21st & 22nd June 2023 in Hamburg

Speaker: Prof. Dr. Elmar Holschbach

Prof. Dr. Elmar Holschbach

Prof. Dr. Elmar Holschbach

Fachhochschule Südwestfalen

Elmar Holschbach is Professor for Organization and Supply Management at the South Westphalia University of Applied Sciences (Meschede). His scientific interests include the question of how purchasing can contribute to more and better innovation in the buying company using agile organizational structures. He studied at the University of Oxford and the University of Sankt Gallen, among others.

Elmar has fourteen years of professional experience in purchasing and supply chain management. He began his professional career at CLAAS KGaA mbH, where he was responsible for software implementations in the area of eProcurement and supplier integration. He also gained valuable experience in direct and indirect purchasing. He then worked for Capgemini Deutschland GmbH, for whose customers he was responsible for major reorganization projects in supply chain management in Germany and abroad. Finally, at SMA Solar Technology AG, he was responsible for parts of the supply chain management, such as organization, contract and process management as well as SC controlling.

As management consultant and coach, Elmar helps companies to translate empirical findings into operational and financial performance improvements. In addition, he supports the purchasing start-up What's the price (www.whatstheprice.com) on questions of corporate and marketing strategy.

Represented in the following tracks at the Procurement Summit:

  • 2022 MASTERCLASSES DAY 2: Future-proof purchasing processes with autonomous commerce

  • 2022 MASTERCLASSES DAY 2: Global B2B IT marketplaces as a future-proof IT hardware procurement strategy

  • 2022 MASTERCLASSES DAY 2: Why your training procurement is not ready for 2030

  • 2022 MASTERCLASSES DAY 2: More strategy, more added value: Würth purchasing reloaded

  • 2022 MASTERCLASSES DAY 2: How much negotiation competence and culture does a professional purchasing organisation need? How is it measured and how can performance be optimised?

  • 2022 MASTERCLASSES DAY 2: VMS vs. e-procurement – integrate and automate personnel purchasing

  • 2022 MASTERCLASSES DAY 1: Blockchain for Supply Chain – What a practitioner needs to know!
  • 2022 MASTERCLASSES DAY 1: Procurement-Exzellenz: Welche Prioritäten dominieren 2022?

  • 2022 MASTERCLASSES DAY 1: ERP procurement with cloud support

  • 2022 MASTERCLASSES DAY 1: The new purpose of Procurement
  • 2022 MASTERCLASSES DAY 1: Mission Impossible. On Target. - Aufbau einer konzernweiten Einkaufslösung in der Baubranche.

  • 2022 MASTERCLASSES DAY 1: M&A under the lenses of Procurement: Pre-Integration and Post-Integrations Efforts

  • 2021 MASTERCLASSES DAY 2: Procurement in the future

  • 2021 MASTERCLASSES DAY 2: Successfully mastering difficult negotiations with monopolists

  • 2021 MASTERCLASSES DAY 2: Process time analysis of your external workforce: your business case for the implementation of a Managed Service Provision solution

  • 2021 MASTERCLASSES DAY 2: eProcurement in C-parts management: How to drive transparency in processes and prices efficiently?

  • 2021 MASTERCLASSES DAY 2: Systematische Beschaffungsstrategien: Mehrwert – bis zur Herrschaft über die Galaxis…


  • 2021 MASTERCLASSES DAY 1: Blockchain for Supply Chain – What a practitioner needs to know!

  • 2020 MASTERCLASSES DAY 2: Does agile purchasing really make sense? What we know and how it can be achieved.
  • 2020 MASTERCLASSES DAY 1: Blockchain: Automation of Purchasing and Logistics Processes

  • 2020 MASTERCLASSES DAY 1: Digital Transformation of Procurement Analytics: Are You Ready for the Next Generation?

  • 2020 MASTERCLASSES DAY 1: Procurement 360° at SEW-EURODRIVE: Digital supplier scouting

  • 2020 MASTERCLASSES DAY 1: Solution Forum: Equal Opportunities for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses! Process Optimization and Document Automation of Business Documents

  • 2020 MASTERCLASSES DAY 1: Technology and Service Providers’ Panel

  • 2020 MASTERCLASSES DAY 1: Marketing-Procurement 2020: What You as a Buyer in Marketing Need to Know Today

  • 2020 MASTERCLASSES DAY 1: How to accelerate your Business Growth through controlled Outsourcing

  • 2020 MASTERCLASSES DAY 1: Digitization of procurement processes at Flottweg SE, an engineering and manufacturing company.
  • 2020 MASTERCLASSES DAY 1: Value Added Procurement Transformation

  • 2020 MASTERCLASSES DAY 1: Digital Procurement – learning from pioneers

  • 2020 MASTERCLASSES DAY 1: Digital Energy Procurement of Electricity and Gas & Efficient Cloud-Based Energy Data Management

  • 2020 MASTERCLASSES DAY 1: It’s Time for New Paths: The Future of Negotiations.

  • 2020 ONLINE 2ND:

  • 2020 ONLINE 2ND:

  • 2020 ONLINE 2ND: Smart procurement solutions as a success engine: Procuring knowledge along with digital transformation

  • 2020 ONLINE 2ND:

  • 2020 ONLINE 2ND:

  • 2020 ONLINE 2ND: Digital Supplier Scouting

  • 2020 ONLINE 2ND:

  • 2020 ONLINE 2ND: Risk, Resilience & Sustainable Procurement

  • 2020 ONLINE 1ST:
  • 2019 MASTERCLASS: Agility in procurement

Prof. Dr. Elmar Holschbach and many more register for the Procurement Summit now!