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January 2022

Setting Up for Success – 5 Critical Processes for a Successful Cost Year

January 18 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Purchasing has always been about balancing urgent supply chain issues and important strategic initiatives to make purchasing and the supply chain a competitive advantage for companies. For almost 2 years Covid has required purchasing to put aside strategic initiatives and processes to handle a myriad of supply chain issues. This has created another urgent issue, margin erosion. Savings programs have dried up while the material, transportation costs and expenses have increased. Our client engagement, thought leader roundtables and industry involvement…

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February 2022

Strategic Negotiations Program

February 2 @ 8:00 am

  Early Bird Pricing for Registrations on or before January 14th, 2022  The APD Strategic Negotiation Program is a 4-week on-line development program designed to provide purchasing and sales professionals with the knowledge, skills and take-away tools required to maximize negotiation results while building effective relationships.  Program materials are based upon the processes, techniques and real-world insights we have gained during our 17 year in-the-industry experience helping clients negotiate better pricing with their suppliers and customers.  The program includes:  Three live ninety-minute group sessions that deliver /reinforce content and provide Q&A time  On-demand videos reviewing critical tools and techniques …

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APD Cost Management Certification Program

February 9 @ 8:00 am

Early Bird Pricing for Registrations on or before January 14th, 2022 The APD Cost Management Certification is a 4-month on-line development program designed to provide purchasing professionals with the knowledge, skills and take-away tools required to understand and achieve should-be direct material costs. We provide a new look at Purchasing 101 foundations while accelerating individuals to Purchasing 4.0 where data is leveraged with Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning to move to optimal pricing, should-be costs and predictive cost modeling.…

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March 2022

APD Cost Management Certification Program

March 1 @ 8:00 am

Early Bird Pricing for Registrations on or before February 11th, 2021 The APD Cost Management Certification is a 4-month on-line development program designed to provide purchasing professionals with the knowledge, skills and take-away tools required to understand and achieve should-be direct material costs. We provide a new look at Purchasing 101 foundations while accelerating individuals to Purchasing 4.0 where data is leveraged with Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning to move to optimal pricing, should-be costs and predictive cost modeling.…

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April 2022

APD Cost Management Certification Program

April 5 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Early Bird Pricing for Registrations on or before March 18th, 2021 The APD Cost Management Certification is a 4-month on-line development program designed to provide purchasing professionals with the knowledge, skills and take-away tools required to understand and achieve should-be direct material costs. We provide a new look at Purchasing 101 foundations while accelerating individuals to Purchasing 4.0 where data is leveraged with Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning to move to optimal pricing, should-be costs and predictive cost modeling.…

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May 2022

Commodity Leadership Certification

May 12 @ 8:00 am

  Early Bird Pricing for Registrations on or before April 22, 2022  The APD Commodity Leadership Certification Program is a 4-month development program designed to provide purchasing professionals with the knowledge, skills and take-away tools required to align suppliers and their resources to the strategic direction of their companies. The program not only provides proven methods but guides participants through a step-by-step process allowing methods to be put into practice immediately. Participants leave the program with not only a certification…

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