This Category Management presentation titled ” What Category Management tells us about the Future of Procurement”, was provided by Dr Stefan Gassner  PhD (Business), MCIPS, Procurement Practice Lead, Grosvenor Management Consulting .

The presentation was reviewed by members at an expert lead PASA Connect Round Table meeting, in which Dr Stefan Gassner was the guest facilitator and explores the following fundamental aspects of Category Management:

  • “Category Management”, “Strategic Commissioning” or just: “good procurement practice”? 
  • What is Category Management and why does it matter? 
  • Category Management vs the traditional approach to procurement 
  • Benefits of Category Management 
  • Moving from a silo to facilitating and influencing group effort 
  • Turning your focus internally 
  • Prioritising your effort 
  • What Category Management entails