Introduction to Category Management
5.0 (2 Reviews)

This course covers explanations and definitions of category management, strategy and implementation of category management.

This course covers definition of category management, steps to the strategy, team creation, business needs and specifications, Kraljic matric and 4 quadrants, category strategy and implementation plan. This instrument can bring you not only 5%, 7% or even 10% of savings and optimizations. Some of the people get much more 40%, 30%, 50% of the optimization and it helps improve P&L for their company very much.

What You Will Learn

  • What is category management?
  • What are the 7 steps to the strategy?
  • What is category team creation?
  • What are the business needs and specifications?
  • What is the Kraljic matrix and 4 quadrants?
  • How you can formulate the strategy and the implementation plan?

Why Learn with Maryna Trepova:

Chief Executive Officer - IPSM - International Procurement & Supply Management

Based in Ukraine, Maryna is a procurement expert focused on providing consulting training. Maryna has:

  • 5 years of experience in training and consulting
  • 10 years of experience in purchasing and procurement, tobacco market in particular;
  • Deep knowledge of procurement, sourcing, vendor management and category management in different categories.
  • Provide different consulting projects in procurement and purchasing
  • Proven experience in the negotiation process;
  • Strong organization and communication skills, analytical abilities, strategically thinking;
  • Speaker at the different conferences and round tables in Ukraine and other countries.
  • Public figure and volunteer in public procurement reforming

Who Is This Course For?

  • Anyone wanting to learn about the Category Management
  • Anyone looking to improve their current Category Management Process.
  • Anyone who already knows about Category Management and looking for a refresher course and/or expert tips and tricks
  • Any business professional looking to find ways to meet their business strategy goals, while keeping their operational targets intact!


  • Access to Internet
  • Computer / Laptop / Mobile Device

What Is Included?

  • Immediate unlimited access to course materials
  • 30-day money-back guarantee
  • Exercises and quizzes to help you put theory into practice
  • English Closed Captions
  • Full transcripts in PDF for each lesson
  • Suitable for mobile or desktop
  • SCMDOJO Certification when you pass the course quiz (accessible from Learning Center post-sign-in)

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Certificate of Completion

  • Showcase on your LinkedIn Profile under the "Licenses & certifications" section
  • Download or print out as PDF to share with others
  • Share as PDF online to demonstrate your skill
  • The certificate's authenticity can be confirmed online using a QR code

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If you’re not 100% satisfied with the purchase, or it’s not what you were expecting, just reply to [email protected] within 30 days, and you’ll get a full refund. No questions asked. Please note the Refund Policy applies to Course Video and is NOT applicable to any Best Practices, eBooks or any digital download purchases as per our Refund Policy

Ratings and Reviews

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Tarek Kassab
Posted 3 months ago

SCMDOJO's Introduction to Category Management course offers a well-rounded learning experience for professionals aiming to master category management in procurement. With a structured curriculum covering key concepts like the Peter Kraljic Matrix and category strategies, this course equips learners with the necessary tools to drive procurement success. The testimonials speak volumes about the cour

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Posted 3 months ago

Introduction to Category Management by SCMDOJO is an invaluable resource for procurement professionals seeking to enhance their skills and knowledge in category management. The course covers essential topics like category strategies development and cross-functional cooperation, providing practical insights and expert tips. Maryna Trepova's expertise shines through, making this course a must-have f

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