CHICAGO--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--BravoSolution, the leading global strategic procurement provider, will host its sixth annual digital educational series for procurement professionals, the 2017 Real World Procurement Series. Beginning with its first webinar on January 31st, the program will explore the most common challenges and opportunities procurement teams face every day and offer actionable insight for driving a successful procurement function.
“Our series is designed to help teams fully unlock this potential by developing the right people, skills, process efficiencies and strategies.”
“Procurement organizations have a tremendous and unique opportunity to drive the success of not just their function, but the entire business,” said Andrea Brody, Chief Marketing Officer of BravoSolution. “Our series is designed to help teams fully unlock this potential by developing the right people, skills, process efficiencies and strategies.”
Webinar attendees will have the opportunity to participate in peer-to-peer learning on a variety of critical and practical topics. The twelve-part series will cover everything from traditional concerns including savings, supply chain transparency and risk, to emerging challenges such as better leveraging supplier innovation and data and how the digital procurement era is shifting conventional norms.
The series will be led by several dynamic and industry-recognized speakers, including:
- Guy Allen, Managing Director of Real World Sourcing and former council member of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS).
- Peter Smith, Managing Editor of Spend Matters Europe and Public Spend Forum, an organization aimed to improve the performance of public sector procurement.
- Founder and Managing Director of Four Pillars, David Atkinson, who brings more than 30 years of deep experience and pragmatism in the discipline.
- Robert Handfield, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at North Carolina State University, and Executive Director of the Supply Chain Resource Cooperative, the first major industry-university partnership dedicated to advancing the supply chain industry and providing real world experiences for both undergraduate and graduate students.
“Talent is a litmus test measuring the extent to which procurement leadership is committed to delivering value for the organization,” said Robert Handfield, Executive Director of the Supply Chain Resource Cooperative. “Employing an ambitious workforce that’s committed to skill development and advancement is a long-term competitive advantage, and continuing education experiences like the Real World Procurement Series are an important component of driving value-added business outcomes.”
To learn more and register for the 2017 Real World Procurement Series, please visit the web page here.
BravoSolution is a leading global strategic procurement solution provider. Our procurement technology platform and practitioner experience help more than 600 companies and over 100,000 procurement professionals in over 70 countries unlock the power of procurement to drive financial performance, develop procurement organizational excellence, manage risk and influence innovation.
BravoSolution’s approach to strategic procurement consistently delivers business outcomes to enable customers to outperform their performance objectives. BravoSolution has direct operations in 18 offices located in 12 countries across 4 continents, employing more than 600 procurement experts. To learn more, see http://bravosolution.com, read our blog, follow us on Twitter @BravoSolution and connect with us on LinkedIn.