Procurement & Supply Chain Strategy Webcasts

  1. Adoption and Usage: The ROI of Change Adoption and Usage: The ROI of Change

    21 October, 2014 03:00 PM EST [15:00] | Conference KeyNotes

    Learn how to reframe your change management practice towards defining the value your bring to projects. Join us as we explore a tactical tool for shifting mindsets.

  2. The Long Soft Fall in China's Economic Growth The Long Soft Fall in China's Economic Growth

    22 October, 2014 11:00 AM EST [11:00] | KnowlEdge Series®

    How will the long fall in China's growth impact risks and opportunities for business?

  3. Transforming Product Development at Intel Transforming Product Development at Intel

    24 October, 2014 02:00 PM EST [14:00] | Conference KeyNotes

    Hear how Intel's Rani Borkar, VP and general manager, Platform Development Group, embarked on a comprehensive transformation of her organization at a scale that was unprecedented. You’ll be inspired by her “run fast and don’t wait” approach.

  4. Global Economic Growth Outlook Global Economic Growth Outlook

    27 October, 2014 01:00 PM EST [13:00] | KnowlEdge Series®

    Ahead of the publication of The Conference Board’s annual Global Economic Outlook, we’ll take you through the background behind the numbers and our growth projections for major economies and regions in the world for 2015, 2015-19, and 2020-25.

  5. Supplier Relationship Management - 6 Pillars for Success Supplier Relationship Management - 6 Pillars for Success

    29 October, 2014 10:00 AM EST [10:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00] | Special Webcast

    This webcast will cover the key findings on Supplier Relationship Management from an annual survey of more than 500 companies conducted by State of Flux.

  6. Sharing Lessons to Advance Corporate Philanthropy in China Sharing Lessons to Advance Corporate Philanthropy in China

    06 November, 2014 03:00 PM EST [15:00] | KnowlEdge Series®

    Where should your company focus its social investment in China? From developing enduring partnerships to building the practice of social impact measurement, we’ll discuss how lessons learned from the US philanthropy sector can be applied or modified for China-oriented investors.

  7. Global Economic Outlook 2015: Results and Implications Global Economic Outlook 2015: Results and Implications

    12 November, 2014 03:00 PM EST [15:00] | KnowlEdge Series®

    Learn how the global economy may affect your business. Discover how corporate profitability may be affected under the influence of global economic (and policy) forces around the world and plan your response with help from our economists.

  8. The Conference Board Economics Watch® - Emerging Markets View The Conference Board Economics Watch® - Emerging Markets View

    13 November, 2014 10:00 AM EST [10:00] | Economics Watch®

    This complimentary series of webcasts for member companies is designed to help executives stay on top of the changing business and economic conditions throughout Asia-Pacific, China, India, and Brazil.

  9. Ethics and Anti-Fraud Laws and Regulations: Extraterritorial Reach and Recent Cases Ethics and Anti-Fraud Laws and Regulations: Extraterritorial Reach and Recent Cases

    19 November, 2014 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00] | Special Webcast

    This webcast will review the major recent legal and regulatory developments and will briefly discuss the role of the US and UK enforcement agencies and strategies in dealing with them

  10. The Conference Board Global Economic Outlook 2015: Results and Implications for Europe The Conference Board Global Economic Outlook 2015: Results and Implications for Europe

    20 November, 2014 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00] | Special Webcast

    In the slipstream of the launch of the annual Global Economic Outlook at The Conference Board, we look at the European situation from a global economic perspective.

  11. The Conference Board Economics Watch® - Emerging Markets View The Conference Board Economics Watch® - Emerging Markets View

    11 December, 2014 10:00 AM EST [10:00] | Economics Watch®

    This complimentary series of webcasts for member companies is designed to help executives stay on top of the changing business and economic conditions throughout Asia-Pacific, China, India, and Brazil.

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  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch® - Emerging Markets View  Cover The Conference Board Economics Watch® - Emerging Markets View

    16 October, 2014 | Economics Watch®

    This complimentary series of webcasts for member companies is designed to help executives stay on top of the changing business and economic conditions throughout Asia-Pacific, China, India, and Brazil.

