• IPPC8 Call for Paper Proposals

    Call for Paper Proposals

    August 8-10, 2018, in Arusha, Tanzania

    Topics: Procurement reforms, e-procurement, theories, best practices, etc. (see http://ippa.org/ippc8) Key Deadlines:
    Deadline for paper proposal submissions 30th August 2017
    Notification of acceptance of paper proposals 20th September 2017
    Closing date for full paper submission 1st February 2018
    Notification of acceptance of full papers 30th April 2018
    Early registration (with reduced fees) before 15th May 2018
    Submitted papers are peer-reviewed and selected for publications in the Journal of Public Procurement, and a book.
    Best Manuscript Awards:
    There will be three best manuscript awards (sponsored by Pracademics Press) that will be presented at the Conference:
    - 1st Place Award: US$2,000.00;
    - 2nd Place Award: US$1,000.00; and
    - 3rd Place Award: US$500.00.
    Please visit http://ippa.org/ippc8 for information about the conference. If you need additional information, please feel free to contact me at thai@fau.edu

    Leadership in Procurement & Supply Management (PSM)- 26th August 2017


    Being a leader encompasses much more than delegating tasks to other employees. Peter Drucker, hailed as “the man who invented spend management,” once stated “management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.”

    Does “doing the right thing” mean creating an inspiring vision and then motivating others to reach that vision? Vision is the key component of leadership; it is that mental journey from the known to unknown setting direction, creating alignment and gaining commitment.

    This webinar will give you a greater understanding of leadership, how a leader may be received by others and how to influence and motivate people in procurement and supply chain environment.

    Learning Objectives:The key takeaways from this webinar are as follows:

    • Differences & similarities of Leadership & Management.
    • Creating Shared Vision with focus on key aspects of leadership
    • Developing internal and external business partnership
    • Motivating and inspiring people.

    Speaker: It will be presented by Mr. Krishan K. Batra, President & CEO, ISM-INDIA
    Date & Time: 26th August (Saturday) at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM IST.
    • Format: 45 minutes presentation followed by 15 Minutes Question & Answer Session.
    • In addition you can earn Continuing Education Hours (CEH's) for CPSM Re-certification. Apply for CEH's Certificate within 30 days.
    • ISM Members will get preference.
    • This session will also assist professionals appearing for CPSM Certification Exam 3(Leadership in Supply Management)

    Please Register