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July 2019

Cost Knowledge Approach to Purchasing Injection Molded Components

July 18 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton – Grand Rapids Down,
433 Dudley Place NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States

Purpose: Provide the knowledge required to develop specific cost breakdowns and should-be models to estimate costs, pricing, and key manufacturing metrics for injection molded components. Scope: This course is intended for purchasing teams that want the skills to successfully negotiate direct materials pricing with molding suppliers. This course provides training, examples and real-life cases based upon knowledge-based price negotiations with suppliers. Audience: Buyers, commodity managers, and purchasing managers with experience analyzing detailed cost breakdowns Objectives: After attending this course, attendees…

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Operationalizing Optimal Cost Validation

July 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Webinar

Most purchasing organizations lack the time and tools required to aggregate, analyze and validate optimal costs in supplier quotes...until now. APD is announcing a new breakthrough method to provide organizations with immediate comparison of supplier quotes to Industry Cost Models and our Open Book Cost Models (a buildup of 15 years of shop floor know how).

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August 2019

Cost Knowledge Approach to Purchasing Stampings

August 7 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Indiana

Purpose: Provide the knowledge and tools to effectively manage purchasing of stampings.  Learn how to develop, analyze and negotiate stamping quotations and build effective and efficient models to estimate costs, pricing, and key manufacturing metrics that determine costs.   Scope: This course is intended for stamping purchasing teams that want to develop and use detailed cost breakdowns and should-be cost models to validate supplier pricing and costs.  It includes tools for developing stamping cost models based upon supplier quotes and/or physical part attributes as well as negotiation techniques to effectively use cost breakdowns and cost models in supplier pricing negotiations.     Audience: Buyers, commodity…

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Cost Knowledge Approach to Purchasing Tooling

August 21 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Best Western Premier Detroit Southfield Hotel,
26555 Telegraph Rd
Southfield, MI 48033 United States

Purpose: Provide the knowledge required to develop specific cost breakdowns and should-be models to estimate costs, pricing, and key manufacturing metrics for tooling. Scope: During the training you will learn the skills to successfully negotiate direct materials pricing with tool builders. This course provides training, examples and real-life cases based upon knowledge-based price negotiations with suppliers. Audience: Buyers, commodity managers, and purchasing managers Objectives: After attending this course, attendees will be able to: Understand the key elements that molding detailed cost breakdown…

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September 2019

Cost Knowledge Approach to Purchasing Injection Molded Components

September 11 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Best Western Premier Detroit Southfield Hotel,
26555 Telegraph Rd
Southfield, MI 48033 United States

Purpose: Provide the knowledge required to develop specific cost breakdowns and should-be models to estimate costs, pricing, and key manufacturing metrics for injection molded components. Scope: This course is intended for purchasing teams that want the skills to successfully negotiate direct materials pricing with molding suppliers. This course provides training, examples and real-life cases based upon knowledge-based price negotiations with suppliers. Audience: Buyers, commodity managers, and purchasing managers with experience analyzing detailed cost breakdowns Objectives: After attending this course, attendees…

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Cost Knowledge Approach to Purchasing Stampings

September 25 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton – Grand Rapids Down,
433 Dudley Place NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States

Purpose: Provide the knowledge and tools to effectively manage purchasing of stampings.  Learn how to develop, analyze and negotiate stamping quotations and build effective and efficient models to estimate costs, pricing, and key manufacturing metrics that determine costs.   Scope: This course is intended for stamping purchasing teams that want to develop and use detailed cost breakdowns and should-be cost models to validate supplier pricing and costs.  It includes tools for developing stamping cost models based upon supplier quotes and/or physical part attributes as well as negotiation techniques to effectively use cost breakdowns and cost models in supplier pricing negotiations.     Audience: Buyers, commodity…

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October 2019

Building and Negotiating with Cost Breakdowns

October 9 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Indiana

Purpose: Provide the knowledge required to develop, analyze and negotiate with supplier detailed cost breakdown quotations.     Scope: This course is intended for purchasing teams that want to increase their cost knowledge while effectively negotiating pricing with suppliers.  It includes tools for analyzing detailed cost breakdowns from supplier quotes as well as questioning techniques to gain additional cost knowledge from suppliers.     Audience: Buyers, commodity managers, and purchasing managers  Objectives: After attending this course, attendees will be able to:  Understand the benefits of cost transparency for buyers and suppliers   Know shop floor accounting methods that suppliers use to…

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Cost Knowledge Approach to Purchasing Tooling

October 23 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton – Grand Rapids Down,
433 Dudley Place NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States

Purpose: Provide the knowledge required to develop specific cost breakdowns and should-be models to estimate costs, pricing, and key manufacturing metrics for tooling. Scope: During the training you will learn the skills to successfully negotiate direct materials pricing with tool builders. This course provides training, examples and real-life cases based upon knowledge-based price negotiations with suppliers. Audience: Buyers, commodity managers, and purchasing managers Objectives: After attending this course, attendees will be able to: Understand the key elements that molding detailed cost breakdown…

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