Because time waits for no one! At the end of financial year – motivation definitely drives decisions, and there is no shortage of motivation from stakeholders to purchase nor suppliers to sell. This is a match made in heaven and an opportunity for you to really shine. Whilst the current… Read more.
Procurement is about making deals. What does it mean to make deals in 2019? For too long, savings has dominated the procurement agenda. A success of a procurement department is measured by how much value they derive for the organisation and yes, of course this comes down to savings on… Read more.
How do you approach negotiation as a procurement professional? Do you go in looking to get the best deal possible? What does it even mean to get the best deal? Unfortunately for many procurement departments, getting the best deal means getting the lowest price possible. Procurement departments are still largely… Read more.
We cannot undermine the value of negotiation skills which is at the center of any business strategic initiatives. Being a good negotiator usually implies more sales motivation, leading to the best deals for the advancement of the organization. Apart from making interesting deals, it also leads to an improved supplier… Read more.