Data Analytics (Commodity Management and Spend Analytics) – September 9th

 Event Program


Josephine Dahan, Director, Special Projects, Procurement Policy Division,Treasury Board Secretariat

Josephine Dahan is the Director, Special Projects, Procurement Policy Division at the Treasury Board Secretariat. She is a seasoned procurement expert with over 15 years of government procurement experience with a vast array of experience across a number of departments and commodities. She started off her career at Canada Post in their procurement development program where she completed the Purchasing Management Association of Canada certification program. She has extensive experience conducting commodity analysis, spend analysis and market research in developing strategic sourcing approaches within the government generating nearly $100M in cost savings to date. As well, she is an experienced negotiator able to resolve complex contracting issues both domestically and internationally. She is a passionate leader known as an innovator with experience in procurement transformation and business optimization across the federal government. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree with a concentration in Operations Management & Technology with a minor in Statistics.

Date: September 9th, 2020
Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Webinar Overview:

The Government of Canada Procurement Competency Profiles have been updated to include 5 new technical competencies: Business Acumen; Data Analytics; Negotiations; Project Management and Risk Management. Take charge of your procurement career by attending this learning event.  The ability to analyse data is a critical skill for procurement specialists in order make evidence-based decisions.  This webinar will arm procurement specialists with the basic elements of data analytics and provide practical applications of how to apply them in a day to day environment. 

Please join Josephine Dahan, as she guides you through data analytics as it relates to procurement.  After this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Identify opportunities to gather information and data;
  • Techniques and approaches to analyse data;
  • Ways to build insights in order to improve procurement outcomes; and
  • Elevate the role of procurement by communicating meaningful insights to key stakeholders and senior management.

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Data Analytics (Commodity Management and Spend Analytics) – September 9th