Advanced Purchasing Management ( 2 Day Seminar) - March 29th and 30th

Date: March 29, 2017

Time: 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM

Instructor: Tom Cook

Credits: 14 continuing education hours

Price: $700

Seminar Costs:  ISM-New York Members $700/ Non ISM-New York Members $900*

Dates:  March 29th and 30th  

Course Description:  Advanced Purchasing Management is designed for seasoned procurement and sourcing personnel who wish to advance their skill sets and capabilities to the next level in Purchasing, Sourcing, Vendor Management and Risk Mitigation.  Discussion and teachings on key topics create a “Best Practice” approach to procurement management

Topics Covered: This seminar will provide insight into developing a solid approach to raise the bar of procurement expertise and integrate best practices into your purchasing and sourcing management program.  The instructor will provide instruction on improving vendor relationships and moving from a strategic to a tactical management style. You’ll develop sophisticated techniques to become a highly skilled negotiator.  Developing improved forecasting skills, better project management capabilities and global sourcing modeling will further increase your purchasing expertise.

Agenda: Includes and not limited to:
Day 1

Defining your role in Procurement and Sourcing
Managing Corporate Silos and Fiefdoms
Understanding “Enterprise” versus “Transactional” Purchasing
Creating a Purchasing Mantra
Case Studies in Procurement and Sourcing Management
Problem Resolution

Day 2
International/Global Sourcing Management
Leveraging Technology and E-Commerce products
Obtaining Better RFP Results: Workshop in Reviewing a 20 Step Process
Managing SOW’s and Vendor Agreements: Avoid Costly Mistakes
Case Studies in Vendor Relationships
Managing Vendors for Long Term Agreements
Advanced Negotiating for Better Results
Management of a Purchasing Team

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*Non Members should email and call the office to complete the registration.

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