Schedule Thursday, May 9, 2024 || 10:00 AM PDT | 01:00 PM EDT
Duration 75 Mins
Level Basic & Advanced
Webinar ID IQW24C0374

  • Concepts affecting performance.
  • Understanding the interface with materials management
  • Employing tools
  • Pareto’s Law, Problem Solving, Audits
  • What is in it for them?
  • How many suppliers is enough?
  • Who will be involved and why?
  • How long will it take?

Overview of the webinar

There are new roles that require a thorough understanding of functional interrelationship if you are to succeed.

This presentation identifies the elements needed to provide a business with best materials and/or service.   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. 

Who should attend?

  • Procurement Directors
  • Managers
  • Agents
  • Buyers

Why should you attend?

  • Learn how to develop a collaborative partnership to obtain peak performance.
  • what is the methodology for creating an environment for a productive exchange of ideas
  • How to relate Total Cost to Purchase Price Variance
  • What is the basis of supplier selection - quantitative vs qualitative?
  • What are the techniques of systems contracting, paperless purchasing, vendor managed inventories, supplier certification, etc.... and how to employ them with measurable results.

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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