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October 2016

Real World Procurement Series Global Webinar – Next Generation Supplier Management

“SRM” has been a hot topic for some years now, but technology is changing supplier management just as it is other areas of the procurement lifecycle. We will look at the latest thinking in the whole area of supplier management – so not just the “SRM” around the most critical suppliers, but the wider picture.

That […]

January 2016

Real World Procurement Series Global Webinar – Putting Suppliers at the Centre of your Organisation

Historically, procurement has tended to look at two linked but separate process cycles – the category management process and the purchase-to-pay process. But when we think about how we can achieve competitive advantage in our organisations, it is clear that suppliers must be at the heart of this.

So there is a strong argument for looking […]

Real World Procurement Series Global Webinar – Driving Value from your Sourcing Process

The sourcing process sits at the heart of procurement. That means finding the right suppliers, running competitive processes, negotiating and contracting with the chosen suppliers.

In this session we will look at the end to end sourcing process […]

Real World Procurement Series Global Webinar – The Good, Bad and Ugly of S2P Implementation

Procurement is full of jargon – ERP, P2P, S2P and so on. We will start by clarifying a few definitions, then move on to purchase to pay and source to pay solutions in particular. We will identify the critical success factors for successful implementation and ongoing optimisation, with a particular focus on stakeholder management.

Based on […]

2 Nov 2016 | Real World Procurement Series Global Webinar – Nurturing Procurement Talent in the Millennial Era

2 November 2016: There is a shortage of talent in the procurement profession. So what can procurement executives do about this? Simply poaching staff from other organisations is not a sustainable solution for the profession as a whole.

So what can we practically do to attract the best people, motivate, retain and nurture them to become the […]

7 Dec 2016 | Real World Procurement Series Global Webinar – Proving your Procurement Value

7 December 2016: All the core processes and enablers we have talked about through this year’s Real World Procurement series (sourcing, transactional management, supplier management, people and tools) don’t help the procurement function if the rest of the organisation is not convinced that procurement is truly adding value!

In this session, we will look at how procurement can […]

November 2015

How to Move from Good to Great: 10 Steps to Unlock the Power of Procurement

BravoSolution Guest Speaker | Mickey North Rizza, VP of Strategic Services

In recent years, procurement professionals have witnessed dramatic changes to the procurement and supplier management function. Today’s business environment demands that procurement play a more strategic role in the organization with an emphasis on “unlocking the power of procurement” in order to meet the current—and future […]

2015 Real World Sourcing Webinar Series

Real World Stories from Real World CPOs
BravoSolution and CIPS invite you to join us for our series of free webinars exploring procurement challenges and opportunities.

Our webinars are designed to provide procurement professionals with essential real world insight into procurement practices – the people skills, process efficiencies and empowering technologies needed to drive a successful procurement […]

October 2015

Risk Management in the Supply Chain

Guest Speaker | Guy Allen, Procurement Industry Expert

Typing ‘risk equation’ into Google is easy – you’ll return just short of a billion results. Picking a ‘simple’ equation that works for your organization is the tricky part.

During this webinar, we’ll explore:

Risk and Consequences
Types of Supply Chain Risk
Mitigation, Acceptance or Ignorance
Consideration of Risk Tolerance
A Risk Management Model

Please […]

December 2014

2014 Industry Briefings

The BravoSolution Industry Briefings are a series of knowledge sharing webinars detailing best practices for the application of BravoSolution products and services.

In 2014, we ran a series of on-demand webinars, the titles of which can be found below:
1. Managing Supplier Risk
2. Maximising Sourcing Value
3. Discovering Opportunities through Spend Analysis
4. Managing your Supplier Community
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