ProcureSkills is an online skills development initiative by Strategic Procurement Solutions LLC, USA, delivering 6-Week training and coaching program for Supply Management Professionals Worldwide.
Our programs originate from Mark Trowbridge’s real-world experience of 35+ years or procurement and contracting experience and are highly practical.
Unlike fully-automated e-Learning courses, our programs follow an interactive weekly agenda and you will get individual coaching from the instructor. You will also receive a hard copy certificate upon completion.
You will gain access to dynamic content developed by Mark Trowbridge, a top procurement consultant from his 30+ years of experience working in senior procurement roles in leading organizations.
Programs are presented asynchronously through our Virtual Learning Environment (VLE), which offers a highly flexible and convenient and cost-effective option to learn at your convenience.
REAL WORLD EXAMPLES
All our programs include real-world case studies and exercises rather than theories, which will help you apply the learning immediately and gain maximum value from our programs.
Mark Trowbridge will personally review your responses to exercises and provide coaching and answer your questions personally, which adds the human-touch not found in typical e-learning courses.
LEARN WITH MARK TROWBRIDGE, CPSM, C.P.M., MCIPS
His 30 years in procurement includes supply management leadership positions in the Services, Financial, & Manufacturing sectors, eventually as Director of Strategic Sourcing & Contracting Management for Bank of America, a global financial services company, where he achieved $250 Million in savings through sourcing and key negotiations of traditional and non-traditional acquisitions. He is an invited guest speaker for supply management groups, including numerous seminars for global clients and professional associations and has written featured articles for several supply management publications.
STRATEGIC SOURCING AND COST REDUCTION
This Program Provides the Methods and Skills to Develop Effective Supplier and Internal Customer Relationships to Maximize Quality and Reduce Costs. Learn the Proven Tools and Methods to cost-effectively source all direct and indirect products/services.
Learn how to Negotiate and Create Powerful Technology Acquisition Agreements and Maximize your Organization’s Leverage Against Service Providers and Consultants. Learn the Best Practices and Methods to Take your IT Procurement Contracting Skills to the Next Level
A “Hands-On” program to Develop all the Necessary Skills for Procurement Professionals to Perform Daily Tasks Effectively. Learn the Proven Tools and Methods to Take your Procurement Profession to the Next Level.
It is critical that today’s procurement leaders be equipped with solid contract drafting, developing and management skills (including interaction with legal support groups) in a professional manner. Learn how to turn the contracting process into a strategic tool that empowers the supply management organization.
Every dollar invested inventories, is one which cannot be invested into R&D, marketing, sales, operational improvements, or additional personnel. Learn how to efficiently manage inventories of direct and indirect materials, whether at supplier locations, your own facilities, or straight from production.
Identify the approaches that work for your own personality styles and tailor them to the commodities you are each responsible for acquiring. Learn the negotiation skills that directly pertain to the acquisition of technologies, products, and services.