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Managing Suppliers for Business Results Supplier Management to Optimise Business Value and Innovation

Key Information

Course Duration

  • Virtual Live Training with Coaching 
  • Blended Workshop (Face to Face Classroom) 
  • In-house customised workshop – duration depending on client request

Training Locations

  • Switzerland: Zurich, Zug, Lucerne, Basel (German or English)
  • Singapore (English)
  • Other locations are possible too.

For requests for company in-house and customised workshops, contact us for enquiry.


Workshop/Training Importance

This training program covers converts theory into practical steps and techniques which can be applied in your business to improve supplier management.

Participants will learn techniques and approaches to analyse the supplier portfolio and spend, develop suitable strategies for sourcing and supplier management, and learn how to engage suppliers and stakeholders to optimise value and innovation for the business.


Target Profile

  • Procurement and Supply Chain Teams who are developing supplier management, strategy and relationships.
  • Cross functional teams who want to collaborate for improved supplier value and engagement.


Course Summary

  • Analyse supplier market and positioning
  • Using market intelligence and 5 forces analysis
  • Spend Analysis
  • Sourcing strategy
  • Supplier comparison and selection
  • Performance management
  • Working with suppliers effectively
  • Understanding supplier motivation and strategy
  • Negotiating with suppliers
  • Contract management
  • Managing supplier risk
  • Business and stakeholder engagement
  • Partnering with suppliers for innovation


 Course Delivery Formats

Virtual Live Training with Coaching 

  • Pre-course online learning
  • Instructor-Led Webinars
  • Micro-learning
  • Gamification
  • Virtual Peer Group Learning and Networking
  • Individual and Group Coaching
  • Change Impact to Work Project
  • Learning Resources

Blended workshops

  • Pre-course online learning
  • Face-to-Face Workshop
  • Micro-learning
  • Group Learning and Networking
  • Change Impact to Work Project
  • Learning Resources