Training Labs

Day 1 - Monday, 16 september 2019

09h00 – 15h30

PRE ALL DAY WORKSHOPS

WORKSHOP 1: BUSINESS ANALYTICS FOR PROCUREMENT: Procurement data analytics for actionable insights and strategy development.                                Ayanda Nteta, Founder, Pula Consulting

WORKSHOP 2: PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SECTOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Building LED initiatives that talk to private sector ESD priorities for sustainable economic development. 

Co-Facilitators:
Rodney Moolman, Director: SCM Education Training and Development, Western Cape Provincial Government
Cheryl Philips, Senior Manager: Economic Growth and Tourism, Drakenstein Municipality

WORKSHOP 3: DEALING WITH DIFFICULT PUBLIC SECTOR SCM QUESTIONS: Abnormally low bids, arithmetic and clerical mistakes and omissions, market-related pricing, applying objective criteria (PPPFA 2(1)(f)) and further intriguing curve balls.
Shaun Scott, Public Sector Specialist, WIL 

WORKSHOP 4: ETHICS IN PROCUREMENT AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT: Developing effective ethical codes in organisations.                                               Ernie Claassen, Facilitator, Commerce Edge 

SENIOR EXECUTIVE MASTERCLASS- PRE-CONFERENCE CLOSE SESSIONS: Limited to 15 people per class Focus groups are in depth full day sessions structured to appeal to private sector global sourcing experts. Content is designed to deal with CPO contemporary issues and to provide a practical guide to dealing with challenges of developing skills essential to be fit for purpose at board level. 

SENIOR EXECUTIVE MASTERCLASS– BOARDROOM COMPETENCIES FOR CPOs: Strategies to engage C-Suit and developing skills essential to be fit for purpose at board level? 

Ian George, International Procurement Transformation Lead, United Kingdom

PRE ALL DAY WORKSHOPS

Day 4 - Thursday, 19 september 2019

09h00 – 15h30

POST ALL DAY  WORKSHOPS

WORKSHOP 6: STRATEGIC SOURCING AND SUPPLIER PARTNERSHIPS: Enhancing supplier partnerships and collaboration through segmentation and category management. 
Renee Vermeulen, Facilitator, Commerce Edge 

WORKSHOP 7: POST-AWARD CONTRACT MANAGEMENT FOR PUBLIC SECTOR: Managing contract changes and steps to ensure key contract administration activities, compliance with contract terms and conditions, and practicing effective communication and control. 
Ernie Claassen, Facilitator, Commerce Edge 

WORKSHOP 8: MUNICIPAL MINDS: GETTING A GRIP ON IRREGULAR EXPENDITURE IN MUNICIPALITIES: Preparing your municipality for a clean audit and understanding irregular expenditure framework.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Skhumbuzo Mgobhozi, Deputy Manager: Municipal Finance, Department of Co-Operative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA) – KwaZulu Natal

SENIOR EXECUTIVE MASTERCLASS- POST-CONFERENCE CLOSE SESSIONS: Limited to 15 people per class 

SENIOR EXECUTIVE MASTERCLASS- GLOBAL SOURCING: Negotiating global contracts and mastering the art of sourcing from China. Dealing with common mistakes and pitfalls.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Kobus van der Wath, Founder & Group Managing Director, Axis Group International / The Beijing AxisWokr