Leading & Managing in Procurement | Dubai, United Arab Emirates. | June 22 – 25, 2014 | Dubai Events: Management

April 22nd, 2014 No comments

Event Name: Leading & Managing in Procurement
Event Category: Management
Date: June 22 – 25, 2014
Venue: Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Details:

Program Summary:

Supply management is becoming more challenging every day with most organizations demanding and expecting purchasing and procurement personnel to provide leadership abilities and management skills directed at bringing their performance toWorld-Class status.

World-Class Procurement Operations bring significant annual total cost improvement, significant strategic value added, and strong recognition to the function and those in it. Yet according to many studies, most organizations must significantly improve their supply management operations in order to provide the continuous improvements needed to win and earn profits in today’s very competitive market place.

This fast paced seminar is designed to explore areas of leading and managing the procurement organization toward procurement best practices so that participants can successfully implement the strategies necessary to make purchasing a recognized core competency of their organization.

Program Payback:

* Learn the Difference between Managing and Leading
* Setting the Direction for World-Class Supply Management
* How Minding the Gap Results in a Strategic Plan?
* Best Practices Categories in Strategically Focused Sourcing Operations
* The Supply Management Maturity Model
* Key Performance Measurements
* How To Develop A Strategic Sourcing Plan
* What are Producer Price Indexes and where to find them
* Designing A Process for Developing a Company Purchase Price Index
* Reducing total cost of ownership for purchased materials, equipment, and services thru better leadership and management
* Improving productivity of the entire organization by better on time delivery of high quality goods and services
* Improved supplier performance and relations

Program Outline:

* Leading and Managing
* Setting the Direction for World Class Purchasing
* Purchasing Skill Sets
* Strategic Sourcing
* Relations with Other Functions
* Process Improvement
* Making Sure We Obtained Lowest Cost

Venue Contact:

Eventful, Inc – Dubai,
United Arab Emirates.

http://eventful.com/events/leading-managing-procurement-/E0-001-067712208-6

Resisting Price Increase & Cost Reduction Strategies for Purchasing | Dubai, United Arab Emirates. | September 7 – 10, 2014 | Dubai Events: Exhibition

April 22nd, 2014 No comments

Event Name: Resisting Price Increase & Cost Reduction Strategies for Purchasing
Event Category: Exhibition
Date: September 7 – 10, 2014
Venue: Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Details:

Program Summary:

Cost Improvements Initiatives, when properly implemented, have resulted in dramatic reductions in cost and significant improvements in productivity across the entire organization. As in all initiatives, success is dependent not only on an awareness of the potential opportunities, but more importantly
the knowledgeable implementation of the ideas, processes, and techniques that should be utilized.This program focuses on Resisting Price Increases and Cost Improvement Initiatives and the many savings methods that have been used to reduce cost over the life of the product or service and across the entire supply chain.

Program Payback:

Upon completion of this seminar, participants will know:
* How to reduce cost of purchased material and services
* How to be on the “Road to World class” in savings initiatives.
* 6 steps to resist Price Increase for purchased goods and services
* Understand processes for data mining
* The criticality of the ABC analysis and how to use it to save time
* 42 ways Procurement has been reducing cost
* 6 step process for developing a purchase price index for your organization
* 12 important supply management competencies for achieving savings
* Receive a procedure for reporting cost improvements
* 10 major elements that need to be in a Strategic Sourcing Plan

Program Outline:

* Session 1: Purchasing Savings Impact on the Bottom Line
* Session 2: Data Mining & Opportunity Assessment
* Session 3: Savings Reporting
* Session 4: The Value of the Purchase Price Index
* Session 5: Cost Improvement Methods–Group 1
* Session 6: Cost Improvement Methods–Group 2

Venue Contact:

Eventful, Inc – Dubai,
United Arab Emirates.

http://eventful.com/events/resisting-price-increases-cost-reduction-strategies-purcha-/E0-001-067712220-8

