Workshop Theme : Driving Value Through Improved Contract Performance

Getting value for money from contracts and spend with third parties is an ongoing challenge in today's world. Often the largest opportunity to quickly yield savings is to optimise the value in existing contracts. Organisations can save millions by having commercially-efficient contracts, effectively managing these throughout their operational life and minimising waste in business activities with suppliers.

By attending this workshop you will discover how optimize contract performance with your suppliers, develop effective SOW's, KPI's and SLA's, enhance stakeholder engagement and extract maximum value from your contractual relationships.


  Facilitated By:

Professor Gideon Nieman   Professor Gideon

Facilitated by Professor Gideon Nieman

Professor Gideon Nieman, B Com (Acc), MBA (UP), PhD (Vista), is professor emeritus of the Department of Business Management at the University of Pretoria.

Before joining the academia in 1995 he worked for 27 years in senior management positions in trade and industry. He is the editor, co-editor and author of prescribed textbooks on business management, entrepreneurship and supply chain management. His major work is "Business management: a value chain approach" which was published by Van Schaik Publishers and used as a textbook by 8 universities. He also served on the Scientific Committee of European Certification Board for Logistics (ECBL). This board acts as guardian for standards in logistics training in the European Logistics Association.

Professor Nieman retired at the end of September 2013 and is still actively consulting and training in contract management, procurement and supply chain management.

Endorsed and Supported By:


APMSA           CIPS          IACCM        SCLG