Workshop theme: Success with strategic sourcing using the 5-stage category management approach

By attending this workshop you will discover how to enhance your Strategic Sourcing initiatives by employing the 5-stage Category management process.

Specific areas of attention during this workshop include:

  • Introduction to Category Management and its relevance to Strategic Sourcing
  • Three foundations of Category Management
  • Four pillars of Category Management
  • 5-stage category management approach
  • Successfully implementing Category Management in your organisation
  • Case studies, exercises and group work

     Facilitated By: Stephen Wills

Stephen Wills,
Managing Director of Procurement Central UK & Past CIPS Board Member

Facilitated by Stephen Wills FCIPS, MBA in Strategic Procurement
Managing Director of Procurement Central UK & past CIPS Board member

Stephen Wills is a senior specialist in supply chain management and procurement with over 30 years' experience in the procurement and supply profession. He was previously Vice President for AXA Financial UK where he developed & implemented the Global Procurement College for AXA in all regions, was also Head of Supply Chain at Aviva where he worked with the London Olympic Games.

Stephen has sat on the CIPS Board of Management with responsibility for education as well as chairing the Financial Services Purchasing Forum. He holds an FCIPS and an MBA in Strategic Procurement from Birmingham University UK.

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