August 13-15, 2003
Scottsdale Conference Resort
Supply Management as the CFO of the Supply Chain is an advanced-topic program from the Center for Strategic Supply Leadership (CSSL). This is one in a series of "evolving-edge" supply practice programs for those seeking strong leadership within their firms and networks.
Build upon your strategic sourcing initiatives during this research-based program targeted at senior supply professionals who seek broader cost and price takeout over the supply base as well as within the organization's internal chains.
This highly interactive program presents tools, techniques, and insights on how to exert one's influence over the entire chain by using a financial orientation and position of strength. This two and one-half day program captures the best practices from those gaining price and cost advantage by understanding and attacking unnecessary assets, activities, processes, materials, and services extending from suppliers and their suppliers all the way through the organization. By taking this financial view to strategic supply management, one can go way beyond what is possible from just simple price negotiations.
Who should attend this program?
This program accepts only individuals who have experience in the field and who demonstrate the following leadership qualities:
This program benefits:
This program presents the following core areas of strategic supply strength:
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Alumni from ISM executive programs represent the following organizations:
Center for Strategic Supply Leadership (CSSL)
Helping organizations build strategic supply competencies for today and the future.
CSSL is a research-based executive education and development body within the Institute for Supply Management™ (ISM) devoted to building strategic supply competencies and capabilities within firms and organizations.
CSSL's research stream seeks how firms are facing and strengthening competitiveness and applying this through their supply capabilities. The focus is on purchasing and supply needs as seen from the outside and above the field within the overall organization.