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Mr. Stephen Kum (MBA, USA) is a fellow of The Institute of Freight Association, The Institute of Logistics & Transport, The Institute of Business Administration. Former Vice Chairman of the Persatuan Logistik Selangor and co-founder of Global Logistician Network.

He has more than 30 years of hands-on experience in the fields of international trade, global procurement, freight operation, logistics and supply chain management. His consultancy expertise relates to Incoterms execution, trade documentation, suppliers development, shipping risks and export strategies.

He was the Managing Director of a global logistics provider with network in UK, USA and Australiasia. Held various contractual senior positions as Country Manager of Esprit Shipping (HK), Sales Director with Karl Schroff Associates (US) and Business Development Manager with Port Cargo International (UK). Associated with Cambridge International College as their Training Consultant, Program Examiner with Durham Logistics College and Resident Consultant with TPL Global Chains Management.

He has been involved in corporate training and executives development since 2002 for national corporation ( DRB,TNB, MAHB, etc) multinational companies (Mitsubishi Corp, British American Tobacco, Alstom Power, etc) market leaders (Goodyear, Hitachi, Siemens, etc) academy of learning and development (OCBC Trade Academy, Boustead Naval Academy, etc). His embassy clientele includes trade divisions of Nigerian Embassy, Sudan Embassy and Royal Thai Embassy in Kuala Lumpur. He has developed Shipping programs for Institute Technology Multimedia, Logistics program for Sentral City Institute, Freight management program for PSNB and Open University Malaysia. Developed post graduate courses in Supply Chain Management for Camden University and Export Management for Metropolitan University organized from Kuala Lumpur.

Proficiencies In Procurement Management

21 May 2021, (9:00am-5:00pm)


Procurement management creates competitive advantage and has profound potential contribution to both the top and bottom line.

Organizations need to maximize the impact of procurement by developing strategies aligning internally the needs of the business. Externally will be the requirements of customers and suppliers.

Additionally, the leadership role of procurement empowers the entire supply chain mitigating the process and performance gaps.

Program Outlines

1. The Procurement Management Precepts and Concepts Scope :

  • Creation of the value stream leading to competitive advantage

  • Development of process and practice essentialities

  • Profiling the matrix of procured items and services

2. The Purchasing Cycle Transformation in the Supply Chain :

  • Principal parameters of objectives

  • Tactical method of buying and selling

  • Controlling models in and out of an organization

3. The Critical Factors of Purchase and Supply Contracts :

  • Undertakings of the contract owner, executioner and beneficiary

  • Applications of different types of contracts in practice

  • Implications of the Request for Proposal and Statement of Works

4. The  Generalization of Supplier Development and Management :

  • Initiating the project to recognizing the team

  • Strategizing the value engineering and value analysis

  • Eliminating the supplier and supply barriers and wastage

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Who Should Attend

  • An up-skilling course for executives in Purchasing, Sourcing, Supplying, Ordering, Planning, Costing and Controlling.

  • An empowerment course for executives in related roles and responsibilities of supply chain and procurement management.


  • Presentation of power-points and simplified notes with Q & A session.

  • Face to Face training - individual assignment

  • Virtual training – webinar delivery

After Attending, You Will Return To Your Job

  • Understanding the procurement cycle from operational to strategic

  • Learning the empowerment factors in the purchasing process

  • Familiarizing the relevant documentation and trade contracts

  • Focusing the importance of supplier development and management

Course Fees

Nett - RM 700.00

(Incl 6% Service Tax)

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