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Enterprise and Supplier Development Course


About This Course:

The Enterprise and Supplier Development (ESD) course is mutually beneficial to both your organisation and your suppliers. It aims to lower procurement costs, increase the quality of a product, improve service delivery and positively impact the scorecard. Improving the ESD scorecard by socialising small Black-owned suppliers into the company supplier base and developing the relevant training programmes for such suppliers.

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This Course Is For You If:

You’re the person responsible for BEE in your organisation and you are looking to expand your understanding of how the Enterprise and Supplier Development will affect you. i.e.

  • MDs, CEOs, CFOs, CIOs, COOs
  • Heads of Supply Chain, Buyers, Procurement Managers
  • Human Resource Professionals
  • Preferential procurement Professionals
  • Enterprise and Supplier Development specialists
  • Any individual who has been appointed as the BEE Champion to take care of the BEE scorecard

Course Fees

R3 450.00 (excl. VAT)


The ESD course aims to equip attendees with the tools to:

  • Understanding the legislative landscape with regard to BEE
  • 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 BEE scorecard and the Mining Charter requirements
  • Managing and reviewing supplier relationships

In-House BEE Training

All of Transcend’s public training can be customised and presented in-house. Should you have a requirement to empower and equip your transformation team we can be of assistance.

Learn how to truly transform a company’s procurement chain and develop robust Black-owned suppliers
Achieve company transformational targets and improve business performance
Build best practice approach to navigate the intricacies of supplier management