Great learning opportunity, leaving armed with practical notes and checklists to use on the job. Joanne Conchie | Purchasing Manager, Electric Glass Fiber UK Ltd | Purchasing Capital Equipment Course

Purchasing Capital Equipment

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A two day non-residential course

Designed for purchasing personnel with existing or potential responsibility for the purchase of capital equipment, the course is also suitable for project engineers, manufacturing managers and other personnel concerned with the purchase of capital equipment.


This is a specialist course that gives delegates an in-depth examination of the techniques required to gain better value for money, reduce risk, identify whole-life costs, maintain delivery commitments and installation obligations and ensure in-service support.

Please see course overview below or click 'Download Course Details' for a PDF of full course information.

Fee | £645.00 + VAT

Fee includes all tuition, comprehensive course notes and information hand-outs, morning and afternoon refreshments and lunch.

Dates | Two day non-residential course

Next course:

Wednesday 12th and Thursday 13th October 2022


Doncaster Racecourse Exhibition and Conference Centre, Leger Way, Doncaster DN2 6BB

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Course Overview

Nature of Purchasing Capital Equipment : Differences from Other Types of Procurement

The RFQ/Enquiry Package : Main Elements, Specification, Defining Performance

Terms and Conditions : Transfer of Risk, Transfer of Ownership, Protecting Part Payments

Contract Price Adjustment Formulae : How They Work, Should You Use Them?

Progressing Delivery : Payment for Progress, Critical Paths, Gantt Charts

CapEx Check Lists : The PMS 110 Point Checklist

CapEx Contract Management Forms : Types, Purpose and Value

Capital Investment Appraisal : What the Accounts do with Our Data!

Case Study : We use a 'real life' example to demonstrate best practice CapEx Procurement

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  • Unipart Rail
  • UK Parliament
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  • Turkish Aerospace
  • Scottish Government
  • Hitachi
  • William Grant & Sons
  • Apple
  • London Underground
  • Toyota
  • Lotus
  • Bae Systems
  • BE Aerospace
  • Met Offive
  • Rolls Royce
  • Babcock
  • Honda
  • Nottinghamshire
  • Everest
  • Euro Tunnel
  • Nestle
  • Mitsubishi
  • Quorn
  • Virgin Trains