McKinsey Talks Operations

Cutting through the noise to transform strategy into lasting Operations success

In a rapidly evolving environment, Operations strategy can drive productivity and resilience, and capture new opportunities for competitive advantage.

Join the conversation with McKinsey experts and industry leaders, in this active program that showcases the latest thinking in Operations excellence.

Use these pages to explore the opportunities, register for events, and become part of the McKinsey Talks Operations community.

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Presenter Icon Upcoming Events - Virtual

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August 29, 2024
4:00 PM SGT | 10:00 AM CET
11:00 AM ET | 5:00 PM CET

Making the leap with gen AI in procurement

The key success factors for sustained impact
Product Development & Procurement

Join us as we delve into real life case studies demonstrating the impact of generative AI in procurement and the lessons learned by early...
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adopters. During the session, we will hear from leading procurement executives and McKinsey experts how leaders are using the technology to manage direct and indirect categories, boost supplier performance, and mitigate supply chain risks as well as how to deploy, scale, and sustain use cases, and what impact organizations are seeing in terms of productivity and efficiency.
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November 7-8, 2024

Procurement Executive Transition Forum

Product Development & Procurement

Join us for this virtual event to learn more about the current global outlooks and trends in procurement, with a cross-sector focus....
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Attendees can expect to exchange ideas and gain insights from top experts and senior advisors in a unique and secure environment.
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Duration: 2 days

We regularly host webinars across a wide range of Operations functions and topics. View all broadcast and virtual events—and our extensive archive.

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September 18-19, 2024 | Barcelona, Spain

Product Development Summit 2024

Product Development & Procurement

Join a diverse group of product development leaders and McKinsey experts to explore the latest trends in R&D, engineering, and product...
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development and forge relationships with peers…
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Duration: 2 days

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September 23-24, 2024 | Lago Maggiore, Italy

Europe CPO Roundtable 2024

Product Development & Procurement

It’s a new era for procurement – join our long-standing Europe CPO Roundtable to explore with industry leaders and McKinsey experts...
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what the future has in store for procurement leaders…
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Duration: 2 days

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September 10, 2024 | Boston, MA

Lead to Cash Executive Roundtable

Service Operations

Join industry leaders and McKinsey experts at the Lead to Cash Executive Roundtable for definitive knowledge exchange with peers and...
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deep-dive case study explorations from organizations who have successfully embarked on Lead to Cash transformations.
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We regularly host events including summits, round table discussions, expos, and more across a wide range of Operations functions and topics. View all in person and hybrid events here.

Presenter IconLatest Podcasts

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January 15, 2024

Navigating the new normal: Operations insights for 2024

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January 3, 2024

Generative AI in operations: Capturing the value

manufacturing africas future jobs growth and sustainability
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November 9, 2023

Manufacturing Africa’s future: Jobs, growth, and sustainability

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