PROGRAMME IN PROCUREMENT AND SUPPLY CHAIN
Move from a tactical to strategic focus by understanding the roadmap of changes, building strategies that engage the organisation and sustainable solutions and toolkits that enable followers to fully engage in the programme.
Implement sustainable improvements that raise the profile of the function as a strategic business partner to the organisation that consistently delivers measurable value through the adoption of solutions that carefully reflect the needs of the organisation and its stakeholders.
Build leading edge procurement strategies and establish innovative and ethical best practices that has been co-created with the wider organisation through systemic thinking and strong influencing skills.
To accelerate your leadership and career development through exposure to international best practice that provides challenging, practical and enriching experiences in the field of Procurement and the broader supply chain function.
A six month programme that is fully facilitator led and supported and delivered virtually.
Procurement and Supply Chain maturity Roadmap
Framing the Conversation for Engagement
Technology and Innovation
Global Economic Trends
Behavioural and Technical Change Management Resilience
The Power of Local and Global Numbers
The Future Procurement and Supply Chain Workforce
Self-Directed Leadership and Resilience
Members of the procurement and supply chain senior leadership team and high potential future leaders
Research and evidence shows that success and sustainability in the procurement function comes from taking a strategic business approach. International research highlighted two critical factors for sustainable success:
The maturity of the function strongly influences best practice leadership approaches.
Sustainability comes from working through the maturity levels and not leap-frogging.
The programme is project based enabling executives to practically tackle key objectives with the input and guidance from international experts and local peers.
Dr Ian George has a doctorate in leading procurement and supply chain improvement programmes, this was achieved through detailed analysis of 125 business success stories.
Tom Rae is a former member of the Procurement Leaders and the CIPS awards panels, both recognising excellence in the profession.
Commerce Edge is part of the UXi education group. UXi comprises institutions like CTU, Africa Skills Village, Oxford Professional Education Group, Creative Academy and Durnacol.
Commerce Edge has full accreditation with numerous SETAs within South Africa, offering several locally accredited qualifications in Supply Chain. The company is the Procurement and Supply Chain faculty of this Executive Development Programme from the University of Stellenbosch Business School Executive Development (USB-ED). We are also an appointed Supply Chain Faculty for a private university (Da Vinci Institute) offering degrees and postgraduate degrees up to an MBL or NQF Level 9 – (National Qualifications Framework).
Commerce Edge is accredited by International Professional Bodies offering international best practice qualifications in Supply Chain. The company is the largest Supply Chain Qualifications Provider in South Africa.