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Procurement’s View of Outsourcing

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Spend Matters UK/Europe’s Executive Editor Peter Smith tackles “cases where an activity has been performed inside the organisation, at least in part, and is then transferred to delivery via an external contractual relationship,” all from procurement’s perspective of course. He suggest critical factors to pay attention to throughout the entire outsourcing process and solid recommendations for success.

What is Your Best Option? Procurement Certification and Training Today

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This Spend Matters Perspective investigates executive education programs and other options (e.g., online training courses from consulting providers), and examines the relative cost/benefits of certification options and evaluates the general value of pursuing different types of training and certification initiatives -- and specific skill sets that individuals can gain from each program.