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Upcoming Webinars

Driving Effective Corporate Controls and Compliance in Today’s Modern Organization
Thursday, September 28th | 9:00 AM PT | 12:00 PM ET

During this webcast, you’ll hear from Finance professionals about how achieving visibility and control over spend is invaluable for their day-to-day and period-to-period activities.This webcast will explore:

  • Examining the organization’s process efficiency including Accounts Payable
  • Building and implementing financial controls to achieve business agility
  • Improving the process for preparing audit-ready financials
  • Driving compliance through spend management
  • Leveraging technology to help reduce risks and ensure compliance


Discover the value of extending your NetSuite investment with Coupa
Thursday, October 12th | 9:00 AM PT | 12:00 PM ET

What do you get when you integrate the number one cloud ERP solution with the number one cloud spend management solution? Mobility, ease of use, the fastest time to value, the lowest total cost of ownership, the highest levels of user adoption and incredible levels of spend under management. Adding Coupa to your NetSuite ERP is the fastest, easiest way to unleash real business value.

Join Lindsay Mortellaro, Financial Associate at Squarespace, and Robin Turner, Senior Accounting Manager at Coupa Software, for a live case study on the benefits of integrating with Netsuite to streamline and digitize the spend process from end-to-end. During this webinar you will learn more about the benefits of this partnership, including how to:

  • Reduce costs by providing greater insight and control
  • Increase agility by automating end-to-end AP and procure-to-pay processes
  • Reduce risks with built-in compliance capabilities
  • Scale quickly and easily, with rapid deployment and ease-of-use


How AI is Transforming AP Automation
Wednesday, October 25th 25th | 9:00 AM PT | 12:00 PM ET

Join us for a webinar on October 25th where we will talk you through how AI can make a difference in AP Automation through prescriptive insights into invoicing and expenses activities today.

Join us to hear:

  • How companies are tracking and measuring key KPIs ranging from first-time match invoice rate to expense report approval cycle time.
  • How practitioners can understand how their T&E programs are performing by tracking key T&E KPIs, comparing their performance with benchmarks informed by the intelligence of the peer community, and viewing recommendations for improvements.
  • How new tools can show specific improvement recommendations created using peer community intelligence.
  • How Coupa’s technology provides automated recommendations, and advanced goal setting to help customers increase the value of their spend management program on a continual basis.


Past Webinars

Scaling For Growth- Financial Maturity

Establishing or expanding controls doesn't have to mean sacrificing Corporate Culture. Watch this webinar replay to learn from Procurement and Finance leaders how to take the next step towards Financial Maturity while effectively managing costs, reducing risk, building agile infrastructure, and delivering savings for their companies.

View this webinar replay to learn more about how fast-growing companies can make the back-office more efficient while putting the financial controls in place to satisfy their investors

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Ensuring International Business Success: How to Build Compliant and Efficient Global AP Processes

Ensuring International Business Success: How to Build Compliant and Efficient Global AP Processes

Watch a replay to learn more about:

  • Electronic invoicing adoption trends and mandates across the world 
  • Complying with invoicing regulations across different regions
  • Features and functionality offered in global AP automation software
  • Compliance support and local expertise offered by global AP solution providers


Making the Case for Digital Transformation: How CIO’s and CPO’s can push forward modernization efforts and the breakdown of silos in the organization

CPOs and CIOs are ideally situated to drive technological transformations forward, given their positions within the business as dual engines for the creation of efficiencies. With that said, doing so requires careful consideration, a wealth of great points, the right data, and perhaps most importantly, the courage to make the case.


The Importance of Trust when negotiating with ERP providers for Spend Management

Large software providers often bring with them very complex, multi-faceted licensing agreements. Anyone considering embarking on the journey of business transformation by incorporating modern-day business applications in their toolkit will inevitably find themselves negotiating with their large incumbent.

Watch this replay webinar with guest speaker, Duncan Jones, Vice President, and Principal Analyst at Forrester as he untangles the complexity, hidden challenges and areas of opportunity behind large ERP, HCM and CRM solution negotiations including the matter of indirect access which has become prevalent recently. If you have already begun a business transformation project or are planning to embark on one, this webinar is for you.


Three Measurable Success Goals in Spend Management

As a leading implementer of procurement technology solutions, KPMG LLP has worked closely with Coupa Software to draw upon their extensive industry experience to identify measurable spend management success goals to help drive maximum business impact and ROI.

