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.
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Upcoming Events - Virtual
Generative AI: Unveiling the next frontier of digital procurement
Generative AI is poised to transform roles and boost performance—across business functions including procurement. While 90% of...
More procurement leaders are convinced that generative AI will unveil the next frontier of procurement, only 10% have access to the necessary data infrastructure to deploy high-impact use cases. In the end-to-end procurement process, generative AI can help along the dimensions of content generation, insight generation, and interactive engagement—from RFP creation and analysis, negotiation coaching to assessing supplier intelligence and performance.
Duration: 1 hour
Transforming finance with Generative AI
Join us to discuss how AI can drive finance productivity and how to unlock quick wins, along with case studies of successful early...
Duration: 1 hour
15:00-16:00 CEST | 09:00-10:00 EDT | 21:00-22:00 BJT
What the Lighthouses did next: New horizons for 4IR impact
Lighthouses have proven that productivity, sustainability, and workforce engagement goals can be met and exceeded at scale with Fourth...
More Industrial Revolution technologies – and our pioneers have not stood still. Hear from founding members of the Global Lighthouse Network about how their initial investments in tech-enabled operations have inspired them to continue their journey to improve manufacturing performance, navigate volatility, and enjoy successes that extend beyond the bottom line.
: Ni Jun, Brand Cheng, Dirk Holbach, Marcel Welz, Remo Colarusso, Levent Çakıroğlu, Enno de Boer, Mourad Tamoud, Virginie Rigaudeau, Cedrik Neike, Federico Torti
Duration: 1 hour
We regularly host webinars across a wide range of Operations functions and topics. View all broadcast and virtual events—and our extensive archive.
Upcoming Events - Hybrid & In-person
Procurement Executive Roundtable: Human and digital – Intertwined factors to empower your procurement 2030 strategy
In today’s dynamic environment—influenced by ongoing volatility and supply chain
disruptions—hiring, developing, and retaining the...
More best talent with the right skillset has become more important than ever to re-think and course-correct the procurement strategy.
2023 North America Procurement Executive Forum
McKinsey’s 2023 Procurement Executive Forum is excited to welcome you this fall in Chicago! The forum is your opportunity to connect...
More with peers from a wide range of industries and regions
Duration: 2 days
Europe CPO Roundtable
Challenged by ongoing shortages, decarbonization pressures, and volatile markets,
the procurement function is at the heart of building...
More resilience and competitive advantage for the entire organization. On the journey toward Procurement 2030, procurement leaders need to fully innovate the way of working with digital on the rise, exploring new ways of generating value, and rethinking their approaches to win talent and boost capability building.
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.
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