Mike joined Coventry University in January 2014 as director of procurement. His team won Outstanding Procurement Team of the Year at the 2014 THELMAs and was subsequently shortlisted (twice) for the GO Awards Procurement Team of the Year. Mike has led on many high-profile procurements during the past 15 years and was awarded a fellowship by CIPS in 2013. Mike is the Midlands representative on the HEPA Board
In the second part of our focus on Coventry University’s procurement service, its head Mike Hanson explains how investing in his workforce has helped the university deliver 30% in savings through more efficient procurement.
This conference will explore how universities are using their global networks and partners to achieve more far-reaching knowledge exchange impacts and create new international business partnerships in other regions of the world.
This year’s event will tackle the challenges and opportunities that come with increased competition and choice in the sector off the back of momentous higher education reforms. Delegates will gain an exclusive introduction to the Office for Students, learn how to establish their institution as an international brand, debate the drive for digital in the sector and identify ways to enhance the student experience.