Join us as Dipan Karumsi, U.S. Procurement Advisory Lead at KPMG LLP, Amit Duvedi, VP of Business Strategy at Coupa, as they discuss three measurable spend management success goals.


Present and future trends in global e-invoicing, tax compliance and automation
Thursday, June 15th | 9:00 AM ET | 3:00 PM CEST

E-invoicing is a rapidly expanding technology. Whereas Latin American and many European and Asian countries are already considerably advanced in this field, a vast majority of organisations have not yet decided upon one system or service.

Join Bruno Koch, the author of the Billentis report, Markus Hornburg, VP Global Product Compliance at Coupa and Wim Goossens, Manager Global Purchase to Pay Project at Philip Morris International for a lively discussion on these 5 key areas that are being addressed in the most recent 2017 Billentis report.


The Power of an Intelligent and Agile T&E Solution
Thursday, June 8th | 11:00 AM PT | 2:00 PM ET

Watch our replay of Bryan Ball, VP and Group Director - Supply Chain and GSM of the Aberdeen Group and Sunny Manivannan, General Manager of Coupa Expenses,collaborate and present on T&E.

You know what represents the second largest expense (after salaries) for most companies? Travel & expense management. That’s why there is constant pressure to make T&E management processes ever more efficient. In this webinar, we will look at what separates the Leaders from everybody else when it comes to T&E management.


The Value of Internal Customer-centricity for Finance Leaders: Lessons from the Retail World
Wednesday, May 31st | 11:00 AM PT | 2:00 PM ET

Presenters: Amy Fong, Associate Principal at The Hackett Group & Amit Duvedi, VP of Business Strategy at Coupa

Business leaders of all stripes may be familiar with the philosophy of customer-centricity embraced by retailers in recent years. From acquiring new customers and delivering a truly rewarding customer experience to creating a lifetime of customer loyalty, embracing customer centricity can be a game-changer in terms of achieving business results.


Who Will Be the Leaders in P2P Automation? Survey results revealed!
Wednesday, May 31st | 9:00 AM PT | 12:00 PM ET

Is P2P automation making your life easier? Is it actually freeing up your team to focus on more strategic projects? Sharedserviceslink and Coupa conducted a survey to explore this. Register today to be the first to see the results including:

  • - The latest trends in P2P: including how 85% are moving towards touchless or straight-through invoice processing
  • - The top P2P pain points: 73% struggle with Purchase Order Problems and 79% have high rates of invoice exceptions: What technology and best practice are the top performers to address this?
  • - Secrets of the top-performers: 52% say technology is helping them focus on strategic,analytical work: what are the keys to their success?


Cutting Through the Noise: A Pragmatic Look At Artificial Intelligence's Impact On Spend Management
Thursday, May 25th | 8:00 AM PT | 11:00 PM ET

Presenter: Paddy Lawton, Founder of Spend360 now GM of Coupa Spend

"Artificial intelligence” and “machine learning” are popular buzzwords, but what do they specifically mean for spend management? During this webinar, we'll define the terms in plain English and give practical examples of how they are being used today. You'll leave with a good understanding of how AI and machine learning can transform data analysis and affect spend management initiatives, both now and in the future. Paddy Lawton will share real-world examples of how companies and individuals are using these techniques (and related ones, like hybrid machine learning and deep learning).


Modern Travel & Expense for Your Millennial Employees
Thursday, April 27th | 11:00 AM PT | 2:00 PM ET

By 2020, more than half of the global workforce will be millennials. Is your organization putting modern technology in the hands of the Snapchat generation? If not, are you at risk of losing your talent to an organization that will? Join our panelists for an informative, fast-paced session, where they will discuss the challenges involved in delighting millennial employees, while ensuring that organizations can see and control how much their employees spend on Travel and Expenses. Every registered attendee will also receive an info-graphic with the top 7 T&E tips.


Coupa and IMA - Webinar on AP Automation
March 28, 2017 | 10:00 AM PT | 1:00PM ET

Watch this webinar replay and learn AP automation and learn why organizations, whether international or domestic, must have a solid understanding of compliance in the invoicing process to achieve straight-through processing.


AP Automation and Invoice Compliance in a Global Economy
March 21, 2017 | 9:00 AM PT | 12:00PM ET

AP automation strengthens supplier relationships, uses resources more effectively, and reduces business risk - however organizations, whether international or domestic, must have a solid understanding of compliance in the invoicing process to achieve straight through processing.


