Executive Strategy in Action

New for 2016

A unique programme to equip procurement leaders with the skills, techniques & templates to lead and deliver a change initiative in the function.

 

Programme objectives

  • Gain insight into procurement leadership competencies and models to lead a change initiative
  • Identify and develop the critical elements of a comprehensive procurement strategy
  • Explore, reflect and plan approaches to change management as a procurement transformational leader
  • Deliver a change initiative presentation and receive feedback from a visiting CPO
  • Produce a change initiative plan for the first 90-day back in the workplace

The global programme is delivered utilising the 70:20:10 framework of learning, applying a variety of delivery styles: interactive facilitated sessions, case studies, exercises, delegate presentations, facilitator-led coaching, peer-to-peer coaching and learning together with external Chief Procurement Officer feedback.

Ongoing mentoring support available post-programme to support and embed learning back in the workplace. Please contact us for more information. 

 

Agenda outline

 

Day 1
Module 1: Procurement Through The Leadership Lens
Module 2: Procurement Strategy

Day 2
Module 3: Transformational Change Management

Day 3
Module 4: Presenting Your Project To The CPO
Module 5: Translating Strategy Into Action

 

Who should attend?

 

Talented procurement professionals who are leading a change initiative within their organisation. Programme attendees will be required to develop their change initiative during the 3 day programme.

 

Candidate Attributes

 

Procurement Proficiency: Delegates should have a solid understanding of the concepts and workings of a procurement function in a complex business setting. This could include elements such as strategic sourcing, diagnostics, sourcing strategies, category management, should-cost, supplier relationship management, etc.
Senior Procurement Responsibilities: Delegates should either be in a senior position within the organisation or viewed as a high potential. The delegate should have frequent interaction with leadership teams providing them with exposure to the company’s business strategies, priorities, challenges and cultural complexities.
Extensive Spend Coverage and Complexity: Delegates should have a broad level of exposure to different areas of spend (products, services and infrastructure). The broader the scope and complexity, the better prepared the delegate will be for contributing to and learning from the programme environment.
Stakeholder Engagement, Organisational Alignment, and Leading Change: Delegates should have a minimum of two years senior responsibility, interacting with a variety of business and supply community stakeholders on business change. This important attribute prepares the delegate to openly discuss with other participants in the programme the challenges of communication, influence, persuasion and building trust.

 

Upcoming dates

 

September
5-7, Singapore
19-21, London
October
17-19, Miami (last few places)
November
14-16, London

 

 

Accreditation

 

Executive Strategy in Action is accredited by the Institute of Leadership & Management.

The ILM is a leading awarding body for Leadership & Management operating globally within 48 countries, recognised by employers for its quality, innovation and relevance to the modern workplace.

Programme attendance includes a 12-month ILM studying membership, helping you to maximise your success.

 

 

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Programme fee- members discount is available



UK: - £4,250

USA/APAC - $6,250

Programme time


3 days

Venues

SINGAPORE, INTERCONTINENTAL SINGAPORE
LONDON, PARK TOWER KNIGHTSBRIDGE
DENVER, HOTEL TEATRO
BOSTON, HARVARD CLUB

Contact our Programme Advisor


Chris Smith:

c.smith@procurementleaders.com

+44 (0)20 7819 1004

Blogs

Changing Perceptions - From Traffic Warden To Consultant Author: Maggie Slowik
Procurement has long had the reputation of being a function that inhibits the business, creating rules and limits where none need to exist. Many ... Changing Perceptions - From Traffic Warden To Consultant
Procurement's soft-skill puzzle Author: Maggie Slowik
It’s a common answer to a common question: what procurement chiefs often want most in their staff is interpersonal skills. But is this becoming ... Procurement's soft-skill puzzle
Will Millennials Instate Meritocracy Into Procurement? Author: Grace Simms
Are younger procurement professionals are more willing to try and champion their worth among colleagues? Or are companies increasingly realising that ... Will Millennials Instate Meritocracy Into Procurement?

FACILITATORS INCLUDE

 

Lamar Chesney, ex-CFO, ex-CPO, Coca-Cola, Delta Air Lines, Marsh & McLennan, SunTrust Banks
David Lyon, Head of Procurement, Cancer Research UK
Jamie Foster, Director of Procurement, Hitachi Rail Europe

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