  2. Is Your Occupation or Industry at a High Risk for Labor Shortages? (US) Cover Is Your Occupation or Industry at a High Risk for Labor Shortages? (US)

    07 October, 2014 | KnowlEdge Series® | 3:06

    In this webcast, we will discuss future labor shortages for specific occupations and industries, as well as implications for HC professionals.

  3. How baby-boom retirement will dramatically impact your business in the coming decade Cover How baby-boom retirement will dramatically impact your business in the coming decade

    17 September, 2014 | Special Webcast

    This webcast will touch on which advanced economies will see the most dramatic impact, what occupations are most likely to be affected, and how this will affect competitiveness of different countries.

  4. Energy Policy, Renewable Energy, and Corporate Strategy Cover Energy Policy, Renewable Energy, and Corporate Strategy

    16 September, 2014 | Special Webcast

    Energy cost is critical to the competitiveness of many firms. Join this webcast to find out how to build a sound corporate energy strategy.

  5. The Conference Board Economics Watch® - Emerging Markets View  Cover The Conference Board Economics Watch® - Emerging Markets View

    11 September, 2014 | Economics Watch® | 2:02

    Intangible investment in China

  6. Labor Shortages Are Coming: The When and Where Cover Labor Shortages Are Coming: The When and Where

    11 September, 2014 | KnowlEdge Series® | 1:23

    In this webcast, we focus on the risk of labor shortages across countries, and discuss which countries are more likely to experience labor shortages both at the present and in the coming decade.

  7. The Conference Board Economics Watch® - Emerging Markets View  Cover The Conference Board Economics Watch® - Emerging Markets View

    14 August, 2014 | Economics Watch® | 2:56

    Inflation and asset price bubbles in Emerging Markets

  8. The Conference Board Economics Watch® - Emerging Markets View  Cover The Conference Board Economics Watch® - Emerging Markets View

    10 July, 2014 | Economics Watch® | 3:24

    Global economic growth scenarios 2020 - the opportunities and challenges across emerging economies

  9. Information Technologies and Labour Market Disruptions Cover Information Technologies and Labour Market Disruptions

    19 June, 2014 | Special Webcast | 5:09

    This webcast discusses the past, present, and future impact of technology on labor markets; and how to ease the transition from a human-based service economy to a technology-based service economy.

  10. How Best to Manage Virtual Teams Cover How Best to Manage Virtual Teams

    12 June, 2014 | Special Webcast | 9:21

    With teams and projects increasingly dispersed around the world or in different national locations, the skills needed to manage people collaborating virtually are in growing demand.

  11. The Grey Area: Stimulating Ethical Dialogue in Organizations Cover The Grey Area: Stimulating Ethical Dialogue in Organizations

    10 June, 2014 | Special Webcast | 2:53

    According to recent research by The Conference Board, building trust with employees, customers, and the public is a critical leadership challenge.

  12. The Changing Cost Competitiveness of European Economies Cover The Changing Cost Competitiveness of European Economies

    04 June, 2014 | Special Webcast | 8:48

    During the past few years, southern European countries have rapidly regained cost competitiveness, as wages in the region have declined compared to those in northern Europe.

  13. Sustaining Change: Does Design and Execution Work Ever End? Cover Sustaining Change: Does Design and Execution Work Ever End?

    03 June, 2014 | Conference KeyNotes | 5:25

    Given shifting business and marketplace realities, when is it appropriate to “stay the course” and when should you “abandon ship”? Learn how one organization successfully navigated through their difficulties.

  14. The Changing Chinese Supply Chain: Risk and Governance Cover The Changing Chinese Supply Chain: Risk and Governance

    02 June, 2014 | Special Webcast | 2:43

    This webcast reviews recent developments in the supply chain legal and regulatory landscape in China and provides global companies with a more sustainable framework with which to manage the issue.

  15. China's Natural Gas: A new foundation for competitiveness? Cover China's Natural Gas: A new foundation for competitiveness?

    09 May, 2014 | Special Webcast | 13:53

    China has the largest estimated shale gas reserves in the world, but is so far struggling to access it. What does China’s medium-term supply of, and demand for, natural gas look like? What are the implications for pricing and energy costs?

