the leading global strategic procurement provider, will host its sixth
annual digital educational series for procurement professionals, the 2017
Real World Procurement Series. Beginning with its first webinar on
January 31st, the program will explore the most common
challenges and opportunities procurement teams face every day and offer
actionable insight for driving a successful procurement function.
“Procurement organizations have a tremendous and unique opportunity to
drive the success of not just their function, but the entire business,”
said Andrea Brody, Chief Marketing Officer of BravoSolution. “Our series
is designed to help teams fully unlock this potential by developing the
right people, skills, process efficiencies and strategies.”
Webinar attendees will have the opportunity to participate in
peer-to-peer learning on a variety of critical and practical topics. The
twelve-part series will cover everything from traditional concerns
including savings, supply chain transparency and risk, to emerging
challenges such as better leveraging supplier innovation and data and
how the digital procurement era is shifting conventional norms.
The series will be led by several dynamic and industry-recognized
Allen, Managing Director of Real
World Sourcing and former council member of the Chartered
Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS).
Smith, Managing Editor of Spend
Matters Europe and Public
Spend Forum, an organization aimed to improve the performance of
public sector procurement.
Founder and Managing Director of Four Pillars, David
Atkinson, who brings more than 30 years of deep experience and
pragmatism in the discipline.
Handfield, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of
Supply Chain Management at North Carolina State University, and
Executive Director of the Supply
Chain Resource Cooperative, the first major industry-university
partnership dedicated to advancing the supply chain industry and
providing real world experiences for both undergraduate and graduate
“Talent is a litmus test measuring the extent to which procurement
leadership is committed to delivering value for the organization,” said
Robert Handfield, Executive Director of the Supply Chain Resource
Cooperative. “Employing an ambitious workforce that’s committed to skill
development and advancement is a long-term competitive advantage, and
continuing education experiences like the Real World Procurement Series
are an important component of driving value-added business outcomes.”
To learn more and register for the 2017 Real World Procurement Series, please
visit the web page here.
BravoSolution is a leading global strategic procurement solution
provider. Our procurement technology platform and practitioner
experience help more than 600 companies and over 100,000 procurement
professionals in over 70 countries unlock the power of procurement to
drive financial performance, develop procurement organizational
excellence, manage risk and influence innovation.
BravoSolution’s approach to strategic procurement consistently delivers
business outcomes to enable customers to outperform their performance
objectives. BravoSolution has direct operations in 18 offices located in
12 countries across 4 continents, employing more than 600 procurement
experts. To learn more, see http://bravosolution.com,
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