Course: Commodity Strategy Workshops

Identify and quantify major forces affecting key commodities.

Course Outline:

  1. Internal Analysis
  2. Market Analysis
  3. Sourcing Frameworks
  4. Tactical Review
  5. Plan Development

Exercise Example:

  • Commodity Strategy: 
    Each group is assigned to a different commodity and has to apply several sourcing frameworks such as Supplier SWOT, Internal SWOT, Development Funnel, Volatility Mapping, Scenario Response etc. to develop a commodity specific strategy.

Expectations Upon Completion:

  • Skills to uncover internal opportunity areas and the current state of supplier engagement
  • Ability to use sourcing frameworks to build a strategic commodity plan
  • Knowledge to employ specific tactics to deliver savings and supply continuity for the category
  • Capability to assess market dynamics for leverage, volatility and risk
Value Chain Analysis | Benchmarking