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CPD 2

Due to a change in this event, Cath Hill, CIPS Group Membership & Marketing Director will now be presenting on how marketing techniques can get procurement noticed.

Cath will explore the following:

  • Why Procurement is often viewed as a 'Cinderella' function due to and absence of procurement selling its value
  • Compelling reasons why an organisation should position procurement as a critical success factor
  • How to demondstrate your worth as a procurement profession through acting as a proactive advocate for the profession.
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 2Modern Slavery affects an estimated 28m people worldwide, including here in the UK. It takes many forms and supply chains are vulnerable to exploitation by traffickers, use of forced labour, debt bondage and criminal exploitation. The UK is taking a leading role in tackling this global problem and this event will provide attendees with a fantastic overview of the topic including:

  • The big picture on this issue including recent legislation (Modern Slavery Act 2015)
  • How procurement and supply chain professionals can play their part in its eradication
  • An insight into the effects of Modern Slavery on victims here in Scotland

Join us to hear from 3 inspirational speakers and learn more about this important subject.

Date: Wednesday 02 September 2015
Venue: Hudson
Address: GLASGOW
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 Monday 31 August 2015

CPD 2The CIPS West Wales Branch invites you to join the committee and play a part in organising quality procurement events within the West Wales area.

We are looking for new committee members, so please join us and find out what is involved. Being a committee member is a very interesting and fulfilling role and gives you the opportunity to shape the future of the branch so please come along and see what opportunities are available.

Important Information
There is no car parking charge for attending this event, however after you have booked your place please provide your vehicle registration (if applicable) to branchevents@cips.org This is important as you may be turned away by security.

Date: Thursday 03 September 2015
Venue: Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency
Address: SWANSEA
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 Tuesday 01 September 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.

CIPS President Babs Omotowa gives a talk on how the profession has come of age: raise your game, raise your voice.

Procurement has come a long way but for it to take its rightful place, it is time to move to the next level by driving shareholder and stakeholder value.

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