eSourcing Webinar Wednesdays

Scanmarket is hosting a new series of eSourcing Webinars each Wednesday for anyone who wants to learn how to effectively plan and conduct eSourcing events. In our Webinar Wednesdays' series, you will get a thorough introduction to Scanmarket's eSourcing platform, gain insight to the decisive factors for achieving success with eSourcing, and deliver great results for your business.

The eSourcing Webinar Wednesdays consist of the following sessions. We recommend users to participate in all five sessions in order:

1. RFx Introduction & RFQ Creation
2. RFx Creation & Advanced Functionalities
3. BidMatrix & Excel Creation and Bidding
4. eAuction Introduction and Types
5. eAuction Strategy

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Upcoming dates

Duration of each webinar: 1 hour
All webinars are hosted twice each Wednesday to suit global markets: 10am CET or 1pm EST
Price: 69 EUR per participant per webinar

Webinar 1: RFx Introduction & RFQ Creation

April 10th, 2019
May 15th, 2019
June 16th, 2019

Webinar 2: RFx Creation & Advanced Functionalities

April 17th, 2019
May 22nd, 2019
June 26th, 2019

Webinar 3: BidMatrix & Excel Creation and Bidding

April 24th, 2019
May 29th, 2019
July 3rd, 2019

Webinar 4: eAuction Introduction and Types

May 1st, 2019
June 5th, 2019
July 10th, 2019

Webinar 5: eAuction Strategy

May 8th, 2019
June 12th, 2019
July 17th, 2019

Bundle deal:

Package of 10 Webinars can be bought on Company level for EUR 590 (EUR 59 per webinar)
Package of 20 Webinars can be bought on Company level for EUR 980 (EUR 49 per webinar)
(Please note: If you would like to purchase a bundle deal, please contact your account manager)

About Webinars

RFx Introduction & RFQ Creation

The goal for this webinar is to get you ready to create, execute, monitor and finalize an RFQ including:

  1. Introduction to the overall capabilities within the RFx module including the different RFx & RFQ types and formats
  2. Familiarize the participant with the platform interface and learn the tips and tricks in relation to navigation

RFx Creation & Advanced Functionalities

The goal for this webinar is to introduce the RFx module on the Scanmarket platform including use of advanced functionalities. The participant will also learn best practices such as:

  1. How to increase the participation rate
  2. How to run a multiround & multistep project in one RFx
  3. How to get suppliers to indicate their intent to participate
  4. How to handle incomplete responses and late replies

BidMatrix & Excel Creation and Bidding

The goals for this webinar are to get you familiar with how to use Excel in the Scanmarket platform for event creation and bidding as well as the BidMatrix. This session includes:

  1. Introduction to the Excel creation and bidding functionality which dramatically increases efficiency in more complex RFx’s
  2. Becoming familiar with the RFx Bidmatrix type including creation options, strengths and weaknesses.
  3. Tips and trick related to Excel creation/bidding and BidMatrix

eAuction Introduction and Types

The goal for this webinar is to understand the many possibilities of eAuctions and get you ready to setup eAuctions in the system. You will become familiar with two overall eAuction types Reverse and Step auctions and learn:

  1. How each of the eAuctions work
  2. How to transfer an RFQ into an eAuction
  3. How to setup an eAuction from scratch

You will also see the eAuctions from the suppliers’ perspective and see how they participate. The session offers best practice advise that include:

  1. How to increase the participate rate
  2. How to run the eAuction on Total Cost of Ownership
  3. How to run an eAuction with multiple currencies

eAuction Strategy

The goal for this webinar is to familiarize yourself with eAuction strategy and Scanmarket’s six-step eAuction process which will ensure best practice preparation and increase the chance of successful eAuctions. Each of the six steps will be explained in detail along with best practices. After the Webinar, you will have a better understanding of the activities necessary to consider, evaluate and execute a successful eAuction. The six steps are:

Step 1 – Suitability analysis
Step 2 – Format and strategy selection
Step 3 – eAuction creation
Step 4 – Supplier training
Step 5 – Live eAuction
Step 6 – eAuction evaluation