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Strategic Procurement Leadership Program

Future-proof: Your procurement leadership skills

Transform procurement: With agile insights

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WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

Strategic Procurement Leadership Program

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 leadership qualities
  • 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

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30 Video Lessons

Assignments + templates + coaching

Self-Paced Learning

32-40 hours study time

12 Months

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Study objectives for this course

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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About your instructor

✓ 200+ Teams: Upskilled globally, from Fortune 500s to startups

✓ Fortune 500 Clients: Extensive client range, ensuring a broad impact

✓ 200+ Negotiations: Direct experience with sales leaders

✓ $200M Deals: Negotiated major contracts with top suppliers

✓ 300+ Plans: Developed comprehensive negotiation strategies

✓ Procurement Strategy Led with CPOs, shaping company direction

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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.

Advance your career and stay ahead

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

Frequently Asked Questions

We have put together some frequently asked questions

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 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

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