NESCON Seminar 2009

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Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel & Trade Center, Marlborough, MA, October 5, 2009: The New England Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition will be taking place on October 5, 2009 at the Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel & Trade Center. This conference provides an excellent opportunity for individuals to keep pace with rapid change in the supply management profession. Early-bird discounts are available until September 18, 2009. Only $199 for the entire day--a true value!

Member organizations of the New England Collaborative have consistently received rave reviews for not only delivering seminars with value - "A great bang-for-the-buck!" Attendees agree that this seminar is remarkable for its professional breadth, originality and overall cost effectiveness. This year's program promises to be just as engaging as the record-setting 2008 conference, with five distinct learning tracks, two Keynote Speakers and Exhibitor presentations covering a wide range of supply chain topics, emerging trends and solid solutions. This is a great way for professionals to leverage their time and spend precious training dollars wisely with a first class, LOCAL event.

Five Custom Learning Tracks: Procurement, Project Management, Logistics, Operations Management, Supplier Showcase

2008 attendees were excited by the premiere of our tiered Negotiation track, so we've expanded our Basic, Intermediate, Advanced programs. Now, attendees can leverage five new, 3-part professional development tracks, for a customized learning experience. Mix-n'-match from any or all of these bodies of knowledge to suit your professional needs!

  • Basic Procurement: Buying 101
  • Intermediate Procurement: How to save money in a down/recession economy
  • Advanced Procurement: Commodity Management/Strategic-Global Sourcing
  • Basic Project Management: The Basics/Project Plan creation
  • Intermediate Project Management: Executing/Adjusting - A Case Study
  • Advanced Project Management: Approving, Budgeting, Prioritizing
  • Basic Logistics: FOB terms/Shipping terms/Carrier comparisons
  • Intermediate Logistics: Energy-fuel prices/cost optimization/Green
  • Advanced Logistics: Global vs Local / Updates on Latest Rules & Regulations
  • Setting up Carrier Freight Contracts / Using a 3PL Provider
  • Basics of Lean, Six Sigma
  • Supply Chain Management & Global Market Demand Systems
  • Basics of S&OP, MPS, MRP


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