From Combative To Cooperative - Double The Value Of Your Procurement Function

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From Combative To Cooperative - Double The Value Of Your Procurement Function

Time: January 23, 2013 from 6:30pm to 9pm
Location: Shanghai
Street: 26A, No.895, Yan An Road West, Shen Ya Financial Plaza
City/Town: Shanghai
Phone: 021-6226 1200
Event Type: executive, mba, master, class, eipm
Organized By: Xavier SARRAT
Latest Activity: Jan 11, 2013

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At this session, Dr. Corey Billington will share his view on :
«From Combative To Cooperative – Double The Value Of Your Procurement Function»

The procurement function, once called purchasing, is rapidly changing. Purchasing focused on the price of commodities it purchased. Complex services are replacing commodities forcing a change in the nature of procurement. As such, future procurement success will be more than powerful negotiation.

Cooperation is a source of increasing value, especially by reducing waste, and is becoming a vital competence. By examining these emerging challenges and opportunities, we will be able to avoid many pitfalls and greatly improve value for buyers and sellers.

About the Speaker: Dr. Corey Billington
Corey Billington was Vice President of supply chain services at Hewlett-Packard (HP) where he managed procurement and central engineering. Corey was a consulting associate professor at Stanford University’s school of engineering in the department of management and engineering, where he was awarded his PhD. From 2005-2010, Corey was a Professor of Operations Management and Procurement at IMD in Lausanne, Switzerland. Currently, Dr Billington is the founder of a firm of business consultants, e3 associates, that supports companies in re-engineering business processes.

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