Leading Procurement Strategy Brochure

Building a business critical procurement function Procurement expertise and professional practice is transforming business models. In some sectors, procurement spend accounts for more than 50% of all costs and is central to profitability. Procurement however is much more than a simple concern for cost, it is also about value creation and as a function is becoming a key shaper of business success. Our Leading Procurement Strategy Programme co-developed and co-delivered by Cranfield School of Management and the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) will provide you with current thinking to: • Help build customer value whilst implementing an effective cost management strategy. • Build your personal effectiveness as a procurement leader and that of your team. • Win support from key stakeholders so that you are able to influence change. • Foster effective supply chain collaboration and open the doors to financial and the reputational benefits that come with it. • Be creative in responsible sourcing of products and services. So as a procurement professional, how do you build strategic value in your organisation?

Who is the programme for?

What you will gain from this programme: • A clear understanding of the impact of procurement on competitive advantage. • Increased ability and confidence in influencing, managing and motivating teams responsible for procurement. • Skills to manage and mitigate risks in your supply chain. • Access to Cranfield’s recent research in product and service acquisition.

Senior executives who wish to develop an understanding of strategic procurement practices and the latest thinking in the procurement implications of supply management. • Head of Procurement and Procurement Directors. • VP Purchasing and Purchasing Directors. • Procurement Managers. • Operations Directors and Managers. • Head of Supply Chain.

Continuous Personal Development 21 hours

What your organisation will gain:

To book contact: Cranfield Executive Development team Tel: +44 (0)1234 754500 Email: execdev@cranfield.ac.uk

• Alignment of your procurement and business strategies to support sustained growth. • Ownership of powerful models for acquiring products and services. • More productive relationships with suppliers through collaboration and partnering. • Best practice embedded in strategic cost management to achieve real organisational savings. • Closer alignment with ethical issues in procurement. • Greater level of innovation and new product/service development from a procurement perspective. • Improved capability to overcome the challenges and common consequences of business process outsourcing. • Enhanced competencies for commissioning complex products and services.

For more information visit: www.cranfield.ac.uk/som/lps


www.cranfield.ac.uk/som/lps +44 (0)1234 754500 execdev@cranfield.ac.uk

www.cranfield.ac.uk/som/lps +44 (0)1234 754500 execdev@cranfield.ac.uk


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