Who should attend?

This course is recommended for those who will have responsibility for setting up, administering or running a ShireSystem Purchasing system.

There are no special prerequisites for this course, beyond the general ones of basic computer and internet literacy. However, knowledge of the ShireSystem Maintenance and Materials Management system will be an advantage. (The Materials module must be in place for Purchasing to be installed.)  An understanding of the purchasing process will also be an advantage.

Training Course Dates

For course availability, location and dates please view the Training Calendar

Course objectives

After completing this course you will understand how to use ShireSystem to handle the purchasing process, from the purchasing request to recording the payment.


This is a one-day course. The course runs at a pace which allows time for practical exercises and questions.

Topics include

  • The Purchasing Process
  • The Purchase Requester
  • Quotations
  • Purchase Orders
  • Approval
  • Send, Cancel or Reactivate an Order
  • Receive Goods or Services
  • Invoice Checking and Credit Notes
  • Automated Re-ordering
  • Reports


Courses are held at our Training Centres in Southampton, Northampton and Cheshire. For course location and dates please view the Training Calendar.

For pricing and to book please call +44 (0) 23 8022 4111 or email shiresales@elecosoft.com.