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Monday, 10 June 2013

Case studies

I might blog often but I realise that you may not know what my day to day work involves and therefore not understand how I may be able to help your organisation.

The following case studies demonstrating the facilitation, coaching and development services delivered to clients.

Case study 1: Financial services
  • Issue: Procurement team was experiencing resistance from internal stakeholders.
  • Outcome: Stakeholders are engaged and supporting procurement strategy. In addition category strategies have been presented by the stakeholders to senior leadership teams and approval was obtained as a result.
  • Intervention: One day workshop focused on communication and influencing. A mix of theory and applying it to the stakeholders in question. Included use of Frameworks for change Coaching Process (FCP).

Case study 2: Financial services
  • Issue: Merger of two organisations resulted in disparate teams needing to be brought together.
  • Outcome: Motivated team with clear strategy for next 18 months.
  • Intervention: Series of workshops, facilitated sessions and 1:1 coaching to address concerns, manage expectations, and develop procurement strategy.

Case Study 3: Transport
  • Issue: Significant spend with over 20 suppliers across the UK on a category of indirect services with inconsistent service delivered.
  • Outcome: Application of strategic sourcing delivering 35% annual savings. Achieved through application of rigorous research and analysis resulting in significant specification review and increased management of the process.
  • Intervention: Coaching of project manager responsible for the category and workshop and meeting facilitation.

Case Study 4: Services
  • Issue: SME's starting up and failing due to lack of support.
  • Outcome: SME's aware of the process to follow to successfully set up their businesses.
  • Intervention: Series of three workshops supporting business start up including specialist speakers and facilitated discussions to draw out and embed learning.

Case Study 5: Services
  • Issue: Board of management in need of a new perspective.
  • Outcome: Innovative strategy developed for the organisation.
  • Intervention: Facilitated session to get the board using their unconscious to provide new perspectives rather than sticking to what they'd always done. Included use of landscaping your life process.

To find out more on how I might help you and your team do please call me on +44 (0)7770 538159 or email me alison@thepurchasingcoach.co.uk I look forward to hearing from you.

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