MICROLEARNING BY SIG UNIVERSITY OVERVIEW
Microlearning by SIG University is an inclusive opportunity to gain nuggets of education in a short amount of time. Our mission with this program is to advance sourcing and risk professionals and in their careers. We welcome SIG buy-side and sell-side members of all levels, and non-members alike, to come together for an engaging day of learning on topics that have been deemed educational gaps in today’s workforce. Join your sourcing, procurement and risk management professional colleagues in an interactive virtual environment and be challenged with topics related to our industries. Facilitated in part by SIG Faculty and Sourcing Expert, Tom Ciardiello, these days are designed to educate in an open group format, encourage collaborative discussions and provide each delegate with key take-aways.
- Two-hour sessions on educational topics that are relevant to all levels of sourcing, risk and procurement practitioners across industries
- Educational dialogues that generate actionable takeaways
- Registration required
- There is no fee to join
A warm welcome and meeting overview will be provided by Dawn Tiura, President and CEO, SIG. Join us with your camera on and your microphone open for this interactive meeting. Learn from your lead faculty and industry experts and leave with the power of knowledge, updated strategies and new contacts.
Dawn Tiura, CEO and President of SIG, SIG University and Future of Sourcing Digital Publication, has over 26 years leadership experience, with the past 22 years focused on the sourcing and outsourcing industry. In 2007, Dawn joined SIG as CEO, but has been active in SIG as a speaker and trusted advisor since 1999, bringing the latest developments in sourcing and outsourcing to SIG members. Prior to joining SIG, Dawn held leadership positions as CEO of Denali Group and before that as a partner in a CPA firm. Dawn is actively involved on a number of boards promoting civic, health and children's issues in the Jacksonville, Florida area. Dawn is a licensed CPA and has a BA from the University of Michigan and an MS in taxation from Golden Gate University. Dawn brings to SIG a culture of brainstorming and internal innovation.
Join us to learn from our featured educational industry expert. This is session offers an educational presentation with plenty of open discussion and Q&A.
Communication is the cornerstone of all business deals. Honing your skills in the areas of communication and presentations can make or break a project. Join Tom Ciardiello, Lead SIG University Faculty and Global Procurement Executive to learn strategies to be considered an efficient and effectice communicator.
Tom Ciardiello’s strategic sourcing experience includes consulting and senior level global procurement positions with QBE Insurance, Spencer Stuart, Donnelley Financial Solutions, CNA Financial Insurance, Options Clearing Corporation, Chicago Mercantile Exchange along with finance and operations leadership roles with companies including AT&T, GE Capital, Discover Card Services and Arthur Andersen. Tom’s experiences include procurement, auditing, budgeting, financial analysis & process improvement. Tom is a CPA & CPM, holds a Bachelors Degree from Northern Illinois University & an MBA from DePaul University.
Open discussion and Q&A on any topic discussed over this two-hour educational seminar. Revisit discussion points from our Educational Keynote, round out points from our featured discussion topic, and gather insights from your peers.