Performance EDGE
presents One Day Workshop On

Vendor Management and Development
Bangalore 23rd July, 2013 at The Chancery, Lavelle Road, Bangalore
Mumbai 25th July, 2013 at Ramada Plaza Palmgrove, Juhu Tara Road , Mumbai
Delhi 27th July, 2013 at Jaypee Vasant Continental, Vasant Vihar, New Delhi
Timing : 9:30 A.M. to 5:30 P.M.

Breakfast and Registration : 9 A.M.

For Registration :

  Why this workshop?

In the Globalised World and fast changing market place organizations are specializing in their specific areas of competence while increasingly relying on a host of vendors specializing in their respective areas of competence to create an effective Supply Chain. In these interlinked networks, effectively managing partners can be source of competitive advantage. Effective Vendor Management will create Supply Chains which are robust, responsive to Customer requirements and which focus on improving performance and reducing costs give the organization the ability to compete - they generate more profits, have greater resources to compete and generate higher shareholder value.

Organizations which work with their Vendors as partners and have the confidence of their Vendors are able to tap into more resources for Innovation, have a more extended and supportive network in times of trouble and are able to withstand the vagaries of the Business environment better.

Understanding what makes a Vendor relationship more effective and building these principles into the organization will help in moving from adversarial relationships aiming to make more profits at the cost of each other to win-win relationships were both you and the Vendor mutually prosper.

  Who should attend :
The workshop will be beneficial to managers responsible for the Supply Chain Management and in the functional areas of Planning, Materials , Logistics, Plant operations and anyone dealing with Vendors as a part of operations.
  Workshop Objectives
  • Understand Various types of Vendor relationships and classifying ones vendor relationships.
  • Understand common issues across Supply Chains in Vendor Management and the reasons for the same.
  • Learn what is important for an effective handling of Vendors.
  • See some best practices that have been used by leading organizations.
  • Identify risks in Vendor relationships.
  • Get an overview of ways to improve Vendor Relationships and develop Vendors.
  Program Topic
Program Overview:

Strategic sourcing decisions.
Choosing between make and buy. Important points to consider while making the decision.

Defining your Vendor Relationship
Different types of Vendor relationships. Classifying your vendor relationship.

Evaluating Vendors and Performance Measures.
What is important in a Vendor relationship? How to evaluate a Vendor and measure performance?

Improvement Methods
Identification of problems, application of improvement techniques, building relationships and collaboration. Vendor Managed Inventory ( VMI ), Cost reductions and sharing principles. Lean thinking.

Case studies and group exercises
Problem solving exercises

Key Learning and Action Plan


Shyamsunder Adyanthaya, B.Tech, PGDM (IIMC) is currently practicing as a management consultant Shyam, has 22 years of experience in the Supply Chain area in India and overseas, working first in IndianOil and then in the Unilever Group for 17 years. He has worked in the areas of Manufacturing, Purchasing, Outsourcing, Global Buying, Logistics in India and heading Global Supply Chain.

In the last posting at Unilever UK, Shyam was in-charge of developing and implementing the Global Supply Chain Strategy for Unilever’s Personal Product Categories of Oral Care and Hair Care. The role entailed benchmarking the strategy to best in class global organizations as well as working on the challenges in different countries/ continents.


In our workshop, we maximize knowledge assimilation in the participants through combination of execution elements like case discussions, exercises, simulated games and activities, video led sessions and discussions on global best practices. At the end of each workshop we facilitate the participants to distill Key Learning and prepare Action Plans to deliver solid business results for our clients.)

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  Fees and Registration
The fee which covers breakfast, lunch & tea/coffee and reading material.

For 1-2 participants–Fee per participant For 3 or more participants–Fee per participant
Rs. 8,500/- plus taxes* is Rs. 9,550/- Rs. 8,000/- plus taxes* is Rs. 8,989/-
* Taxes Include - Service tax @ 12% plus education cess at 3%

The fee is payable by cheque in favor of "NR Performance Edge Consultants Pvt. Ltd.", at any of our addresses below. The workshop is non residential.

Our Service Tax Registration No. is AACCN1359CST001 & PAN AACCN1359C

Kindly send your nomination/s through email to or on your letter head indicating Name/s, Designation, Phone No., Fax No. and E-Mail ID of the nominees along with the fee to reach us at least seven days before the workshop, the nominations can be sent to our Kolkata, Gurgaon or Mumbai office:

The company reserves the right to change venue, contents, dates and speakers. The service tax on fee will be applicable based on the latest Government notification in force on workshops dates.

NR Performance EDGE Consultants Pvt. Ltd.

C/o M L Basu & Co,
1, Lindsay Street, 1st Floor,
Kolkata -700087
Call: 9830504810

Unitech, South City - I
Gurgaon - 122002
Call: 9871143635

c/o Maxigen Communications
C-202 Avon Plaza-1,
Thakur Complex, Kandivili (East)
Mumbai 400101

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