CoreNet Global Summit, Madrid 2018
Madrid | 25 - 27 September 2018 | NH Collection Madrid Eurobuilding
The largest gathering of corporate real estate professionals in Europe

Delivering Cost Management through Strategic Partnerships

26 September 2018 | 13:30 - 14:30

Delivering Cost Management through Strategic Partnerships

In response to Unilever’s zero based budgeting targets and continued focus on improving operating margin Workplace rolled out a cost management programme using End to End cost data, Lean Analysis and Automation. This approach has helped FM teams understand and analyze their FM cost base across a global portfolio and make effective cost decisions in partnership with suppliers and the business. By the end of this session, you’ll gain insights over tools and techniques used to sustain effective cost management.

Key Takeaways:

  • Understand how new tools and techniques can be used instead of traditional methods to analyse and optimize costs.

  • Consider how you effectively engage with the business to make difficult decisions on cost.

  • Identify the obstacles to delivering World Class cost management.

  • Gain an appreciation of how effective Supply Partnering can drive ongoing optimisation for mutual benefit.

  • Describe and understand how to apply similar principles within your organisation.