CEPPCertified E-Procurement Professional (CEPP)Participants Will LearnHow do you know which e-procurement tools and systems are best for yourorganization? This seminar provides an introduction to e-procurement, current trends,options, and tools currently available in the marketplace, and will explore technologyresources and methods of selection of technology suppliers and vendors. A step-bystep process for online sourcing and negotiation and a discussion on the use of thirdparty facilitators and enablers will also be included.Who should attend?- Managers of purchasing, materials, and supply chain management who areresponsible for the overall performance of their organization.- Purchasing, materials, and supply chain management professionals who are currentlyresponsible for e-procurement system selection and/or implementation or may be in thefuture.- Purchasing and supply management professionals who want to increase theirknowledge about using e-procurement tools and systems for spend management,strategic sourcing, supplier evaluation, and supplier relationship management.- Information systems analysts who may be involved in the selection or implementationof e-procurement systems.Program OutlineIntroductionA. What is E-Commerce and E-Procurement (and other relevant terms)?(1). What is E-Commerce?1. sharing business information,2. maintaining business relationships,3. conducting business transactions,Tel: 962 6 5925 180www.uiti.orgEmail: [email protected]: 962 79 66 39138

4. by means of telecommunications networks.(2) What is E-Procurement?1. purchase of goods or services using electronic media,2. with an ultimate goal of “paperless purchasing”,3. thus eliminating paperwork for all important documents used in purchasing,including the statement of work, requisition, solicitation, purchase order,delivery/task order, invoice, and payment documents.(3) Other Relevant Terms From Specialized Glossary of TermsB. Where did E-Procurement come from?1. Business to business use of EDI2. The continued decrease in the costs of computer hardware and software3. The disappearance of the regulations prohibiting commercial activities onthe net4. The rapid growth of the web (the third wave)5. The rise of the profitable ISPC. What is happening now?D. What E-Procurement technology tools are available? (What’s “Hot” and what’s “Not”)E. How are purchasing, materials, and supply chain managers using these technologytools currently?F. Where is E-Procurement going?G. A summative case highlighting the main points of this first Segment’s lectures.Integrating E-Procurement into Strategic SourcingA. Business Process RedesignTel: 962 6 5925 180www.uiti.orgEmail: [email protected]: 962 79 66 39138

(1) Flow-charting and business process reengineering(2) Benchmarking(3) Total Quality Management, including ISO 9000(4) Focus on the Aberdeen Group Research on “CFO’s View of Procurement(5) Illustrate Specific Impact of Procurement on Key Financial Metrics(6) Establish Standard Savings Guidelines and Reporting Methodology(7) Integrate Procurement Objectives Clearly In Business Plans(8) Ensure Cash Flow, Working Capital Are Addressed Strategically(9) Position Financials and Systems to Support Procurement(10) Leverage Technology to Reduce Reporting Effort, Improve VisibilityB. Developing and Implementing a Strategic Sourcing System(1)(2)(3)(4)Focus on strategic partnershipsFocus on long-term contracts in lieu of purchase ordersFocus on integration of supply chain organizations on both ends of the value chainFocus on strategic suppliers which have E-Procurement experience or capabilityC. Incorporating Strategic Contracts into Business ProcessesD. Normalizing Data and InformationE. Select E-Procurement Tools and Implement E-Procurement Decisions1. RFP Use of Team ApproachTechnical RequirementsProposal submittal Requirements2. Evaluating proposals Use of Total Cost of OwnershipUse of Net Present Value Techniques3. Pitfalls to avoid in selection4. Writing the contractTel: 962 6 5925 180www.uiti.orgEmail: [email protected]: 962 79 66 39138

Terms and ConditionsTechnical Requirements5. Implementing/administering the contract6. Integration of all organizations along with supply/value chainF. Integrating E-Procurement System into Business Processes A summative casehighlighting the main points of this second Segment’s lectures.Using Catalogs, Agents, Auctions, Exchanges, Hubs, and SpokesA. Making e-catalogs work: search engines, content creation and management, supplierintegration, features/functions Types of CatalogsHow to Use CatalogsB. Agents Types of AgentsHow to Use AgentsC. Auctions Types of AuctionsHow to Use AuctionsFocus on Reverse AuctionsD. Using Exchanges, Hubs, and SpokesE. A summative case highlighting the main points of this third Segment’s lecturesTel: 962 6 5925 180www.uiti.orgEmail: [email protected]: 962 79 66 39138

E-Procurement for Services, ERP Systems, Evaluating E-Procurement Providersand Systems, and E-PaymentsA. Using E-procurement for Services DomesticGlobalProfessional and Other ServicesB. Advantages and Disadvantages of ERP and Eprocurement Systems AribaSAPOracleC. Evaluating E-Procurement Providers Evaluation CriteriaMethods of EvaluationD. Making E-Payments Credit CardsWire TransfersDebit cardsOtherE. A summative case highlighting the main points of this fourth Segment’s lecturesExaminationCompletion of the certification program requires completion of a multiple choiceexamination.The examination is paper- based administered by UITI the only authorized trainingprovider and accredited examination center for the IPSCMI in JordanTel: 962 6 5925 180www.uiti.orgEmail: [email protected]: 962 79 66 39138

Program DurationThe Program is covered in 21 hours delivered on 10 sessions – 3 hours per session.Professional DesignationSuccessful candidates are granted the designation of CEPP. The designation CEPPmay be used just as similar recognitions are employed in accounting, insurance,medicine, law, and other professions. Either the full expression or the initials may beused after the individual’s name on business cards, stationery, etc.Tel: 962 6 5925 180www.uiti.orgEmail: [email protected]: 962 79 66 39138

E-Procurement for Services, ERP Systems, Evaluating E-Procurement Providers and Systems, and E-Payments A. Using E-procurement for Services Domestic Global Professional and Other Services B. Advantages and Disadvantages of ERP and Eprocurement Systems Ariba SAP Oracle C. Evaluating E-