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Streamlining Your Procurement Process

Learn how to streamline your procurement process for goods and services and to reduce their costs, improve efficiency, automate processes, and eliminate bottlenecks. Procurement, as a vital element of an organization, must be able to function at top efficiency at all times. To do so, there must be flexibility and proper organization. Each must be able to review the purchasing function objectively and determine whether its current structure and system of operation fills the needs of the organization as well as the needs of procurement and supply management. Take this exciting opportunity to refine your thinking and find out what you can do to streamline your procurement process.


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Agenda

Planning and Strategy Development for Streamlining of Procurement

  • Lean and Agile Procurement
  • Procurement Process Flowcharting and Analysis
  • Two Categories of Strategy
  • Spend Analysis and Management
  • Categorization of Purchases Using Pareto's Rule
  • Kraljic's System of Portfolio Analysis
  • Kraljic's Supplier Preference Matrix

Organizing Procurement to Maximize Streamlining

  • Centralized vs. Decentralized Procurement
  • Eprocurement

Leading the Procurement Organization Toward Streamlining and Executing a Streamlining Strategy

  • More User Ordering and Less Purchase Ordering
  • Commercial Items Preferred
  • Simplified Legally and Business Sufficient Contract Templates
  • Advance Agreements With Major Suppliers
  • Current, Accurate, and Complete Policies and Procedures
  • Training and Professional Certification

Controlling and Evaluating the Procurement Organization in Its Streamlining Efforts

  • Communication and "Cybernetic Control"
  • Overcoming Resistance to Change
  • Trust and Approval Levels
  • Procurement Evaluation
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LeRoy H. Graw, EdD, CPP, CPPM, C.P.M. CPSM, CPCM, CISCM

LeRoy H. Graw, EdD, CPP, CPPM, C.P.M. CPSM, CPCM, CISCM

International Purchasing and Supply Chain Management Institute

  • President and CEO of the International Purchasing and Supply Chain Management Institute (www.ipscmi.org), American Procurement Institute (www.api-us.org), and American Certification Institute (www.amcertinst.org)
  • International reputation as a subject matter expert, consultant, and seminar leader in purchasing/procurement and supply chain management with more than 46 years of experience
  • Wrote 21 different procurement and supply chain management certification programs and 45 different procurement and supply chain management seminars and courses; over 3000 students have participated in his programs and courses in the United States, China, Mexico, the Caribbean Basin, Europe, Middle East, South Africa, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, and Thailand
  • A world class practitioner, educator, and trainer and published author of procurement textbooks and manuals; his published works include “Service Purchasing: What Every Buyer Should Know” (Van Nostrand), “Cost and Price Analysis: Tools to Improve Profit Margins” (Van Nostrand), “Manual of International Business Negotiation” (published in China), and “Commercial Contracting: Otherwise Known as Purchasing” (published in China). Dr. Graw is co-author of the previous edition of the C.P.M Study Guide, the C.P.M Diagnostic Examination, and the NAPM Glossary of Key Purchasing Terms
  • Recently honored by the National Contract Management Association as its “Educator of the Year”
  • Serves on the adjunct faculty for several American, Chinese, and Malaysian universities
  • Designated a Lifetime Certified Purchasing Manager; he holds several additional certifications in purchasing, contracting, and supply chain management; also a certified training consultant
  • Doctor of Education degree in education administration and curriculum and instruction, University of Southern California; M.B.A. degree, University of Richmond (Virginia); B.S. degree, U.S. Military Academy at West Point
  • Can be contacted at 253-248-7188, [email protected] or [email protected]
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Published 2017
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