Supplier Management

This series of five online modules helps you to build and maintain strong supplier relationships that underpin commercial success. From understanding how to group and evaluate suppliers, through to effective communication strategies and  exiting with purpose and professionalism, these modules make light work of managing suppliers to achieve business goals.

What you will learn

  • The benefits of strong supplier relationships
  • How to group suppliers to support better decision making
  • How to assess supplier performance
  • Best practice methods of supplier communication and review
  • How to manage problems with suppliers and exit a relationship professionally

Modules in more detail

What makes a successful supplier relationship – how this benefits you and your business

Grouping suppliers – why and how we group and measure suppliers and which activities support this

Long-term supplier relationships – how to build strong supplier relationships using communication and meeting management skills

New suppliers – how to find new suppliers, evaluate their risk and  prepare to do business together

Exiting a supplier relationship – use a robust process for managing difficult conversations and exiting relationships professionally


Who is this course for

  • Entry level and intermediate buying roles involved in sourcing products and supplier negotiations
  • Entry level and intermediate planning roles with responsibility for managing cost and margin parameters

$350.00 excl GST

or 4 payments of $87.50 with Wizit learn more

4 x fortnightly payments of $96.25 (inc GST)

Unsure if a course is right for you...

If you are uncertain whether a course is at the right level for you, then take an assessment through the Numensa Assessment Centre.  We have six different assessments, three for buying and three for planning.  

  • Entry – for anyone new to retail or working in a buyer’s admin or allocator level
  • Intermediate – for anyone working at the assistant/junior buyer/planner level
  • Advanced – for anyone working at a buyer/planner or senior buyer/planner level

At a glance...

  • Five online modules
  • Total learning time = 1 hour 20 minutes
  • Gamified self-led learning
  • Works across PC, tablet and phone
  • Full audio voiceover
  • Video and eLearning format
  • Digital activities, quizzes and action plans
  • Practical application of best practice
  • Full access for 6 months
  • Developed by retail buying & planning professionals
  • Digital certificate on completion

Combine with these courses and SAVE!

  • Supplier Management + Sourcing = SAVE $50


Sourcing decisions can have a huge impact on costs, business agility and customer perception and confidence, and as is frequently seen in today’s media, getting sourcing right is critically important.

$300.00 excl GST

or 4 payments of $75.00 with Wizit learn more

4 x fortnightly payments of $82.50 (inc GST)

Have more questions?  

Or call 1300 969 560 to speak to Beverley Chambers about the best course for you.