Spend Analytics for Procurement Intelligence: Pathway to Strategic Sourcing

November 21, 2018, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

It is the era of big data and analytics. A lot of companies are digitalization their businesses and operations to capture data and process these to come up with new and better business models, make better business decisions, launch new products and services faster and/or to improve their operations. One functional area that is inherently rich with data though messy and disparate is the procurement or purchasing division of an organization. But when a company is able to extract, standardize and integrate its spend data with other related procurement transactional and supplier profiling data, a rich treasure trove of opportunities opens up right in front of it. These opportunities come in various forms such as:

  • Savings in procurement cost

  • Better and more strategic supplier relationship management

  • Mitigate spending risk and maverick purchases

  • Established spend data visibility across categories and across the organization

  • Leverage on cross division or business units spending

  • Achieve procurement process efficiencies


This 1-day seminar will impart the working fundamentals of procurement analytics thru spend analysis. It will teach the steps, types and tools of spend analytics. It tackles how a spend analytics program can be deployed and sustained in an organization. It will familiarize participants on how to do a visual spend analytics, generate insights and carry out a data-driven and forward looking procurement business decision.



Learning Session Outline

  1. The ‘Whats’ & ‘Whys’ of Spend Analytics

  2. Business Case for Spend Analytics 

  3.  The ‘How’ of Spend Analytics

3.1 Date Definition and Loading

3.2 Data Enrichment

3.3 Spend Analysis

3.4 Insight Generation & Decision Making

4. Types & Tools of Spend Analysis

5. Impediments to Spend Analytics

6. Implementing

Successful Spend Analytics

Who Should Attend

Purchasing or Procurement Directors & Officers or Analysts,  Category Acquisition and Sourcing Leads or Analysts, Supply Chain Managers and those with similar and parallel functions.

Learning Session Fees and Inclusions

This one-day learning session is worth Php 4,500 (VAT included). The inclusions are:


  • Workbook Materials and Training Manual

  • Morning and Afternoon Snacks and Lunch, Unlimited Espresso Coffee/Tea

  • Certificate of Completion

Special Offer: Early Bird Fee (on or before Oct 21, 2018) : Php 3,800 (VAT Inc.)

Participants will be required to bring laptops.

Paid parking is available in One San Miguel Avenue Building with entrance at the Shaw Boulevard 

For Course-Related Questions

To reserve for this learning session or should you have any questions, please feel free to contact us via email through bryan.gobaco@technopoly.com.ph with your name and contact details

Facilitators and Mentors

Bryan Gobaco


Bryan has trained various companies on Design of Experiments. These companies are in the field of consumer goods and personal care, quick service restaurant business, specialty chemicals and food ingredients. He is also the resident trainer of the Philippine Trade Training Center on the use of Design of Experiments for Process Optimization for the last 10 years. He is currently a faculty at the Department of Industrial Engineering at the Gokongwei College of Engineering of De La Salle University Manila where he also earned his bachelor in science and masters in science degree in Industrial Engineering.