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How to Develop and Manage a Supplier Diversity Program

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Seminar #4322
May 4 - 4, 2014
Las Vegas, NV

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Attendees will discover how to develop, manage and grow a supplier diversity and development program that contributes to organizational objectives and supports corporate strategies.

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for sourcing and/or diversity professionals. Whether you are new to supplier diversity or have been tasked with taking your corporate supplier diversity program to the next level, attendees will learn strategic approaches to integrating supplier diversity into the organization's supply chain management process. You will also learn the primary elements and best practices of a world class supplier diversity program (including communication planning, reporting, supplier development, benchmarking).

You Will Learn...
  • Why leading corporations are embracing supplier diversity and development
  • How diverse suppliers are expanding their capacity
  • How to get the attention of senior management
  • How to transform a compliance-driven program to a strategically focused process
  • The role supply management professionals play in the success of supplier inclusion and diversity programs
You Will Earn...

7 continuing education hours

Course Outline
  1. History and Definitions of Supplier Diversity
  2. Business Case for Supplier Diversity
  3. Primary Elements of Supplier Diversity Program
  4. Supply Chain Inclusion
  5. Best Practices in Diverse Supplier Development: Moving to World Class
  6. Benchmarking the Corporate Supplier Diversity Program
  7. U.S. Small Business Administration — Government Contracting
  8. Case Studies
  9. Q&A

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Please note: This is a one-day program with special hours: 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

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Hotel Information

LVH — Las Vegas Hotel & Casino
3000 Paradise Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89109

The discounted room rate of $119(USD) is available until April 14, 2014. Be sure to mention group code "ISM2014" to receive the ISM discounted rate.

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In order to ensure maximum participation interaction and learning, enrollment is limited.

Seminar Hours:
2-Day Seminars
First Day: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Second Day: 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

3-Day Seminars
First Day: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Second Day: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Third Day: 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

One-Day Seminars:       8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Half-Day Seminars (On-Point):     1:00 - 4:30 p.m.

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