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Strategic Sourcing Management

What is the mission of the purchasing & supply chain professionals? Ensuring supply and continuing supply are the main purposes of every purchasing and supplying staff. But behind the busy and busy workday after day, is there any reef hidden in it? Each cooperative department has different requirements, the lowest price, the best quality, the best service, the least inventory, the lowest risk and so on. Can all this really be achieved? Strategic procurement requires us to looking forward to the overall situation of the new integrated company, setting up purchasing objectives scientifically, building purchasing team, selecting suppliers, avoiding supply chain risks through effective tools, and ultimately building a strategic professional purchasing supply chain platform. Different Requirements of Strategic Procurement for Purchasing Personnel: -How to use Kraljic Matrix to allocate purchasing performance objectives and purchasing personnel resources reasonably? -Supply Power - How to let suppliers listen to you! -Number of Suppliers VS Supplier Power -Knowledge Elements of Successful Purchasers -Supplier Screening/Supplier Overall Management -Management of Purchasing Channel: Direct Purchase VS Distributor Agent -The Foundation of Strategic Procurement - Understanding the Supplier's Quotation System -The Necessary Knowledge Element for Successful Purchasers-Price and Cost Analysis -The Key of Strategic Procurement-Risk Analysis and Avoidance -Can we make corresponding countermeasures for the occurrence of forward-looking anticipated risks? -How many potential risks are there in the supply chain? -Does the modern purchasing strategy bring new risks to the purchasing supply chain? -Supplier relationship management -How to be a better customer -Enterprise Purchasing Strategy
December 9 - 10, 2019 Shanghai ¥7,780.00

Resisting Price Increases and Implementing Cost Improvement Initiatives

Cost Improvements Initiatives, when properly implemented, have resulted in dramatic reductions in cost and significant improvements in productivity across the entire organization. As in all initiatives,success is dependent not only on an awareness of the potential opportunities, but more importantly the knowledgeable implementation of the ideas,processes, and techniques that should be utilized. This seminar focuses on Resisting Price Increases and Cost Improvement Initiatives and the many savings methods that have been used to reduce cost over the life of the product or service and across the entire supply chain.
February 11 - 12, 2020 Dallas $1,595.00

Strategic Sourcing and Supplier Relationship Management

Procurement and supply management professionals recognize the need to produce dramatic results in an increasingly complex business environment. This is especially true in these challenging economic times, and necessitates a truly STRATE-GIC approach to what was traditionally a transactional procurement function. Truly progressive organizations worldwide have been able to transition from a transactional role to become a strategic sourcing instrument of the organization, which reduces costs, while increasing both efficiency and effectiveness.Such a strategic transition must concurrently address the critical aspects of supplier management. Progressive organizations must therefore establish the strategic capabilities created by both strategic sourcing and active management of supplier risk to assure an optimized supply chain.
February 13 - 14, 2020 Dallas $1,595.00

Commodity Classification & Dispute Resolution

Commodity tax number is the focus of Customs' concern now. It is not only affecting the trade costs and customs clearance efficiency of enterprises, but also related to the loss of state tax and the implementation of trade policy. In the process of customs clearance or afterwards, sometimes the companies are always being questioned by the customs due to commodity tax number, which therefore causes the classification of the controversy and customs legal risk. And sometimes import tax rate, trade conditions or export tax rebate rates are often far from the expectations of the enterprise, due to wrong methods of import and export commodity classification.In the face of the various questions of the customs, what kind of attitude do you take, and what methods and means to deal with?In the context of the integration of customs clearance at the moment, the enterprise tax number is always being questioned, and then the risk of being taxed or punished is increasing. For the daily import and export trade management, it is particularly important to correctly understand the classification rules, maser the classification method, and the effective classification of the dispute response mechanism. This course will fully explain the classification of the rules and methods in the customs affairs and trade compliance framework. And combing with a number of typical cases, we will analysis the enterprise commodity tax number compliance management from different aspects, and put forward practical, effective and conducive solutions.
February 17 - 18, 2020 Shanghai ¥6,780.00

