When a supplier fails to meet expectations, is it automatically the fault of that supplier or could your communication skills be to blame?  Often, supplier failure is the result of some type of mistake in, or in the interpretation of, the communication and not just a supplier inadequacy.

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In today’s procurement environment, top-notch business communication skills, both written and verbal, are crucial.  There are several different forms of buyer-supplier communication that procurement professionals need to master.  How can you master the critical business communications skills that can help to ensure better supplier relationships and performance?  By taking the Next Level Purchasing Association’s latest online Express Course Tips For Regret-Free Supplier Communication.

In this online course, just launched on October 23, you will learn:
* The “3 Bases of Communication” that will guide you to communicate in a way that facilitates good supplier
  performance
* 4 of the potential components of a complete specification
* How analytical thinking and communication skills must be combined in procurement
* 3 keys of good pricing communication
* How to apply good communication practices when negotiating supplier remedies
* What to watch out for in suppliers’ force majeure clauses
* Tips for utilizing price adjustment clauses that avoid common, nasty supplier disputes
* And more!

To learn more about “Tips For Regret-Free Supplier Communication” or to register, please visit https://www.nextlevelpurchasing.com/business-communication-skills-training.php.

Charles Dominick, SPSM, SPSM2, SPSM3

Charles Dominick, SPSM, SPSM2, SPSM3 is an internationally-recognized business expert, legendary procurement thought leader, award-winning entrepreneur, and provocative blogger. Charles founded the Next Level Purchasing Association in 2000, oversaw its incredible growth, and successfully led the organization to its acquisition by the Certitrek Group in 2016. He continues to blog and provide advisory services for the NLPA on a part-time basis as he incubates his upcoming business innovations. Charles is also the co-author of the wildly popular, groundbreaking book, "The Procurement Game Plan: Winning Strategies & Techniques For Supply Management Professionals."

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