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Reverse Auctions 101: The Right Choice at the Right Time for Procurement

Program Code: 170079
Seminar Date: Thursday, May 23, 2013
Start Time: 12:00 PM EST
Registration fee: $189.00

The benefits of Reverse Auctions seem almost too good to be true.  Do they truly deliver?  Are they really the best solution for you and your agency’s purchasing needs? In this action-packed webinar, leading industry mind, Dr. David Wyld, will address and explore the ins, outs, pros and potential cons of reverse auctions and other possible procurement vehicles.

Are reverse Auctions are the most efficient and effective way  to get the biggest bang out of procurement dollars? Participate in this webinar to hear the answer to this question and many more; ultimately returning to the workplace ready and able to maximize purchasing power!

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This fast-paced webinar will address the above issues and more while giving you the opportunity to ask our experts for advice about your unique concerns.

Presenters Include:

WBNR Presenter: David WyldDavid C. Wyld
Professor of Management

Southeastern Louisiana University
Dr. Wyld currently serves as the Professor of Management at Southern Louisiana University in Hammond, Louisiana. He is the director of the College of Business' Strategic e-Commerce/e-Government Initiative, the founding editor of the International Journal of Managing Information Technology, and a frequent contributor to both academic journals and trade publications. He is also the director of the Reverse Auction Research Center, covering trends in e-commerce. He has established himself as one of the leading academic experts on emerging applications of technology in both the public and private sector. He has been an active consultant, a qualified expert witness and an invited speaker on the strategic management of technology to both trade and academic audiences, as well as an invited panelist on technology issues on the Discovery Channel and other media outlets. In recognition of his research accomplishments, Dr. Wyld has been awarded Southeastern Louisiana University's "President's Award for Excellence in Research" and named a "Rising Star in Government Information Technology" be Federal Computer Week Magazine.

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