Capability and Training

Pathways to Procurement - Entry Level

The Faculty’s focused and interactive two-day workshop, ‘Pathways to Procurement’, provides the optimal foundation for tomorrow’s procurement leaders. Structured around The Faculty’s own six-step strategic sourcing tool, participants will acquire strong commercial skills across a broad range of procurement functions.

Ideal for new recruits or professionals transitioning from other parts of the business, ‘Pathways to Procurement’ encourages interaction of peers and the building of networks. The Faculty’s reputation is underpinned by our commitment to helping Australasian organisations achieve breakthrough procurement performance and our expertise, guest speakers and case studies contribute to a dynamic and innovative learning experience like no other.

Course Locations and Dates:

Please contact if you are interested in a Pathways to Procurement course in 2017. 

How you will benefit:

  • develop category plans
  • gather internal and external market intelligence
  • assess procurement technology and potential options for your business
  • manage the sourcing process
  • plan for negotiations
  • develop and manage KPIs
  • manage your suppliers for success
  • plan and implement a successful career in procurement

Who should attend:

  • professionals new to procurement
  • executives moving into procurement from other business areas


Roundtable Members receive up to four places at no charge across all training programs. Additional places will be charged at a discount of 20% off the full fee.

Non-Roundtable members can register for a fee of $1450 (ex GST). 2 or more places receive a discount of 10%.


    Procurement Supervisor - Skilled Group Limited

    After five years in the procurement field, I have learnt so many new things to implement into my role and overall procurement function. This course has me thinking of the possibilities.

    Procurement Analyst - National Australia Bank

    I look forward to applying many of the strategies that I have learned in my workplace. I have even noted various suggestions to submit to the NAB innovations register.

    Procurement Manager, Performance - Foster's Group Limited

    Excellent. I thoroughly enjoyed the content and relaxed, sharing learning environment.

    Senior Commercial Manager - National Australia Bank

    Overall, a very useful session. I recommend it.