Supplier Development and Optimization

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The first requisite of supplier development


Learning Goals

Following this module, participants will be able to:

  • Manage effectively supplier performance.
  • Anticipate and mitigate risk.
  • Integrate sustainability in the purchasing process.
  • Solve problems using a structured approach.
  • Create and implement a supplier development project.


Day 1


The pre-requisite of supplier development

Measuring suppliers’ performance

  • Efficiency and effectiveness
  • Early warnings
  • Linking TCO and Metrics

Managing risk

  • Identifying and monitoring risk
  • Assessing the Value at risk
  • Monitoring risk

Day 2


  • Why is sustainability important?
  • The role of purchasing regarding sustainability
  • Mapping risk and opportunities
  • Ensuring compliance

Leading supplier development project

  • Concepts
  • Tools
  • Managing a supplier development project

Target Group

  • Engineers in Supplier Production, Logistics Sourcing § Sourcing Quality  Assurance;  Key  Commodity  Managers;  Local  Sourcing Agents; all Buyers who need to develop suppliers’ performance.

Methods and Tools

A whole set of tools and techniques will be presented and applied through workshop sessions.


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