Smart Supply Management for Services - A Competitive Advantage

Venue: The Phoenician

Location: Scottsdale, Arizona,

Event Date/Time: Dec 06, 2001 End Date/Time: Dec 07, 2001
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Smart Supply Management for Services — A Competitive Advantage
An NAPM Services Group Conference
December 6-7, 2001
The Phoenician
Scottsdale, Arizona
Did you know …
… that on average, 54 percent of an organization’s total purchase is aimed at service providers?
CAPS, 1995
Managing the service spend provides a unique opportunity to contribute to the bottomline. Services run the gamut from coffee service to the high-dollar expense of consulting services. Smart sourcing for services can have a significant impact on your bottomline. Find out how to apply your traditional strategies to the acquisition of services. Become an invaluable contributor to the sucess of your organization.

You are invited to attend the 2nd annual NAPM Services Group Conference: "Smart Supply Management for Services — A Competitive Advantage." The focus is on how to leverage the purchase of services to a true strategic initiative for your organization.

Who Should Attend
This program is designed for supply management professionals responsible for acquiring services. Because supply managers in both the manufacturing and nonmanufacturing arenas buy services every day many diverse examples will be included. Supply management professionals from all levels are invited to attend this one and one-half day program. Additionally, team leaders, project managers, and members of cross-functional teams will benefit from this experience.

Why You Should Attend
Realize a high ROI when you direct your supply management expertise to the world of purchasing services. Discover how to translate your "make versus buy" knowledge to the service arena revealing hidden savings. Currently, only 27 percent of the purchase of service dollars is handled by supply management professionals —- find out how to turn your co-workers into customers and streamline your service purchases. Explore the role of your stakeholders in the sourcing decision and optimize the process. This is an opportunity to learn from other practitioners and experts. Networking time is built into the schedule to allow you time to see what your colleagues are doing to leverage the power of this multibillion-dollar proposition.

Earn 10.5 Continuing Education Hours (CEHs) for your participation.


Additional Information

Registration Fees Program Name Member Fee Nonmember Fee Smart Supply Management for Services — A Competitive Advantage Program # 3055B $795 (USD) $995 (USD) Four Easy Ways to Register Internet: Register online at Save $25 when you register on the NAPMWeb site. Fax: Transmit completed form with credit card information to 480/752-2299. Mail: Complete the form below and mail with check or credit card information to NAPM Seminars, P.O. Box 22160, Tempe, AZ 85285-2160, USA. Phone: Call Customer Service at 800/888-6276 or 480/752-6276, extension 401. Please have your credit card number ready. The NAPM Guarantee — Satisfaction with all programs is guaranteed. If you are not satisfied, a refund or free program registration will be provided