"Procurement Management"
The flagship course of the Centre of Excellence in Procurement KSE

Purchasing as a Value Center, not a Cost!


About the program


A 3-month certification training course for ambitious procurement professionals who will learn to achieve a minimum of 15% savings in procurement costs through quality internal processes and optimal use of the organization’s resources.

You will gain the skills and knowledge to effectively organize your buyer operations and help your organization meet the challenges of tomorrow and be an innovator in the market.

As a result of successful completion of the program, the graduate of the program receives a certificate of advanced training in the program “Procurement Management” (postgraduate education).



This program is for you if:


– You have already started work in procurement;

– You have a desire to specialize in purchases and grow career

– You plan to build an effective procurement process;

– You want to learn how to competently save on purchases;

– You plan to make more purchases / international purchases.



As a result of the course you will learn:


  • qualitatively evaluate the internal and external environment of the functioning of your purchasing department;
  • analyze procurement data and make decisions based on analysis results;
  • build business processes and understand the contribution of each transaction to the procurement function;
  • measure and communicate the value created by the purchasing department for the organization;
  • safeguard their position in negotiations with suppliers and management;
  • find, test and build sustainable relationships with suppliers;
  • to draw up, read, execute and accompany contracts;
  • implement digital solutions in the procurement department.





  • Irina Povoroznyk, ex-Chief Procurement officer SEVERSTAL
  • Inna Maznyak, Head of Purchasing, Nestle Ukraine
  • Volodymyr Stetsyk, Member of CEP Supervisory Board, International Procurement Expert
  • Arthur Kovalchuk, Senior KSE Data Analyst
  • Natalia Shapoval, Head of KSE Institute, Co-Founder of Centre of Excellence in Procurement
  • Yaroslav Dubrova, Lawyer, expert in public procurement
  • Sergiy Gvozdyov, Professor of KSE
  • Alexey Zadoyenko, Senior Associate at white collar defense, lawyer, Candidate of Law, Arzinger
  • Maryna Bezrukova, Member of the Board, Head of Supply Chain Management, Ukrenergo
  • Alexey Gromyko, Managing Partner, Project Management Bureau
  • Zoya Chechulina, Expert in Compliance, Risk Management and Strategic Procurement with 20 years of experience at Kraft Foods / Mondelez International



Duration and format:


13 weeks

6-8 hours / week online, 2 offline workshops (quarantine – online)



Period of study:


September – December 2021.



Blended Learning format, including:


  • 13 Online tutorials with videos, synopses, document templates. Online lectures by course trainers with professional knowledge in procurement management based on the best world experience, outlined in brief text summaries.
  • Online tests for self-assessment of students.
  • Online homework for each lesson.
  • 2 two-day offline practicum (quarantine – online) aimed at mastering and summarizing the acquired skills with lecturers and classmates (group work, discussing cases, sharing experience). For the convenience of the listeners, all workshops are scheduled on weekends.
  • Individual project “Developing a Categorical Strategy (Selected Category)”, which is based on passing all the lessons of the program and summarizes all the learning experience gained by the student.
  • A mandatory component of the educational process and the certification requirement is the implementation of a hands-on project that addresses the specific tasks of the organization where the program participant works. Project topics are selected by students with the help of mentors – to ensure maximum relevance to the needs of the organization and the acquisition of targeted skills.


The number of listeners in the group is up to 35.

You can find out about recruitment conditions on our online training platform at this link.





You can find out the terms of payment for legal entities and individuals at this link. Payment must be made by September 7.

The cost of the course is 26 000 UAH. We hope that in most cases, organizations will be able to cover the cost of training for employees. If the organization does not provide this opportunity – we give a discount to an individual who pays for their education on their own. In this case, the cost is 24 500 UAH.



Training program


Module 1. Organization of procurement department activities.

Module 2. Project management.

Module 3. Analytical methods and tools of the procurement manager.

Module 4. Analysis of initiator requests.

Module 5. Residue management.

Module 6. Fundamentals of Financial Management.

Module 7. Procurement planning.

Module 8. Supplier sourcing.

Module 9. Communications.

Module 10. Due diligence of suppliers.

Module 11. Contracting.

Module 12. Procurement Quality Assessment.

Module 13. Digital Procurement Solutions.

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₴ 26000