What is PERT?
The Procurement Executive Round Table (PERT) – a collaboration between The Mpower Group, Corporate United and ISM-Chicago met on Wednesday, July 13, 2016 for a 1/2 – day summit focused on the challenges of Talent Management. PERT is a relaunch of the highly successful Next Practices Xchange – “NPX”. It was attended by a “Who’s Who” of the Midwest’s top Strategic Sourcing, Procurement and Supply Chain Executives. Over 20 senior executives met who represent over 760,000 employees and $172 billion in revenue. Our next session is planned for Thursday, October 13th and the topic will be:
What are the Benefits to a PERT Membership:
PERT is a collaborative, “members-only” group comprised of senior executives from Fortune 1,000 organizations. The group is a peer-to- peer organization that meets quarterly to share ideas in a forum setting. Each member brings expertise and varied talents to the group which allows all members to benefit from participation. PERT addresses major Global Sourcing and Supply Chain challenges such as
- Building World-Class Sourcing and Supply Chain Organizations
- Relationship Management (SRM) and Governance
- Category Management
- Integration of Technology into Supply Chain
- Competency Based Talent Management
- Managing Outsourcing Arrangements
PERT is Constructed By You, For You
It is a member driven organization; Feedback is solicited from the members at each meeting and they make the appropriate changes. The Mpower Group (TMG) facilitates each meeting and contributes their intellectual capital as well.
Meetings are Scheduled Around Your Calendar
Meetings are held four times a year. Agendas are developed around a single theme and chosen by the members.
The Information is at Your Fingertips
A members-only benchmarking diagnostic is conducted for each meetings particular theme. Diagnostic results are discussed at the meeting and the results, individual and aggregated are sent after the meeting. All meeting information, be it agendas, presentations, or diagnostic results, are published-to and downloadable-from a secured website.
No Sales Pitches
There are no sales pitches. Presenters and presentations are solely for the betterment of members.
You Learn from the Best, Because You Are the Best
All members bring expertise and varied talents to the group and as such all participants benefit from involvement with the group.
Unparalleled Networking Opportunities
You will be able to network, Xchange Next Practices, and discuss issues with other members from organizations. The academic community will also be included in the future to contribute to the group, adapt their curriculum and provide interns and new hires.