Most organizations recognize that they cannot perform any better than their suppliers perform, and therefore continuous improvement of supplier performance is critical to the success of any organization. As a result, supplier assessment, selection, and performance measurement are recognized as essential processes requiring high management and professional competencies. This fast-paced seminar provides strategic and practical insights into achieving higher supplier performance.
Participants will increase competencies through various instructional methods, including lectures by an experienced practitioner and consultant, individual and team cases, and group discussions covering the many topics presented in the seminar.
The organization will benefit by:
Participants will gain from a combination of instructional methods, including lectures by an experienced practitioner and consultant, exercises, group discussions covering current practices and their relationship to the implementation of concepts and techniques discussed.
Attendees will gain by participation in this program as a result of:
Session 1: Achieving Supplier Total Quality
World-Class organizations understand that their success will be determined by their abilities to select, manage, and continuously improve a complex network of suppliers.
Session 2: What can Measurements Accomplish
Determining the best approach for supplier performance measurement requires that you first clearly define the objectives of such a system as it relates specifically to your organization.
Session 3: Developing the Qualification Process
Selecting the best supplier through implementing a world-class supplier qualification procedure is one of the most critical parts of the Supply Management Process.
Session 4: Supplier Performance -What to Measure
In our efforts to increase margins, it is critical to understand the areas in which supplier performance most significantly drives the Total Cost of Ownership.
Session 5: Collecting, Rating, and Reporting Supplier Performance
Only about ½ of the organizations measure supplier performance, and many do not do it well.
Session 6: How to Use Performance Measurements
In addition to mitigating supply disruption risks and lowering total costs, there are many other benefits from measuring and analyzing supplier performance.