Course presentation

Course Duration: 

30 minutes

Course Description:

Welcome to LHTS'  basic course on Tactical Procurement, designed to equip you with a general understanding of the tactical role within a procurement department. This course is tailored for professionals who are new to procurement or those looking to widen their knowledge in this critical business function.

Course Objectives:

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the role and importance of tactical procurement in an organization.
  • Know the key processes for the tactical buyer role.

Course Outline:

Introduction to Tactical Procurement present the role and responsibilities of a tactical procurement professional including introduction of following key tactical processes:

  • Market analyses.
  • Spend analyses.
  • Sourcing process.
  • Contract Management.
  • Supplier Development.
  • Know your supplier.
  • Supplier Audit.
  • Product qualification.

Who Should Enroll:

  • Procurement and supply chain professionals aiming to refine their tactical procurement abilities and establish a solid groundwork befor delving into the details of the tactical buyer role.
  • Individuals interested in a career in procurement and want to build a general understanding of the tactical buyer role.

This course is designed to be interactive and practical, ensuring that participants not only gain theoretical knowledge but also develop the skills necessary to apply these concepts in their professional roles.


    1. Introducing Learning Objectives.

    1. How LHTS organize the learning.

    2. Introducing the most important process in the tactical buyer tool box.

    1. Download

    2. Company strategy to Category strategy

    1. Market analyses to Supplier development

    2. Know your supplier to product qualification.

    1. Questions to help you verify that you meet the Learning Objectives.

    1. Summery of the course

    2. Reflection after the course

    3. Blogposts

About this course

  • €20,00
  • 11 lessons
  • Basic course

Course instructor is:

Senior instructor. Fredrik Axelsson

Meet Fredrik, a seasoned procurement professional from Gothenburg, Sweden, with a Master's in Economics from Gothenburg University and an Executive MBA from Stockholm Business School. With roles at LM Ericsson, Solectron Sweden AB, Axelson Purchasing Resources AB, Saab AB, and Alstom/GE, Fredrik has amassed expertise in sourcing and procurement. In 2017, he launched Sourcing Partner, a procurement consultancy firm how also own and manage Learn How to Source. Fredrik's diverse experience spans from Operative Buyer to Sourcing Director and roles like Commodity Manager and Business Development, in line organizations and projects, including industries like banking and manufacturing. Fredrik's story is one of continuous growth, learning, and adaptation, making him a well-rounded professional with a wealth of knowledge to offer.

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Course is included in following bundles

  • €60,00

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    LHTS 10 week Basic Procurement training - individual

    If you're looking to advance your procurement career and gain the knowledge and skills you need to succeed, the LHTS 10 week Basic Procurement Certificate is the perfect choice. This comprehensive program is designed to give you a solid foundation in the fundamentals of procurement, including operative-, tactical, and management processes. The LHTS 10 week procurement basic Procurement Certificate is a fully online program that can be completed at your own pace. With a combination of online courses, written exams, and verbal exams, you'll gain a deep understanding of the procurement process and develop the skills you need to succeed in this dynamic and challenging field. What sets the LHTS 10 week procurement basic Procurement Certificate apart from other procurement programs is its focus on real-world skills and practical knowledge. You'll learn from experienced procurement professionals who have worked in a variety of industries, giving you a broad perspective on procurement best practices and strategies. So why wait? If you're ready to take your procurement career to the next level, the LHTS 10 week procurement basic Procurement Certificate is the perfect choice. Sign up today and start your journey towards procurement success!
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About Learn How to Source

Learn How to Source is an online platform based in Sweden, offering a range of procurement courses accessible globally. It serves as a community where procurement experts share their knowledge through online courses, designed for various experience levels from introductory to expert. Courses are concise, about 30 minutes each, and cover different aspects of procurement, tailored for different buyer roles. The courses focus on practical knowledge, presented by seasoned professionals, and include quizzes and certificates. They can be accessed from any device, emphasizing microlearning for flexibility and efficiency.