Material and Contract Services, Inc. (MACS) have the technical and administrative resources to provide ‘best in class’ training programs to enhance and improve procurement, contracts and supply chain professional’s skill levels. Our Master Trainers and College Professors can prepare custom training programs for your organization. Covering everything from Purchasing Process Re-engineering and Outsourcing to Purchasing Organization Restructuring and Commodity Specific Strategies; MACS provides web-based, classroom, and hands-on training programs for domestic and international clients.

Universal Private and Public Procurement Programs

  • Procurement Administration
  • Sourcing
  • Basic and Advanced Negotiations
  • Contract Administration
  • Supply Management
  • Strategic Procurement Planning and Sourcing

Supply Chain Management

  • Logistics
  • Warehousing
  • Distribution and Inventory Management and Controls
  • Strategic Sourcing
  • Category Management
  • Stakeholder Management Advocacy / Marketing / Outreach

Supplier Management

  • Supply Market Analysis
  • Supplier Qualification and Performance Metrics/Oversight and Balanced Scorecards
  • Supplier and Valued Partner Development
  • Supply Base Management
  • Vendor Managed Inventories
  • Socio-economic Factors in Procurement
  • Supplier Relationship Management

Legal Aspects of Procurement

  • Practical Applications
  • Contract Types
  • Contract Development and Drafting
  • Provisions and Terms/Conditions
  • Requirements and Specifications Development
  • Contract Disputes and Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Model Procurement Code
  • Legal Aspects of e-Procurement
    • RFP Development
    • Proposal Solicitation and Evaluation
    • Negotiation
    • Contract Development & Award