Workshop Theme: Developing and managing strategic supplier & enterprise development programmes

Over the years, many companies have implemented supplier development programs that focus on increased use and development of small and black owned suppliers. These companies have experienced varying degrees of success depending on the strength of their supplier development concepts and strategies that are linked or embedded into their procurement processes, business practices, and company values.

By attending this workshop you will learn how to design and develop a Strategic Supplier & Enterprise Development Framework, covering the following subjects: Planning, scoping, designing and implementing S&ED, Incorporating the B-BBEE regulatory framework (incl. economic transformation and industrialisation), Localisation and community development, Socio-economic impact and benefits of economic transformation; Linkages in mining, manufacturing and the industrialisation agenda, Integrating SME's into the supply value chain, Measuring, monitoring and reporting on S & ED programmes.

Jointly facilitated by Yasmine Miemiec & Gary Joseph of SASDC

Yasmine Miemiec is Capacity Building Manager at SASDC responsible for overseeing the delivery of training and development interventions to certified suppliers on SASDC projects. Yasmine has a qualification in Environmental Management and Third World Development, and is a SETA accredited facilitator, assessor and moderator.

Yasmine Miemiec

Facilitated by:
Yasmine Miemiec
Capacity Building Manager, SASDC

Gary Joseph

Facilitated by:
Gary Joseph
CEO, SASDC

Gary Joseph is CEO of the South African Supplier Diversity Council (SASDC). He joined the National Business Initiative (NBI) as Director: Corporations & Linkages in October 2009. One of the core deliverables of Corporations and Linkages component of SAIBL was the establishment and operationalising of the South African Supplier Diversity Council (SASDC). Gary holds a Bachelor of Science, a Higher Diploma in Education, as well as, a Post-graduate Diploma in Organisation and Management from the University of Cape Town.

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APMSA   CIPS   IACCM   SAPICS   SOEPF