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One Day Strategic Sourcing Workshop

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Strategic Sourcing (One Class - Two Zoom Meetings 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM)

COST: $350


January 9 & 11

May 1 & 2

July 24 & 26

For more information and to pay for this class, call 315.443.3428 or contact Patrick Penfield, director of executive education.


• My customers use sourcing approaches in dealing with me. What are the strategies I can use to effectively source my components and services?
• What low-cost technologies can I apply to improve my ability to source material and supplies?

This course addresses how Purchasing Departments source products and services with the new technologies and systems available in the 21st century. Participants will learn various skills and attributes needed in today’s Purchasing world.

Session Objectives
• Learn negotiation skills that can be applied in all facets of life
• Develop an understanding of the demands placed on purchasing and supply chain managers by business stakeholders
• Assess the impact of purchasing and supply chain management on an organization’s competitive success and profitability
• Develop an awareness of the ethical, contractual, and legal issues faced by purchasing and supply chain professionals

Who should attend
Materials Managers, Purchasing Managers, Senior Buyers, Supplier Quality Leaders, Production and Material Control Leaders, or anyone having responsibility or playing a significant role in managing or improving the company’s suppliers.