Cutting through the Noise: A Pragmatic Look at Artificial Intelligence's impact on Spend Management
March 8, 2017 | 8:00 AM PT | 11:00AM ET

It seems like everywhere you look, artificial intelligence and machine learning are being talked about. During this live webinar, we'll cut through the noise and explore practical applications of machine learning in spend management.

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Trends Facing Procurement Leaders in 2017
February 28, 2017 | 10:00 AM PT / 1:00 PM ET

With procurement evolving into a much more strategic function as technology advances, spend management professionals are facing new challenges and opportunities. With the march toward the cloud continues, as does the drive to innovate with data how will 2017 impact today's procurement professional?

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How Benchmarking Helps the CFO Optimize Spend Management
February 16, 2017 | 11:00 AM PT / 2:00 P.M. ET

Senior finance executives often have a gut feeling about whether the spend-management efforts at their companies are optimized, but there’s no substitute for hard numbers when it comes to ensuring operational excellence. This Webcast will gather a group of finance and technology experts to discuss (1) why benchmarking is used by forward-looking finance chiefs to optimize spend-management efforts and (2) what critical key performance indicators should be used to benchmark and improve performance.

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A Guide to Spend Management Success
The Importance of Benchmarking in Understanding Your Spend Management Success
January 26, 2017 | 8am PST/11pm EST

In this webinar, a panel of industry leaders will discuss the important role benchmarking plays in their success and what critical KPIs should be used to benchmark and improve performance for operational excellence in 2017 and beyond. The panel of experts will share their key performance indicators that help them drive savings and improve operational efficiency.

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Public Procurement Performance – Leveraging Supplier Capabilities
In partnership with Public Spend Forum
December 13, 2016 | 9am PST/12pm EST

In this webinar we will walk through some critical practices for realizing public procurement desired outcomes, and methods for leveraging supplier capabilities

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Die neue Einfachheit der SAP-Integration von Procure-to-Pay-Cloud-Lösungen
In partnership with BME Leaders
December 8, 2016

Der BME und die Swiss Re Management Ltd. präsentieren Ihnen im BIP-Webinar am 08.12.2016, weshalb eine einfache ERP-Integration von P2P-Cloud-Lösungen entscheidend für eine hohe Benutzerakzeptanz im Unternehmen ist.

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Big Ideas Shaping Supply in 2017
In partnership with Procurement Leaders
December 6, 2016 | 7am PST/10am EST

In this webinar we took a look at 2017 and what it holds, both from the perspective of how new technologies will change the procurement organization, but also how the supplier’s world is changing and what implications that will have for the buyer-seller relationship.

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Purchase to Pay Navigator Report
In partnership with PayStream Advisors
November 30, 2016 | 8am PST/11am EST

In this webinar Jimmy LeFever, PayStream Advisors’ Research Director and Navigator model creator, and Donna Wilczek, VP of Strategy & Product Marketing at Coupa, reviewed the results of PayStream Advisors' forthcoming 2016 Purchase-to-Pay (P2P) Navigator report and discussed the latest P2P developments impacting organizations like yours.


CPO Roundtable: Strategies to Engage the CFO and Make Spend Management a Business Imperative
In partnership with Ardent Partners
November 9, 2016 | 8am PST/11am EST

In this webinar, a panel comprised of three procurement leaders will offer up a series of actionable recommendations that can help improve procurement performance in the near-term and help build a foundation for a productive and thriving, long-term finance-procurement partnership.


Keeping it Together: The Importance of Procurement and Finance Collaboration in a Cost-Conscious Environment
In partnership with The Faculty
October 18, 2016 | 11am AEST/9am SGT (October 17, 2016 | 5pm PST)

In this webinar, experts from The Faculty interviewed Renee Harold and Ashley Carey from Ausdrill about how they developed best-practice collaboration between their functions in a cost-conscious environment.


Turbo Charge your ERP
October 13, 2016 | 8am PST/11am EST

In this webinar, guest speaker Duncan Jones, Vice President, Principal Analyst, Forrester explored the importance behind reducing dependence on larger incumbent software solutions and the benefits a SaaS spend management solution can bring to any strategic spend initiative. Following Duncan’s industry overview, Mike Greenwood, Director – Accounting Information, USANA discussed how they extended their Oracle ERP with Coupa to drive user adoption and improve operational efficiency in their spend management processes.


How Technology Can Improve Public Procurement
In partnership with Public Spend Forum
September 29, 2016 | 9am PST/12pm EST

In this webinar we walk through why so many organizations - from the smallest municipalities to the largest federal agencies - are looking toward procurement solutions to improve their effectiveness and achieve their desired outcomes.


