Overview of Supply Chain Management (SCM)

  • Background to Supply Chain Management
  • The concept ‘Supply Chain management’
  • The process of Supply Chain Management
  • Objectives of Supply Chain Management
  • Principles underlying Supply Chain Management

Components of Supply Chain Management

  • Demand Management
  • Acquisition Management
  • Logistics Management
  • Disposal Management
  • Supply Chain Performance
  • Supply Chain Risk Management

Understanding the Nature and Role of Meetings

  • Types of meetings and the role of the secretary in the meeting
  • Organising an Effective and Productive Meeting
  • Preparing a Working Agenda

The Procedure during a Meeting

  • Check attendance, read previous minutes, motions, discussions and agenda points
  • Call in guests or specialists, brain storming and idea generation, voting and decision making,summarising and setting future dates
  • Identifying the Type of Minutes, you are expected to take
  • Verbatim Minutes word-for-word
  • Resolution Minutes formal type meetings
  • Narrative Minutes telling the story of the meeting
  • Action Minutes for working groups etc.

Aspects of report writing

  • Definition of a report
  • Purpose of a report
  • Readers of a report
  • Types of reports
  • Aspects of style & tone
  • Elements of readability
  • Format of a report
  • Guidelines to report writing

Bid Specification

  • Bid Specification Committee
  • Bid Specification Process
  • Bid Specification Documentation


Bid Evaluation

  • Bid Evaluation Committee
  • Bid Evaluation Process
  • Bid Evaluation Report

Bid Adjudication

  • Bid Adjudication Committee
  • Bid Adjudication Process
  • Bid Adjudication Documentation