University of Houston - Clear Lake
University of Houston - Clear Lake

Techniques to Reduce Price and Cost

Dates: October 9-10, 2019

Meets: W and Th from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

First registrant: $995.00

Purchasing has evolved over the years to a profession which had command of several critical tools and applications beyond those we as buyer's learned initially. This session will avail new applications and techniques to assist the buyer to advance their levels or professionalism.

A few of the applications include:

  • Understanding of the global marketplace

  • Evaluating the various quality techniques

  • Cost estimation techniques

  • Better methods of forecasting demand

  • Application involving standardization and simplification

  • What we require from strategic alliance partners

  • Understanding supplier relationship management (SRM)

  • Understanding negotiation power leverage

  • Risk and benefits of buying services

  • When a purchase falls into the Convention for the International Sale of Goods

  • What a buyer needs to understand about construction purchasing

  • Case examples.

  • Who Should Attend:

    Buyers, sales representatives, sales managers, supply chain managers, department managers, category managers, warehouse supervisors, contract managers, operations managers and other general managers and supervisors.
    Fee: $995.00
    Hours:14.00
    CEUs:1.40

    Fee Breakdown

    CategoryDescriptionAmount
    Course Fee (Basic)First registrant$ 995.00
    Course Fee (Alternate)2nd+ Registrant(s)$ 895.00

    William Agee, Jr.

    William (Bill) Agee has been involved in purchasing and materials management at various levels for over thirty-years in government (federal and state), wholesale, retail, service, industrial and manufacturing. He has degrees in marketing and management and is also a Certified Production and Inventory Manager (CPIM), as well as a Six Sigma Black Belt. In addition to being a speaker for ISM, he has held both local and national offices within the organization, and has written several articles for leading purchasing and business publications. Bill has developed over 172 educational programs for organizations primarily focused in the areas of supply chain management (SCM), contracting and purchasing. He is the 2005 ISM winner of the Howard W. Cosgrove Award for outstanding contribution to the profession.
    Date Day Time Location
    10/09/2019Wednesday8 AM to 4 PM University of Houston-Clear Lake
    10/10/2019Thursday8 AM to 4 PM University of Houston-Clear Lake

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