Projects and Logistics Training Courses

LMC has developed Project and Logistics courses to give delegates practical insights in a detailed approach to some of the key issues facing business today, covering such areas as principles of project management, project tools and methods, procurement and supply chain management.

This course explores ways to conduct the procurement and sales business process to an organisation's advantage. It prepares delegates to manage the bidding, drafting and negotiation of contracts when gaining business from clients or when setting the terms with suppliers. The course also provides delegates with a clear understanding of best practice, which will enable businesses to minimise the risks of inefficient and poor commercial relationships.

CPD Certified Courses

In order to continually succeed, business must keep adapting to changing circumstances. Project management is the key driver of change within an organisation and this course is designed to equip the participants with all the tools and knowledge necessary to become successful project managers.

CPD Certified Courses

The programme has been designed to introduce participants to tools and techniques which will improve their knowledge and skills of project management, allowing their departments to adopt unified methods and approaches to key business projects. 

The programme will help to instil a culture of trust and teamwork, while using time and resources effectively.

Negotiation is one of the core skills of business, essential for success in dealings with customers, suppliers and co-workers.  This programme has been designed to study the key issues in negotiation relating to procurement and sourcing, including negotiating with both suppliers and colleagues.

As you move into a more senior role as a project manager, you will increasingly take on larger and more complex project work. Our advanced project management courses give you the specialised skills you will need to deliver a higher standard of work.  It will enhance the learning of experienced Project Managers by helping them to develop, manage and evaluate projects more effectively. 

Delegates attending this course will learn advanced techniques to enable them to plan, manage, deliver and evaluate projects more effectively, whilst utilising resources and leading teams with a greater efficiency and effectiveness.  

Good management is an essential for success in business and procurement itself requires particular skills and approaches to ensure success in defining and meeting an organisation’s requirements. This course studies the key issues in managing both ongoing and project procurement processes and helps to develop successful approaches for working with both colleagues and suppliers.

The emergence of a global marketplace, the global customer, the worldwide web and instant communications have a dramatic impact on international business. Global supply chains are now commonplace. More and more companies are concentrating on their core competencies and, as a consequence, are outsourcing all, or part, of their supply chains. This course looks at these issues and at the best practices that have ensured success.

This training programme will provide delegates with knowledge of project management by focusing on the major contemporary tools and techniques that are used in planning, monitoring, and controlling projects. It is designed to introduce a best practice approach to facilitate an effective and efficient management of projects. Learning is reinforced through practical exercises using case studies and real projects.

Managing the audit process is an important responsibility in many organisations. This course is designed to equip participants with skills and knowledge for the practical aspects of undertaking effective audits and to prepare for audits conducted on their organisation. It will explore a detailed approach to auditing including; planning, implementation and reporting. Concepts such as corrective and preventive actions will also be explored during the course.

Operations Management is the function responsible for the day-to-day running of the businesses operations, ensuring it is run as effective and efficient as possible. It is crucially important in all organisations, whether they manufacture products for customers or provide a service. This course will explore the main functions and responsibilities of operations management. Participants will gain knowledge of tools and techniques to increase performance and efficiency of daily operational tasks.

This programme examines the key challenges related to project procurement and will allow delegates to develop effective strategies to deal with these issues. Delegates attending this course will develop techniques and approaches to enable them to balance initial costs with lifetime costs, deal with and meet deadlines and obtain the value for money.

Modern organisations are maximising their performance by coordinating their internal activities with their suppliers to both; improve their capability to meet customer requirements and increase margins. This programme has been designed to study the main issues related to supply chain management, which will enable delegates to develop effective strategies for adding value and improving performance.

Contract negotiation is an important part of the role of the purchasing professional. This practical programme will demonstrate how to create value through your negotiations, gain the confidence to plan and conduct negotiations which will reduce deal cycle-times and achieve cost effective deals. The programme will also provide an insight of how to manage the contract and provide an effective ongoing supplier relationship.

Sourcing and purchasing processes are essential to the success of modern organisations.  This increasingly means sourcing both locally and internationally, each of which has associated costs and benefits. This course studies the strategic issues related to international sourcing, the pitfalls and best practices, and builds on the topics covered in the International Sourcing and Purchasing Module.

Contracts are the basis of doing business - yet so often their details are only understood by the lawyers who create them. What are the most important areas a commercial manager should be looking at when he is putting a new contract in place? What should he be asking his legal team to include? How can he negotiate 'better' contracts with suppliers and business partners? How can he protect his business if disputes develop? These are just a few of the questions this programme will address, focusing in particular on contracts in the oil and gas industry. Using actual examples drawn from real life, the programme will develop and enhance the skills and capabilities of delegates in the petroleum resources sector on the creation, negotiation and management of contracts.

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