Controlling Spend Without Choking Off Growth
In partnership with Purchasing Insight
September 21, 2016 | 8am PST/11am EST

Rapid business growth can be chaotic, but your financial and purchasing processes can’t afford to be. Can you implement more control without slowing the pace and limiting growth? In this webinar, Pete Loughlin of Purchasing Insight explored industry best practices to drive consistent growth while Burke Hill shared his experience implementing new systems and processes at insidesales.com.


The Digitalization of Procurement & Finance
In partnership with IDC
September 20, 2016 | 9am PST/12pm EST – presented in Spanish

Now, more than ever, Procurement and IT leaders must join forces to drive innovative collaboration to achieve this evolving business need. In this webinar, Javier Carnevali (CPO) and Oscar Nafarrate (CIO) of Grupo Herdez provide a real-life case study highlighting the importance of the CPO and CIO relationship in next generation spend management and share their experiences and road to spend optimization as a team.


Why Procurement and IT Should NOT Select Procurement Technology
In partnership with Spend Matters
September 13, 2016 | 8am PST/11am EST

In this webinar, Spend Matters Chief Research Officer Pierre Mitchell and H&R Block VP Finance Todd Dooley discuss the journey toward value-based evaluation where internal stakeholders are a key part of the selection journey.


Digital Transformation & Spend Management
August 30, 2016 | 9am PST/12pm EST

In this webinar we explore the impact digital transformation has on spend management. Patrick Connaughton from The Hackett Group presents a newly developed framework to help business leaders manage their digital transition while Paul Tuxford (CIO, Global Fund) discusses his experience with leveraging IT investments for success.


5 Metrics That a Successful Function Should Track
In partnership with Procurement Leaders
August 9, 2016 | 9am PST/12pm EST

In this webinar, Geoff Parsons, former CPO for Deloitte Canada, discusses his experience transforming procurement organizations and operational processes by tracking metrics that deliver real, quantifiable value.


Addressing the Changing Landscape of M&A and Diversification
In partnership with Proformative
August 9, 2016 | 9am PST/12pm EST

Explore the changing landscape of M&A and Diversification during this 1-hour webcast. Ron Pachura, VP of Finance Transformation for Fiserv, will discuss his experiences and give clear and practical advice you can use to help keep your sanity during the process.


Transform Sourcing from a Back-Office Function to a Source of Competitive Advantage
In partnership with SIG
July 26, 2016 | 8am PST/11am EST

Explore how you can make your sourcing team more strategic and enable them to avoid off-contract spend, garner the best pricing the market can offer and improve the acquisition process and supplier performance.


Analytics Deep Dive: Identify Opportunities and Eliminate Bottlenecks
In partnership with SIG
June 30, 2016 | 8am PST/11am EST

In this live webcast learn how you can deliver real time actionable insights that help you identify problems and make better spend decisions, while leveraging an intuitive interface for seamless reporting and greater visibility into your spend.


Everything you wanted to know about e-invoicing…but were too afraid to ask!
In partnership with Spend Matters UK
June 9, 2016

In this webinar, Peter Smith (Managing Editor, Spend Matters UK) and Markus Hornburg (VP, Coupa) explore important questions and considerations before starting an e-invoicing project.


Invoicing & Supplier Management – The Path to AP Automation
In partnership with SIG
June 7, 2016 |  8am PST/11am EST

How do you improve invoice efficiency and increase invoicing compliance? How do you strengthen supplier relationships with self-service options? How do you save your AP department valuable time that frees them up to be more strategic? In this webinar we explore these questions and more.


How Molina Healthcare created an end-to-end P2P process
In partnership with SharedServicesLink
June 2, 2016 | 8am PST/11am EST

Susie West (CEO, sharedserviceslink) and Bryce Berg (VP Business Services, Molina Healthcare) discuss how Molina was able to align processes, systems, KPIs and cultures across finance and procurement - and have reaped big rewards


Supplier Management – Your ERP Can’t Do It Alone
June 1, 2016 | 8am PST/11am EST

Amy Fong (Associate Principal, The Hackett Group) shares research on the Supplier Information Management (SIM) market while JR Miller (SVP Finance, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society) describes how his organization is effectively tackling their supplier management challenges.


Financial Agility, Visibility, and Control – The Secret is SaaS
In partnership with CFO.com
May 24, 2016 | 9am PST/12pm EST

Liz Herbert (VP, Forrester Research) and Mark Verbeck (CFO, Saba Software) discuss how, when and where should finance professionals consider SaaS for their growing operations.