  16. The Short View on China: Why 2014 will be a tough year Cover The Short View on China: Why 2014 will be a tough year

    30 April, 2014 | Special Webcast | 1:25

    Only four months in and 2014 has already seen a marked increase in near-defaults throughout China’s financial system, and weak growth and tough financing conditions are expected to continue.

  17. Mexico: Can It Move to the Next Level? Cover Mexico: Can It Move to the Next Level?

    24 April, 2014 | KnowlEdge Series® | 2:36

    Is the Mexican economy transitioning from a perennial underachiever to a global powerhouse? Hear a region expert and business leader speak about future scenarios for Mexico’s economic and business environment.

  18. Southeast Asia: Is Regional Integration to the Benefit of Global Competitiveness? Cover Southeast Asia: Is Regional Integration to the Benefit of Global Competitiveness?

    22 April, 2014 | KnowlEdge Series® | 2:35

    Can Southeast Asia integrate to the benefit of its global competitiveness? Hear a region expert and business leader speak about future scenarios for Southeast Asia’s economic and business environment.

  19. Will Tightness Return to The European Job Market in The Year Ahead? Cover Will Tightness Return to The European Job Market in The Year Ahead?

    08 April, 2014 | Special Webcast

    Even though the economy is recovering, the European job market still has record-high unemployment and low wage growth. Will the tightness in the European labor market return in 2014?

  20. Book Discussion: Leading & Implementing Business Change Management Cover Book Discussion: Leading & Implementing Business Change Management

    03 April, 2014 | Special Webcast | 1:47

    Growth-minded companies are moving away from the “do more with less” strategies of the past, which are proving increasingly ineffective, and adopting a “change capable” mind-set instead.

  21. Integrating Human Rights Risk Into The ERM Programme Cover Integrating Human Rights Risk Into The ERM Programme

    28 March, 2014 | Special Webcast | 3:20

    How can companies build a robust program to manage human rights risk? This webcast details how The Coca-Cola Company identified, assessed, and mitigated risks internally and throughout its supply chain.

  22. Cyber Security, Industrial Espionage, and The Internet of Things  Cover Cyber Security, Industrial Espionage, and The Internet of Things

    05 March, 2014 | Special Webcast | 10:17

    This webcast will reveal some of the risks related to revolutionary developments online and suggest some approaches to gaining commercial advantage without risking the enterprise in the process.

  23. Integrating India’s Economy into the Global Market Cover Integrating India’s Economy into the Global Market

    27 February, 2014 | KnowlEdge Series® | 4:28

    Will India’s economy overcome its internal constraints to reach the global economy? Listen to experts from the region discuss possible scenarios for India’s economic and business environment.

  24. Brazil: Unfulfilled Promises Once Again Cover Brazil: Unfulfilled Promises Once Again

    18 February, 2014 | KnowlEdge Series® | 2:14

    Will the Brazilian economy continue to build on the promise of the past decade? Hear experts from the region discuss future scenarios for Brazil’s economic and business environment.

  25. Book Discussion: Quest for Exceptional Leadership Cover Book Discussion: Quest for Exceptional Leadership

    14 February, 2014 | Special Webcast | 4:04

    Join Ravi Chaudhry as he discusses his book, Quest for Exceptional Leadership, which offers viewers lessons on how to map out their own personal path to becoming an exceptional leader.

  26. Europe: The Urgency for Meaningful Integration Cover Europe: The Urgency for Meaningful Integration

    11 February, 2014 | KnowlEdge Series® | 3:45

    How can Europe further integrate in a meaningful way? Hear experts from the region discuss future scenarios for Europe's economic and business environment.

  27. China: Managing Slower Growth through Economic Restructuring Cover China: Managing Slower Growth through Economic Restructuring

    04 February, 2014 | KnowlEdge Series® | 7:55

    Can the restructuring of China’s economy create a more sustainable growth path? Hear experts on the region discuss future scenarios for China’s economic and business environment.

  28. United States: Still Waiting for the 'Real' Recovery to Begin Cover United States: Still Waiting for the 'Real' Recovery to Begin

    28 January, 2014 | KnowlEdge Series® | 2:07

    Is the United States still waiting for the "real" recovery to begin? During this webcast, experts will speak about future scenarios for the U.S. economic and business environment.

