SUPPLIER CERTIFICATION – Obtaining supplier/customer improvement

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Schedule Thursday, May 12, 2022 || 10:00 AM PDT | 01:00 PM EDT
Duration 75 Mins
Level Basic & Intermediate
Webinar ID IQW22E0535

  • What is Supplier Certification?
  • Keys to selecting & evaluating supplier capabilities & performance
  • What tools & how to use them will be employed in selecting commodities/services and respective suppliers?
  • Measuring Performance with quantitative tools 

Overview of the webinar

Your business performance is directly related to the quality delivery of materials & services from your supplier.  They play a major role in your success or failure.

Recognizing this point requires that we must pursue a new relationship with the supplier/s.  Supplier Certification is an appropriate methodology to accommodate success.

Who should attend?

  • Chief Procurement Officer (CPO)
  • Purchasing Director
  • Purchasing Mgr.
  • Purchasing Agent
  • Buyer
  • Planner
  • Supply Chain Mgr.
  • Materials Mgr.

Why should you attend?

  • How to classify suppliers/customers
  • How to employ proven techniques for monitoring key areas of accomplishments
  • The five (5) key steps to certification
  • What is the best way to secure suppliers’ commitment?
  • Obtain the ability to relate the importance of Total Cost savings versus the purchase price

Faculty - Mr.Michael Gozzo

Michael W. Gozzo is President and Founder of THE TOTAL BUSINESS CONSULTING GROUP, LLC., a firm specializing in counseling and education of all levels of management in the areas of Supply Chain, Lean Manufacturing, Demand Flow Technology, Just-In-Time, Total Quality Control, Manufacturing Systems Implementation, Inventory Control, and Production/Operations Management. 

Recent involvement with Silicon Valley leader’s in Supply Chain Management, Lean Manufacturing practices and ISO includes Cisco, Infineon, Sunrise Telecom, PerkinElmer, Philips Semi-conductor, and SanDisk.  Mike Gozzo went to Germany to train operational personnel at Lufthansa Air Cargo.  He has been associated with Lean practices: pull systems, quick change, 5-S, VMI, cell design, and others.

Mike has traveled and worked extensively in Canada, England, Hong Kong, Ireland, Scotland, Germany, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Indonesia, South Africa, Thailand, Bahrain, U.A.E., Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Oman, and Taiwan.

He has an Executive Program Masters Business Administration Degree from the University of New Haven, as well as a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the University of Connecticut. 

He is certified as CPIM & CSCP by the Association of Operations Management (APICS)/Association of Supply Chain Management (ASCM).  

Mr. Gozzo is the co-author of "Made In America - The Total Business Concept" and several other books and numerous published articles. He has developed over 50 courses that can be customized for the respective client.

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