Strategic Procurement Leadership Program

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Strategic Procurement Leadership Program

We are excited to introduce our highly-anticipated Strategic Procurement Leadership Program to you! Being a leader in the field of procurement requires not only expertise but also forward-thinking and the ability to plan strategically. This program is designed to provide you with the most important qualities of being a procurement leader!

Once you complete this course, you will be known to lead significant changes within your organization and be recognized by demonstrating these leadership qualities:

  • Setting clear and innovative procurement strategies and goals.
  • Gaining comprehensive knowledge of being a chief procurement officer.
  • Driving cultural change in the field of procurement.
  • Dealing with complex procurement challenges.
  • Managing procurement processes that are spread out across different parts of the organization.

This program is specifically created for managers and senior managers aiming to future-proof their careers in procurement, as well as procurement professionals aspiring to become chief procurement officers. We are proud to have trained procurement professionals across the globe, and we look forward to having you join our program as well!

Here are the study objectives of this course:

1. Setting Your Professional Direction In Procurement

In this initial module of the “Strategic Procurement Leadership Program,” you will embark on a journey to firmly set your professional compass in the dynamic world of procurement. Prepare for a transformative learning experience that not only reinforces your foundational knowledge but also provides insights into the leadership realm, illuminating new avenues for career growth in procurement.

By the conclusion of this module, you will stand tall with a revitalized perspective on procurement leadership, fully equipped to chart your own course and influence pivotal decisions within your organization.

Throughout this module, you’ll gain a profound understanding of:

  • Crafting a visionary direction for your procurement career.
  • The intricate responsibilities and expectations associated with a Chief Procurement Officer (CPO).
  • Techniques and strategies to safeguard and propel your career in the ever-evolving procurement landscape.
  • The multifaceted roles procurement leaders must embrace to foster positive transformation and lead their teams to unparalleled success.

Position yourself at the forefront of procurement leadership and navigate the challenges with newfound clarity and confidence.

This module includes:

  • Extra reading material
  • 7 video lessons
  • 2 Powerpoint templates

Download the syllabus to learn all about this course.

2. Driving Cultural Change in Procurement

Dive into Module 2 of the “Strategic Procurement Leadership Program,” a transformative exploration dedicated to driving and nurturing a progressive procurement culture. As you journey through this module, anticipate an enriching learning experience that hones your capabilities, enabling you to be both a beacon of change and a touchstone of strategic alignment within your organization.

By the culmination of this module, you’ll emerge not just as a procurement professional but as a cultural changemaker, equipped with actionable strategies to usher in meaningful, positive transformations in your procurement function.

During this module, you’ll immerse yourself in:

  • The art and science of instigating cultural shifts within the procurement function, ensuring alignment with organizational values and goals.
  • Mastery in being a Credible Activist and Strategic Positioner, two pivotal roles that empower you to drive impactful changes and champion your procurement vision.
  • Acquiring the finesse to navigate, address, and capitalize on the paradoxes inherent within the procurement landscape, turning challenges into strategic advantages.

Elevate your strategic prowess and leadership footprint in procurement, mastering the skills to foster a culture of excellence, innovation, and forward momentum.

This module includes:

  • Extra reading material
  • 5 video lessons

Download the syllabus to learn all about this course.

3. Managing Power Dynamics

Venture into Module 3 of the “Strategic Procurement Leadership Program,” a dedicated dive into mastering the nuances of power dynamics within the multifaceted world of procurement. This module offers you a refined lens to perceive and skillfully navigate the intricate web of relationships, both within decentralized procurement functions and beyond organizational boundaries.

Upon completing this module, you will stand distinguished, not just as a procurement specialist, but as a diplomatic leader, adept at balancing power dynamics, fostering collaboration, and ensuring seamless synergy across diverse teams and stakeholders.

In this illuminating module, you’ll gain expertise in:

  • Grasping and managing the complexities associated with power dynamics in a decentralized procurement ecosystem, ensuring streamlined operations and effective decision-making.
  • Mastering the challenges and advantages of managing virtual procurement teams, ensuring optimal productivity and alignment irrespective of geographical divides.
  • Delving into strategies to lead global procurement teams, understanding cultural nuances, time zone challenges, and leveraging global talent effectively.
  • Expertise in managing and influencing individuals and entities outside your organization, a crucial capability in today’s interconnected business landscape.

Step into the realm of strategic leadership in procurement, armed with the acumen to steer teams, manage intricate dynamics, and build robust relationships, ensuring success in a globalized procurement environment.

This module includes:

  • Extra reading material
  • 6 video lessons

Download the syllabus to learn all about this course.

4. Lean Management in Procurement

Step into Module 4 of the “Strategic Procurement Leadership Program,” where the timeless principles of Lean and Agile converge with the domain of procurement. This module stands as a beacon for those aspiring to infuse efficiency, responsiveness, and innovation into their procurement processes, aligning with world-class standards.

