Sign up now for our April class
at the Microsoft Campus!

Are you ready to take your procurement operation to the next level?  If so, this is the class for you, and the only one of its kind, specifically for the indirect procurement industry. It is based on the guidelines, best practices and metrics found in the COPC Indirect Procurement Standard, a performance management system developed for the unique needs of procurement operations.

This four-day, in-depth class will provide you with the knowledge and approaches to strategically manage your indirect spend. You will leave this class equipped to implement what you learn immediately in your operation, helping you to optimize spend, improve supplier performance, and increase internal stakeholder satisfaction.

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Best Practices for Indirect Procurement training provides a holistic framework to guide strong dominion of a successful procurement organization and I recommend it to emerging procurement leaders.

–Senior Director, Strategic Sourcing
Participants will learn detailed approaches for implementing the guidelines found in all five areas of the COPC Indirect Procurement Standard—leadership and planning, business processes, support processes, performance measures and people processes.
Key topics include:
  • Building stronger relationships with internal stakeholders
  • Developing sourcing strategies and plans
  • Selecting, contracting and managing partners
  • Managing value and cost
  • Determining relevant and useful performance metrics
  • Implementing change and managing partner compliance and risk
  • Executing an ongoing continuous improvement approach
  • Recruiting, hiring, managing and training staff

At the end of class, you will have the opportunity to take an exam to become a Certified IndirectPro Leader. Sign up today to secure your seat!

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Class Name:
Best Practices for Indirect Procurement

Training:  April 8 – 10, 2019
Exam:  April 11, 2019

Hosted at the Microsoft Campus in Redmond, WA (Location to be determined.)

$2,750 USD

Early bird offer:
$2,475 (Register and pay by Feb. 28, 2019.)

Who Should Attend:
Any procurement professional
with $1 million or more in indirect spend

Upon Completion:
Take the certification exam
and become a Certified IndirectPro Leader

Course Logistics
For questions prior to registration, please email Cynthia Lachance.