Categories: Dubai, Dubai Events, Exhibition

The Arab Women in Leadership & Business Summit | Dubai, United Arab Emirates. | September 22 – 23, 2014 | Dubai Events: Business

April 22nd, 2014 No comments

Event Name: The Arab Women in Leadership & Business Summit
Event Category: Business
Date: September 22 – 23, 2014
Venue: Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Details:

In today’s time a business not only needs to invest capital but also needs human capital to ensure returns on the investments. With talent shortages projected to become more severe in both developed and the developing world. It is important for businesses to have access to local female talent. In the region we have a significant number of women who possess a great resource of talent, encouraging these women to join the work force and assisting them to set a career path will not only help boosting the regional economy but also will be beneficial to communities, companies and Organizations.

It is imperative for businesses to integrate women into the workforce and empower them for leadership roles. Engaging women to take leadership roles and to support and empower women entrepreneurs is one of the keys to help maintain and accelerate the economic growth rate in the region. Companies and governments have strongly considered and continue to implement policies to promote opportunities for women.

The Arab Women in Leadership and Business Summit aims at inspiring women to seek their highest level of professional development by providing them with information, strategies, insights and perspectives on Leadership.

Venue Contact:

Eventful, Inc – Dubai,
United Arab Emirates.

http://eventful.com/events/arab-women-leadership-and-business-summit-/E0-001-067714636-9

Categories: Business, Dubai, Dubai Events

The Emergency Management & Crisis Response Summit | Dubai, United Arab Emirates. | June 10 – 12, 2014 | Dubai Events: Management

April 22nd, 2014 No comments

Event Name: The Emergency Management & Crisis Response Summit
Event Category: Management
Date: June 10 – 12, 2014
Venue: Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Details:

Today all businesses depend on a secure supply chain of a products and services. Therefore, protecting vital assets stands as their key responsibility. The ever increasing threats of terrorism, natural disasters, and human error pose growing challenges for protecting those critical assets. Plus, information technology, now the bloodline of nearly all economic and social activity, brings new vulnerabilities and even more challenges. To protect these assets, businesses, governments, and the private sector must work cooperatively to ensure effective protection.

The Emergency Management and Crisis Response Summit proudly presents a platform for Industry Leaders, Sector Experts, Government Agencies, and other stakeholders to collaboratively learn, share, and develop stronger and more agile Emergency Management and Crisis Responses. This three day Summit, tailor made for industry professionals from aviation, infrastructure, and oil and gas, will provide in-depth industry-specific insights on Emergency Management and Crisis Response.

Venue Contact:

Eventful, Inc – Dubai,
United Arab Emirates.

http://eventful.com/events/emergency-management-and-crisis-response-summit-/E0-001-067714613-8

The PE Geek Dubai Workshop | Emirates International School – Dubai | September 22, 2014 | Dubai Events: Conferences

April 22nd, 2014 No comments

Event Name: The PE Geek Dubai Workshop
Event Category: Conferences
Date: September 22, 2014
Venue: Emirates International School – Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Details:

Join world renowned educator Jarrod Robinson, “The PE Geek”, for an action packed one day workshop focussed on emerging technologies to complement teaching and learning in PE & Sport Science classes as well as for sports teams. Jarrod will take a look at some of the technologies and emerging pedagogies which are driving the adoption of learning technologies within the PE classroom.

In particular attendees will focus specifically on mobile devices such as the iPad and iPod and the capacity these have for transformation within the PE classroom. All attendees will be required to bring along a mobile device and will be informed of the necessary apps prior to the workshop commencing. Attendees are guaranteed to walk away with best practice actionable ideas for immediate classroom use. Those in attendance will have the opportunity to put their new skills into action with a complete hands on focus.

This workshop series has been conducted in over 10 countries around the world, receiving stellar reviews from all in attendance. Book your spot now to ensure you don’t miss out.

