Online Workshop on ‘Strategy for Sourcing in Procurement Process’, scheduled to be held on 9-10 July 2021 from 3.30 pm to 5.30 pm.

We have the pleasure to inform you that DCCI Business Institute (DBI) is going to organize an Online Workshop on ‘Strategy for Sourcing in Procurement Process’, scheduled to be held on 9-10 July 2021 from 3.30 pm to 5.30 pm through Zoom online platform.

Topics Overview in Brief: Sourcing is defined as a technical activity with the purpose of identifying existing suitable products and services on the market and qualified suppliers available to provide those products and services. Sourcing also aims at collecting and analyzing information about capabilities within the market to satisfy the organization’s requirements, such as obtaining updated cost information, determining the appropriate technology and alternative products, as well as identifying appropriate supplier qualification criteria.

Objective: The objectives of the workshop are to highlight the modern and sophisticated tools and techniques, methodology, strategies, and ideas relating to different aspects of procurement skills for effectively operating as procurement personnel to sharpen the competitive edge of different business organizations.

Contents: A Framework for Supplier Appraisal, The sourcing Process, Market Engagement, Criteria to appraise a potential Supplier, Verifying supplier information, Vendor Performance Management. SOURCING STRATEGY-Supplier Base, Sourcing policy and strategy. A MODEL FOR ASSESSING MOTIVATION OF SUPPLIER- Supplier perception model, Determining a supplier’s overall motivation level. SELECTION AND AWARD CRITERIA- Identifying and screening suppliers, Weighting for appraising supplier capability, Rating potential suppliers’ capabilities, Combining the capability and motivation ratings. FINANCIAL APPRAISAL OF SUPPLIERS- Sources of financial information of suppliers, Financial Statements, Financial ratios. QUOTATION AND TENDERS- Enquiries and quotations, The tendering process, Assessments of suppliers’ proposal, Recommending sources of Supplies. E-SOURCING TOOLS- E-Procurement and e-sourcing, E-requisitioning and e-ordering, E-catalogues, E-auctions, and E-tendering. INTERNATIONAL SOURCING- International and global sourcing, The use of incoterms, Payment mechanism, Dispute Resolution, Risk and opportunities in international sourcing. Q & A Session.

Who Can Attend: Entrepreneurs, CEOs, CPOs, Head of Procurement and Operations, Supply Management and Procurement Directors; Supply Chain; Procurement and Production Planning Executives; Supplier Management Managers, Commodity Managers, Logistics Managers; Vendor Development Managers, Inventory Control Managers, Material Managers, Production Managers, and professionals.

Facilitator: The facilitator of this Workshop is Mr. Mohammad Arif Anwar, MBA (in Finance, from the University of Dhaka), Diploma in SCM(P), ITC, Geneva, and  an MCIPS (Member of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply). At present, he is working in Grameenphone Limited (GP) as “Senior Specialist, Strategic Sourcing. Mr. Arif has a proven track record in Telecom Sourcing areas since last 17+ years (including 8 years+ in GP Sourcing).  He has extensive experience of working in diversified sourcing categories like Network Element, Digital & Device, ISIT, Passive Element, Power, Commercial & Indirect etc. Under Telenor Global Sourcing, he worked in many Global Projects and act as a Commercial and Negotiation Lead on behalf of GP. Before GP, he worked with large multinationals like SIEMENS, Robi Axiata Limited, and GMG Airlines in the area of Sourcing and Procurement, Contract Mgt. and Supply Chain Management.

Fees: Tk. 1,500/- + bKash charge Tk. 25/- payable through bKash merchant number 01766018659 (Payment process: dial *247# and select option 4.Payment) or by using bKash app (Make Payment). It could also be paid to DBI office by Cash/ Pay Order/ Cheque in favour of ‘Dhaka Chamber of Commerce & Industry’.

Procedure: The intending candidates are requested to fill up the Online Registration Form by logging on to The candidate must have a Smartphone/Laptop/Desktop with internet in competence with using Zoom. For further information, please contact Abul Bashar, Cell # 01913745062 & 01766018659. E-mail: Registration Deadline:  8th July 2021.

Certificate: Online Certificate will be awarded signed by the Secretary-General, DCCI and the President, DCCI.

We would appreciate if you could kindly participate and/or nominate concerned official(s) from your esteemed organization to this exclusive online workshop.



Published on: 2021-07-09

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