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Executive Education
Clariden Leadership Institute
Procurement Audit (SG)
Ted Landgraf
Above the Standard Procurement Group, Inc
Ted Landgraf, Above the Standard Procurement Group, Inc

 

Ted Landgraf, a certified ISO Auditor, with more than 30 years of experience on national and global business, as well as Federal Government, with a focus in project management, procurement, operations, administration, finance, compliance, procedures and business development for all types of business models. The companies he has worked with have ranged in from less than a million dollars to organizations in the billions of dollars globally.

 

In 2000, he was listed in Who’s Who International Entrepreneurs and was nominated and listed in the Worldwide Who’s Who for Procurement Excellence in 2012.

 

For more than thirty years Ted has provided Expertise, Efficiency Evaluation, and Oversight in all facets of purchasing and procurement cost reduction, outsourcing, and services to a broad spectrum of clients, including Exxon, BP Oil, the Government and other industries such as Oil and Gas, Mining, Aggregate, Cement, Manufacturing, Banking, FMCGs, Telecommunications and many more as CEO at Compass NW.

 

Ted is the Founder and CEO of Above the Standard Procurement Group®, Inc., a global leader in Profit Maximization (Cost Reduction) & Business Growth Services. He created a Procurement Department development from the ground up within budget, centralized, and increased cost reduction resulting in billions of dollars savings for many different companies, projects, products, and services.

 

His other accomplishments include reduction of average cost of more than $500,000 per contract project procurement over the last twenty years, and reduction costs in the hundreds of millions for companies with systemization, paperless custom software, and efficiency processes.

Program Summary

In this interactive and comprehensive 2-day executive program, you will be guided to drive a proactive audit, compliance, and regulation instead of being reactive in order to increase the effectiveness and efficiencies of your procurement process. This program will assist you to develop, establish and utilize internal organizational services and external audit to your organization benefit. Besides that, you will also able to leverage your organization’s cost avoidance, reduced cost, soft cost with sustainable measures through audit and assessment best practice and adherence to compliance and regulations. In addition, you will be able to assess your procurement cycle and magnify your bottom line with less staff as well as be more effective with time and resources. At the end of the 2-day program, you will be able to quantify your audit and assessment processes, best practices and systems to your organization and create improved communications to you, your organization and your stakeholders in order to stay ahead as the center piece for long term success.



Programs, dates and locations are subject to change. In accordance with Clariden Global policy, we do not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, age, national or disability in admission to our programs.

Introduction

The procurement process is known to be one of the most critical functions in every business as it supplies the necessary inputs in order to deliver its value to the customers. From the company’s expenses perspective, procurement function appears to be among the top cost accounts of the organisation battling with cost of payroll. These facts significantly show that the procurement process is a key area for auditors and management’s desire to unlock its value for their organization.

 

To reach out this value, Clariden Global’s latest program on Optimize Effectiveness and Efficiency of your Procurement Function through Sustainable Procurement Audit Process, led by Ted who was listed as Worldwide Who’s Who for Procurement Excellence in 2012 and whohas created billions of dollars savings for many different companies, projects, products, and services, you will be guided to drive a proactive audit, compliance, and regulation instead of being reactive in order to increase the effectiveness and efficiencies of your procurement process.

 

This program will assist you to develop, establish and utilize internal organizational services and external audit to your organization benefit. Besides that, you will also able to leverage your organization’s cost avoidance, reduced cost, soft cost with sustainable measures through audit and assessment best practice and adherence to compliance and regulations. In addition, you will be able to assess your procurement cycle and magnify your bottom line with less staff as well as be more effective with time and resources.

 

At the end of the 2-day program, you will be able to quantify your audit and assessment processes, best practices and systems to your organization and create improved communications to you, your organization and your stakeholders in order to stay ahead as the center piece for long term success.

