How to Buy Software IT Procurement

Software Sourcing and Contract Negotiation
How to Buy Software IT Procurement
File Size :
440.98 MB
Total length :
0h 49m



Andy Wright


Last update

Last updated 2/2021



How to Buy Software IT Procurement

What you’ll learn

How to Buy Software
Fundamentals of Software Licenses
Usage Rights
Commercial Considerations
Software License Audits
Software Contract Clauses

How to Buy Software IT Procurement




Have you ever been involved in purchasing or sourcing Software licenses? Baffled by the terminology or how to negotiate with Suppliers?We provide all of the basic information you need to flip those negotiations in your favour, provide in depth tips to obtain effective commercial and contractual terms and even how to deal with a software licence audit!The course is designed to provide guidance on how to buy software effectively, most importantly highlighting the key issues with software compliance. Many Software providers are conducting compliance audits more regularly to seek additional revenue so it’s imperative you understand your entitlement and implications of not having effective controls.The course contents include:- Fundamentals- Structure of a Software Licence- Usage Rights- Right to Copy & Distribute- Software Licence Models- Commercial Considerations- Software Licence Audits- Specific clauses to look out forAs well as the presentation, there are 2 tools included in the course1) A Software Request Form tool which will help you consider all of the important aspects, from internal planning through sourcing activity and contract management. 2) A Software Pricing Template to help you outline your requirements across the key components; Software Licence & Maintenance costs, Implementation Services and Professional Services Rate Cards We also offer a Question and Answer Forum via our Linked in Page, so if you need any advice along the way we can help you with any of the topics.


Section 1: Introduction

Lecture 1 How to Buy Software – An Introduction

Section 2: Fundamentals of Software Licensing

Lecture 2 Understanding the Basics

Section 3: Commercial Considerations

Lecture 3 Cost implications and tips to negotiate the best deal

Section 4: Software License Audits

Lecture 4 Top Tips through a Software Audit!

Section 5: Specific contract clauses

Lecture 5 Key Clauses

Section 6: Tools to help you deliver results

Lecture 6 Software Request Form Video

Lecture 7 Software Pricing Template Video

Anyone with involvement in buying software or negotiating software contracts

Course Information:

Udemy | English | 0h 49m | 440.98 MB
Created by: Andy Wright

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