Monday, September 23, 2013

70th Annual Pacific Northwest Purchasing Conference

70th Annual Pacific Northwest Purchasing Conference and Affiliate Leadership Workshop
When:  October 23-25, 2013

Where:  Spokane, Washington (Northern Quest Resort and Casino)

Sponsored by:  National Association of Purchasing Management (NAPM) - Spokane

Breakout Sessions include the following:
  • Public Construction Contracting
  • Team Building
  • Spend Analysis
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Setting Furniture Standards
  • Negotiating for Success - and Building Relationships at the Same Time
  • Finding and Selecting a Responsible Contractor
  • Managing Stress - Establishing Your Practice
  • Sustainability
  • Professionalism, Virtue, and the Life of a Purchasing Manager
  • Performance Metrics
  • The Art of Persuasion
  • Implementing Risk Management Practices
  • Project Management - What is the Value?
  • Writing Statements of Work
  • Public Procurement in a Fishbowl
  • The Lean Production System and Supply Chain
  • Principles of Price and Cost Analysis
  • Supply Management
  • Lean/Six Sigma
  • Situational Leadership
Information and registration:  Click here.

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