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Our new course catalogue for September to December 2014 is coming soon.    We offer a wide range of venues, dates, times and locations to suit busy working lives. We recommend that you check these regularly for new courses, as we try to update them regularly.

Training courses terms and conditions

Please note, all training course fees are displayed excluding VAT

This interactive training course considers fundamental CPD 7 hourselements of the purchasing process together with basic tools and techniques used within purchasing and supply. It will ensure that delegates know the end-to-end process, how purchasing can contribute and when to apply a range of pruchasing tools and techniques.

SPECIAL OFFER: Book this course with Introduction to negotiation and Introduction to contracts and receive a 10% discount!

Date: Tuesday 16 September 2014
Venue: De Vere Devonport House
Address: LONDON
Fee: Members - £211.00 per person
  Non-members - £235.00 per person
or call us on 0845 880 1188
Booking ends on Thursday 11 September 2014

Software agreements are perceived as devilishly complex. SupplierCPD 7 hours standard forms are notoriously one-sided, and it remains notoriously difficult to get a supplier to work with a customer standard form or purchase for all but the largest of deals.

Led by a technology lawyer with two decades of experience negotiating and drafting software procurement agreement, the course takes a hard look at the question of what is important and what can be "given away" with minimal risk.

This is the Basic event, we also offer an Advanced event on the next day, delegates wishing to book both events will be eligible for a discount and should book both days by calling +44 (0)1780 756777 and ask to speak to a member of our Customer Services Team. 

Date: Tuesday 16 September 2014
Venue: The Rubens at the Palace Hotel
Address: LONDON
Fee: Members - £449.00 per person
  Non-members - £499.00 per person
or call us on 0845 880 1188
Booking ends on Thursday 11 September 2014

This is the Advanced event, we also offer a Basic event the previous day, delegates wishing to book both events will be eligible for a discount (when booking consecutive dates) and should call +44 (0)1780 756777 and ask to speak to a member of our Customer Services Team. 

Procurement professionals face a software landscape that changesCPD 7 hours continually:

  • New types of sales structure
  • New styles of service provision
  • New threats from unexpected quarters 
  • New forms of software agreement


This course has two goals: To focus on advanced topics encountered in medium-to-complex software projects, and to address some of the significant developments that have changed the business of software.

Date: Wednesday 17 September 2014
Venue: The Rubens at the Palace Hotel
Address: LONDON
Fee: Members - £449.00 per person
  Non-members - £499.00 per person
or call us on 0845 880 1188
Booking ends on Friday 12 September 2014

This interactive training course is aimed at those in the CPD 7 hourspurchasing and supply chain who have limited involvement in negotiation.  It wil ensure you know how to plan and prepare for a negotiation, how to develop leverage, when to use a large range of persuasion tools together with the deployment of appropriate tactics.

SPECIAL OFFER: Book this course with Introduction to purchasing and Introduction to contracts and receive a 10% discount!

Date: Wednesday 17 September 2014
Venue: De Vere Devonport House
Address: LONDON
Fee: Members - £211.00 per person
  Non-members - £235.00 per person
or call us on 0845 880 1188
Booking ends on Friday 12 September 2014

This interactive training course is particularly relevant forCPD 7 hours those who are involved in developing and managing contracts.  It considers the key contract clauses and basic toolkit for effective contract management.  The course is designed to help those with limited understanding of the key legislation surrounding commercial contracts.

SPECIAL OFFER: Book this course with Introduction to purchasing and Introduction to negotiation and receive a 10% discount!

Date: Thursday 18 September 2014
Venue: De Vere Devonport House
Address: LONDON
Fee: Members - £211.00 per person
  Non-members - £235.00 per person
or call us on 0845 880 1188
Booking ends on Saturday 13 September 2014