Category Management

Category Strategy Development

If you want to develop & implement category strategies that have value for colleagues in other functions and are not perceived as a Procurement show, then our training Category Strategy Development will give you the method, the toolkit & the insights to make that a reality

Why this training?

Move away from your agenda being over-ruled by ad hoc short-term sourcing and tendering requests. Release the power of structured category strategy development to generate tremendous value for your organisation and for yourself. We work in an imperfect and dynamic fast paced business world. Disruption is normal. It is crucial to develop a long-term view with short term realism in the midst of uncertainty. We embed agility to adapt a strategy to changes whenever needed. The benefits can be overwhelming. 

  • Proven methodology for developing category strategies 
  • Toolkit that covers all the building blocks to make a robust strategy 
  • Road map for effective implementation 
  • Effectively onboard cross functional team members and their stakeholders 
  • Capture internal needs and requirements 
  • Integrate suppliers and market information for solid business cases 
  • Use proven models to strengthen your business case 
  • Clear road map from the current to the desired way of working 
  • Measurable objectives and goals that drive the strategy 
  • Techniques to generate break through strategies 
  • How to maintain momentum & keep team members motivated to deliver 
  • Progress reporting and tracking
  • Category Managers & buyers 
  • Sourcing and strategic sourcing professionals 
  • Those supporting category teams 
  • Procurement Management 
  • Procurement trainees 
Founder Anil Joshi

Hi there,
Nice to meet you.

“Even after twenty-years of training executives and managers, every time I meet a new team it feels as fresh and exciting as the first time. And that’s the kind of high energy I bring into every interaction and training session. Every interaction feels like a new interaction, each and every time.”

Anil’s certifications include:
• John Maxwell Leadership Coach Mentor Speaker Trainer Teacher
• Lencioni Five Behaviours of a Cohesive Team Trainer
• Marshall Goldsmith Executive Coach and Team Coach
• Vested Deal Architect / Sourcing Business Models / Outsourcing
• Vital Smarts Influencer Trainer
• Wiley DISC Trainer

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