The PE Geek Dubai Workshop - Dubai

Venue Contact:

Emirates International School
Bana J. Khedro, EIS-Meadows Registrar
Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Tel: 971 4 362 9009
Fax: 971 4 362 9229

http://eventful.com/events/pe-geek-dubai-workshop-/E0-001-066682252-4

Food Safety & Quality Conference | Abu Dhabi – United Arab Emirates. | May 7 – 8, 2014 | Abu Dhabi Events: Conferences & Food

April 22nd, 2014 No comments

Event Name: Food Safety & Quality Conference
Event Category: Conferences & Food
Date: May 7 – 8, 2014
Venue: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Details:

Increasing consumer awareness and globalisation are forces driving growth in the food sector. With a notable development in the Middle East, Food Safety & Quality Conference, scheduled for 7-8 May 2014 will be happening in Abu Dhabi. The conference will discuss and debate the constraints, growth trends and untapped markets looking into food safety and quality. Looking extensively into food production rather than just relying on imported food or packaged food, the conference will address concerns at various levels such as procurement, processing, packaging, storage and transportation. The summit is tailor made to bring in regional harmony in the GCC food safety norms.

Key Topics:

* The regulators perceptive on Food Safety and Quality
* Involving the final consumers in maintaining food safety and security in Abu Dhabi
* The importance of warehousing and 3PL in the full Supply Chain & more..

For Details Please Contact:

Ms Alphy Nangani
Marketing Executive
Phone: +97146091570
Fax: +97146091589

Venue Contact:

Eventful, Inc – Dubai,
United Arab Emirates.

http://eventful.com/abudhabi/events/food-safety-quality-conference-/E0-001-067361707-2

Finance for Purchasing & Procurement | Dubai, United Arab Emirates. | May 25 – 28, 2014 | Dubai Events: Finance

April 22nd, 2014 No comments

Event Name: Finance for Purchasing & Procurement
Event Category: Finance
Date: May 25 – 28, 2014
Venue: Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Details:

Program Summary:

This finance training focuses on procurement aspects and understanding for finance. It provides a proven set of decision-making tools and financial techniques and how to use these techniques to communicate purchasing’s contributions. Among others you will learn how to effectively evaluate suppliers’ financial status, how to apply modern financial practices to purchasing and how to build a convincing case study for decision making. If you’ve never been exposed to formally to finance concepts and how they related to your job as a purchasing or procurement professional, then this is a must attend training program.

Program Payback:

* Learn what is important in financial statements
* How to identify potential financial misstatements
* Using the Cash Flow Statement effectively
* The “Red-Flags” of financial statement fraud
* Use ratios for quick analysis
* Capital analysis tools to include: NPV, IRR, MIRR, PI, XNPV & XIRR
* Total Cost of Ownership secrets & analytical tool
* Use Excel® and an analytical tool.

Venue Contact:

Eventful, Inc – Dubai,
United Arab Emirates.

http://eventful.com/events/finance-purchasing-procurement-/E0-001-067712180-1

Categories: Dubai, Dubai Events, Finance

Cost & Price Analysis and Management in Procurement | Dubai, United Arab Emirates. | June 22 – 25, 2014 | Dubai Events: Management

April 22nd, 2014 No comments

Event Name: Cost & Price Analysis and Management in Procurement
Event Category: Management
Date: June 22 – 25, 2014
Venue: Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Details:

Program Summary:

This specialized program provides financial analysis and statistical and accounting techniques for use by the purchasing professional. This will enable delegates to apply appropriate tools and techniques to improve their price and cost analysis skills of markets, suppliers and products as part of their operational procurement activity. Finally, you will learn to interpret how basic economic forces operate and influence organisational costs and analyse how suppliers work within the market context.

