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Are you planning a procurement transformation? Or maybe you've already begun one.

You should know that there's a fatal mistake that dooms many procurement transformations. If you want a successful procurement transformation, then there are five benefits of team certification that you absolutely cannot afford to ignore. If you're content with dooming your transformation from the start, then don't read this whitepaper. But if you to ensure that your procurement transformation is successful then this white paper is a must read.

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Are you prepared for the future of procurement?

The procurement profession has changed dramatically over the past 10-20 years and continues to change constantly. The changes in the profession have required procurement professionals to improve their skill levels and become experts in topics that they hadn't been involved with before. This white paper features a discussion with Charles Dominick, SPSM, SPSM2- the founder of the world's largest purchasing association.

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Is your procurement department struggling to accomplish strategic goals?

Separating a procurement department into tactical and strategic teams can allow your organization to focus on long-term goals. Learn if separate strategic and tactical teams is right for you and how to transition into separate teams.

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Are you struggling to measure the impact of your procurement training investment?

While procurement training is one of those rare investments that provides a return many times over, purchasing leaders often struggle with quantifying the benefit. Learn three methods for determining the return on your purchasing department training investment.

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Are you frustrated with the results of your purchasing department? You're not alone. Developing a team to deliver measureable results and exceed goals can be challenging. The key is having a plan to identify and act on opportunities for improvement.

Learn the seven steps for transforming your team's skills and you'll achieve greater results more easily.

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How are the skills of your purchasing department affecting profit?

It's evident that smart procurement saves money, but how much money? $100,000? A million dollars or more? You're about to find out.

Discover how identifying and maximizing your staff's procurement skill levels can lead to a measureable increase in cost savings that you can report to management.

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Are you considering outsourcing purchasing processes?

Selecting a provider that has a capable staff of purchasers with the skills to deliver the best bottom-line results for your organization is essential.

Learn how having staff members earn the SPSM Certification has enabled Genpact to better support their client's operations.

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Are you looking for top talent in your purchasing department?

In today's challenging business environment, having updated purchasing job descriptions is more critical than ever.

Discover how many changes in the purchasing certification field over the past several years can cause companies to sabotage their own recruiting efforts.

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The team behind Worldwide Business Research’s (WBR) ProcureCon conferences – with help from an advisory board of senior-level executives from international companies – created a benchmarking questionnaire distributed to ProcureCon Indirect West’s audience of procurement and sourcing practitioners. More than 65 practitioners from national and multinational corporations answered the survey; speaking to the state of their firms’ procurement transformation and outlook for 2014.

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