  29. Corporate Governance Issues for Subsidiaries  Cover Corporate Governance Issues for Subsidiaries

    14 January, 2014 | Special Webcast | 5:28

    Global corporations rely on a network of subsidiaries to conduct various aspects of their operations, and governance policies within those subsidiaries must be adapted to those at the parent.

  30. Human Rights Risk: Focus on China Cover Human Rights Risk: Focus on China

    07 January, 2014 | Special Webcast | 9:43

    What human rights risks are companies facing when doing business China? How can businesses manage those risks without running afoul of the Chinese government?

  31. Sustainability Matters 2014: Sustainability, Brand, and Reputation Cover Sustainability Matters 2014: Sustainability, Brand, and Reputation

    03 December, 2013 | KnowlEdge Series® | 13:04

    We invite you to explore the link between corporate sustainability initiatives and brand value. The discussion will center on the preliminary results of our study, Sustainability Matters 2014: Sustainability, Brand, and Reputation.

  32. A CEO's View on CSR, Risk & Reputation Management Cover A CEO's View on CSR, Risk & Reputation Management

    19 November, 2013 | Special Webcast

    Hans W. Decker, retired CEO and vice chairman of Siemens USA, explores a CEO's view of the meaning and importance of corporate social responsibility and risk and reputation management.

  33. Rethinking Your Internal Global Portal Strategy Cover Rethinking Your Internal Global Portal Strategy

    28 October, 2013 | Conference KeyNotes | 2:32

    Merck & Co.'s Executive Director of Global Communications will discuss how rethinking your internal online strategy can move you further faster to an engaged employee base.

  34. Human Rights Risk Reporting and Assurance Cover Human Rights Risk Reporting and Assurance

    17 October, 2013 | Special Webcast | 11:19

    This webcast offers insights on current efforts to report on human rights, as well as the scope of assurance that can be provided to senior management and boards of directors.

  35. The Board's Responsibility for Reputation Risk Management Cover The Board's Responsibility for Reputation Risk Management

    08 August, 2013 | Special Webcast | 1:32

    Responsibility for reputation risk management belongs to the CEO and executive team. But who holds them accountable? In the increasingly complex global risk environment, boards need to step up their vigilance and oversight of this critical area.

  36. Supply Chain Resilience Cover Supply Chain Resilience

    24 June, 2013 | Special Webcast

    Supply chain risks are on the rise, as is their potential impact on business performance and shareholder value. Learn how to decrease your risk and eliminate "black swans."

  37. Human Rights Risk: A Critical Business Imperative - Part II Cover Human Rights Risk: A Critical Business Imperative - Part II

    30 May, 2013 | Special Webcast | 4:53

    Join us for this 2 Part webcast as we examine the area of human rights risk and the possible wide-ranging impacts on corporations. In Part II of this Webcast we will hear from companies that have taken an active role to address human rights.

  38. Human Rights Risk: A Critical Business Imperative - Part I Cover Human Rights Risk: A Critical Business Imperative - Part I

    28 May, 2013 | Special Webcast | 8:22

    Join us for this 2 Part webcast as we examine the area of human rights risk and the possible wide-ranging impacts on corporations. In Part I of this Webcast we will speak with leading NGOs in the area of human rights and business.

  39. Case Studies in Making Ethics Policies Work Cover Case Studies in Making Ethics Policies Work

    17 May, 2013 | Special Webcast | 9:37

    Ethics policies and Codes of Conduct need to address a host of important compliance issues on a transnational basis. Among these issues are the impact of expanded anti-bribery and corruption (ABAC) laws.

  40. Emerging Issues in Product Regulation Cover Emerging Issues in Product Regulation

    16 May, 2013 | Special Webcast | 4:25

    Our moderator, Lucas Bergkamp, Council Director for The Council on Environment & Product Stewardship & and his guests, address the latest emerging issues from new regulations on Product Safety, Market Surveillance and Nanomaterials.

  41. The Culture of Ethics Cover The Culture of Ethics

    02 May, 2013 | Special Webcast | 5:37

    So you think you have established a solid culture of ethics within your organization but are now facing internal issues with your program. During this webcast, hear from experts on this hot-button issue and how to address these internal issues head on.

