Overview"Procurement is a roadblock that I just need to figure out how to get around." Ever heard these words uttered in your entity? Ever felt like your customers only work with you because they have to? If someone gave them a choice, would your customers still choose to work with procurement and with you? Our esteemed and diverse panel will discuss perspectives and experiences on moving procurement from being viewed as a roadblock to becoming a sought-after, trusted advisor for the entity. The panel will offer insight into how procurement can leverage exceptional service, effective policies and procedures, and industry best practices to create a procurement function and procurement professionals that are the "go to" resources for helping the entity succeed.
What You'll Learn
2. Recognize the value of procurement's role in the organization
3. Analyze current practices in comparison to procurement best practices
Marcheta E. Gillespie, FNIGP, CPPO, CPPB, C.P.M., CPM, is a dynamic speaker, trainer, consultant and experienced leader with 29 years in the procurement profession. As the former Director of the City of Tucson's Department of Procurement, Marcheta had over 27 years of experience in one of the country’s largest, most highly acclaimed procurement organizations. Marcheta is a highly sought-after speaker, trainer, instructor, consultant and contributor to the profession. She shares her extensive experience and expertise with clients around the world through speaking, teaching and consulting engagements. Marcheta is a Master Instructor for NIGP as well as a content contributor for the NIGP Pathways educational program.
Attendance for Individuals
In order to receive one contact hour, each member needs to register for the webinar individually in advance and then watch the live webinar. Your credit is tabulated by match between your login and your registration.
Attendance for Groups
There is a Group Sign-In Form provided
with each webinar. The group sign-in form does not register anyone for the
webinar, it just verifies live attendance. Each person will receive their login
email on the day of the webinar – this verifies their registration.
The group sign in form verifies that they watched the live webinar.