Advanced Purchasing Strategies
The role of Purchasing is changing significantly. Purchasing departments are moving from REACTIVE to PROACTIVE, responding to leadership demands that they add VALUE to the organization, rather than their typical role of price reduction demanders.
In this advanced program you will learn the difference between strategy and tactics and how you should be using each. Understand what proactive procurement looks like and why it can drive a competitive advantage for you. Mike will also cover Value Analysis that you can implement into your purchasing practices.
Your Benefits of Attending:
- Learn how to use measurement as power.
- Gain insight into having your supplier reduce lead teams.
- Understand category management and how to use it to reduce prices.
- Understand why and how to develop trust with suppliers.
- Learn about soft negotiations and why they are so beneficial.
Join Michael Gozzo as he takes your Purchasing strategies to the next level.
Michael W. Gozzo provides consulting and training services to all levels of management and is a Supply Chain Specialist including Purchasing (Supplier Collaboration), Inventory Control and Production/Operations Management. With many years of practical international experience, he offers a superlative background via his line, staff, training, and consulting activities. Education:MBA from University of New HavenB.S. Finance from University of ConnecticutExperience Lean MasterSan Jose St... View Full Profile