Core Skills for Purchasing Professionals

Learning Highlights Basic knowledge of the procurement profession The importance of the purchasing department for business operations General operating procedures for purchasing business Knowledge elements of successful procurement professionals Supplier Screening / Supplier Management Negotiation process / basic skills Corporate procurement strategy General assessment criteria for purchasing professionals
February 17 - 18, 2020 Shanghai ¥6,780.00

Financial Knowledge for Marketers: Budget Management, Analysis of Operational Data and Financial Data

Marketing is the front line of enterprise value creation. Budget control / forecasting ability and financial knowledge is essential knowledge for every marketing and sales professional. The course provides attendees with visual EXCEL data model and actual simulation data. Attendees can learn about the relationship between the data from different departments and the financial performance of the company, via vivid actual combat environment. This tool can also be used directly in the future daily work. During the course, attendees are divided into different business analysis groups. Some are operation analysis groups, some are decision analysis groups, and some are business performance analysis groups. In the meanwhile trainer will share his rich operational management and analysis experience.
February 19, 2020 Shanghai ¥4,280.00

Financial Knowledge for Purchasing Professionals

Knowledge of financial statements and their relationship to different departments in a company is vital to all management personnel, from supply chain management to sales management, to increase the value of the company. This one-day program will give you a deep understanding of financial statements using easy-to-use excel model and vivid real-life examples. Please bring your laptop with Excel loaded to be able to participate in the case studies and simulation practice.
February 28, 2020 Shanghai ¥4,280.00

Facing Trade War, How Could Procurement Professionals Control Customs Risk and Cost?

In March 2018, the Sino-U.S. Trade war officially began; ever since, Sino-U.S. Trade frictions have escalated and become unpredictable. Trade disputes between the United States and China have not only affected the existing international trade balance pattern, but have also hindered the global economic development, disrupted the international trade order and brought a development crisis to the operation of import and export enterprises. Today, the impact of sanctions following the trade war on the business behavior of enterprises in the two countries has become increasingly prominent. Procurement Departments of multinational companies are paying more attention on risk control, and the optimization of trade costs. Many multinational companies set up factories in China or international / Asia-Pacific procurement centers. The daily work of procurement personnel is increasingly involved in related business such as import and export of goods, business environment research and judgment, market access / exit assessment, and import and export business. Knowledge of operations, customs clearance, cost optimization control has become the basic skills for today's purchasing professionals. At the same time, the Chinese Customs is intensifying the pace of reform. The 2020 framework plan for comprehensively deepening the business reform of the Customs has been gradually rolled out. Customs planning and demand management (supply, risk, cost) becomes main challenges now. This training aims to combine the current international trade hotspots and typical cases of related industries, to provide professional interpretation of customs arrangements and optimization control of customs costs for global procurement activities.
March 5 - 6, 2020 Shanghai ¥6,780.00

Purchasing Legal Affairs & Contract Management

Purchasing need contract to guarantee. Purchasing professionals should know purchasing related contracts and legal knowledge. Terms & conditions in contracts and laws & regulations are mandatory. All Purchasing professionals need to enhance it.In purchasing practice, written contact which protected by law can’t be replaced by any oral agreement or a gentleman’s agreement.What’s the content in purchasing contract?How to avoid traps in contracts?Is purchasing order equal to a contract?Is scanned contract fax valid?Is a signed contract valid if without chop?Can the down payment be returned?These are the content of this course.Contract can protect purchasing work and it also can check the results of purchasing -- this is exactly the value of contract.The power of contract comes from the legal supporting system. Law is national’s order and norms. Therefore, it’s a must for purchasing professionals to learn necessary contents including contract signing procedure, responsibility, liability, contract fulfillment, default compensation, dispute resolution, etc.
March 10 - 11, 2020 Shanghai ¥6,780.00

Effective Communication Skills

Being an effective communicator takes real skill. Communication skills have to be developed, honed and added to on an on-going basis. They are the heart of your interpersonal skills and the greater your awareness of how it all works, the more effective your communication will be. To be effective in business, you have to communicate well. To be a good manager, you have to communicate exceptionally well. We could write a book about the importance of communication key skills, but for now, we will start with some essentials for becoming a more effective communicator.
March 11 - 12, 2020 Shanghai ¥9,380.00