March Microlearning by SIG University - Relationship Building & Networking





March 03, 2021


 

 

Welcome and Opening Discussion by Dawn Tiura, President & CEO, SIG

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 - 13:00

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
Sourcing Industry Group (SIG)

Dawn Tiura, CEO and President of SIG, SIG University and Future of Sourcing digital publication, has more than 26 years of 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.

Procurement: More than Savings

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 - 13:15

Join this open discussion with Canda Rozier, CIAP, Collabra Consulting and SIG University Faculty for her take on how procurement can best achieve value beyond just savings. This is your time to "Ask the Expert" as Canda has decades of experience on both sides of the business and is ready to share her insights based on trusted and tested methodologies. This Microlearning session will focus on key areas of building partnerships and managing risk.

Key discussion points include:

  • Value beyond savings through partnerships.
  • The key elements for building trusted relationships.
  • The most critical elements of risk management.

Canda Rozier

CIAP, Sourcing Executive & former CPO
Collabra Consulting

 

Canda Rozier is the Founder and President of Collabra Consulting. In addition she serves as an Advisor to Per Angusta, and is an active member of Tenzing Consulting’s Expert Network.

She was most recently SVP (CPO)  Global Procurement & Real Estate, at NTT Security, with responsibility for strategic sourcing, category management, procurement, cost reduction & spend management projects, and vendor contract negotiations, as well as all global real estate and facilities.

With over 30 years industry experience, Canda was previously Chief Procurement Officer and SVP Global Real Estate at First Data Corporation, where she led the centralization and globalization of strategic sourcing/procurement and the operational transformation of real estate/facilities management worldwide, and had a senior role in the $29B private buyout of FDC.

Previous roles have included senior positions at Unisys/Burroughs and American Express. Canda has served on the Advisory Board for the Sourcing Industry Group (SIG), and is based in Colorado with a BA from Davidson College. She is a Certified Intelligent Automation Professional (CIAP).  She‘s  a frequent contributor to sourcing industry publications, and speaks at industry conferences and events globally, and is a 2019 Sourcing Star Award Winner of the SIG Future of Sourcing Award. 

www.linkedin.com/in/csrozier

Relationship Building & Networking; Its Importance to your Current Role and Career

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 - 13:45

Presented by Tom Ciardiello, Global Procurement Executive and Lead SIG University Faculty. Join this session to broaden your skills, ask questions, and network with industry peers. This is a valuable opportunity to learn from an industry expert. 

 

Tom Ciardiello

Strategic Sourcing Executive and SIG University Lead Faculty
SIG University

Tom Ciardiello’s strategic sourcing experience includes consulting and senior level global procurement positions with 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 and process improvement. Tom is a CPA & CPM, holds a Bachelors Degree from Northern Illinois University and an MBA from DePaul University.

Relationship Building & Networking - Discussion Part #2

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 - 14:15

Tom will break this topic down for maximum learning and open discussion. Be part of the discussion, bring your questions, thoughts, and experiences to the group for total whole-group learning. 

Open Discussion and Q&A

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 - 14:45

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.

 

Event Sponsor: 
SIG University

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 

EVENT AGENDA

Times are based on Eastern Time (UTC -5)

1:00     Welcome and Introductions

1:15     Keynote Speaker - Profiled Educator or Industry  Expert

1:45     Focused Educational Discussion #1

2:00     Focused Educational Discussion #2

2:15     Focused Educational Discussion #3

2:30     Open Discussion and Questions

3:00     Adjourn

MICROLEARNING BY SIG UNIVERSITY OVERVIEW

1:00-3:00 pm ET (UTC -5)

Welcome to the newest SIG program - Microlearning by SIG University! These events are meant to cover a range of topics that are pertinent to today's workforce. This two-hour session has been designed as an educational program, with a mission of advancing sourcing and risk professionals and transforming careers. Microlearning by SIG University is an opportunity for SIG buy-side and sell-side members and non-members alike, to come together for an engaging day of learning on topics that have been deemed as educational gaps by today's leadership teams.

Join your sourcing, procurement, and risk management colleagues in this two-hour interactive virtual environment to be challenged with topics related to our industries. Facilitated in part by SIG University Faculty and sourcing experts alike, this day is designed to educate in an open group format, encourage collaborative discussions and provide each delegate with key takeaways.

OUR SPONSORS

SIG University was founded on the ideals of elevating sourcing and risk professionals to deliver strategic value to the corporation. SIG University is an inclusive, internationally recognized university with a mission of advancing the sourcing and risk management industries and transforming careers.  

SIG University was created at the request of SIG members, who saw an educational training gap for today's workforce. SIG University uses an adult learning model to transfer the knowledge and skills to its students. The learning model is focused on the self-directed learner, who has the basic knowledge and skills of the material, is motivated, has good time management skills and has the ability to self-evaluate. The SIG U learning model is supported by a practitioner faculty who currently hold senior leadership positions in sourcing and risk management, allowing them to guide students to a better learning outcome.

Keynote Speakers

Tom Ciardiello
Strategic Sourcing Executive and SIG University Lead Faculty
SIG University

Tom Ciardiello’s strategic sourcing experience includes consulting and senior level global procurement positions with 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 and process improvement. Tom is a CPA & CPM, holds a Bachelors Degree from Northern Illinois University and an MBA from DePaul University.




Canda Rozier
CIAP, Sourcing Executive & former CPO
Collabra Consulting

 

Canda Rozier is the Founder and President of Collabra Consulting. In addition she serves as an Advisor to Per Angusta, and is an active member of Tenzing Consulting’s Expert Network.

She was most recently SVP (CPO)  Global Procurement & Real Estate, at NTT Security, with responsibility for strategic sourcing, category management, procurement, cost reduction & spend management projects, and vendor contract negotiations, as well as all global real estate and facilities.

With over 30 years industry experience, Canda was previously Chief Procurement Officer and SVP Global Real Estate at First Data Corporation, where she led the centralization and globalization of strategic sourcing/procurement and the operational transformation of real estate/facilities management worldwide, and had a senior role in the $29B private buyout of FDC.

Previous roles have included senior positions at Unisys/Burroughs and American Express. Canda has served on the Advisory Board for the Sourcing Industry Group (SIG), and is based in Colorado with a BA from Davidson College. She is a Certified Intelligent Automation Professional (CIAP).  She‘s  a frequent contributor to sourcing industry publications, and speaks at industry conferences and events globally, and is a 2019 Sourcing Star Award Winner of the SIG Future of Sourcing Award. 

www.linkedin.com/in/csrozier




Dawn Tiura
CEO and President
Sourcing Industry Group (SIG)

Dawn Tiura, CEO and President of SIG, SIG University and Future of Sourcing digital publication, has more than 26 years of 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.