Creating the road map for Procurement Digitization & Transformation Masterclass

Today as the world has made a 180-degree shift in economic growth there are a lot of issues that organizations are facing from budget cuts to supply chain re calibration. There are ample opportunities with supply chains being rejigged and hyperpolarization in the minds of many players.

While CXO’s are trying hard to find solutions to their problems they undermine the strength of the department which can help solve all their problems. It’s called Procurement.

However, for procurement to play a key role in transformation it’s essential to complete the following 2 things from the tasks list.

A. Digital Transformation of Procurement
B. Developing a relationship between procurement & CEO’s.

Thanks to advancement in Tech, learning never needs to stop therefore to you our masterclass
On Creating the road map for Procurement Digitization & Transformation

Part A

Procurement Digitization Strategy - Key challenges & how to tackle them

Panel Session – 75 Minutes - (60 Minutes Discussion with 15 minutes for Q&A)

A while back Chief Procurement Officers and heads wouldn't even dare to propose the idea of Procurement Digitization to their CEO's and CFO's.
However as times have changed due to the current crisis situation CXO's have started to understand the benefit of Digital tools and how it can change the way procurement works.
In India many organization's digital transformation journey for Procurement has had its ups and downs with certain amount of challenges to lead the way. Digital transformation can change the way of traditional notions of cost rationalization to spend, sourcing and other sub functions.
This session will take procurement leaders through a journey of how to start with the digitization journey by experts who have already implemented it.


  • Laying down the path for Digitization.
  • Upskilling procurement employees & creating a digital team.
  • Ascertaining the key elements for Procurement Digitization journey.

Key focus areas

  • Strategy for Procurement Digitization - Defining the path.
  • Not all tools are immediately needed.
  • Acquiring tools that fit your strategy.
  • Invest first where you needs are greatest.
  • How do you upskill your procurement workforce for digitization.

Part B

Presentation Session - Procurement innovation as a key business partner to navigate during crisis

20 Minutes PowerPoint followed by 15 minutes for Q&A

In such times of crisis procurement department often look forward to cost cutting measures on indirect spend to combat the impact of a global meltdown.

During this times top performing organizations need to recognize the relationship between procurement team & C – Suite level enables significant influence for procurement to take the lead in providing strategic insights steering the organization during this current scenario.

  • Uncovering hidden expectations & providing insights to C – Suite for business continuity.
  • Support business partners to re prioritize spend.
  • Decreasing supplier risk & fostering long term relationships with new & critical partners.

Who should attend

  • Director's
  • CPO's & Chief Supply Chain Officers
  • Heads
  • VP's
  • General managers & Senior executives
  • Contract, Purchasing & Sourcing Managers

who are the key decision makers in procurement & Supply Chain domain for their organizations.

Key Learnings

  1. Decipher where and how can procurement department be transformed digitally.
  2. Key procurement technologies & which area to focus on first.
  3. Transforming your procurement dept. in this tough times.

Industry Focus

  • Automotive Sector
  • FMCG Sector
  • IT, ITES & Telecom Sector
  • Consumer Durables Sector
  • Oil & Gas Sector
  • Cement
  • Pharma
  • Manufacturing

Registration Price: Rs. 1000 + GST

Masterclass Thought Leaders

Raghavan Santhanam
Senior Consultant
Stratadigm Education & Training Pvt. Ltd.

Raghavan Santhanam is a Supply chain strategist, business operations and consulting professional with 20+ years of experience in multiple industries across US, Europe and Asia Pacific. Featured in primary US industry publications for role as an instrumental change agent, invited to panels & committees, effectively trained students, consultants and industry professionals. Winner of "Transformational leader (2019)" in the banking industry at the Asian thought leadership summit on logistics and supply chain management.

Jayesh Hinge
Head - Commercial (Indirect Procurement)
Raymond Limited

Jayesh Hinge is a transformation leader with over 18+ years of diverse industry experience (Manufacturing , Automobile, Telecom, Healthcare ,Oil& Gas and Retail) having worked with Indian and multinational companies and across various geographies . He has a successful track record of driving transformation (with help of a combination of People, Process & Technology ) in Direct & Indirect procurement and supply chain, covering all aspects of strategy formulation, driving operating excellence and delivering a superior experience. In his current role, he drives Indirect Procurement & supply chain transformation in Raymond. He built the successful organization from scratch thru unique category management & shared service model with senior and mid-level sourcing professionals impelling sumptuous benefits to Raymond Lifestyle BUs across PAN India.

Pradeep Vedula
Chief Procurement Officer
Sudarshan Chemicals

Mr. Pradeep Vedula is the Chief Procurement Officer of Sudarshan Chemicals He is a Supply Chain, Sourcing & Procurement professional with 12+ years of experience across Consulting and Industry. Worked in agricultural commodity, FMCG, Pharma and Apparel sectors.
He has Delivered procurement excellence project for a leading South Asia apparel manufacturer. Delivered supply chain transformation project for a leading Indian pharmaceutical company, with improvement of 5%-30% in key SCM metrics

Debranjan Roy
Head of Procurement - South Asia
Linde Group

Supply Chain Professional with 19+ years extensive experience in leading Sourcing & Procurement of Direct & Indirect commodities & services, Strategic Sourcing, Project Procurement, supply chain operations with MNCs and reputed Indian organizations like Linde Group, Praxair, ALSTOM, TATA group etc.

Conceptualised & Curated By

Copyright © Transformance Business Services
All Rights Reserved