Learning Sessions

Pre-conference in-depth learning sessions – Thursday 17 November


Conference Day One

Conference Day Two

Registration and morning coffee for both sessions is at 08:30 and sessions will conclude at 17:00. Lunch, morning and afternoon tea provided. Choose between:

In-depth learning session A: How to successfully manage your inventory within the procurement cycle

This in-depth learning session is designed for those working within healthcare procurement who want to deepen their skills and knowledge of inventory management and take away strategic lessons to make their systems more efficient. Through open discussions and small group activities, this session will provide practical examples of how to strengthen your abilities to optimise your inventory systems and help increase accuracy.
Key topics and take away skills/benefits:

  • Identify best practices in structuring an strategic inventory management system to increase the area’s performance
  • Explore how to establish an effective link between inventory management and procurement and supply chain management
  • Learn how to implement a successful inventory-control system and measure performance
  • Understand in what way an efficient inventory management structure help avoid costly and time consuming activities
  • Discuss how to develop training and competency programs to hold inventory managers accountable and ensure they support your strategic goals

Michael Smith

Deputy Director – Manager, Industry Research
Institute for Supply Chain and Logistics



In-depth learning session B: Using data, information and analytics to optimise your procurement and supply chain operations

This practical and interactive session is tailored for procurement and supply chain professionals in the health and aged care sector who want to understand how to effectively gain and use their procurement data, information and analytics to improve operations. This session will show you in detail how to collect, analyse and interpret data in an efficient way and how to use information to protect your organisation from potential dangers and risks. This in-depth learning session will provide participants with an opportunity to ask questions and compare specific experiences with their peers through open discussions and group activities.
Key topics and take away skills/benefits:

  • Gain better insights into transforming your procurement into an accountable department through analytics
  • Identify the importance of data and information to understand risks and demand and plan and prepare to meet industry requirements
  • Learn how to utilise data to improve overall procurement and supply chain operations
  • Key tips and hints to overcome key issues and challenges in collecting, analysing and interpreting data and information
  • Discover best practice and lessons learnt from the past to achieve more efficient operations

Peter Wilson

Solution Architecture, Analytics, Supply Chain Optimisation



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