[ Workshops ]

Sunday May 8, 2005

Workshop Sessions A
AA   Creating Ethical Alignment at all Levels: A Supply Management Essential - Part 1 -- Extended

Ethics in supply management is essential, but it is critical that all departments are in alignment with the standard. Learn the costly common assumptions that sabotage efforts at alignment. Find out how to assess early, accurately, and quickly, ...

 2:45pm-3:45pm
AB   Developing a Purchased Price Index as a Key Performance Indicator

When cost reductions are illusive and prices are on the increase, how can you show that supply management is still doing a great job? Developing and maintaining a Purchased Price Index and comparing it to external indices is an essential ...

 2:45pm-3:45pm
AC   Four Critical Trends in Supply and Logistics Management - Part 1 -- Extended

Four trends are redefining supply management activities: Risk Management, Technology Enhancement, Outsourcing and Sustainability. Supply managers are increasingly concerned with virus and hacker risks to ecommerce. Similarly, offshore suppliers ...

 2:45pm-3:45pm
AD   Leadership Skills for Today and Tomorrow

Leadership skills can be learned - you don't have to be a "born" leader to be a great leader. Similarly, you don't have to be in "management" to serve as a leader either. Companies need and want both formal and informal leaders at all levels. ...

 2:45pm-3:45pm
AE   RFID: Enhancing Supply Chain Processes and Delivering Increased Customer Satisfaction

As global competition intensifies in response to tougher trading conditions, organizations strive to attain process efficiencies throughout the supply chain, From manufacturer to retailer, the goal is to drive down costs and achieve competitive ...

 2:45pm-3:45pm
AF   Stop Misallocating Purchasing Resources

Many departments misallocate resources by assigning their best people to purchase parts and components for manufacturing—where there are good tools, resources and controls in place. Instead, why not have the 'best and brightest' work in ...

 2:45pm-3:45pm
AG   What Every Supply Manager Must Know About Economics

This presentation concentrates on the supply manager's 21st Century perspective of the economy as it relates to global competition, outsourcing, energy, China, shortages and other issues within the supply management environment. ...

 2:45pm-3:45pm
Workshop Sessions B
BA   Creating Ethical Alignment at all Levels: A Supply Management Essential - Part 2 -- Extended

Ethics in supply management is essential, but it is critical that all departments are in alignment with the standard. Learn the costly common assumptions that sabotage efforts at alignment. Find out how to assess early, accurately, and quickly, ...

 4:05pm-5:05pm
BB   Developing a Supply Market Intelligence Network

Supply market intelligence (SMI) is a necessary but often overlooked component of strategic sourcing. Discover a comprehensive process for establishing a SMI network and gain a tool to assess the current status of your current market intelligence ...

 4:05pm-5:05pm
BC   Four Critical Trends in Supply and Logistics Management - Part 2 -- Extended

Four trends are redefining supply management activities: Risk Management, Technology Enhancement, Outsourcing and Sustainability. Supply managers are increasingly concerned with virus and hacker risks to ecommerce. Similarly, offshore suppliers ...

 4:05pm-5:05pm
BD   Managing Investment Risk Between You and Your Supplier

Supplier capacity and research & development are critical to meet customer needs. The investments suppliers make to support their customers entail risk for both parties. Explore six risk categories and the tools to manage these risks, using ...

 4:05pm-5:05pm
BE   Integrating Procurement and Project Management

Integrating project management and procurement brings maximum value to an organization through:

  1. Understanding the project management process, as endorsed by the Project Management Institute (PMI).
  2. Use of specific ...
 4:05pm-5:05pm
BF   Role of Supply Chain Management in Revenue Enhancement

Typically, the role of world-class supply chain organizations focused on bottomline cost cutting techniques to include Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) considerations. This workshop focuses on Top Line opportunities where SCM Managers and Professionals ...

 4:05pm-5:05pm
BG   Shaker or Sustainer?: Master the Skills for Your Best Role

As supply management continues to evolve, two distinct sets of players are surfacing. Business transformers are coming in to make dramatic changes in processes while another group remains to "sustain the gain." This session helps you identify ...

 4:05pm-5:05pm

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