Performance Learning: Developing and running a global procurement leadership workshop

Business Situation

What was the problem?

Solution Implemented

How did FP resolve it?

Benefits Delivered

What was delivered?
  • Must develop leadership capabilities in procurement.
  • Key focus areas: best in class tools and business engagement.
  • Similar leadership programmes existed for other functions.
  • 5 day workshop to be developed for 30 leaders.
  • Very decentralised and matrixed global organisation.
  • Interactive and highly participative 5 day workshop delivered.
  • Balance of external best in class input and internally run sessions.
  • Focus on leadership and business engagement.
  • Category management and SRM implementation covered.
  • Self assessment against 10 procurement value levers.
  • 30 potential leaders trained in best in class techniques.
  • 4.5 out of 5 average workshop evaluation.
  • SRM launched as a key focus area for procurement globally.
  • Business partner concept evaluated and scoped for implementation.
  • Format and structure established for annual leadership workshops.


Design of the Training Programme

Agree Scope
  • Key topics agreed.
  • Time allocation agreed.
Design Workshop
  • Detailed agenda developed.
  • Didactics agreed for each session
Develop Materials
  • Slides and handouts.
  • Pre-read articles and insights.
Client Review
  • Client input into materials.
  • Agree detailed session agendas.
Finalise Workshop
  • Amend agendas and content.
  • Finalise and print materials.

Benchmarking profile from the Leadership in Procurement workshop.

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