  42. The Board’s Role in Ethics & Compliance Cover The Board’s Role in Ethics & Compliance

    25 April, 2013 | Special Webcast | 2:42

    Gain insight on this timely topic and learn best practices when interacting with your board of directors so that a strong ethical culture can be set.

  43. Journey to World-Class Safety Cover Journey to World-Class Safety

    24 April, 2013 | Special Webcast | 1:54

    Members of The Conference Board Chief EH&S Officers’ Council discuss the results of a benchmarking survey led by Disney and DuPont on World Class Safety.

  44. Crisis Management and Reputational Risk  Cover Crisis Management and Reputational Risk

    23 April, 2013 | Special Webcast | 5:42

    Companies may work for decades to build the value of their brands and reputation, only to have that value destroyed in a matter of hours.

  45. Scenario Planning as a Risk Management Tool Cover Scenario Planning as a Risk Management Tool

    26 March, 2013 | Special Webcast | 6:55

    Join us for this webcast as our panelists discuss what scenario planning is and how it can be a useful tool for strategic development and capability building.

  46. Shared Services Talent Management in Emerging Markets  Cover Shared Services Talent Management in Emerging Markets

    24 March, 2013 | Special Webcast

    This webcast will focus on strategies for Shared Services talent management in emerging markets, discussing the process fundamentals and execution necessary for talent strategy success.

  47. Managing China in Transition Cover Managing China in Transition

    15 March, 2013 | Special Webcast | 6:47

    Regardless of how China lands – hard, soft or in-between – the next 24 months will be transitional, for better or for worse.

  48. Good Business? Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility Cover Good Business? Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

    28 February, 2013 | Special Webcast | 3:39

    During this webcast, hear from speakers from the upcoming 2013 Ethics & Shareholder Value Summit. They will discuss how acting ethically and responsibly is good for business and will share examples of the good, the bad, and the ugly of this practice.

  49. Your 2013 Must-Do List: Supplier Diversity Professionals Cover Your 2013 Must-Do List: Supplier Diversity Professionals

    13 February, 2013 | Special Webcast | 3:46

    This webcast covers the "short list" of what supplier diversity professionals are planning to do for their companies in 2013.

  50. Designing a Global Organization in Turbulent Markets Cover Designing a Global Organization in Turbulent Markets

    07 February, 2013 | Conference KeyNotes | 5:08

    In 2009, Cargill created a new global corporate function to manage transportation and logistics. Hear how they overcame challenges during a time of global market volatility to achieve major milestones and add significant value to the enterprise.

  51. Book Discussion: The Future of Business in Emerging Markets - Growth Strategies for Growth Markets Cover Book Discussion: The Future of Business in Emerging Markets - Growth Strategies for Growth Markets

    01 February, 2013 | Special Webcast

    Nenad Pacek, author of "The Future of Business in Emerging Markets" explores what will change economically and what are the overriding business megatrends that will shape corporations and their strategies in global markets.

  52. Whistleblower Payouts Under the New Provision Cover Whistleblower Payouts Under the New Provision

    04 January, 2013 | Special Webcast | 7:27

    Join a panel of legal experts as they discuss the SEC’s new whistleblower “bounty” program and its impact on securities law enforcement.

  53. Supplier Collaboration in the Cloud Cover Supplier Collaboration in the Cloud

    11 December, 2012 | Special Webcast

    This Special Webcast will cover Cloud process steps including the forecast, purchase order, order response, inventory visibility, shipment notification, goods receipt, invoice, and payment notification.

  54. Safeguarding Intellectual Property & Addressing Corruption in the Global Supply Chain Cover Safeguarding Intellectual Property & Addressing Corruption in the Global Supply Chain

    03 December, 2012 | Special Webcast | 1:42

    This webcast will review the findings from a Research Working Group report on Safeguarding IP & Addressing Corruption in the Global Supply Chain

  55. Responding to Procurement Challenges in Today’s Volatile Markets Cover Responding to Procurement Challenges in Today’s Volatile Markets

    30 October, 2012 | Special Webcast | 04:50

    Our guest speakers, Dr. Schulte, former VP Supply Management at Unilever and Mr. van der Meer, VP & Head of Production Procurement at GlaxoSmithKline, will discuss how global corporations like GSK are managing the risks caused by volatile markets.

