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CPD 2Following on from the successful Birmingham Branch Networking event in 2014, the Birmingham Branch is hosting a Networking event with a difference – Wine & Cheese tasting, which provides an opportunity for like-minded procurement professional to network within an informal setting, as opposed to the more formal CIPS events.

Date: Friday 14 August 2015
Venue: The Old Joint Pub & Theatre Venue
Address: BIRMINGHAM
Fee: Members - £0.00 per person
  Non-members - £0.00 per person
or call us on 0845 880 1188 - Please note: Calls cost 2p per minute service charge plus your own phone provider’s access charge. Your phone provider can confirm your access charge.
Booking ends on Wednesday 12 August 2015

CPD 2With CIPS global community reaching over 114,000 around the globe, CIPS Group CEO, David Noble takes a helicopter view of the changing business environment and what Procurement and Supply leaders must do to meet the future challenges head on.

He will discuss some major game changing strategies such as licensing of the profession and examine how now is the time for the profession to revolutionise.

Date: Tuesday 01 September 2015
Venue: Aberdeenshire Cricket Club
Address: ABERDEEN
Fee: Members - £0.00 per person
  Non-members - £0.00 per person
or call us on 0845 880 1188 - Please note: Calls cost 2p per minute service charge plus your own phone provider’s access charge. Your phone provider can confirm your access charge.
Booking ends on Sunday 30 August 2015

CPD 2This workshop provides delegates with an overview of how social media works and how the procurement profession can leverage social media to realise available benefits. The workshop gives an overview of the current social media landscape to provide a context for the presentation, provides insights on how social media can drive innovation and efficiency within an organisation and across a supply chain.

The workshop will then cover the five ways that procurement should be using social media:

  • Gather Marketing Intelligence and Monitor Supply Chains
  • Drive Stakeholder Engagement
  • Be an Employer of Choice
  • Professional Development
  • Build your Personal Brand

It will cover some of the available platforms and their benefits, as well as providing some real world examples of how social media is being used effectively. Finally, there is a short section on Procurious before finishing with some words of advice for users on social media.

Date: Thursday 03 September 2015
Venue: Tankersley Manor Hotel & Conference Centre
Address: BARNSLEY
Fee: Members - £0.00 per person
  Non-members - £0.00 per person
or call us on 0845 880 1188 - Please note: Calls cost 2p per minute service charge plus your own phone provider’s access charge. Your phone provider can confirm your access charge.
Booking ends on Tuesday 01 September 2015

CPD 2With CIPS global community reaching over 114,000 around the globe, CIPS Group CEO, David Noble takes a helicopter view of the changing business environment and what Procurement and Supply leaders must do to meet the future challenges head on.

He will discuss some major game changing strategies such as licensing of the profession and examine how now is the time for the profession to revolutionise.

Date: Monday 07 September 2015
Venue: Novotel Edinburgh Centre
Address: EDINBURGH
Fee: Members - £0.00 per person
or call us on 0845 880 1188 - Please note: Calls cost 2p per minute service charge plus your own phone provider’s access charge. Your phone provider can confirm your access charge.
Booking ends on Saturday 05 September 2015

CPD 2Come to the Local Kent Brewery and Britain’s oldest Brewer, Shepherd Neame and take part in a networking session while tasting the award-winning traditional Kentish Ales brewed by this independent family company.

After, in the 15th Century Conference room, meet Procurian the world’s first on-line business network for procurement and supply chain professionals.

Procurious will hold a workshop to show 5 ways that procurement can use social media to:

 

  • Gather marketing intelligence and monitor supply chains
  • Drive stakeholder management
  • Be an employer of choice
  • Encourage professional development
  • Build your personal brand.

It will also cover some of the available platforms and their benefits and provide some examples of how social media is being used successfully.

Date: Tuesday 08 September 2015
Venue: Shepherd Neame Visitor Centre
Address: FAVERSHAM
Fee: Members - £0.00 per person
  Non-members - £20.00 per person
or call us on 0845 880 1188 - Please note: Calls cost 2p per minute service charge plus your own phone provider’s access charge. Your phone provider can confirm your access charge.
Booking ends on Sunday 06 September 2015