E-Auction Basics
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This course covers the introduction and importance of e-auctions, the opportunities, parameters to keep in mind and the metrics associated with e-auctions.

Whether you’re new to the concept or looking to refine your skills, this course provides a step-by-step guide to understanding and mastering e-auctions.

You’ll start with the fundamentals, learning what e-auctions are and dispelling common misconceptions. From there, we delve into the top opportunities and quick wins that e-auctions offer, ensuring you can capitalize on them effectively. We’ll also cover crucial parameters and metrics that are essential for measuring success and making informed decisions.

By the end of this course, you’ll have a comprehensive understanding of different auction types and how to leverage them for your benefit. Our expert insights and practical advice will empower you to implement e-auctions confidently and efficiently.

What You Will Learn in this Course?

  • What are the fundamental concepts and principles of e-auctions?
  • How can e-auctions benefit your sourcing strategy and dispel common myths?
  • What are the top opportunities and quick wins you can achieve through e-auctions?
  • What key parameters should you consider when planning and conducting an e-auction?
  • Which metrics are essential for evaluating the success of your e-auction?
  • What are the different types of e-auctions and how can they be utilized effectively?

Why Learn with Janice Marquardt:

Janice Marquardt has been a driving force in the supply chain sector for manufacturing and energy businesses since 2011. Prior to her remarkable career in supply chain management, Janice was a design and manufacturing engineer, laying a solid technical foundation for her expertise. She holds a Master’s in Mechanical Engineering from Iowa State University and an MBA from the University of Northern Iowa, blending technical acumen with business savvy. Janice’s career took a significant leap when she co-led the Leveraging Spend aggregation group at Berkshire Hathaway Energy, where she worked for over five years. Her exceptional leadership and strategic insight earned her the role of Vice President of Supply Chain, a position she held for three years.

In Q4 2023, Janice ventured into entrepreneurship by founding her own firm, Passwall Solutions, where she continues to make impactful contributions to the industry. As the Principal Consultant and SVP of Procurement, she identifies supply chain strengths and opportunities, with potential savings of $150–$225 million on a $2 billion spend. She also builds customer bid responses to highlight competitor cost-cutting and improve the chances of winning awards, and documents supply chain processes to reduce handoffs and waste by 10-30%.

Janice’s specialties are vast and include e-auctions, negotiations, assessing supply chains, and supporting operations teams in utilities and manufacturing sectors. Her extensive experience and keen understanding of supply chain dynamics enable her to deliver exceptional results for her clients. Janice’s diverse experience and proven track record make her an invaluable resource for businesses seeking to optimize their supply chain operations and achieve significant cost savings.

Who Is This Course For?

The course is designed for procurement professionals, supply chain managers, and sourcing specialists who want to enhance their knowledge and skills in e-auctions. Whether you're new to the concept or looking to refine your expertise, this course offers valuable insights and practical strategies. It's also ideal for business owners, operations managers, and anyone involved in procurement processes who aims to optimize their sourcing strategy, achieve cost savings, and make data-driven decisions.

By the end of this course, participants will have a comprehensive understanding of e-auctions, from fundamental concepts to advanced metrics and strategies, enabling them to confidently implement e-auctions and improve their organization's procurement efficiency.

Requirements

  • Access to Internet
  • Computer / Laptop / Mobile Device

What Is Included?

  • Immediate unlimited access to course materials
  • 30-day money-back guarantee
  • Exercises and quizzes to help you put theory into practice
  • English Closed Captions
  • Full transcripts in PDF for each lesson
  • Suitable for mobile or desktop
  • SCMDOJO Certification when you pass the course quiz (accessible from Learning Center post-sign-in)

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