2010 International Conference Proceedings (April 2010)

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Commodity Markets, Management, Forecasting & Strategies
Value Based Category Management

Commodity Markets, Management, Forecasting & Strategies
Energy Management 101

Commodity Markets, Management, Forecasting & Strategies
Pricing Risks: Be Prepared For The Next Round of Commodity Price Swings

Contracting
Objection Your Honor: The Rules Of Evidence For Purchasing Professionals

Contracting
Contract Writing as a Critical Element of Supplier Risk Management

Contracting
What the Boilerplate in Your Supply Agreements Really Means

Contracting
Old Rules Applied to New Technology: The UCC and the New Economy

Contracting
A Legal Primer to Domestic and Global Supply Chain Contracting

Contracting
Contractual and Relational Governance Practices

Cost and Price Strategies
Five Steps to Smarter Spending: A Hands-On, How-To Session for the Procurement Practitioner

Cost and Price Strategies
The New Manufacturing PPI: Preparing for Price Increases

Cost and Price Strategies
Earned Value Project Management

Cost and Price Strategies
Price/Cost Analysis in Tough Economic Times

Facilities and Real Estate Management
The Language of Leasing: Your Guide to Saving Money on Leases

Finance and Economics
Clause and Effect: Strategic Economic Price Adjustments

Finance and Economics
Supply Strategy for Enterprise Growth and Innovation

Finance and Economics
Assessing Financial Health: The Key Concepts and Measures

Finance and Economics
The Value of ISM Manufacturing Survey in Economic Crisis

Finance and Economics
Five Universal Best Practices That Help in Trying Economic Times

Globalization / International
Hidden Non-Financial Impact of Low Cost Country Sourcing

Globalization / International
Riding the Globalization Wave

Innovation and Collaboration
CPO's Speak: Earn and Keep a Seat at the Table

Innovation and Collaboration
Ten Best Practices for Supply Management Organizations

Innovation and Collaboration
Selling Procurement to Sales Personnel in a Project Business Environment

Innovation and Collaboration
Implementing Best Practices: The Procurement Maturity Model

Leadership, Management and Talent
Leadership Characteristics

Leadership, Management and Talent
Leading Supply Management Transformation: Key Success Factors & Pitfalls

Leadership, Management and Talent
An Overview of Project Management for the Supply Professional

Leadership, Management and Talent
On Hire Ground: Recruiting and Retaining High-Talent, Young Professionals

Leadership, Management and Talent
Relax and Laugh: How Humor Can Strengthen Your Supply Team

Leadership, Management and Talent
What Do Purchasing and Supply Mission Statements Tell Us about Best Practices?

Leadership, Management and Talent
Leading Virtual Teams

Leadership, Management and Talent
Building Trust in Your Organization

Leadership, Management and Talent
Scorecards: The Key to Accountability

Leadership, Management and Talent
Still Trying to Get a Seat at the Table

Leadership, Management and Talent
Navigating and Networking at the Conference

Leadership, Management and Talent
Emotional Intelligence as an Organizational Asset

Leadership, Management and Talent
Making Strategic Global Supply Management a Reality

Logistics
Logistically Speaking: Using Delivery Terms to Allocate Supply Chain Risks

Logistics
Network Optimization: Changing Your Thinking About Success

Logistics
Regional Considerations on Managing Global Logistics

Logistics
Logistics and Infrastructure: Are We Out of the Woods Yet?

Logistics
How Trends in Security Will Affect the Global Supply Chain

Metrics and Measurements
Measuring Strategic Sourcing and Procurement Maturity

Negotiations
The World Isn't Flat for Negotiators: Differences Do Matter

Offshoring
Making Cents of China: A Case Study in TCO

Risk
Proactively Managing Supply Base Risk

Risk
The Supply Chain and Business Continuity: Preparing to Survive the Next Disaster

Risk
Risk Management: What Could Impact Your Company's Reputation?

Risk
Keys to Narrowing Business Continuity Planning Gaps: Training, Testing and Audits

Risk
The Transaction Review Process: Identifying Risks in Supply Chain Contracts

Services Procurement
Is There Another Way to Negotiate Service Contracts?

Services Procurement
Can Creative Vision Help Your Bottom Line?

Services Procurement
Revving Up The ROI of T&E

Services Procurement
The Art of Planning and Writing Specifications & Requirements

Strategic Sourcing
How to Implement Best Strategic Practices in Small and Medium-Sized Procurement Organizations During Difficult Times!

Strategic Sourcing
Advanced Research Techniques for Supply Market Analysis: Finding The Best Results FAST!

Strategic Sourcing
Integrated Category Management in a Manufacturing Environment

Strategic Sourcing
How to Conduct Effective Market Analysis: A Vital Part of Sourcing Strategy Development

Strategic Sourcing
Changing Value Propositions During Tough Economic Times: Purchasing and Sales Perspectives

Strategic Sourcing
Strategic Sourcing & Supplier Management

Strategic Sourcing
Strategic Sourcing Success Factors: How to Achieve Exceptional & Sustainable Results

Supplier Management
Preventive Supply Chain Maintenance: Being Aware of Possible Supplier Problems

Supplier Management
Accelerating Innovation Through Effective Supplier Collaboration

Supplier Management
Keys To Becoming Your Supplier's "Best Customer"

Supplier Management
Supplier Base Management: Managing the Whole, Not Just the Parts

Supplier Management
Did We Ask the Right Questions?

Sustainability and Social Responsibility
Managing Human Rights Risks in the Supply Chain

Technology in Supply Management
Understanding and Choosing Supply Risk Solutions: Software, Content and Analytics

Technology in Supply Management
Sourcing and Managing Contractors on a World-Class Construction Project