as the BEE Champion to take care of the BEE scorecard

Training methodology

Training Methodology

Our diverse instructional approaches ensure effective learning:

– Lectures & Presentations: Engage with expert-driven, stimulating content.
– Course Material: Access well-crafted supporting resources.
– Group Work: Collaborate on discussions and case studies for practical insights.
– Workshops & Role-Play: Participate in immersive, scenario-based activities.
– Practical Application: Focus on applying theoretical knowledge in real situations.
– Post-Training Support: Receive extensive support after training for skill implementation.

Training Outline


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