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6-Week Hands-On Coaching Program (Online)
Learn how to negotiate and create powerful technology acquisition agreements and maximize your organization's leverage with service providers and consultants.
How to Mitigate the Risks Involved in Today's Ever-Changing Technology Contracting?
The acquisition of information technology solutions (hardware, software, software as a service, business process outsourcing, telephony, and technical consulting) nearly always requires forming a written contract to mitigate risks for both the provider and customer. The complexity of technology contracting is increasing dramatically with key changes in solution delivery. Without a sophisticated understanding of new risks, you could be caught off guard in these critical negotiations.
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Here's How Our 3-Step Coaching Process Can Help You
The program progresses through six weeks of interactive instruction, supporting each of the following value-added aspects taught by your coach, Mark Trowbridge CPSM, C.P.M., MCIPS:
Learn Innovative Trends in Technology Contracting
We will teach you the latest trends in technology contract formation and construction and how they are used by leading companies and governmental agencies.
Examples of World Class Contract Templates and Clauses
Your coach will share real-world contracts management content and illustrate key points using actual language examples from his career and consulting experience. Participants can work with their own legal counsel to tailor examples for potential use by their organizations.
Bring Your Challenging Contract Clauses
Want feedback on the content of your organization's (or a key supplier's) key clauses? Participants are invited to bring several technology contract clauses to the program and to review them by working collaboratively with your coach.
Join as an Individual or a Team and Learn at Your Convenience
What You Will Learn in 6 Weeks?
Our Students Represent World-Class Organizations Around the World
Learn with Mark Trowbridge, CPSM, C.P.M., MCIPS
His 35+ 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 during his last two years with the enterprise, his areas of responsibility delivered $250 Million in savings through sourcing and key negotiations of traditional and non-traditional acquisitions.
For the last 20 years, Mark has experienced great success in procurement consulting, exceeding targeted savings objectives on procurement transformation projects in the Oil/Gas, Mining, Telecommunications, Agricultural, Governmental, Food Service, Technology, Chemical, Health Care, Banking, Manufacturing & Insurance sectors. During his decades-long consulting tenure, Mr. Trowbridge has assisted clients in capturing hundreds of millions in cost reductions.
He is one of the original founders of Strategic Procurement Solutions, LLC. Mr. Trowbridge holds a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from Pepperdine University. He earned his Certified Purchasing Manager (C.P.M.) designation from the Institute for Supply Management (I.S.M.) in 1993, and Lifetime Certification in 2003. He also is a Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM). His MCIPS certification was granted by CIPS in 2011. Mark is currently an active member of the I.S.M., CIPS, and the National Contract Management Association. Mark has served on the I.S.M. committee that creates and reviews certification questions in the CPSM test modules.
He is an invited guest speaker for supply management groups, including numerous seminars for global clients and professional associations. He has been a featured speaker in nearly all of the last 18 I.S.M. annual conferences. His LinkedIn profile is among the 1% most-viewed out of that organization's 250 Million members. Mr. Trowbridge has written articles for Supply Chain Management Review-Journal, eSide Supply Management, and Inside Supply Management Magazine.
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