Digitization in Procurement

Schedule Tuesday, May 7, 2024 || 10:00 AM PDT | 01:00 PM EDT
Duration 90 Mins
Level Basic & Advanced
Webinar ID IQW24B0270


  • Addressing change and measurement
  • Concepts affecting operational performance


  • Directing the supply base and its development
  • Establishing the pro-active relationship with suppliers


  • Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  • Blockchain (BC)
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Advanced Analytics (AA)
  • Control Tower (CT)


Overview of the webinar

Professionalism in the field of quality, procurement, materials planning, and supply chain management has grown extensively.  There are new roles that require a thorough understanding of functional interrelationships.

Understand how to bring together the concepts of Total Cost, Lean/Six Sigma, Certification Process of Suppliers, and the new relationships necessary to ensure success.  A convergence of AI, AA and other new technologies will empower businesses with tools and information to get goods & services what they need.  The instruction will show how to establish clear, mutually acceptable goals with your suppliers.  

Automation drives efficiency and creates new opportunities for procurement to add value in areas not previously done.  Procurement leaders must orchestrate end-to-end processes with a strategic perspective.

Who should attend?

  • Procurement Director
  • Manager
  • Agent
  • Buyer

Why should you attend?

  • How to develop a collaborative partnership to obtain peak performance
  • What is Blockchain’s role in Procurement?
  • How is Artificial Intelligence employed in Procurement?
  • What is a “SMART” contract and how is it employed?
  • How the new technologies need to be integrated into our practices with customers and Suppliers.

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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