Day One - Tuesday 2nd April 2019
Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019
· What is the digital outcome you want for your business?
· How can you get buy in from senior stakeholders and your procurement team?
· How can you influence your procurement function to buy digitally and influence digitally?
· What can procurement bring to digital innovation?
· Does your business understand ‘direct’ and ‘indirect’?
· How can procurement use the same language as their customers to optimise performance?
· How can the removal of ‘direct’ and ‘indirect’ help your supplier management?
· How can a different way of prioritisation help your procurement structure?
· Redesigned the processes both in procurement and in the internal business.
Discussion point 1: How are you planning to get your infrastructure prepared to cope with ever-changing milestones for digital requirements?
Discussion point 2: How can you encourage supplier diversity & inclusion and sustainability programmes within your procurement team and with suppliers to lead the way with corporate social responsibility?
Discussion point 3: How are you prioritising Agile in your strategy?
Discussion point 4: What steps are you taking to utilise and enhance data use?
Day 2 - Wednesday 3rd April 2019
Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019
· Traditional category management aligns with the business lines procurement buy for
· Category management allows specialists to operate in each business unit
· Category management allows procurement to oversee the suppliers in each business unit
· Procurement should make life easy for the business
· With digitalisation and technology all categories are becoming digital
· Changing the procurement model allows for better supplier control
· The business doesn’t understand category management