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Best Webinars 11/16 – 11/20: Taking Procurement from Good to Great – Finance and Risk Notwithstanding
With the Thanksgiving holiday ahead in the U.S. next week, this week is like two weeks of events in one. 11 events in three days provides plenty of options – and my three picks are below. Click on the title of each event below to view the full description in our events calendar and to connect to their registration pages.
November 17, 11am EST
I love a good panel, and this one is extremely promising. Rosslyn Analytics’ Rosslyn Analytics’ VP of Global Sales Paul Cook, Gert van der Heijden, Editor of Spend Matters Netherlands, and Han Kieftenbeld, an experienced international CFO and CPO will discuss how procurement and finance can work together more closely and more productively. The format is described as a live Q&A which means that if the audience does not take advantage of every minute to submit questions it is their loss. Some of the topics we might hear about relate to the finance and procurement perspectives on data, KPIs, risk, and analytics.
November 18, 2pm EST
Being able to effectively handle risk requires both foresight and forethought. The more global or extended the supply chain, the greater the inherent risk. Such a challenge is more than any person or team can be expected to handle on their own. Join this webinar to hear the Supply Chain Insights team discuss the strategies and technologies that can protect your business and operations from unforeseen events while also ensuring organizational alignment.
November 19th, 11am EST
Taking procurement from good to great? Mickey North Rizza ought to know… She is a former AMR Research/Gartner analyst now working for BravoSolution as their VP of Strategic Services. In this event, she will talk about unlocking the current and future potential of procurement – which must include a well rounded fulfillment of the needs of our many stakeholders. In an active look at our field, North Rizza will also discuss how we can be more opportunistic in pursuit of our goals.