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PAST EVENTS

E-Auction -- Procurement's Best Friend

Jun 29, 2021

E-Auction -- Procurement's Best Friend

Jacob Gorm Larsen, Head of Digital Procurement at Maersk Group, considers E-Auction as Procurement’s best friend, and getting it right matters the most. His team uses cutting edge technologies such as Robotic Process Automation (RPA) to achieve great outcomes for the business stakeholders. In this video, Jacob shares his experience of building a successful auction program.

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Jacob Gorm Larsen

Head of Digital Procurement at Maersk Group

Managing Procurement Ops from Home

May 27, 2021

Managing Procurement Ops from Home

Dr. Rob Handfield (Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management) and Adam Whitfield (Quality Assurance & Audit Programme Manager at Achilles Information Ltd) discuss the challenges and opportunities in managing Procurement Operations and Supplier Management from home/ remote locations.

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Dr. Robert Handfield

Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management - University of North Carolina

Adam Whitfield

Quality Assurance & Audit Programme Manager at Achilles Information Ltd

Know Your Supplier Risk

May 12, 2021

Know Your Supplier Risk

Vale Krishnan, VP -- Beroe Inc, showcases Beroe’s Know Your Supplier (KYS) module, which will help Procurement and Supply Chain teams manage supplier compliance and certifications with relative ease.

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Valekumar Krishnan

VP-Research, Beroe

Decode the Procurement Beige Book

Apr 20, 2021

Decode the Procurement Beige Book

Are you curious to know whether the current conditions are favorable, unfavorable, or neutral for your procurement categories? Vale Krishnan, VP -- Beroe Inc, decodes the conditions prevailing in major procurement categories with the help of Beroe’s proprietary report: The Procurement Beige Book.

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Valekumar Krishnan

VP-Research, Beroe

Women in Procurement - Challenges and Opportunities

Mar 09, 2021

Women in Procurement - Challenges and Opportunities

Michelle Baker, CPO of Dutch telecom giant KPN, and Tiffany Sen, CPO of the famous New York Metropolitan Museum of Art, discussed the challenges and opportunities that exist for women in the procurement function.

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Michelle Baker

Former CPO of Dutch telecom giant KPN

Tiffany Sen

CPO of the famous New York Metropolitan Museum of Art

Procurement Digitalization in a Post-Pandemic World

Sep 08, 2020

Procurement Digitalization in a Post-Pandemic World

Dirk Karl (CPO), and his team at telecom giant MTN Group Ltd discuss whether investing in Procurement Digitalization still makes sense in these uncertain times brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Dirk Karl

Group Executive and Chief Procurement Officer(CPO) at MTN Group Ltd

Andrew Savage

General Manager - Operational Excellence at MTN Group Ltd

Laila Kakar

Senior manager - Data Analytics at MTN Group Ltd

Globalization vs Localization of Supply Chains: Lessons for Procurement

Jun 10, 2020

Globalization vs Localization of Supply Chains: Lessons for Procurement

Tom Linton and Dr. Rob Handfield are no strangers to the world of supply chain. Many of Rob’s former students at North Carolina State University (NCSU) are now in key positions in large organizations across the globe, while few others have founded successful businesses.

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Dr. Robert Handfield

Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management - University of North Carolina

Tom Linton

Senior Advisor at Flex, former CPO & Supply Chain Officer

Sustainable Procurement Pledge

May 12, 2020

Sustainable Procurement Pledge

Tom Linton and Dr. Rob Handfield are no strangers to the world of supply chain. Many of Rob’s former students at North Carolina State University (NCSU) are now in key positions in large organizations across the globe, while few others have founded successful businesses.

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Thomas Udesen

CPO Bayer

Bertrand Conqueret

CPO Henkel

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Join us on Aug 20 for a Live Workshop on E-Auction By Jacob Gorm Larsen, Head of Digital Procurement at Maersk Group