Share your interest in mentoring programs
Share your interest in mentoring - whether to be a mentor or mentee - by answering 5 quick survey questions - and automatically be entered to win a Jabra Speaker. Available to IACCM paid members only.Take the survey
Keeping Your Network Alive
Our individual and team networks are the tentacles that keep us effectively and efficiently connected in our world. They provide us with insights and outsights to plan, seize opportunities, avoid pitfalls and excel. In times of uncertainty or crisis, the strength of our networks can be the source of our survival, or can foster an edge over others.
Historically, we have assumed that some aspects of networking require in-person connection. However, most recently, as we have been compelled to network from a distance, we have found ways to stay connected. But what have we lost and what have we gained in the process? Are we as networked as we want to be as individuals, and should organizations be doing more to develop networks that position themselves to be more competitive?
In this TASK topic, Keeping Your Network Alive, we provide resources to help you professionally connect as an individual, and to leverage networks for the benefit of your organization during this period of uncertainty.
Strenghten your network
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has. - Margaret Mead
Work with new IACCM Council Members
Think Global. Act Local is the focus for our newly elected IACCM Council Members. Over 130 key people across the world have volunteered to advocate and support the contract and commercial management community from a geographical or topical perspective. Whether it is arranging local networking events or sharing the latest knowledge from around the globe, IACCM Council Members are a great addition to your network.
Leveraging your network for competitive advantage
“Alone, we can do so little; together, we can do so much” – Helen Keller
Expanding commercial acumen within your network
Through 15th September, IACCM members can take advantage of the TASK promotional training rate of $49 for Commercial Awareness for Better Business Outcomes (regularly US$395pp). At over a 75% discount, individuals across your entire organization can earn a certificate that demonstrates their commercial acumen. After completing the program, participants will, among other things, be familiar with the tools to manage stakeholders (e.g. RACI Matrix), as well as understand the criticality of reaching out to those stakeholders along the contracting lifecycle to prevent missteps that could otherwise cost an organization financial and reputational harm.Find out more
More training opportunities and further resources
Whether you are a large corporation seeking to establish best practice across your organization, a small-medium sized company seeking access to organized collective knowledge and experience, or an individual seeking to enhance your knowledge and attractiveness as an employee, IACCM offers a professional development program to meet your needs.
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