Post Conference Workshops

THURSDAY 18 OCTOBER 2018

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8.30
REGISTRATION AND WELCOME COFFEE
9 AM - 12 PM
WORKSHOP A: INTEGRATING EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES WITH YOUR SUPPLY CHAIN

From the connection of various devices and machines to the creation of intelligent networks along the entire supply chain: new technologies will enhance the competitive advantage, and force the industry to reconfigure organisational processes.

Future supply chains are expected to be flexible, agile and respond more readily to or anticipate change. However, how do you recognise a disruptive technology? This workshop offers a practical guide to:

  • Exploring the impacts of disruptive innovations on the supply chain industry
  • Ensuring the industry’s ability to adapt
  • Quantifying RoI for the Internet of Things and interconnectivity platform
  • Assessing big data and advanced analytics
  • Delivering a seamless, connected experience across all channels
  • Creating direct relationships with consumers through a direct-to-consumer channels
  • Identifying augmented reality as a connection platform
  • Tracking wearables as tracking devices across the supply chain

 

Peter Nemtsas
Managing Director
Myoora Transformations

9 AM - 12 PM
WORKSHOP B: CAPABILITY DEVELOPMENT FOR TRANSFORMATIVE PROCUREMENT

The ability to assess the internal capabilities of your organisation and adapt the skills of your team is crucial to the successful implementation of a transformational procurement strategy. As a procurement and supply chain leader, you want to ensure your procurement function is aligned to global standards and is best prepared for a changing procurement landscape.

This value-packed learning session is designed for procurement leaders to get a deep understanding of how to assess their current organisational capabilities, how to develop a sustainable procurement transformation strategy and how best to align the skills and talent of their teams to meet these new requirements.
Key topics and takeaway skills/benefits:

Session 1 – organisational capability development
  • Understand how to conduct a procurement health check
  • Find out how to identify performance gaps
  • Have access to guidelines for developing and implementing a procurement strategy aligned to global best- practice
  • Learn how to develop key performance metrics for your specific organisation
Session 2 – people and capability development
  • Understand how to conduct capability assessments
  • Gain insights on talent management and team development strategies
  • Learn how to build the functional and soft skills required across the procurement team
  • Tips and hints on embedding sustainable training and development

Jacqui Priestly
Executive Manager, Capability
ArcBlue Consulting