What You Can Expect

  • ACHIEVE improved audit / assessment management and evaluation.
  • CREATE improved communications to you, your organization, and your stakeholders to be a first in class organization with best practice as the center piece for long term success.
  • DRIVE proactive audit, compliance, and regulation instead of reactive to increase effectiveness and efficiencies of your procurement operations.
  • EMPLOY proven methodologies, steps, templates, white papers, and experience for your audit, compliance, and regulation challenges.
  • ESTABLISH and utilize internal organizational services and external audit to your benefit.
  • LEVERAGE cost avoidance, reduced costs, soft cost, with sustainable measures through audit / assessment best practice and adherence to compliance and regulation.
  • MAGNIFY your bottom line with less staff.
  • MASTER and overcome challenges in the global economy, your organizations compliance issues and increased regulation.
  • MINIMIZE findings for greater results, more compliance, and long term best practice.
  • QUANTIFY your audit / assessment processes, best practice, and systems.

Who Will Benefit Most

Chief Internal Audit, Chief Operating Officers, Board Members, Managing Directors, Directors, General Managers, Head of Departments, Senior Managers, Managers, or any professionals in the audit-related functions of an organization such as the functions of:

  • Procurement
  • Supply Chain
  • Internal Audit
  • Internal Controls
  • Business Controllers
  • Risk Management
  • Governance & Compliances
  • Quality Improvement

Program Outline

Day 1|29 May 2017

 

Session 1 – Create Improved Communication between Procurement and Finance (Shared Services)

• Assessing staff, folders, files, policies, procedures, questions, etc.

• Self-Assessing

• How to increase greater self-governed compliance

 

Session 2 – Comprehensive Insights of Procurement Exhibits

• Clauses (A)

• Definitions (B)

• Dollar Thresholds (C)

• Questions Form Checklist (D)

• Purchasing File Review Checklist (E)

• Explanation Directions for Exhibit E (F)

• Procurement Review Guide (G)

• Assessment Report (H)

• Requisition Checklist (I)

• Purchase File Checklist (J)

• Vendor Questionnaire (K)

 

Session 3 – Review Procurement, Property, and Finance Files

• Exercise: Sound Procurement File Folder

• What Makes a Good File

• Groups

   o Assess Company Files and Provide Feedback

   o What is right and wrong with each file?

   o What are some ideas to improve the files, procurement, and the system?

 

Session 4 – Determine Effective Audit Tools in Assessing Procurement Function

• Findings Recommendations Generic

• Template PO BPA Contract File Log

• Assessment Complete Guide Tool

• PR PO Contract Checklist

   o Procurement files assessment

   o Assess with accuracy utilizing tools and system

   o What type of questions should you ask during your assessment?

   o Who should you interact with and interview?

   o What should you be looking for?

 

Day 2|30 May 2017

 

Session 5 – Improve Your Bottom Line Numbers through Practical Internal Purchasing Procedures

• BPA Terms and Conditions Template

• Meeting Comparison RFP

• Procurement Specialist Skillset

• RFP Bid Matrix RFP

• RFP Bid Price Analysis Summary

• RFP Detail and Comparison Form RFP

• Supplier Comparison Form List RFP

• Supplier Comparison List RFP

• Sole Single Source Form

 

Session 6 – Benchmark and Implement Effective External Purchasing Procedures

• Client Credit Application

• Employee versus Outsourcing Offshoring Cost

• Policies and Procedures RFP

• Purchasing Policy

• Reference Data Sheet

• RFP Detailed

• RFP Supplier Data Sheet

• RFP Supplier Outline and Expectations RFP

• Signature Affidavit

• Supplier Item RFP List

• Supplier Purchasing Procedures

• Supplier Questionnaire

• Third Party Approval Letter

• Bid Tender Supplier First Email

• Bid Tender Supplier Second Email

 

Session 7 – Review Your Procurement Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)

• Exercise: Procurement Standard Operating Procedure

• Work Groups

• Editing and input

• Department and Inter-Departmental Impacts Efficiencies

 

Session 8 - Team Building and Communication

• Exercise: Procurement Influences

• Review challenges for all departments

• Discuss cause and affect between departments

• Brain storm solutions and ideas

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Venue: Mandarin Oriental, Singapore
Date: 29 - 30 May 2017
Faculty: Ted Landgraf
Early Bird 1: S$2,595 (Register & pay by 3 April 2017)
Early Bird 2: S$2,795 (Register & pay by 1 May 2017)
Regular Fee: S$2,895
Group Discount: 2nd participant get 10%, or register 3 participants and 4th participant get a complimentary seat
(1 discount scheme applies)
Note: GST is applicable to participants from Singapore registered companies.
Contact: pravind@claridenglobal.org
 
 
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