Browsing: Next Practices Xchange (NPX)

When July 11, 2017 Topic Redefining the role of the CPO Where Shedd Aquarium- Chicago, IL  Contact   The Mpower Group-Rick  630-268-8963  info@thempowergroup.com   What Our Members Are Saying: • “I find PERT to be the best venue for my personal and professional development and peer to peer networking”…

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When May 9, 2017 Topic “Black Swan” Risk Management- Mitigating Sudden Changes In  Trade, Immigration & Foreign Policy Where Brookfield Zoo- Brookfield, IL We have some great news about our upcoming meeting on 5/9/17:   We were able to get our highest rated location from prior meetings We can…

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When Tuesday January 24, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM CST Add to Calendar  Where CNA  333 S. Wabash Chicago, IL 60604     Driving Directions  Contact   The Mpower Group  630-268-8963  info@thempowergroup.com  PERT- Making the Transition from Strategic Sourcing to Category Management The Procurement Executive Round…

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The Procurement Executive Round Table (PERT) is the re-launch of Next Practices Xchange (NPX): a collaboration of senior executives in sharing ideas on Strategic Sourcing and Supply Chain Management and developing a Community of Practice. This is a collaborative effort between The Mpower Group, Corporate United and ISM-Chicago.…

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We are often approached by senior executives lamenting the fact that they don’t really have a place to meet with their peers and xchange ideas, challenges, solutions, etc., etc.  They don’t like to go to conferences because either they don’t get to interact with their peers, they keep…

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At a recent planning call with some of the members of the Next Practices Xchange for their upcoming conference, I was asked to come up with the list of concerns that leaders in the community (Procurement, Strategic Sourcing, Supply Chain, etc. etc.) had. This was to identify the major risks that are facing the community so that a relevant agenda could be developed. I pushed back at the members and got them to acknowledge that we would be talking about only those issues that they knew about or had identified. What about all those that they had not?

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