ClearEdge CONNECT

ClearEdge Partners facilitates a series of client-driven discussion groups where you can find out what your peers are doing to address some of today’s hottest purchasing topics.

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Peer to Peer Small Group Discussions by Invitation Only

For Whom:
Six to eight members of our client network with shared challenges who provide insights to one another and converse at the same level.
What Is It:
90-minute discussions where deal-makers weigh-in on topics including:
On-Demand Trends: Unpacking the latest categories, trends, and topics, examining new pain points for deal leaders, and sharing new solutions.
Challenge Groups: How clients are successfully applying the fundamentals of leverage management at their organizations.
Vendor-Specific Experiences: The deal-making opportunities and patterns we are observing when working with the top suppliers.
Where:
Virtual online meetings, national events, and regional summits.
When:
New sessions are scheduled each month; please inquire at clearedgepartners.com to learn about upcoming topics.
Moderator:
A ClearEdge Managing Partner, or Managing Director, and for some topics, a subject matter expert.

WHAT PAST PARTICIPANTS HAVE SAID ABOUT THE PROGRAM:

“It’s a new opportunity to share perspectives on the biggest issues we’re facing and talk about success stories and new ideas with our peers.”

WHAT PAST PARTICIPANTS HAVE SAID ABOUT THE PROGRAM:

“My small group was highly animated and revealing. And because of the group size, everybody got a chance to be heard.”

WHAT PAST PARTICIPANTS HAVE SAID ABOUT THE PROGRAM:

“It was affirming to be able to to know that others are facing the same challenges as I am and great to learn what paths others have pursued and whether they succeeded or failed.”

WHAT PAST PARTICIPANTS HAVE SAID ABOUT THE PROGRAM:

“Being unable to travel to events, this was the next best thing to be able to have those conversations with my peers.”

Past Trainings

Have Included

    • Software Asset Management Programs: What Good Looks Like

    • Supplier Diversity:  What Does Success Look Like?  How is it set up? Measured?

    • Category Management:  How Does Your Company Handle Category Management?  Who is Responsible?

    • Challenges and Opportunities Moving CAPEX to OPEX

    • Mitigating Risk in Procurement

    • “Deal-Making is Too Slow” – What suffers?  Price, Quality, or Speed?

    • Moving Contact Centers from On Prem to the Cloud – What Do I Need to Know?

    • Skills and Attributes Needed for Your Procurement Team and What Are Their Responsibilities?

    • My Team Has to Do How Many Deals?  Striving for Efficiency and Avoiding Risk While Dealing with So Many Deals 

Connect Your Organization.
The power of ClearEdge’s network can help you learn the best practices to approaching deal preparation and negotiations from top industry experts. If you are interested in participating in a ClearEdge Connect session, fill out our contact for to learn about upcoming opportunities.