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SCM-450 06 - Managing The Human Side Of Supply Management

Featuring Bob Trent

Length: 2 hours 15 minutes

Managing the Human Side of Supply Management

This module features one of the four key enablers of strategic supply management success—managing the human resources required to support a strategic supply organization.  The discussion also includes how one leading company is retooling its supply management workforce to exceed the challenges presented by global supply chains.  A variety of topics related to procurement ethics receives special attention.  At the conclusion of this discussion participants will be able to

  • Understand thoroughly the importance of talent management
  • Identify supply management knowledge and skill requirements
  • Recognize approaches for acquiring and developing human resources
  • Understand a set of human resource acquisition and development best practices. 

Outsourcing for Competitive Advantage

This module presents a thorough discussion of outsourcing.  The role that core competencies play within the outsourcing decision receives special attention.  The discussion also includes a leading company’s outsourcing process.  Topics covered include:

  • An in-depth discussion of outsourcing as a concept
  • Identifying when outsourcing decisions arise
  • Presenting the driving forces behind outsourcing along with the factors to consider when performing an outsourcing analysis
  • Developing an outsourcing process
  • Identifying potential items for outsourcing  

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