2018 Conference Brochure

Smart Procurement World Indaba will run exciting interactive and technical Learning Labs.

Our Learning Labs will enhance your ability to plan and engage in more constructive conversations that shape, make or break your profession.

Pre Conference Practical and interactive workshops

LAB 1: MASTERING BIG DATA:
Key business enabler for procurement executives.

  • Overcoming major supply chain challenges with big data analytics.

LAB 2: INFLUENCING STAKEHOLDERS:
Presenting convincing procurement business cases.

Vaughan Zoutendyk, Commercial Head: Education and Training, Commerce Edge

LAB 3: STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT OF COMMERCIAL CONTRACTS:
Mastering business essentials and de-risking.

Shaun Scott, Public Sector Specialist, WIL

LAB 4: VALUE CREATION 2.0:
According to a survey by CIPS "Value Creation" is the most searched for topic by procurement professions.

  • How does procurement create value beyond savings. How does it establish its value?

Zoleka Mamani (MCIPS), Director, Okuhle Mamani Holdings (Former Executive Manager Procurement, Transnet Capital Projects)

LAB 5: SUPPLIER INNOVATION:
Building deeper strategic relationships with your suppliers to progressively detect risk and de-risk.

Renee Vermeulen, Facilitator, Commerce Edge

LAB 6: PROCUREMENT GREEN BOX:
The future of sustainable procurement.

  • Sustainability Considerations for Procurement: Tools and Capabilities.

Helen Venter, Director, Brasika Consulting

Post Conference Practical and interactive workshops

LAB 1: THE GREATEST HITS:
Best of Frequently Asked Public Sector Procurement Questions.
How do you deal with abnormally low bids, arithmetic and clerical mistakes and omissions, noncompetitive pricing, applying objective criteria and further intriguing curved balls.

Shaun Scott, Public Sector Specialist, WIL

LAB 2: BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND:
ENHANCED PROCUREMENT AND CONTRACTING METHODOLOGIES - Minimising undesirable outcomes, and building robust contingency plans in contract management and governance. Receive tools and examples

Barry Panulo, Senior Analyst, Innovative Finance, Bertha Centre for Social Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Graduate School of Business University of Cape Town.

LAB 3: BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND: BEST PRACTICE GUIDELINE:
Formulating, developing and implementing a Public Sector preferential procurement policy

Ronald Mlalazi (FCIPS), Head of Academy, Commerce Edge

LAB 4: END-TO-END PROCUREMENT TRANSFORMATION IN THE PUBLIC SECTOR:
How can you successfully move from a traditional, operational unit to one that generates high value?

Xavier Greyling, Managing Director, Lex Procure

LAB 5: ETHICS IN PROCUREMENT AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT:
Developing effective ethical codes in organisations

LAB 6: EFFECTIVE PUBLIC SECTOR TENDERING AND SUPPLIER MANAGEMENT:
Local leading practices in managing tenders from inception, distribution and adjudication

Kamogelo Mapane, Chief Executive Officer, TK Global Experts

 

 

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