[ Workshops ]

Sunday April 25, 2010

Workshop Sessions ZA
ZA   Navigating and Networking at the Conference

For first-time conference attendees and others, this session focuses on how to make the most of your networking opportunities at the Conference. Who you meet is just as important as what you learn. Discover how to make contact with your ...

 9:00am-11:00am
ZA   Navigating and Networking at the Conference

For first-time Conference attendees and others, this session focuses on how to make the most of your networking opportunities. Who you meet is just as important as what you learn. Discover how to make contact with your colleagues and develop ...

 9:00am-11:00am
Workshop Sessions ZB
ZB   The CPSM Designation: Basics, Benefits and Beyond

This session is full. It is repeated, however, at 3:30 p.m.

This session kicks off with the nuts and bolts of the CPSM® ...

 12:30pm-1:45pm
Workshop Sessions A
AA   Clause and Effect: Strategic Economic Price Adjustments

Dealing with volatile market conditions is an essential skill set for today's supply manager. Economic price adjustment clauses provide for upward or downward adjustments in the price based on the change in the marketplace. Learn the why, ...

 3:30pm-4:45pm
AB   Leading Supply Management Transformation: Key Success Factors and Pitfalls

One challenge that procurement executives face is the lack of understanding by senior management regarding the strategic opportunities that procurement can provide. Discover insights on building the case for procurement transformation and ...

 3:30pm-4:45pm
AC   Relax and Laugh: How Humor Can Strengthen Your Supply Team

Work can be fun or drudgery. This presentation provides a three-step process with definitions, processes and examples to introduce and develop humor as a tool to weld the supply management team, its associates and its supply chains into ...

 3:30pm-4:45pm
AD   The Supply Chain Risk Challenge: Adding Value Through Risk-Informed Decision Making

Supply chain professionals are now being asked to play an increasingly important role in managing the organizations they serve. Enterprise risk-informed decision making is a tool with which supply chain professionals can add value. Successful ...

 3:30pm-4:45pm
AE   Logistics and Infrastructure: Are We Out of the Woods Yet?

Increasing demands on our logistics infrastructure negatively impact performance and increase supply chain risk. While the slowing economy has reduced congestion, economic recovery will bring even more bottlenecks. Further, congestion may ...

 3:30pm-4:45pm
AF   Scorecards: The Key to Accountability

Scorecards give organizations the ability to make critical and timely decisions needed to advance business. A true scorecard system links organizations with a structured communication process and accountability system. By using scorecards ...

 3:30pm-4:45pm
AG   Ten Best Practices for Supply Management Organizations

Our supply management profession continues to strive for recognition as relevant and valued by organizational leadership. This session conveys the ten best practices that supply management needs to adopt to reach supply management maturity ...

 3:30pm-4:45pm
AH   Keys To Becoming Your Supplier's Best Customer

The customer/supplier relationship has taken on a much different look and feel in today's market. Now strong supplier partnerships are a must. Learn the necessary steps to form effective supplier councils, the importance of clear and concise ...

 3:30pm-4:45pm
AI   ISM—China Mini-Forum: Benchmarking Supply Management for Emerging Markets

This interactive panel of China/Asia supply management experts discusses key elements including engagement for spend pipeline development, effective methods for market research and intelligence and qualification processes for emerging supply ...

 3:30pm-4:45pm
Workshop Sessions ZR
ZR   The CPSM® Designation: Basics, Benefits and Beyond

This session kicks off with the nuts and bolts of the CPSM® program including the requirements and a brief overview of the various study aids. The balance of the session features real-world CPSM®s who give tips on preparing ...

 3:30pm-4:45pm

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