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Course Level: 

Introduction level course.  Approx: 10 minutes + reading.

Course Description:

Are you looking for a quick and effective way to learn new skills and advance your career? Look no further than microlearning!

Microlearning is a learning approach that delivers small, bite-sized chunks of information that are easy to consume and remember. 

With microlearning, you can learn at your own pace, on your own schedule. Each knowledge area  is broken down into short, focused lessons that can be completed in less than an hour, making it easy to fit learning into your busy life.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the concept of Microlearning and how it can be integrated in your daily agenda.
  • Learn how you can set up a learning program with your colleagues, your friend or at your procurement department, using the resources at LHTS .

Who Should Enroll:

  • Individuals having or considering a career change into procurement and want to find a method to continuously develop their skill set in procurement.

Why This Course:

With microlearning and LHTS, you can learn about the professional buyer role anytime, anywhere, on any device. Our courses are accessible on desktop and mobile devices, so you can learn on the go and never miss a beat.

Investing in your education and professional development has never been easier or more convenient. 

Sign up for our microlearning course today and start your journey towards a brighter, more successful future!

Course curriculum

    1. How to continuously develop your procurement skills using the Microlearning method

    2. Microlearning: Unlocking Professional Growth and Career Advancement

    1. Survey - 1 question only.

    1. Tips

About this course

  • Free
  • 4 lessons
  • Introduction level
  • All buyer roles
  • Receive Certificate of Completion

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Continuously develop your procurement skills

Setegn Desalegn

I get brief description of the course and how to go through on it. this is very interesting to be part of it by milking this hug knowledge. Thanks

I get brief description of the course and how to go through on it. this is very interesting to be part of it by milking this hug knowledge. Thanks

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procurement skills Continuous development


Procurement Skills Continuous development

Procurement Skills Continuous development

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Fredrik Axelsson is the Instructor

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.

Why Microlearning?

In my role as a procurement professional and educator, I've observed the transformative impact of integrating micro learning into the fabric of company culture, especially within procurement departments. Micro learning, with its focus on delivering short, focused segments of content, aligns perfectly with the dynamic and ever-evolving nature of procurement.

Adapting to the Procurement Landscape

The field of procurement is characterized by rapid changes in market conditions, technology, and best practices. Micro learning allows procurement professionals to stay abreast of these changes without being overwhelmed. Bite-sized learning modules can be quickly updated and distributed, ensuring that the knowledge imparted is current and relevant.

Enhancing Learning Retention and Application

One of the primary advantages of micro learning is its impact on knowledge retention. Short learning modules are more easily digestible and memorable. For procurement professionals, this means being able to apply new concepts and strategies directly to their work with greater ease and efficiency.

Flexibility and Accessibility

Micro learning offers unparalleled flexibility, catering to the varied schedules of busy procurement professionals. These bite-sized learning modules can be accessed on-demand, allowing learners to engage with the material at their own pace and on their terms. This flexibility is crucial in a department where time is often a scarce resource.

Building a Culture of Continuous Learning

Incorporating micro learning into a company's culture fosters an environment of continuous learning and development. In procurement departments, this culture encourages professionals to consistently enhance their skills and knowledge, leading to overall departmental growth and improved performance.

Personalized Learning Pathways

Micro learning allows for the creation of personalized learning pathways. In procurement, where roles can vary widely, each professional can focus on developing skills relevant to their specific function or area of interest. This tailored approach to professional development is both efficient and effective.

Integrating with Formal Training and Career Development

Micro learning can complement more formal training programs. In a procurement setting, it can serve as a preparatory or supplementary tool, reinforcing key concepts and strategies. For career development, micro learning modules can be strategically designed to build upon each other, helping professionals progress in their careers.

Encouraging Collaboration and Knowledge Sharing

Finally, micro learning can encourage collaboration and knowledge sharing within procurement teams. Learning modules can be designed to facilitate discussion and exchange of ideas, helping to build a more cohesive and collaborative team environment.

In conclusion, the integration of micro learning into the competence development framework of a procurement department can be immensely powerful. It aligns with the need for ongoing, flexible, and targeted professional development, fostering a culture of continuous learning that is essential for keeping pace with the dynamic nature of procurement. As procurement professionals, embracing micro learning is a step towards building a more knowledgeable, adaptable, and efficient team.

Enjoy the course!!  ///Fredrik

RLB podcast - about integrating learning in your day to day activities.

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Course included in following bundles

  • €60,00

    Introduction to LHTS and Procurement

    Welcome to the Comprehensive Introduction to Procurement This bundle of courses provides a first exploration of operative procurement, tactical procurement, and overall procurement management. We'll guide you through the fundamental roles and concepts in the procurement field, laying a solid foundation for understanding this vital business function. A special focus of this course is on LHTS's unique approach to organizing learning. We introduce you to the concept of Microlearning – a flexible, efficient method that seamlessly integrates learning into your daily work routine. This approach allows you to absorb and apply new knowledge in manageable, bite-sized portions, making it easier to incorporate learning into your busy schedule.
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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.