Analytical Techniques For Enhancing Supply Management Performance

  Product ID : RBEN-0003

  Level : Advance

  Duration : 60 Minutes

Robi Bendorf, CPSM, MCIPS, C.P.M., M.ED, has over 40 years of purchasing and sales experience, involving domestic and international activities for a broad range of manufacturing and service businesses. As President of Bendorf & Associates, he has extensive experience in consulting & training in purchasing, contracts, reengineering the supply management process, the management of procurement functions, global sourcing of materials and components, reducing the cost of purchased materials, equipment, and services, and negotiation of complex transactions and contracts.

He has given presentations on numerous purchasing and contract management topics for the "Institute for Supply Management (ISM)," major universities, and numerous in-house seminars for industrial & services clients in the US and over 200 public seminars internationally. He is the contributor of articles published in Purchasing Today and Inside Supply Management. Robi was selected as ISM's National Person of the Year in both Global Resources and Education/Learning.

Robi has an undergraduate degree from the University of Texas, and a Masters Degree from Penn State University.

Supply Management is about buying the right thing, at the right time, at the right quality, at the right price, from the right supplier, in the right way. In order to do these steps “right” requires skillsets in many analytical techniques. This webinar covers some of the basic analytics that purchasing and contract personnel use to obtain maximum value for their organizations. 

  • Show how Purchasing Savings Affect the Bottom-line
  • Starting the Strategic Sourcing Process
  • Developing ABC Analysis Classifications
  • How Procurement Experts Spend Their Time Compared To “Getters”
  • Purchasing Hierarchical Coding Methods
  • Are you an “A” Customer
  • Developing the Organization’s Purchase Price Index and Comparison  to the Industry
  • Using Producer Price Indexes

Areas Covered

Upon completion of this webinar, participants will know:

  • How Purchasing Savings Affect the Bottom-line Dramatically
  • The All-Important Pareto (ABC) Analysis And Its Critical Application In Strategic Supply Management
  • Examples Of How To Get Rid Of The “C”s
  • Purchasing Hierarchical Coding
  • The value of Producer Price Indexes
  • How-To Developing A Purchase Price Index For The Organization

Course Level - Advanced/Intermediate

Who Should Attend   

  • Contracts, Purchasing, Procurement Personnel, Supply Management
  • All others who are involved in the - planning, evaluation, preparation, management of purchasing
  • Tenders, and contracts that cover the acquisition of materials, equipment, and services
  • Who are in organizations whose leadership want high levels of competency in those involved in these activities

Why Should You Attend

The organization will benefit by:

  • The reduced total cost of purchased goods and services
  • Greater focus on strategic sourcing issues
  • Better analytics to support procurement decisions and strategies
  • Improved supplier selection and performance criteria
  • A greater level of professionalism and skills in those involved in the purchasing and contracting process

Personal Impact: Attendees will gain by participation in this program as a result of:

  • Increased skill sets in analytical processes
  • A greater sense of confidence and professionalism
  • Applying increased skills in all phases of the procurement process
  • Greater ability to develop best practices supply management strategies
  • Increased recognition by the organization due to improved performance
  • $200.00

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