IMS Supply Chain Workshop Series:
'Purchasing and Supply Management'
"Improve your Customer Development Dynamics (CDD)"

Two-day public workshop, Trinidad
October 5/6 2016  (Wed/Thurs)   Regsiter now
Location: Holiday Inn Express (Trinicity-POS)
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Fee: US$690.00 per person or contact us for in-house details. 

In-house workshop for 6 or more at your location.
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Facilitator: Dennis Lord, IMS Business Academy (Canada) 

Why attend this session:
This workshop will provide tools, skills and knowledge you need to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of your purchasing and supply chain management and better understand how to retain customers by evaluating and improving your company's Customer Development Dynamics.

Session Topics:
Procurement, purchasing and supply chain management
Introduction to supply chain management
Procurement must become supply chain management
Key concepts of supply chain management
The role of procurement in the supply chain
Profit leverage of procurement
Procurement, purchasing and financial statements
Policies and standard operating procedures
The purchasing cycle
The buyer's role in purchasing
Drivers of supply chain performance
Supplier relationship management
Strategic sourcing
Supply chain leadership and communication skills
Negotiation skills for the buyer
What, when and how much to buy
Measuring procurement and purchasing performance 
- Please bring a calculator to use during this session - 

Benefits of Attending this session:
- Manage the challenges of purchasing and supply management
- Determining order quantities to reduce stock-outs and costs
- Think strategically about how to add value and improve supplier relationships
- Improve your communication and negotiation skills
- Develop structured supplier relationships
- Understand purchasing and supply metrics
- Participate in a case study and apply the knowledge and skills learned with a focus on improving your
  internal/external Customer Development Dynamics (CDD)

Workshop Facilitator Dennis Lord, CPIM:
Mr. Lord will share his knowledge, educate on purchasing and supply management 'Best Practices', provide current industry tools and techniques to enhance your day-to-day performance. Dennis has a flare for entertaining while educating. He has published articles in: MM&D, Plant, and Business-to-Business magazines.