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Procurement and Supply Chain

Webinar: Procurement for Capital Projects – Best Practices

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Procurement bridges the gap between project design and construction by translating designs into reality. A well-designed procurement process promotes cost containment through competitive bidding, and reduces time from bid to award. Advances in procurement technology are helping companies increase the number and quality of bidders, drive down costs through greater competition and eliminate many time-consuming manual procurement processes.

Reasons to attend the webinar:
  • Pre-qualifying contractors and suppliers

  • Evaluation methods for selecting the best contractor

  • Using technology to create an efficient and auditable sourcing process

Who should attend:

This webinar will be valuable to procurement professionals working in the construction category as well as construction project managers.

Speakers:
Buyers Meeting Point
Kelly Barner, Managing Director
Kelly Barner is the Owner and Managing Director of Buyers Meeting Point. She has a unique perspective on procurement from the numerous roles she has held during her 15 years in procurement. Kelly worked for Ahold USA (parent company of grocery chains Stop & Shop, Hannaford, Giant Landover, and more) on their not for resale sourcing team, specializing in systems implementation and hired services category sourcing. She spent three years as the Associate Director of consulting services at Emptoris before it was acquired by IBM in 2011.

Since 2009 she has covered procurement news, events, publications, solutions, trends, and relevant economics at Buyers Meeting Point. Buyers Meeting Point provides the procurement industry with an events calendar, blog, active social media network, and podcast, all of which are trusted sources of information for practitioners and solution providers alike. Kelly has several regular columns throughout the industry, and in the summer of 2016 was appointed to become the Business Survey Chair for the ISM-New York Report on Business.

Kelly has her MBA from Babson College as well as an MS in Library and Information Science from Simmons College. Kelly has co-authored three books: ‘Supply Market Intelligence for Procurement Professionals: Research, Process, and Resources’ (2014), ‘Procurement at a Crossroads: Career Impacting Insights into a Rapidly Changing Industry’ (2016), and 'Finance Unleashed: Leveraging the CFO for Innovation' (2017). In 2017, Kelly co-founded Palambridge with Phil Ideson (Art of Procurement).
23

May

2018

2:00 - 3:00 PM
(GMT -4)

(Duration - 60 minutes)

ATTENDANCE FEE - FREE

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Kelly Barner owns, manages, and edits Buyers Meeting Point. She has a unique perspective on procurement from the numerous roles she has held during her 15 years in procurement. Kelly worked for Ahold USA (parent company of grocery chains Stop & Shop, Hannaford, Giant Landover, and more) on their not ...
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