By the end of this module, you’ll not only understand but be ready to implement the strategies that have driven some of the world’s most successful organizations. You’ll be recognized not just as a procurement leader but also as an innovator who integrates proven methodologies to drive unparalleled operational excellence.

Throughout this transformative module, you’ll be exposed to:

  • The principles of Lean Management in procurement, focusing on maximizing value while minimizing waste, ensuring streamlined operations and cost-effectiveness.
  • The legendary Power of Kaizen, introducing you to the “Toyota Way” and its groundbreaking impact on operational excellence.
  • The Agile Manifesto tailored for procurement, providing you with the tools to be more responsive, adaptive, and aligned with evolving business needs.
  • The Scrum framework within the procurement context, empowering your teams to deliver projects more efficiently, collaboratively, and with a customer-centric focus.

Forge your path in procurement by leveraging the philosophies that have revolutionized industries. Embrace the future of procurement, ensuring agility, efficiency, and sustained competitive advantage.

This module includes:

  • Extra reading material
  • 6 video lessons

Download the syllabus to learn all about this course.

5. The Agile Procurement Team

Embark on Module 5 of the “Strategic Procurement Leadership Program,” a comprehensive journey into the Agile realm tailored specifically for the procurement sector. This module has been meticulously crafted to bring the revolutionary Agile principles right to your procurement doorstep, fostering adaptability, collaboration, and rapid value delivery in your processes.

By the module’s conclusion, you’ll stand apart as a visionary procurement leader, adept at harnessing the agility of startups and channeling it into the structured world of procurement, ensuring both flexibility and robustness in your operations.

Dive deep into the nuances of this module and emerge with:

  • A thorough understanding of what it truly means to have an Agile Procurement Team, and how such a team can pivot swiftly in response to internal and external changes.
  • Strategies and techniques to design Agile Procurement Teams, ensuring that they are structured for speed, efficiency, and collaborative success.
  • Expertise in empowering self-managed teams, a cornerstone of the Agile philosophy, fostering a culture of ownership, innovation, and accountability.

Unveil the transformative potential of agility in procurement. By embracing the principles encapsulated in this module, you’ll position yourself and your organization at the forefront of modern procurement, ready to tackle the challenges of today and tomorrow.

This module includes:

  • Extra reading material
  • 6 video lessons

Download the syllabus to learn all about this course.

WHY LEARN WITH US?

30 Video Lessons

Assignments + templates + coaching

Self-Paced Learning

32-40 hours study time

12 Months

Unlimited access

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★★★★★ 9.2/10

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TESTIMONIALS

What our clients say

★★★★★ 4.6 star reviews from our clients on Trustpilot

This course exceeded my expectations in every way! It provided a comprehensive overview of procurement principles but also delved into practical techniques and strategies. The video lessons were engaging and provided great guidance. I was particularly impressed with the templates, which really helped me. This course has equipped me with the knowledge and confidence to excel in my procurement career. Thank you, Procurement Tactics, for this valuable learning experience!

★★★★★

Operational Buyer Bakker Barendrecht

Shani Sela

I really liked all the lessons from Marijn Overvest in this course! I appreciated the practical exercises and real-world examples from his experience as a procurement manager, which helped solidify my understanding of the concepts and all the important variables to become a master in procurement.  I’m grateful to Procurement Tactics for offering such a comprehensive course that has significantly enhanced my procurement skills.”

★★★★★

Sourcing Manager Albert Heijn

Jordi Langenhuysen

The efficiency of Procurement Tactics’ courses is commendable. Bite-sized modules, real-world scenarios, and expert guidance make the learning process both effective and efficient. I’ve honed my skills and achieved excellence in procurement.

★★★★★

David M. Bordelon

Operational Manager

David M. Bordelon

Procurement Tactics is an invaluable resource for procurement professionals. The courses are tailored to address real-world challenges, making it a go-to platform for staying ahead in the field.

★★★★★

Matthew I. Chamberlain

Resourcing Associate

Matthew I. Chamberlain

The Strategic Procurement Leadership Program was even better than I thought! This class goes beyond regular procurement training and helps you learn how to be a strong leader. The program empowers you to set innovative procurement strategies, understand the role of a chief procurement officer, drive cultural change, tackle complex challenges, and effectively manage dispersed procurement processes.  It’s a must for anyone looking to future-proof their career in procurement. 

★★★★★

Samantha Morrow

Purchasing Agent

Samantha Morrow

Procurement Tactics courses provided me with strategic insights that immediately elevated my approach to procurement. The instructors’ expertise and real-world examples made complex concepts easy to understand and apply. A must for anyone aiming to become a strategic procurement professional or have a career growth.

