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Supplier Relationship Management

Your suppliers are your organization's lifeblood, and to be successful, you need them to be on the same page as you to accomplish common goals and objectives. This Guided Learning course will introduce you to the discipline of supplier relationship management (SRM). Designed with today's busy professional in mind, this course will help you to plan and manage your supplier interactions effectively for better outcomes. You will have 60 days access after the last day of the course.

Member Price: $1,095.00

List Price: $1,395.00


Jul 18, 2024 To Aug 19, 2024

Add To Calendar 7/18/2024 4:00:00 PM 8/19/2024 5:00:00 PM Supplier Relationship Management

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An accomplished leader with 25 years of experience in supply chain management and business development within the oil & gas industry. A proven track record as an influential communicator, effective at building strong networks, developing people, optimizing organizational performance, and delivering outstanding commercial results. Extensive experience in all aspects of supply chain management, including category management, strategic sourcing, contracting, buying, inventory & materials management, logistics, transportation, functional excellence, and procure-to-pay. Developed and executed profitable strategies for entrance into the Unconventional Resources market; successfully led complex commercial negotiations with suppliers and service providers in mono- and oligopolistic supply environments. Delivered significant savings and value to the business across upstream exploration & production, unconventional resources, downstream refining, midstream/transportation, and corporate strategy & finance.


What you will learn:

  • Understand the need for cultural and leadership alignment
  • Discover strategies to create good relations
  • Learn the facets of contract administration
  • Analyze your supplier portfolio to segment appropriately
  • Acquire ways to establish partnerships and strategic alliances
  • Realize need for supplier diversity
  • Determine how to create performance evaluations
  • Learn the strategic benefits of supplier development and mentorship
  • Evaluate opportunities for supplier continuous improvement
  • Discover the value of early supplier involvement to your organization
  • Leverage organizational innovation through supplier engagement
  • Review ways to reduce costs through sharing with suppliers
  • Understand supplier risk factors and ways to mitigate
  • Acquire knowledge of supply base management
  • Attain insight to optimize supply chain management
  • Discover the power of SRM technology


Course Schedule:

This Guided Learning is a self-paced course consisting of online reading and four live webinars over a five week period. The webinars are scheduled for the following dates. If you are not able to attend a webinar live, they will be made available on-demand. In addition to the webinars, you instructor will accessible for questions and on-on-one assistance throughout the course.

07/18/24 from 4:00-5:00 p.m.ET 
07/25/24 from 4:00-5:00 p.m.ET 
08/08/24 from 4:00-5:00 p.m.ET
08/14/24 from 4:00-5:00 p.m.ET

Who Should Attend:

This ISM supply management course is ideal for buyers, category managers, purchasing managers, sourcing managers, materials managers, SRM managers, and other supply management professionals who seek to sharpen their supplier relationship management skills to support organizational goals and outcomes.

Terms And Conditions

Guided Learning Transferals: Registrations are transferable without any charge to another ISM Guided Learning Course occurring within 12 months of the original purchase. Transferring registrations to another party are subject to price variance or change based on membership status and an additional $50 fee will be incurred.

Cancellations Guided Learning: Cancellations more than 5 weeks before the date of the course will incur an administrative charge of 50 percent. Cancellation within 5 weeks of the date of the event will be charged the full fee. You must notify ISM in writing of a cancellation.

Tax Deduction: The Internal Revenue Service may permit an income tax deduction to U.S. residents for expenses (including registration fees, travel costs, meals and lodging) incurred in pursuit of continuing professional education. Consult your tax adviser for details.

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