ATD Kuwait Summit

مؤتمر الكويت للمشتريات والتوريد

Kuwait Procurement & Supply Summit

Summit & Exhibition: May 20 - 21, 2024
CIPS Certificate Programs: May 19, 22 & 23, 2024
Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa, Kuwait
1 Day CIPS Procurement Skills Training

Supplier Relationship Management

19 May 2024

2 Day CIPS Procurement Skills Training:

Contract
Management

22 - 23 May 2024

The Kuwait Procurement & Supply Summit, in partnership with CIPS (Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply), is scheduled to take place on May 19-23, 2024.

The summit aims to bring together professionals, experts, and stakeholders in the procurement, supply chain, and logistics industry in Kuwait and the broader region. It serves as a platform for individuals engaged in purchasing, sourcing, logistics, and supply chain operations to convene, exchange insights, and stay updated on the latest trends and best practices in their field. The event facilitates networking, knowledge-sharing, and discussions focused on the current trends, challenges, and best practices within the industry.

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Key Themes

1. Digital Transformation in Procurement:

•  Integration of technology and digital tools in procurement processes.

•  The role of artificial intelligence, blockchain, and data analytics in supply chain management.

2. Supply Chain Resilience:

•  Strategies for building resilient supply chains.

•  Risk management and mitigation in the context of global disruptions.

3. Sustainable Procurement:

•  Incorporating sustainability and ethical practices in procurement.
•  Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) considerations in the supply chain.

4. Supplier Relationship Management:

•  Best practices in managing relationships with suppliers.
•  Collaboration and communication strategies for a successful supply chain.

5. Procurement Leadership and Skills:

•  Developing leadership skills in procurement professionals.
•  Continuous professional development and training opportunities.

6. Innovation in Procurement:

•  Encouraging innovation in procurement processes.
•  Case studies of successful implementation of innovative procurement strategies.

Certificate Programs

Is it right for me?

This course provides an insight into the importance of effective supplier relationship management (SRM), as an approach for engaging with suppliers on a level that reflects the priorities of the organisation. It will explore different types of relationships, the attributes that contribute to an effective relationship and outline the importance of supplier development to the organisation. This content of this course complements the Contract Management course, where this topic is also explored in a wider context.

What will I learn?

As part of this course, you will have access to pre and post work activities online to help you prepare and reflect on your training. Since Covid 19 strong SRM has become even more essential to unlocking value. This course will explore the importance of establishing and maintaining collaborative relationships and the benefits that this will bring to all parties, as well as the importance of continually developing suppliers, to realise benefits.

What are the learning objectives?

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

• Outline different buyer & supplier relationships

• Describe the attributes that contribute to an effective relationship

• Outline the importance of supplier development

Agenda

Introductions and aspirations followed by a discussion on pre-work activities

Session 1 The buyer-supplier relationships

Session 1 Roles and attributes of an effective supplier relationship

Session 1 Supplier development

Course assessment and feedback

Is it right for me?

This course will explore advanced contract management approaches, helping you to identify what will work best in your organisation. It will examine how to proactively mitigate against potential risks via the contract and explore ways of increasing supplier performance through the inclusion of robust performance measures.

 

What will I learn?

As part of this course, you will have access to pre and post work activities online to help you prepare and reflect on your training. You’ll start by learning how to segment your suppliers in order to identify what type of contractual relationship you want to establish with your suppliers. This will help you to create the right contract governance structure. You’ll explore the key terms and conditions which you may find in a contract and how these are used to ensure that what you expected from the contract is realised and any risks are mitigated. This includes how you can make variations to the contract and deal with any claims from suppliers.

 

What are the learning objectives?

By the end of this course, you will be able to:
Identify which contract management approach is most effective for a given category of spend Create the right environment for effective contract management Understand the difference between variations and claims and how to approach them Manage identified risks through contracted terms and conditions Ensure key performance measures can be effectively managed via the contract

Agenda

Introductions and aspirations followed by a discussion on pre-work activities

Session 1 Contract management principles

• Portfolio analysis

• Balance of power

Session 2 Principles of supplier segmentation

• Attractiveness factors

Session 3 Key Supply chain risks

• Categories of risk

• Risk mitigation and identification

Session 4 Contract governance and creating a contract governance structure

• Life cycle

• Contract administration

• Contract management

• Performance management

• Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

Session 5 Contract governance and creating a contract governance structure  (continued from Session 4)

• Relationship management Registration

Session 6 Significant terms and conditions

Session 7 Variations and claims

• Authorisation of variations

• Control of variations

• Dispute resolution

Sponsorship & Exhibition Opportunities

Strengthen your position as a key player in the region & showcase your solutions to Kuwait’s talent development, learning and HR leaders and practitioners. Our tailored sponsorship and exhibition packages will help you connect with your target audience.

Venue and Floor Plan

Jumeirah Hotel

Did you know that 83% of Trade visitors have the authority to purchase & influence the products on show? And 29% never see sales reps other than at exhibitions

Registration Form

Pricing​

Package Price (KWD)
Diamond (5 days)
One day certificate program + Summit + 2-day certificate program
19 - 23 May 2024
KWD 1000
Platinum (4 days)
Summit + 2-day certificate program
20 - 23 May 2024
KWD 750
Gold (3 days)
One day certificate program + Summit
19 - 21 May 2024
KWD 600
Silver (2 days)
Summit
20 - 21 May 2024
KWD 350

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