Upskilling at home with ProPurchaser Live instructional webinars
In these difficult times, we have decided to make our instructional webinars available to all our colleagues who want to upgrade their negotiating skills. There are 5 on-demand events. We suggest you view them in order (each is about an hour long).
There is even an informal quiz you can take afterwards to self-test your new skills. Each webinar counts as a continuing educational hour with most associations, such as: ISM, APICS, etc.
Stay safe and good luck at the negotiating table.
1) NEGOTIATING LESSONS LEARNED AS A CAREER CPO
– 20 Years Distilled Into 52 Minutes
This foundational webinar introduces 4 negotiating cornerstones that position you to speak with authority, increase your leverage, and achieve your negotiations goals.
2) COST TRANSPARENCY – Let the Data Do the Talking
A second foundational webinar that focuses on Cost Transparency and explains why it is the ‘golden arrow’ in your negotiations quiver, and why the best suppliers to partner with (usually low-cost producers) welcome transparency.
3) LESS STRESS AND MORE SUCCESS – Take Control of Supplier Negotiations
An upskilling webinar that focuses on boosting your leverage and confidence at the negotiating table, while achieving lower prices. Learn about four practices that position you to speak with authority, manage relationships with sales reps, and make your job less stressful.
4) COLLABORATING/INNOVATING WITH SUPPLIERS– 3 Steps that Make it Succeed
An upskilling webinar about how to identify and organize high-potential joint projects with suppliers and achieve buy-in from both organizations. It also covers project management and execution, so you reap the rewards for all your (and your team’s) hard work.
5) WHEN SUPPLIERS REJECT FAIR PRICING– and Silent Slopes Don’t Work
Suppliers often reject fair pricing, even when their input costs have fallen, and it’s only fair to lower prices. This webinar describes, 5 ideas for pushing back against unfair pricing. You may be pleasantly surprised at how effectively you can drive costs lower and career prospects higher.