Learn how to repair damaged supplier relationships by using communication, trust-building, and negotiation tactics to get back on track.
Understand cost savings vs. cost avoidance in procurement and how each distinctly impacts an organization's approach to cost management.
Learn how procurement can build better relationships with internal stakeholders through sharing mutual goals, trust, and collaboration.
How to overcome common stakeholder concerns and convince your boss you should work with a GPO to drive more cost savings and value.
Answers to common questions about the risks associated with GPOs and how working with a group purchasing organization can empower procurement.
Explore how strategic sourcing for SMEs can help procurement professionals overcome the unique challenges of operating a small business.
Practitioners can use the art of influencing to amplify their message beyond their own organizations to raise the profile of procurement.
How to allow for the human factor in strategic sourcing to drive the success of procurement process optimization and cost efficiency efforts.
Tips for developing positive relationships with local stakeholders, accessing resources and fostering sustainability to build social license.
Strategies showing how to accelerate savings in procurement without compromising on product quality, integrity, and effectiveness.