Details: Virtual Workshops on Procurement and Supply Management

Our cross-sector Virtual Workshops on Procurement and Supply Management are designed for PSCM professionals and managers, and those who work with them.  You will learn how to effectively operate the function; how to source effectively using digital tools; how to capture sources of value; how to manage supply risks; how to take a strategic approach to procurement; how to develop the capabilities you and your team will need ; and how to implement a transformation programme.

Our virtual workshop is designed for:

  • Procurement Leadership
  • Category Managers
  • Senior Sourcing Specialists
  • Supplier Relationship Managers
  • Procurement and Supply Management Transformation Leads
  • Procurement Centre of Expertise Lead

1.  Procurement Operating Model and Process Framework (1.5 hours)

Benefits of attending this workshop:  learn how to develop an operating model and process framework that is aligned with the rest of your organisation; explore why the hybrid operating model is the optimum for most organisations; learn a framework for governance and engaging your stakeholders.

Content:  the features of  centralised vs decentralised operating models; framework for category strategies, category management, sourcing, supplier management, contract management, and purchase-to-pay; governance and stakeholder management.

Attendees:  in addition to the attendees listed above, the following will also find this workshop of benefit:  Procurement Operations Leads (including contract management and supply chain management representatives).

Duration:  1.5 hours.

Dates:  per client needs.  WBC will arrange groups, or the workshop can be in-house.

Price:  $190 per person.  Group rates and multiple workshop discounts available.

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2. Operational Procurement and Digital Enablement (1.5 hours)

Benefits of attending this workshop:  develop ideas for value creation throughout the end-to-end procurement process in your organisation; understand how to create a toolkit for improving procurement and supply management performance through digital; identify the potential of investments in digital systems and the internet in your organisation.

Content:  use of digital tools to support supply market analysis, spend visibility and management, data analytics, eSourcing (both tendering and reverse auctions), the contract management lifecycle, supplier performance management, inventory management and functional assurance.

Attendees:  in addition to the attendees listed above, the following will also find this workshop of benefit:  Procurement Operations Leads (including contract management and supply chain management representatives).

Duration:  1.5 hours.

Dates:  per client needs.  WBC will arrange groups, or the workshop can be in-house.

Price:  $190 per person.  Group rates and multiple workshop discounts available.

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3. Unlocking Supply Sources of Value (1.5 hours)

Benefits of attending this workshop:  understand the value that procurement can bring to your organisation over and above unit price savings or avoiding price increases; explore a wide range of potential sources of value and how to implement them;  take an holistic view of your business and the role of procurement.

Content:  a step-by-step approach to unlocking value through:  spend avoidance, compliance, demand planning, standardisation, value engineering, market reach, economies of scale, competition, supply innovation, supplier performance, boundaries of the firm, flexibility vs commitment, should-cost modelling, total cost of ownership, working capital, financial instruments, process improvement, productivity, and risk mitigation.

Attendees:  in addition to the attendees listed above, the following will also find this workshop of benefit:  Commercial or Finance representatives with a focus on Procurement.

Duration:  1.5 hours.

Dates:  per client needs.  WBC will arrange groups, or the workshop can be in-house.

Price:  $190 per person.  Group rates and multiple workshop discounts available.

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4.  Managing Supply Risks (2 hours)

Benefits of attending this workshop:  contribute to your business’s success by understanding supply-side risks and how to manage them; develop a framework for managing your company’s risks in the external and internal environments and across commercial, operational and compliance activites; develop a consistent approach to risk management that engages your colleagues; learn how present your risk plan to decision makers.

Content:  a new method for identifying, assessing, prioritising, mitigating, and monitoring risks; external case examples; supplier segmentation; applying the concepts in your organisation.

Attendees:  in addition to the attendees listed above, the following will also find this workshop of benefit:  Risk Management specialists with an interest in the Supply side.

Duration:  2 hours.

Dates:  per client needs.  WBC will arrange groups, or the workshop can be in-house.

Price:  $250 per person.  Group rates and multiple workshop discounts available.

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5. Developing Category Strategies and Plans (2 hours)

Benefits of attending this workshop:  learn a framework for developing a category strategy and 3-year implementation plan;  use the framework to gain a deep understanding of both the demand and supply sides and how they impact your strategic options; take a strategic approach to procurement resulting in a stronger relationships with your stakeholders.

Content:  demand and supply side analysis; generating and evaluating strategic options; developing a prioritised plan; case examples and application within your organisation; engaging key stakeholders; establishing a governance process.

Attendees:  in addition to the attendees listed above, the following will also find this workshop of benefit:  Key stakeholders for Category Managers.

Duration:  2 hours.

Dates:  per client needs.  WBC will arrange groups, or the workshop can be in-house.

Price:  $250 per person.  Group rates and multiple workshop discounts available.

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6.  A Programmatic Approach to Professional Development (1.5 hours)

Benefits of attending this workshop:  take an holistic approach to developing your people; ensure that your capability development efforts help to advance your procurement strategic objectives; ensure that you get the most from your capability development budget; learn how to make timely and cost effective interventions.

Content:  a systematic approach to professional development: defining roles; defining a set of key competencies (technical and behavioural); setting the required competency levels for each role; conducting individual competency assessments; determining competency gaps, establishing learning solutions and development of personal development plans.

Attendees:  in addition to the attendees listed above, the following will also find this workshop of benefit:  HR representatives with a focus on Procurement.

Duration:  1.5 hours.

Dates:  per client needs.  WBC will arrange groups, or the workshop can be in-house.

Price:  $190 per person.  Group rates and multiple workshop discounts available.

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7.  Transformation of Procurement and Supply Management (2 hours)

Benefits of attending this workshop:  learn how to accelerate your company’s journey towards procurement excellence; develop a comprehensive and robust approach to establishing and delivering a successful transformation programme for Procurement and Supply Management.

Content:  alignment with business strategy; assess gaps vs best practice; construction of a business case for transformation; development functional strategy and objectives; the implementation plan; workstreams (operating model, organisation, people, processes, technology); performance management and balanced scorecards; and governance.

Attendees:  in addition to the attendees listed above, the following will also find this workshop of benefit:  Business Transformation representatives with an interest in Procurement.

Duration:  2 hours.

Dates:  per client needs.  WBC will arrange groups, or the workshop can be in-house.

Price:  $250 per person.  Group rates and multiple workshop discounts available.

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