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September 2017

The Petroleum Institute

The Petroleum Institute is a world-class engineering University which has become a leading teaching and research centre supporting the oil and gas industry in the Middle East. Located in Abu Dhabi, it is funded by a consortium of national and international oil companies, is home to more than 2000 students and 200 faculties, and as […]

June 2017

Finding Hidden In-Year Savings

Most procurement plans establish targets to be delivered over a number of years, and indeed most of the effort in the current year will not achieve maximum returns until future years Procurement. But there is still a target to deliver this year, and due to unforeseen circumstances you many need find benefits that will count […]

The Digital Procurement Era

As organisations move to an environment characterized by cloud computing, the Internet of things, distributed computing, and mobile applications, it will be important to understand where and how these technologies can create value and support procurement decision-making.

Achieving Strategic Alignment for Procurement With the Board…in just 3 pages

This webinar dealt with the myth that setting procurement strategy aligned with board goals is extremely complicated and only achievable by the planet’s smartest minds. Craig Lardner FCIPS explains how we have too long held the view that we are mere mortals and that the ability to create a strategy is beyond us — not.

August 2016

Top Tips to Make Your Procurement Suite RFP Stress Free

In this toolkit, Top Tips to Make Your Procurement Suite RFP Stress Free experts will focus on how to find the right procurement suite to meet the organisation’s strategic goals.This decision on finding the right technology can impact the company’s bottom line.

Look at how to identify the top four frequently overlooked areas that you should consider when choosing […]

7 Reasons why Projects Succeed

Delivering a project on time, on budget and meeting expectations is a great achievement. Where a change management project is concerned, it’s a stunning achievement that can have immediate effects on the wider organisation. Of course, not all projects go to plan but knowing the reasons why projects succeed can go a long way to helping ensure […]

June 2016

Top 10 Reasons why ERP fails Procurement

Constrained budgets, leaner workforces, having to “do more with less” and the necessity to report on value contribution are all increasing the need for technology to help drive procurement transformation. At first glance, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems get the attention of Finance and IT, but the realities of associated cost, project length and lack […]

February 2016

Putting Strategy into Action: A Roadmap for Procurement in 2016

ON DEMAND WEBINAR:

As a procurement professional, defining strategies and turning them into action plans come with the territory. But all too often, translating strategy into actionable plans can get lost in translation. […]

January 2016

Real World Procurement Series – Nurturing Procurement Talent in the Millennial Era

There is a shortage of talent in the procurement profession. So what can procurement executives do about this? Simply poaching staff from other organisations is not a sustainable solution for the profession as a whole.

So what can we practically do to attract the best people, motivate, retain and nurture them to become the “stars” and […]

7 Dec 2016 | Real World Procurement Series – Proving your Procurement Value

Recorded 7 December 2016

All the core processes and enablers we have talked about through this year’s Real World Procurement series (sourcing, transactional management, supplier management, people and tools) don’t help the procurement function if the rest of the organisation is not convinced that procurement is truly adding value!

In this session, we will look at how procurement can […]