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Designed for those who are familiar with strategic sourcing but looking to get at the top of their game, Expert Strategic Sourcing programs is conducted by a …
Mark Trowbridge - CPSM, MCIPS, Lifetime CPM. A True Procurement Expert Who has 30 years in the profession which include senior positions in the Financial, Airlines, and Manufacturing sectors; culminating as Director of Sourcing & Contracting Management for Bank of America!
In the world of consultants, there are posers and there are those like Mark who came out of industry and are the real deal. He's the proverbial Swiss army knife of business partners who can strategically advise a CPO one minute and then work side-by-side with a buyer to negotiate a deal and button up a tight contract. He embodies ‘been there done that’ and can explain things in plain English, while making the content engaging with war stories and humorous anecdotes.”
Pierre Mitchell - Chief Research Officer - Spend Matters
Full of dynamic instruction, with over 20 interesting case studies, interactive group exercises and ready-made to use templates, checklists and examples. Upon completion of the program, you will possess knowledge, strategic insights, and techniques to cost-effectively source all direct and indirect products/services.
… we were able to meet our objectives to reinforce proper sourcing processes and techniques, and to provide helpful information and tips towards the completion of RFQ’s, RFI’s, RFP’s and Negotiations. The exercises, case studies, and interactive activities, … were excellent.
Vice President, Supply Management Services, Fortune 500 Insurance Provider
The Expert Strategic Sourcing Program fully equips class participants to efficiently administer all the elements in the Strategic Sourcing Process. It especially helps groups which already possess solid sourcing skills, move to an Advanced Level of Sourcing Competency.
It provides advanced techniques in procurement strategy, strategic sourcing execution, and program implementation that empower sourcing professionals to achieve higher levels of success.
During the three days program, you will learn various “Best Practice” techniques and tools employed by leading global supply management organizations throughout the strategic sourcing process, and how to apply them to your environment.
Upon completion of the program, you will possess with knowledge, strategic insights, and techniques to cost-effectively source all direct and indirect products/services. You will receive a 300+ page training manual that provides insights, examples, and tools inherent in the curriculum.