Day One – Thursday 3rd September 2020
Thursday, September 3rd, 2020
· Digital means different things for different people – How do you define digital in your organisation?
· Building a realistic digital roadmap for your business by identifying areas for potential wins, whilst weighing up internal hunger for change and a desire to spend
· Mastering stakeholder management to convince sceptics of your plan and to manage the expectations of dreamers – Keeping it relevant, realistic and impactful
· Balancing the need for regulatory compliance and the clamour for digital – How can you win both battles?
· Using market intelligence tools to identify suppliers that match your priorities and vision, and truly offer the best product for you
· Keeping up with the rate of change – How to make sure that your digital roadmap is one for now and the future
Day Two – Friday 4th September 2020
Friday, September 4th, 2020
· Looking beyond quick savings: How can you identify existing or prospective strategic partners with a value proposition that aligns with your vision?
· Debating how far it is possible to create a strategic partnership before even doing business
· Aligning mind sets to excite both internal stakeholders and external suppliers and create mutually challenging and stimulating projects
· Thinking long-term: How to manage internal expectations and pioneer a forward-thinking mind set in which the business understands the value of SRM, stable partnerships and procurement’s role within it
· Becoming a preferred partner: How to convince your supplier of your desire to work long-term and demonstrate the power of your brand to them
· Understanding what role eProcurement tools can play in increasing ease of business and making you an enjoyable partner to work with
Fully engage with the most contentious and divisive issues currently facing your industry. Sit back and witness industry leading figures pitting themselves against each other in a battle to deliver the knockout argument. Then, continue the debate in your own small roundtable groups until you reach a majority viewpoint. Will you reconsider your position? And will you walk away with a fresh mindset and better prepared to take on this key conundrum?