Gain the tools and techniques to implement the practical steps procurement can take to mitigate today’s inflationary pressures in the supply base.
Manage cost charges, learn how to be proactive with suppliers during renegotiation and determine the best cost management approaches across categories.
The aim is to equip participants with the methods, tools and capability to manage price increase requests from suppliers.
This workshop will enable you to:
Who should attend
Anyone who manages spend and is responsible for ensuring that spend is within budget, particularly in a procurement role should attend.
You will gain the practical tools and techniques to be implemented straight away.
Every participant will get a PDF toolkit summarising the content and methods to ‘hardwire’ the lessons learned into practice.
The outline content includes:
1. Develop a cost model for manufacturing, distribution and service businessesthat shows the impact of bought-in goods and services on costs
2. Identify cost drivers and the associated leading and lagging indicators
3. Profile the spend portfolio and ‘hot spot’ the categories that are most susceptible to inflationary pressure
4. Apply a variety of cost management strategies, including:
5. Explore cost-reduction initiatives that suppliers may adopt and which may fully or partially offset price increases including:
6. Distinguish between collaborative and competitive approaches to costs management
7. Develop and implement price variation models within their contracts
Three mornings online, usually 9am-1pm AET time (Sydney/Melbourne) over 12 contact hours. Note times may vary.
Paul Rogers FCIPS is one of Australia’s leading independent procurement consultants and published author in negotiation. He has almost 40 years experience in procurement development and training work.
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