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The skills challenge: are you equipping for the future?

Last year, the UK’s Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development issued a report highlighting Generation Y skill gaps. Commercial skills came out as a priority area – in particular, the ability to understand the point of view of clients and stakeholders. 297 more words

Contract / Commercial Management

Strategic goals: do you know what they are?

IACCM works with many of its members, undertaking process capability assessments. These are designed to assess current weaknesses and develop improvement plans. They include industry benchmarks, enabling an organization to target closure of specific gaps or sources of competitive advantage. 249 more words

Contract / Commercial Management

Collaboration: Setting the right environment

Do you collaborate? Is your organization or business collaborative?

In surveys, most contracts, legal and procurement professionals say they prefer to be collaborative – but that their efforts are often frustrated by ‘the other side’. 434 more words

Contract / Commercial Management

Part 2 - Contract & Commercial Management 2016: the year in prospect

The speed of change, the volume of change, the nature of change ….. These lie at the heart of risk and opportunity and today we are experiencing a far more volatile and unpredictable environment than in the past. 392 more words

Contract / Commercial Management

Contract & Commercial Management 2016: the year in prospect

The invention of the printing press transformed thinking and learning. It led to the overthrow of established ideas and controls. It created the environment for the industrial revolution, the opening of minds and markets and consequent transformation in commercial and social relationships. 583 more words

Contract / Commercial Management

Handling risk

More than half of Americans think there is more risk in storing their banking information in the cloud than there is in driving without a seatbelt. 263 more words

Contract / Commercial Management

Contract management is NOT a sub-set of Procurement

It’s not uncommon for business functions to lay claim to ownership or proficiency in another domain – but that doesn’t make it right.

In the case of contract management, the procurement, legal and project management functions are among those who assert it is ‘theirs’, that it is in some way a sub-set of what they do. 434 more words

Contract / Commercial Management