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Launch of Dana Incorporated Procurement Academy with CIPS will provide tailored training to global procurement staff

Tuesday, November 28, 2017
  • Dana Incorporated is a world leader in providing highly engineered solutions for improving the efficiency, performance and sustainability of powered vehicles and machinery.
  • CIPS is the global professional body for procurement and supply management and will deliver the targeted training
  • More than 300 Dana procurement staff will be trained across the world

 

The Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS ) is delighted to be working with Dana Incorporated (NYSE: DAN) to provide their procurement staff with a tailored training programming, enhancing and developing skills and knowledge in procurement and supply management.

The training will offer a range of learning options such as e-learning, face-to-face and longer-term work-based learning though the CIPS Corporate award programme, tailored for the exact needs of the business which supplies virtually every vehicle manufacturer in the world.

Following completion of skills analysis exercise by all procurement employees, CIPS – in partnership with Dana – will customise training modules designed to enhance individual and team performance based on the results.  Dana employees will have access to a free e-learning library with more than 250 hours of training with high-quality, authoritative content across a range of  procurement, and supply-chain management topics.

Through the program and management selection, procurement employees will have an opportunity to partake in the Advanced Practitioner Program, a combination of face-to-face training and tailored projects that result in MCIPS accreditation – the internationally-recognised standard of competence for procurement professionals.

With operations in 33 countries on six continents, Dana has more than 300 procurement team members globally.

Will Beattie, Head of International Business, said “This is a major investment by Dana Incorporated to develop and train their most precious asset – their staff, and we’re delighted to be a part of their professional development.

“The company is committed to getting the best from what procurement can do for their business and ensuring alignment of skills and abilities across their teams around the world ready for what are likely to be continuing challenges in the global marketplace in 2018 and beyond.”

Craig Price, Dana’s senior vice president for Purchasing and Supplier Development, said, “Dana is excited to be partnering with CIPS in launching the Dana Procurement Academy and improving the technical competencies of our global purchasing team.  This is an important next step in our journey of becoming a world-class purchasing organization.”

Press contacts:

CIPS

Trudy Salandiak; CIPS PR Manager; trudy.salandiak@cips.org; +44 (0) 1780 761576; 07554 400 731
Dana Incorporated

Jeff Cole; Senior Director, Corporate Communications, Dana Incorporated; jeff.cole@dana.com; +1-419-887-3535

The Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply

The Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) is the world’s largest procurement and supply professional organisation.  It is the worldwide centre of excellence on procurement and supply management issues.  CIPS has a global community of over 200,000 in 180 different countries, including senior business people, high-ranking civil servants and leading academics.  The activities of procurement and supply chain professionals have a major impact on the profitability and efficiency of all types of organisation and CIPS offers corporate solutions packages to improve business profitability. 
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Dana Incorporated

Dana is a world leader in highly engineered solutions for improving the efficiency, performance, and sustainability of powered vehicles and machinery.  Dana supports the passenger vehicle, commercial truck, and off-highway markets, as well as industrial and stationary equipment applications.  Founded in 1904, Dana employs nearly 29,000 people in 33 countries on six continents who are committed to delivering long-term value to customers.  Based in Maumee, Ohio, the company reported sales of more than $5.8 billion in 2016.  For more information, please visit dana.com.