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Certificate in Clinical Procurement

This course is delivered by qualified procurement and healthcare industry professionals. The focus is to provide the knowledge and skills relevant to the management of sales processes and approaches to procurement in healthcare.

This qualification identifies competencies that will result in a strategy for a successful sales approach. The procurement process for all contracts, tenders and purchases is identified and explored to support good business outcomes.

Objectives

The objective of the Professional Qualification in Principles of Clinical Procurement, is to explore the structure and strategy required for commercial success with your company’s product portfolio.; to know and understand the procurement process and to identify an approach which matches the hospital procurement cycle.

Assessment Criteria

As a professional qualification there are three key elements to be assessed:

  • Technical knowledge
  • Specialist skill
  • Reflective practice

This qualification will be assessed through four separate activities:

  • Candidates will complete a written assessment relevant to the procurement landscape
  • Candidates will complete a multiple-choice questionnaire covering all aspects of the taught programme
  • Candidates will demonstrate their understanding of the principles of commercial healthcare in a short (5 Mins) discussion
  • Candidates will complete a risk management exercise with reference to activity in the healthcare commercial sector

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