The course is motivated by the phenomenon that in order to achieve strategic performance in the procurement function as such must be enable to leverage the necessary potential of supplier relationships. As the procurement professions has drastically changed in recent years it is necessary to understand how best practices in organizational setup, processes IT, but also in negotiation skills might impact the organization.
The course focuses at procurement and sourcing topics, but elevates these topics also to the supply chain as procurement managers can't work any longer in isolation. We specifically emphasise a strategic understanding of procurement.The course format is interactive, theoretical sessions, readings and demonstrations intertwined with cases, computer simulations and company visits. The class is part of the Kronos Chair in Sourcing and Procurement, offering real-life cases and also opportunities for internships and/or Master’s theses in the area.
- Enseignant: Blome Constantin