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6-Week Online Program
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.
How to Drive Quality and Lower Costs Through Strategic Sourcing?
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Here's How Our 3-Step Learning Process Can Help You
Join this asynchronous learning program and attend from anywhere, anytime conveniently. Our interactive learning platform follows a proven 3-step learning path as outlined below.
Learn Innovative Trends in Strategic Sourcing
We will teach you the latest trends in strategic sourcing and how they are used by leading companies and governmental agencies.
Expand Your Knowledge Through Discussions
You will have the opportunity to interact with your coach through forums and expand your knowledge as you progress with the learning activities.
Do Exercises and Get Feedback from Your Coach
You will work with our practical exercises and submit to your coach for review to ensure that you are ready to apply the knowledge immediately.
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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