Six Part Series, March – December 2016
Join us to explore procurement challenges and opportunities to help you unlock the power of procurement! Learn how to drive financial performance, build procurement organizational excellence, manage risk, and influence innovation.
“The best way to predict the future is to create it.” -Abraham Lincoln
As we head into 2016, many Chief Procurement Officers (“CPOs”) and their departments will find themselves at a crossroads, struggling to maintain their momentum while the speed and complexity of their businesses continue to accelerate. And, while the foundation of procurement’s future will be built upon the past, the strategies and approaches that drive new successes will be markedly different.
Guest Presenter | Andrew Bartolini, Chief Research Officer at Ardent Partners
Download this webinar to learn:
Learn five key strategies that can help transform their operations
Understand what Best-in-Class procurement departments are doing to outperform their peers
Be able to develop new strategies and approaches that can help their organizations best prepare for the year and decade ahead
In recent years, procurement professionals have witnessed dramatic changes to the procurement and supplier management function. Today’s business environment demands that procurement play a more strategic role in the organization with an emphasis on “unlocking the power of procurement” in order to meet the current—and future needs—of the business, stakeholders, customers and yes, even the suppliers.
You will learn:
Why conventional procurement is dead?
What are the top challenges driving the need for strategic procurement?
Why your suppliers need to be at the center of your procurement process?
How companies today are going from good to great strategic procurement by leveraging an integrated, collaborative procurement platform?
By framing categories holistically and flexibly you can find new ways to model and manage supply markets to extract more value out of the supply chain.
Typing ‘risk equation’ into Google is easy – you’ll return just short of a billion results. Picking a ‘simple’ equation that works for your organization is the tricky part.
You will learn:
Risk and Consequences
Types of Supply Chain Risk
Mitigation, Acceptance or Ignorance
Consideration of Risk Tolerance
A Risk Management Model
Guest Speaker | Guy Allen, Procurement Industry Expert