Enterprise and Supplier Development Course

This course provides guidance on how to truly transform your procurement chain and develop robust black-owned suppliers to achieve your transformational targets and improve business performance. The workshop provides an overview of the Enterprise and Supplier Development (ESD) scorecard, and builds a best practice approach to navigate the intricacies of supplier management and procurement reformation.



  • Understanding the legislative landscape
  • A brief introduction to the ESD scorecard
  • Developing an effective procurement strategy and plan
  • Best practice techniques to review of the procurement policies, systems and processes, to align them to the new regulatory requirements
  • Developing robust change management and communication systems
  • Structural vendor re-formation strategies and re-defining vendor profiles
  • Developing strong synergies and inter-group linkages where relevant
  • Understanding operational models for spend segmentation and procurement restructuring
  • Building strong localisation plans and implementation strategies
  • Tools and techniques for identifying, developing and structuring an effective ESD programme
  • Linking procurement and supplier development
  • Building effective procurement teams
  • Aligning PPPFA regulation to the B-BBEE scorecard and the mining charter requirements
  • Managing and reviewing supplier relationships


  • Procurement specialists with responsibility for managing or undertaking procurement
  • Intermediate to senior level procurement specialists
  • Senior practitioners wanting to update themselves on best practices

These would typically include some of the following people: Procurement Managers, Heads of Supply Chain, Buyers, Finance Executives, Procurement Executives, Transformation Managers, Enterprise and Supplier Development Specialists

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