Purchasing Excellence in Chemicals

Full-day Workshop

This class is a supplement to the Petrochemical Industry Fundamentals training course, and is designed for purchasers of chemicals and chemically dependent materials, components and systems. It provides insights on how prices of key raw materials are set and a discussion of tools available for buyers of these products. The class reviews pricing concepts relevant to the chemical industry and inputs used by suppliers to set prices. It also examines the pricing dynamics and price setting mechanisms for selected products. Other topics include trends affecting chemical pricing, raw material sourcing strategy considerations, and a discussion of selected case studies.



One section offered: Friday, 27 March



8:30 am – 5:00 pm



To be announced

What Delegates will receive:

  • Networking opportunities, including continental breakfast, lunch, and morning and afternoon breaks and evening reception.
  • A printed color copy of the presentations in a workbook, which includes a glossary and appendix.
  • Certificates of course completion (upon request).

Who is it for?

This course is designed for anyone who wants an overview of strategic sourcing in the petrochemical industry, from industry newcomers to experienced professionals needing a refresher on this topic. The course should be of interest to purchasing professionals and others involved in sourcing key chemical-related products, as well as individuals seeking a deeper understanding of chemical industry dynamics.