Business Cost Management, Procurement & Tendering

Business Cost Management, Procurement & Tendering

This course provides a proven approach for the management of costs in a business or organization. It includes tools and techniques needed for setting up a basic procurement approach and a process to run tenders to achieve low ongoing costs. Based on the proven Cost Reduction Method, this step by step guide will ensure that effective cost management becomes a day-to-day activity. A wide range of concepts are discussed, all of which can lead to higher costs if not properly managed.

Course Goal

  • What exactly is COST in a business or organization and how to manage it
  • How to reduce costs using a structured methodology
  • What is procurement and how it can help your business
  • How to run a basic tender process which will deliver lower costs

Who This Training Is For

  • Consultants
  • End users
  • Executives and Managers
  • IT/Business analysts
  • Project Managers
  • Project team members


  • Certificate of Completion (more certification info)
  • Upon successful completion of this course, receive your Business Cost Management, Procurement & Tendering certificate

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Tim Lawson

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Tim Lawson

Trainer, consultant and international speaker

Tim Lawson is an experienced trainer, consultant, and international speaker. He has been delivering and teaching Cost Reduction, Cost Management and other methodologies to businesses and organisations for over 20 years. Tim has a knowledgeable and practical teaching style which is based on many years of actual delivery of projects and programs of work in businesses across various industries. Creator of the Cost Reduction Method, Tim developed the methodology which is a step by step process for effectively reducing and managing costs in a business. Tim has over 30 years of proven commercial experience in a variety of roles. Tim has over 30 years of proven commercial experience in a variety of roles including Consultancy, Software, Construction, Retail, Media & Publishing and Logistics. Tim has a strong track record of delivering strategic change into organisations together with an extensive list of achievements. An MBA graduate from Henley, his extensive knowledge of systems, processes and organisational design has produced significant achievements. Over the years, his work has won many awards including the prestigious European Retail Technology Award and the BT Award for Innovation & Creativity. Most recently, Tim has been at the forefront of helping his clients manage their business continuity and business recovery following the COVID 19 pandemic. That work fits neatly alongside his other business experience and allows him to share the processes and procedures needed to achieve this. He has developed the Business Continuity Method to bring this work together.

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Language: English
Level: Beginner
Duration: 2 hours
Type:  Instructor-led
Category: Management

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