GMP with specialization in Purchasing Management

Maximize your impact at work and get ready for challenges of Purchasing Management

IEDC, Bled
05.06.2023 09:00 AM
€7.900 without VAT
€7.500 without VAT
May 5, 2023

Develop your purchasing and leadership skills. The program focuses on the organisational aspects of purchasing management, combined with business and leadership courses.


should attend?

GMP Program with Specialization in Purchasing Management is targeted at purchasing managers and executives who wish to strengthen their strategic and leadership skills. The program combines purchasing management courses with business and leadership courses. 


are the program objectives?

GMP Program with Specialization in Purchasing Management focuses mainly on management and leadership capabilities as well as on the organizational aspects of purchasing. Among the purchasing courses are purchasing strategy and organizational issues, purchasing management skills and performance indicators and supply chain optimization management. Among business and leadership courses are reinventing the business, developing communication skills, developing competitive advantage, leading people, measuring organizational performance and customers and markets.

Program topics

  • Strategic Supply Chain Management
  • Key Category Management
  • Supplier Relationship Management
  • 5th Generation Purchasing


Business and Leadership Courses

  • Measuring Organizational Performance (3 days)
  • Customers and Markets (3 days)
  • Developing Competitive Advantage (3 days)
  • Developing Communication Skills (2 days)
  • Leading Change (2 days)

Project work

  • Each participant will under mentorship of program faculty prepare a project dealing with an important business issue from his/her company.
  • The development of a project is an essential part of the learning process and has to demonstrate a participant’s capacity to implement the tools and methodology covered during the Program.


  • Week 1: June 5 – 10, 2023
  • Week 2: October 2 – 7, 2023
  • Week 3: November 13 – 17, 2023
  • Week 4: April 15 – 20, 2024 (TBC)

*Enrollment is possible in any week of the program.


Admission Criteria

  • A working level of business English (verified during the phone interview)
  • At least three years of management experience
  • Completed application form

Program fee

Program Fee: € 7,900 + VAT

Early-bird price: € 7,500 + VAT before May 5, 2023

The program fee covers the cost of lectures, project mentoring, teaching materials, unlimited access to the IEDC Resource Center and lunches. Travel or living expenses are not covered. The fee does not include 22% VAT for Slovenian residents and companies.


Barbara Vilfan
Head of IEDC Operations
Bernard Gracia about GMP with specialization in Purchasing Management
IEDC GMP program is an exceptional experience. Topics, cases and all explanations from professors & lecturers are just the best. Their up to date knowledge and experiences are among most important things they can give you. Nevertheless the student networking must not be forgotten. A lot of practical experiences and tools used were shared between us. I highly recommend GMP program to anyone who wants to widen his/her knowledge and mind. Step out from daily routine and see your business from other perspective!
Uroš Zupančič, Adria Mobil d.o.o., Slovenia

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