Future of AP Lunch & Learn Series Continues for One More Week in Chicago, Minneapolis and Cincinnati
Institute of Finance & Management (IOFM) Joins as Series Partner
SAN JOSE, Calif. — June 20, 2012 — Lavante, the leading provider of on-demand supplier management and recovery solutions, presents the final week of the popular lunch and learn series, “The Future Of AP: The Five Top Changes Coming to Accounts Payable.” The series moves to Chicago on Tuesday, June 19 and on Wednesday, June 20 to Minneapolis and Cincinnati, extending the number of cities visited to 18.
Lavante and Basware are pleased to announce the addition of the Institute of Finance & Management (IOMA), as a partner in the series, which is offering attendees CPE units towards its certification program.
“The Future of AP seminar series presented by Lavante and Basware continues to get rave reviews from attendees,” says RD Whitney, CEO of IOFM. “We are happy to support these content-rich sessions, which offer thought-provoking insights about how AP is increasing its value and relevance within the enterprise. I recommend this seminar to any AP professional looking to improve and automate their AP environment.”
The lunch and learn program includes a presentation and interactive dialogue lead by Lavante and Basware, centered on five changes that have the ability to transform AP, and work to make AP more efficient while increasing its relevance within its larger organization. These changes include:
Increased attention on accurate supplier information management
More focus on a supplier network
Increased buyer/supplier collaboration
Increased levels of automation in AP
Finance and Procurement cooperating more closely
The events are free of charge, but advanced registration is required. To register or for more information visit: http://www.lavante.com/seminars
The seminar series schedule is as follows:
Chicago, IL: Tuesday, June 19 at Morton’s Steakhouse
Minneapolis, MN: Wednesday, June 20 at Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse
Cincinnati, OH: Wednesday, June 20 at Jeff Ruby’s Steakhouse
This series will continue again in Fall, 2012.
Lavante is the leader in on-demand supplier management solutions, including recovery audit and supplier information management applications. Built with advanced, patented technology, Lavante delivers to the financial arena a new standard in efficient technology-driven solutions that allow companies to quickly drive dollars to the bottom line, improve supplier communications, and assure high supplier data quality. Lavante solutions are deployed across Fortune 1000 enterprises including the hospitality, retail, entertainment, manufacturing, and medical industries. Headquartered in San Jose, California, Lavante is privately held and was founded in 2001. For more information please visit www.lavante.com.
Basware is the global leader in purchase-to-pay solutions with more than 1,000,000 users in over 60 countries. The Basware Open Network for e-invoice and purchase message transactions today connects more than 320,000 companies globally. With Basware, an organization can reduce the cost of buying and paying for goods and services and gain visibility and control of its entire spending process by automating manual processes, from sourcing, contract management, purchasing and supplier collaboration to invoice automation. Basware solutions and services enable a company to improve its cash position, optimize working capital and maximize the agility of its finance operation across the purchase-to-pay cycle. The solutions are distributed and implemented, either on site or as a service, in Europe, the U.S., and Asia-Pacific through an extensive network of Basware offices and business partners. The company’s U.S. business, Basware, Inc., is headquartered in Stamford, Conn. More information can be found at www.basware.com.
IOMA’s Institute of Finance & Management is the leading source of information tools and resources for professionals across key focus areas — Accounts Payable; Accounts Receivable, Credit & Collections; Controller; Corporate Security. For over a quarter of a century, IOMA newsletters, reference publications, online information services, and conferences have provided authoritative guidance to corporate managers across a wide range of disciplines. If you are interested in becoming a member of IOFM and having access to our articles, tools, and resources, please visit www.ioma.com.