Supplier Development and Management Skills
Recorded On: 04/21/2022
Supply Management Professionals participating in the NPLA CPO Outlook Survey in January 2022 overwhelmingly agree that the second most important skill area for their teams is related to Supplier Development & Management Skills. Inside that category most of the detailed responses related to three key areas of skill concentrations. In this interactive webinar, our panelists will share best practices concepts and practical tips you and your team can use now.
This webinar is for you if you and your team need to learn about these skill areas:
- Negotiation Skills for surety of supply; OTD, pricing, and more
- New Supplier Identification, Development/Acquisition & Management Skills
- SRM Skills - Supplier Relationship, Partnering, & Alliances Development
Director of Supply Chain
Jeff Dean, SPSM, SPSM2 has 28 years of supply chain experience in multiple industries including startups, hospitality, food and beverage, gaming, tribal governments, aviation, short-term rentals, and real estate. He holds two supply chain certifications, SPSM and SPSM2. Jeff has managed spend of over $300 million and managed teams as large as 120 employees and managers. He is passionate about the upstream and downstream cross-functional work of supply chain and technology.
NLPA Master Instructor
Patrick brings 20+ year of practical experience in supply chain management, training, coaching, mentoring and consulting. Patrick has personally managed annual spend of $500 million or more during his experience. Major spend categories with experience include capital projects, major equipment, construction, logistics, operational materials, in diversified industries both domestic and internationally. Major industries include Alternative Energy, Energy, Mining, Manufacturing, Pharma, Upgrading/revamping industrial properties and various Government projects (Antarctica, Demil of Chemical Agents). Long term active memberships with APICS, ISM, numerous awards for domestic and international projects. BSBA- UCD- University of Colorado at Denver. Various certifications in TQM, Negotiations and Purchasing.
Dr. Lionel Wright
Associate Interim Dean, College of Business
Athens State University
Dr. Lionel O. Wright, DBA, CLA, DML is the Associate Interim Dean, College of Business for Athens State University. Dr. Wright holds a Doctorate in Global Supply Chain Management and a Masters in Logistics and Supply Chain Management. He is a Certified Logistics Associate (CLA) and Demonstrated Master Logistician (DML).He served honorably in the United States Army for 26+ years as a career logistician in various leadership roles to include senior instructor/writer at the U.S. Army Quartermaster School, Warehouse Branch Chief and Inspector General.
Ron Crabtree (Moderator)
Executive / Organizational Transformation Coach CPIM, CIRM, CSCP, MLSSBB, SCOR-P, CSCTA
Ron Crabtree has over 30 years’ experience in organizational & business innovation and transformation and along the way, more than 20 years in procurement and supply chain. Ron is a Master Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, having helped train and certify thousands of Lean Six Sigma and Six Sigma belts and driving hundreds of $millions in value for clients. He is the author / co-author of 5 books on Operational Excellence.