Must-watch webinars for procurement professionals

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June 4th, 2020
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In the current climate, online events are a great way to learn from home. All you need is a computer. To help you navigate the wide range of webinars on offer for procurement departments,

Upcoming webinars on procurement

  • Localisation of Supply Chains vs  Globalisation- Lessons for Procurement

From Espresso LiVE and Beroe, on 10 June

The trade war between the United States and China and, more recently, the COVID-19 pandemic have raised some questions about globalisation. Now, more than ever, localising supply chains is a top priority.

Speakers: Dr Rob Handfield, Executive Director of SCRC, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management, NCSU
Tom Linton, Senior Advisor at Flex, Former CPO & Supply Chain Officer

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  • Leveraging Supply Chain Data to Identify, Avoid and Mitigate Risk

From EcoVadis and EBG Network, on 11 June

Prior to the COVID-19 crisis, CSR played a central role in a company's procurement policies and supply chains. Is that the case today? Does a responsible purchasing strategy go hand in hand with risk management?

Speaker: Peter Rau, Operations Manager, EcoVadis
Anna Bjarkerud, Founder and Managing Director, EBG Network

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  • Steps Governments Can Take to Bring Resiliency to Their Supply Chain

From Government Technology and Ivalua, on 18 June

Focus on supplier management: what tools can help improve the visibility of your supplier portfolio? How can you proactively lower the risks associated with suppliers?

Speakers: Dugan Petty, Moderator, Senior Fellow, Center for Digital Government
Matt Palackdharry, Vice President of Sales & Strategy, Tealbook
Jarrod McAdoo, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Public Sector Solutions, Ivalua

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Procurement webinars to catch up on

  • Supply Chain Sustainability and Resilience - Four Phases of the COVID-19 Crisis

From EcoVadis and CIPS (Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply)

Breaks in supply chains as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic are stress-testing companies' resilience. By focusing on the four phases of the crisis, experts explain how responsible purchasing can help to build this resilience.

Speakers: Ceri Jones, Editor, Supply Management
John Butcher, Group Procurement Director, JUST EAT
Pierre-François Thaler, Co-CEO, EcoVadis
Thomas Udesen, EVP & Chief Procurement Officer, Bayer

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  • Driving Value in a Virtual Environment

From Ivalua and KPMG

At a time of changing business models, economic uncertainty and alternative working conditions, it is now more important than ever for procurement departments to create value. On the agenda for this webinar: case studies, expert advice and success factors.

Speaker: Chris McCarney, Advisory Managing Director, Product Ops & Procurement, KPMG

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  • Navigating Business During Disruption

From Determine and Corcentric

Discover the key steps to help minimise the negative impacts of the crisis and the risk of shortages: planning, responsiveness and constant communication.

Speakers: Joe Payne, SVP of Source-to-Pay, Diego De La Garza, Senior Director, Global Services and Delivery
Jen Ulrich, Senior Director, Advisory at Corcentric

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Now is the perfect time for procurement professionals to learn more about the supply chain, resilience and best practices to contribute to business recovery. We hope you enjoy watching!

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