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Simplify Your Supply Chain: 12 Real Solutions Webinar

April 11 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am EDT

This webinar will introduce participants to a number of solutions to improve a company’s overall Supply Chain concerns. The presenter will introduce key concepts as they relate to suppliers and vendors. The webinar will primarily focus on: negotiations, capital funding, sales, management, financing, knowing when to walk away, contract renewals, vendor relationships, marketing, capability statements, and the business model canvas. It will also address how to do business with the University of Pittsburgh, state governmental contracts and UPMC. Participants will learn techniques that will support the manufacturing processes offering realistic strategies to benefit your company and its bottom line.
Targeted Audience: Purchasing, Finance, Supply Chain Process and Contracting , or any individual navigating procurement challenges.

The speaker will present on a topic that helps regional manufacturers in various industries seeking to expand business and operational capabilities. The intent is to educate and strengthen the supply chain by creating economic growth.


About the Presenter

Michael R. Wholihan, Ed.D.

Michael is the Director of Supply Chain in consulting at the University of Pittsburgh’s Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence, part of the Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Michael was an entrepreneur as a co-owner of a family business. A steadfast advocate for small business owners and entrepreneurship, Michael has spoken as a panel member at the U. S. Capitol Building for a Senate sub-committee on SBA financing. He presented at the ASBDC annual conference, and has published research focused on educating entrepreneurs. Michael has been the recipient of the Fostering Minority, Women, Veterans and Underserved Populations Award and the State Ambassador of the Year Award. Both recognition awards were for his work in economic development with small businesses. You can learn more about the Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence and Small Business Development Center at http://entrepreneur.pitt.edu/events/


April 11
9:00 am - 10:00 am
No Cost
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