Strategic Supplier Diversity Best Practices

Your roadmap for implementing supplier diversity best practices

Are you maximizing the value your organization can get through supplier diversity?

Well, unless you have refined your program to the extent that supplier diversity is a strategic priority for your CEO, you’re probably not. Supplier diversity has evolved. It is more than just a “check the box” function in today’s socially responsible business world. When best practices are implemented, supplier diversity can be a strategy to improve customer attraction, employee retention, competitive advantage, and other important aspects of organizational performance.

There is finally a roadmap to take your supplier diversity program from a basic level to a strategic one. Our highly personal and interactive online course  “Strategic Supplier Diversity Best Practices” will take you from the first steps in implementing a program to the point where you are making a measurable impact on your organization and the external world. You’ll be exposed to more best practices than virtually any other single source of supplier diversity training or information!


A buyer learns supplier diversity best practices.

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Your roadmap for implementing supplier diversity best practices

Are you maximizing the value your organization can get through supplier diversity?

Well, unless you have refined your program to the extent that supplier diversity is a strategic priority for your CEO, you’re probably not. Supplier diversity has evolved. It is more than just a “check the box” function in today’s socially responsible business world. When best practices are implemented, supplier diversity can be a strategy to improve customer attraction, employee retention, competitive advantage, and other important aspects of organizational performance.

There is finally a roadmap to take your supplier diversity program from a basic level to a strategic one. Our highly personal and interactive online course  “Strategic Supplier Diversity Best Practices” will take you from the first steps in implementing a program to the point where you are making a measurable impact on your organization and the external world. You’ll be exposed to more best practices than virtually any other single source of supplier diversity training or information!

You will learn:

  • A new definition of supplier diversity
  • The benefits of doing business with diversity suppliers
  • Categories of diverse suppliers
  • A 5-Level maturity model for supplier diversity initiatives
  • 2 characteristics of a world-class supplier diversity process
  • The simple principle that can thwart any pushback that a supplier diversity program receives
  • 2 models for calculating supplier diversity return on investment
  • Non-cost justifications for supplier diversity
  • A 5-step process for maximizing supplier diversity value
  • How to cultivate “supplier diversity champions” throughout your organization
  • Features to consider when investing in supplier diversity technology
  • 9 benefits of automated supplier diversity tracking and reporting
  • What supplier diversity compliance involves
  • One type of supplier diversity fraud to really look out for
  • How to verify whether a supplier is truly a diverse supplier
  • How a multi-tier supplier diversity program works
  • The steps in implementing a second-tier supplier diversity program
  • 5 tips for capacity building programs

 

How This Online Course Works

  • Start this on-demand course any time after you enroll; there’s no pre-scheduled start date!
  • This course has 8 lessons; it will take you between 30-60 minutes to complete each lesson.
  • Progress through the course at your own pace, accessing easy-to-understand reading material, exciting exercises, optional multimedia, quizzes, and even a fun mid-term game!
  • What if you have questions on the material? Ask a friendly, expert instructor any questions you may have!
  • Learn best practices and processes designed so that you can apply your new skills in the real world!

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Ready To Enroll?

If you are:

  • A procurement professional who can influence the use of diverse suppliers
  • Looking to learn how to implement the most valuable and latest supplier diversity best practices

Then “Strategic Supplier Diversity Best Practices” would be a great course for you.

Bonuses for enrolling by deadline below:

  • FREE printer-friendly, PDF version of the course material
  • FREE Lifetime Purchasing Skills Retention Package

Number of Courses: 1

Length of Training: 6-8 hours

Duration of Access: 60 days

Start Date: Access begins as soon as you enroll

Cost: $229 US

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