  56. Compliance Challenges in Emerging Markets (China and India) Cover Compliance Challenges in Emerging Markets (China and India)

    29 October, 2012 | Special Webcast

    This Special Webcast will cover the status and direction of compliance in China and India, and look at how the related challenges can be best handled.

  57. Review Meeting of Safeguarding IP in the Supply Chain Working Group Cover Review Meeting of Safeguarding IP in the Supply Chain Working Group

    10 April, 2012 | Special Webcast

    How can multinational corporations design an effective program that protects their Intellectual Property - trademarks, patents, copyrights, and trade secrets – when dealing with their suppliers, sub contractors and third parties around the globe?

  58. Strategies for Expanding Global Partnerships  Cover Strategies for Expanding Global Partnerships

    26 January, 2012 | Conference KeyNotes

    It can be a challenge to maintain successful and profitable alliances. In this session you will hear candid insights from Xerox on developing a global alliance strategy, assessing internal resources and achieving clearly defined goals.

  59. Working at the Intersection of Human Resources, Ethics and Compliance – The Need for Collaboration Cover Working at the Intersection of Human Resources, Ethics and Compliance – The Need for Collaboration

    18 January, 2012 | Special Webcast

    An ethical culture that is based on more than legal compliance is likely to enhance performance. According to research by The Conference Board, “ethics and social responsibility” are among the top 10 skills employers find important among new employees.

  60. Sustainability and Ethics: A Vibrant New Partnership Cover Sustainability and Ethics: A Vibrant New Partnership

    27 September, 2011 | Conference KeyNotes

    This Conference KeyNotes Webcast contains video clips of the keynote address from The 2011 Conference Board Corporate Citizenship and Sustainability Conference. The speech was titled “Sustainability and Ethics: A Vibrant New Partnership.”

  61. Ethical Leadership: Building a Culture that Supports Ethical Behavior  Cover Ethical Leadership: Building a Culture that Supports Ethical Behavior

    15 June, 2011 | Special Webcast

    This webcast will discuss why the effort to build a culture of ethics is so important and a values-based cultural approach vs a consequence - compliance approach.

  62. Strategic Outsourcing: Capitalizing on Opportunities in the New Global Landscape Cover Strategic Outsourcing: Capitalizing on Opportunities in the New Global Landscape

    11 May, 2011 | Conference KeyNotes

    This Conference KeyNotes Webcast will include discussion of key findings that emerged from The 2011 Strategic Outsourcing Conference. The Conference was themed: “Capitalizing on Opportunities in the New Global Landscape”.

  63. Developing an Effective Global Partnership between Service Provider and Offshorers Cover Developing an Effective Global Partnership between Service Provider and Offshorers

    30 March, 2011 | Special Webcast

    Participants will learn firsthand how to deal with the myriad issues that can threaten to derail a global offshoring implementation project. The discussions will focus on hands-on, detailed information about the main elements of this partnership, including the governance arrangements between provider and client and the “follow-the-sun” service delivery concept employed in this project

  64. SRM Effectiveness through Enhanced Supplier Selection Cover SRM Effectiveness through Enhanced Supplier Selection

    16 September, 2010 | Conference KeyNotes

    This Conference KeyNotes Webcast will provide highlights of The 2010 Supplier Relationship Management Conference (June, 2010).

  65. Shared Services Cover Shared Services

    16 March, 2010 | Conference KeyNotes

    This Conference KeyNotes Webcast will provide highlights of The 2009 Shared Services Conference (November, 2009). Video footage of two headline presentations will set context for live questions and answers with the presenters.

  66. Strategic Outsourcing Cover Strategic Outsourcing

    03 December, 2009 | Conference KeyNotes

    Amidst the economic downturn, companies are outsourcing primarily to cut costs, but there are also long-term benefits in terms of productivity, service integration, and growth potential.

  67. Business Ethics and Compliance–Effective Best Practices in Challenging Times Cover Business Ethics and Compliance–Effective Best Practices in Challenging Times

    24 June, 2009 | Special Webcast

    This webcast will discuss how maintaining an effective program in these challenging times requires us to make the most of existing resources.

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