If it’s Good Enough for Corporate America , it’s Good Enough for Higher Education. Presented by Jesse Moore, Director Supplier Diversity Development. NAEP Annual Conference Memphis, Tennessee April 4, 2011. Agenda. The business case of supplier diversity
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If it’s Good Enough for Corporate America, it’s Good Enough for Higher Education
Jesse Moore, Director
Supplier Diversity Development
NAEP Annual Conference
April 4, 2011
Figure 1. Population Growth by ethnicity, 2000-2050
Source: The Center for Public Education
2. Rise in Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises (MWBEs)
Source: U.S. Census Bureau 2007 Survey of Business Owners
Figure 2. Growth Rate of Minority-Owned and Non-Minority-Owned Companies in U.S. Industries
Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Figure 3. Data of Business Ownership by Gender, Ethnicity, and Race in the U.S.
Source: 2007 U.S. Census Bureau Survey of Business Owners
3. Increased Minority Buying Power
Source: Selig Center for Economic Growth, University of Georgia
Corporations recognized for their supplier diversity programs have attributed some of their success to the following aspects:
Use of Established Metrics
Increased Involvement of Corporate Leadership
*Source: The Hackett Group
Training Services for Diverse Businesses
Tier I Procurement Spend
Question 1—Does your institution have a Supplier Diversity initiative/program?
Question 2—Is the staff leading this initiative full-time or part-time?
Question 3—Do you feel there is a need to better document the value of supplier diversity in higher education?
Question 4—Please rank the six most important value aspects to your Supplier Diversity Program (1=MostImportant, 2=Very Important, 3=Important, 4=Moderately Important, 5=Lesser Importance, 6=Slight Importance, and 7=Least Importance).
Question 5—If “Other” was in your top six in Question 4, please define.
Question 6—On a scale of one to five, how does your institution value each of the following aspects (1=No Value, 2=Little Value, 3=Moderate Value, 4=Valuable, and 5=Very Valuable)?
Question 7—How successful has Supplier Diversity been in achieving these aspects (1=No Success, 2=Little Success, 3=Moderate Success, 4=Successful, and 5=Very Successful)?
Question 8—What specific initiatives or goals does your institution use to make its Supplier Diversity Program successful? Select all that apply (responses ranked from most selected to least selected).
Question 9—Would you or your institution be willing to participate in a study on Supplier Diversity’s value to higher education?
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