Managing the purchasing department of the 21st Century is not an easy task at all. Today’s global economy makes the purchasing function more and more complicated. In this workshop, we will explore how to manage the various suppliers that are located thousands and thousands of kilometers from your plant while achieving real cost savings instead of funny money. Furthermore, we will discover how the purchasing department fits in the total function of the supply chain operations. Lastly, we will cover how the purchasing department should be managed properly to achieve all of its KPIs.
By the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:
- Define the strategic role and improving the efficiency of the purchasing department
- Develop effective negotiation strategies with all suppliers