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Strategic Sourcing: Unveiling the Training Needs of Procurement Professionals

Strategic Sourcing: Unveiling the Training Needs of Procurement Professionals

Posted on 01/05/24 By Lorman Team


Procurement professionals are experiencing a fundamental shift in their role, transitioning from transactional operators to strategic enablers within organizations. This evolution demands a broader skill set, extending beyond traditional purchasing methods. Today's specialists are charged not only with cost-efficiency but also with driving innovation, sustainability, and resilience within supply chains. To meet these expectations, training programs must cover strategic sourcing, effective risk management, and the cultivation of strong, enduring supplier relationships. Equipping professionals with these multifaceted skills empowers them as proactive drivers of long-term value and sustainable growth within their organizations.

 

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