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Leading procurement strategy programme

Tuesday, 12 November 2019 - CRANFIELD


non-member US$4,740.95
Leading procurement strategy programme
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Become a more confident and effective procurement leader


By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a clear understanding of the impact of procurement on competitive advantage
  • Demonstrate increased ability and confidence in influencing, managing and motivating teams responsible for procurement
  • Demonstrate skills to manage and mitigate risks in your supply chain.
  • Gain access to Cranfield's recent research in product and service aquisition.

This is a three-day residential training course led by Cranfield School of Management.


    Is it right for me?

    This is a three-day residential programme taking place at Cranfield School of Management.   You will benefit from a combination of theory and real-world practical sessions that can be easily applied to your organisation.

    You will address the core theories and models to better understand strategic procurement practices and the link between its performance and competitive advantage.

    The programme is designed to provide the skills, knowledge and tools to lead procurement teams in both public and private organisations. You gain the ability to bring the procurement agenda to the highest levels in your organisation.


    What key points will the training cover?

    Day one: Procurement and the supply chain
    Focus on the strategic role of procurement in the organisation and the link between procurement performance and competitive advantage.
    • Supply Chain Management (SCM) – key challenges in procurement.
    • Developing a procurement strategy.
    • Strategic cost management.
    • Globalisation and risk.
    • Problem based learning.
    Day two: Managing strategic supply networks
    We give you the key tools for managing strategic supply networks and an opportunity to apply them in your own context.
    • Business model innovation.
    • Collaboration and partnering.
    • Problem based learning case studies.
    Day three: Innovation and Leadership
    Covers issues of innovation and leadership which will allow you to face current and future challenges.
    • Sustainable procurement.
    • Problem based learning – sharing solutions and feedback.
    • Leading cross-functional teams.


    Course fee includes:
    • Lunch
    • Refreshments
    • Full board accommodation
    • All course materials


    Cranfield School of Management

    Cranfield School of Management is one of the oldest business schools in Europe. As part of Cranfield University, the UK’s only wholly postgraduate university, they are uniquely placed to connect technology and leadership.  Their contribution to global innovation is world-leading, changing the way society thinks, works and learns.

    They are globally recognised for their excellence in leadership development and for their powerful industry links and real-world focus.


    Tuesday 12 Nov - CRANFIELD

    Cranfield School of Management
    Cranfield University
    MK43 0AL
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    12, 13 and 14 November 2019

    Cranfield University, CRANFIELD

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