Program Payback:

* Demonstrate and manage the cost implications and risk impact of individual procurements.
* Minimise and manage the financial cost risks when placing contracts.
* Successfully analyse and interpret the financial position of suppliers and identify the cost opportunities for achieving better value for money
* Be able to critically examine all aspects of the cost make-up of a product, works or service applied by a supplier
* Be able to evaluate the different costing method which can be applied by suppliers.
* To be able to produce cost models for key projects, products and services
* Identify how the use of cost estimation to achieve best value solutions
* Recognise the benefits of undertaking price and cost analysis when undertaking procurements.
* Successfully select the best suppliers to undertake contracts
* Understand the supply markets within which they procure goods, works and services
* Successfully undertake commercial negotiations

Program Outline:

* What is Price and Cost Analysis
* Understanding Markets
* Features of Current Markets
* Creating Competitive Advantage
* Reducing Costs of Supply
* Identifying Market Types
* Supplier’s Position in the Market
* Achieving Cost Reduction through Better Procurement
* Financial Analysis
* Understanding Accounts
* Pricing Methods
* Cost Accounting

Venue Contact:

Eventful, Inc – Dubai,
United Arab Emirates.

http://eventful.com/events/cost-price-analysis-management-procurement-/E0-001-067712213-8

Contract Administration: From Start to Finish | Dubai, United Arab Emirates. | May 25 – 28, 2014 | Dubai Events: Exhibition

April 22nd, 2014 No comments

Event Name: Contract Administration: From Start to Finish
Event Category: Exhibition
Date: May 25 – 28, 2014
Venue: Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Details:

Program Summary:

It is a well know fact that the best tendering and contract writing is of limited value if the contract is not carefully administered from award to completion. World-class organizations view the application of best practices in contract administration as being essential skill sets needed by all employees involved in the contract management process.

The participant will be guided through the many steps of contract administration from the time the award is made through to the final acceptance, payment, and the contract close out so that the total objectives of entering into the contract are achieved. This program is designed to present contract administration as more than just a job or activity but as an important profession essential to the organization’s ability to meet its goals.

Program Payback:

* Achieving Reduced Total Cost Of Ownership From Better Contract Management
* Increased Confidence In Dealing With Contract Issues
* Greater Ability To Lead Contracts To Successful Conclusions
* How to Provide Better Outcomes from Contracts?
* Important Elements Of Contract Administration
* Contract Monitoring Techniques
* How To Get Fair Treatment In Contract Changes
* Contract Termination Issues
* How To Prepare For Claims And Disputes
* Review Acceptance And Contract Close Out Issues
* The Inputs And Outputs In Contract Administration

Venue Contact:

Eventful, Inc – Dubai,
United Arab Emirates.

http://eventful.com/events/contract-administration-start-finish-/E0-001-067712201-3

Categories: Dubai, Dubai Events, Exhibition

Advanced Procurement Tools & Techniques | Dubai, United Arab Emirates. | May 25 – 28, 2014 | Dubai Events: Exhibition

April 22nd, 2014 No comments

Event Name: Advanced Procurement Tools & Techniques
Event Category: Exhibition
Date: May 25 – 28, 2014
Venue: Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Details:

Program Summary:

This program aims to provide delegates with advanced tools in the procurement process from Identifying Needs through to the Monitoring of Performance.

Program Payback:

By the end of the programme, participants should be capable of:
* Appreciating the different strategic options and approaches for procurement and supply chain management
* Realising the impact effective procurement policies and strategies have on the achievement of corporate goals
* Identifying sources of added value procurement and their alignment with corporate objectives
* Differentiating the strategic risks associated with the various stages of the procurement cycle
* Recognising tools that can identify supply market behaviour and determine competitive pressures
* Distinguishing appropriate sourcing strategies for bought out supplies and services

Program Outline:

* Understanding the Aims and Role of Procurement
* The Importance of Clearly Understanding & Identifying the Procurement Needs
* Bidder Evaluation Techniques for Supplier Selection
* Creating a Strategic Fit with your Business
* Creating, Maintaining and Improving Supplier Performance
* Effective Contract Management

Venue Contact:

Eventful, Inc – Dubai,
United Arab Emirates.

http://eventful.com/events/advanced-procurement-tools-techniques-/E0-001-067712184-7

Categories: Dubai, Dubai Events, Exhibition