★★★★★

Ruud

Sourcing Director bij Zijerveld

Ruud Emonds 

Procurement Tactics courses are nothing short of a masterclass in strategic procurement excellence. As a professional seeking to advance in the procurement field, I found these courses to be a perfect blend of theory and practical application.

The instructors brought a wealth of experience to the virtual classroom, making the learning experience dynamic and engaging…

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They showed real examples that related to the problems procurement professionals face, making the learning more real.

The classes were organized well, covering everything from procurement strategies and risk management to supplier relationships. What I liked the most was learning to think strategically. The classes didn’t just focus on the technical parts of procurement; they taught me how to have a smart plan that helps me make good decisions.

The Procurement Tactics classes didn’t just teach me new things; they also gave me the skills and confidence to handle the tricky parts of buying strategically. If you want to learn a lot and boost your career in buying things, this is the place to go.

★★★★★

Eduard

Sourcing Manager Koffie & Thee - Albert Heijn

Eduard Budding

The Strategic Procurement Leadership Program is the ideal choice for those seeking to sharpen procurement skills and advance into leadership roles. I wholeheartedly recommend it to anyone aiming to boost their career in procurement. 

This transformative program exceeded my expectations by enhancing my expertise and instilling strategic leadership skills. The comprehensive curriculum covers innovative strategies and complex challenge…

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management, providing practical tools for real change implementation.

It stands out because it emphasizes changing the way people think in procurement. This is important for dealing with today’s business challenges.

I learned a lot as a participant and gained the skills to make big changes in organizations. The lessons on becoming a chief procurement officer were especially helpful. They went deep into what the role involves. The program’s flexibility in handling procurement in different parts of an organization was a big advantage for me.

★★★★★

Steffen Gottschalk

Category Sourcing Manager

Steffen Gottschalk

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Marijn Overvest

Founder Procurement Tactics

About your instructor

✓ Upskilled over 200+ Procurement Teams from all over the world

✓ Clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to small businesses

✓ Personal Negotiation experience with over 200+ sales professionals & sales directors

✓ Multiple Annual $200 Mio + contract negotiation experience: deals with suppliers like Unilever, Heinz, Pepsico

✓Created over 300+ negotiation plans with Procurement Teams

✓ Overall conduction of the company’s Procurement & Sourcing strategy with CPOs

Practical, hands-on & self-paced

We give you the most practical, hands-on, and industry-relevant training. And we’re 100% online so that you can learn anywhere, anytime.

Personal coach & practitioner community

Contact your personal coach if you need any assistance or input and collaborate with procurement professionals from around the world.

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Get ahead by learning the latest and most in-demand procurement skills from industry leaders. Essential for a flourishing career in procurement.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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What will I learn?

Once you complete this course, you will be known to lead significant changes within your organization and be recognized by demonstrating these leadership qualities:

  • Setting clear and innovative procurement strategies and goals.
  • Gaining comprehensive knowledge of being a chief procurement officer.
  • Driving cultural change in the field of procurement.
  • Dealing with complex procurement challenges.
  • Managing procurement processes that are spread out across different parts of the organization.

This program includes:

  • Extra reading material
  • 30 video lessons
  • 2 Powerpoint templates
  • Lesson transcripts

Download the syllabus to learn all about this course.

Why should I enroll?

This program is specifically created for managers and senior managers aiming to future-proof their careers in procurement, as well as procurement professionals aspiring to become chief procurement officers. We are proud to have trained procurement professionals across the globe, and we look forward to having you join our program as well!

What is the refund policy?

We pride ourselves on high-quality programs. That’s why we feel comfortable offering a 60-day money-back guarantee to ensure that you are 100% satisfied.

If for any reason it’s not your thing, you can view the full guarantee and request a refund within 60 days after your enrollment date. This makes your enrollment 100% risk-free!

Will I get an invoice?

Yes. Upon completing your payment, the (pdf) invoice is automatically generated and sent to your inbox with the payment receipt.

The pdf invoice is can be used to expense the enrollment fee with your employer.

What is the mix between online/offline studying?

The program is 100% online. It’s split up in 2 types of content:

  1. You’ll get full access to our online study environment. Here you will find our course videos and all of our procurement templates.
  2. You’ll be invited for 1-on-1 coaching sessions via Google Meets

If you would like to involve an offline event in the program, please get in touch. We can combine the course with an in-house workshop.

What happens after I pay ?

Great question. Here’s what will happen after you complete your payment:

  1. You’ll receive an email with an invoice
  2. You’ll receive a second email with the invitation to our study environment
  3. You’ll receive a third email from your instructor to schedule your kickoff session
  4. Once you completed all of the lessons, you’ll receive your certificate

Are you ready to transform your career?

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