About Us

Company overview

Hi, I’m Billy Hughes.

World Class Procurement, SCM & Negotiation consultant, trainer, tutor (CIPS), course developer and experienced college lecturer and SQA Qualifications Verifier (SCM) founded on more than twenty years practical hands-on leadership experience and expertise gained in the global high-tech Electronic Manufacturing Services industry and Public Sector working with and for international market leaders on a global reach.

Extensive International Procurement, SCM and Business experience including  China, Japan, Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore, India, UK,  Central & Eastern Europe,  US & Mexico.



I founded Procurement Business Skills to provide from a Practitioner’s perspective Life Skills for Business and Business Skills for Life.  We aim to help students and industry practitioners complement academic qualifications with practical vocational skills that will help them survive and prosper in the very competitive global village.  SME’s  can avail themselves of invaluable skills training at special rates.  For OEM’s we can offer tailored courses that recognise their business environment and market sectors.

Our mission

Our visionary and vocational online courses will allow you to:

  • Improve Profitability
  • Mitigate Risk
  • Train more people, more effectively and efficiently
  • Save time and costs
  • Develop your key assets, your people
  • Improve supplier performance
  • Improve Ethical & Sustainable behaviours
  • Enable You to Win More, More Often in your personal and professional life
how can we help you?

Contact us at Procurement Business Skills or submit a business inquiry online.

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