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The Future of Sourcing

Innovation is moving beyond goods and expanding into service companies. Intangible assets, such as patents, trademarks and copyrights, require unique sourcing activities to be successful. Due to stakeholders’ changing demands and needs as well as the complexities of our global economy, the function of supply management continues to shift into a more strategic role within organizations. In this ISM supply management sourcing course, you’ll learn how interdependencies between sourcing, supplier relationship management, category management and contract management can drive a strong need for integration and alignment. You’ll gain critical and advanced sourcing skills to apply on the job and to help you advance in your profession. The course provides access for 60 days from the date of the purchase.

Member Price: $135.00

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Course Objectives:

  1. The changing Context for Sourcing:
    • Learn why the Kraljic Matrix remains a sound model but requires an expanded focus on innovation.
  2. Research Data and Strategic Sourcing:
    • Learn how data is reshaping sourcing.
    • Understand how multiple competency integration is key for success.
  3. New Sourcing Continuum:
    • Learn about sourcing supplier innovation to create the lab of the future.
  4. Sourcing Case Study:
    • Discover how innovation breakthroughs can drive non-conventional solutions into significant opportunities.
  5. Become a Strategic Advisor:
    • Learn how supply management can advise the business partners to valuable results.

Who should attend:

Experienced professionals who want to refresh and update their skills. Also, any company employee who interacts with supply management and suppliers.

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