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Our training programmes help professionals deliver real strategic and sustainable value for their organisations with many running on multiple dates, and locations to suit busy working lives

All of  our training courses are aligned to the competency levels in the CIPS Global Standard. Relevant e-learning and CIPS Knowledge online resources have also been mapped to each course, helping you to access further complementary learning.

Training courses terms and conditions

Please note, all training course fees are displayed excluding VAT

CPDHow to construct legally binding contracts

 

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Understand the basic fundamentals of contract law and management within the supply chain function
  • Develop robust contracts with a focus on mitigating risk and improving overall effectiveness/contribution to your organisation’s bottom line.
  • Reduce the incidence of rising costs
Date: Tuesday 10 May 2016
Venue: De Vere Devonport House
Address: LONDON
Fee: Members - £279.00 per person
  Non-members - £310.00 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.
Online bookings for this event have now ended. To secure a place, please call a member of the customer response team on 01780 756777

CPDGet contract drafting right and your supplier relationship works better

 

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Understand more about drafting contracts for the supply of services and goods
  • Demonstrate improved knowledge of contract negotiation, including how to agree or dispute clauses
  • Use your knowledge and skills to improve supplier relations

 

Please note: this is a two-day training course.

Date: Tuesday 10 May 2016
Venue: De Vere Devonport House
Address: LONDON
Fee: Members - £882.00 per person
  Non-members - £980.00 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.
Online bookings for this event have now ended. To secure a place, please call a member of the customer response team on 01780 756777

CPDLearn the skills to be a more confident and effective negotiator

 

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Understand the main models and processes of negotiation
  • Plan and manage a negotiation with a supplier
  • Apply the appropriate persuasion skills to achieve the optimum output
  • Identify and negotiate key contract variables
  • Recognise the importance of personal attributes and behaviour during a negotiation

 

Please note: this is a two-day training course.


Date: Wednesday 11 May 2016
Venue: Radisson BLU Manchester Airport
Address: MANCHESTER
Fee: Members - £747.00 per person
  Non-members - £830.00 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.
Online bookings for this event have now ended. To secure a place, please call a member of the customer response team on 01780 756777

CPDAchieve the right balance between inventory and demand

 

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Understand the basics of stock management and how it impacts on the business and customer service
  • Understand and implement different types of replenishment system
  • Understand the costs associated with stock holding
  • Analyse warehouse stock and suggest ways of reducing stock and minimising inventory
  • Better understand the material requirements planning process
Date: Wednesday 18 May 2016
Venue: De Vere Colmore Gate
Address: BIRMINGHAM
Fee: Members - £477.00 per person
  Non-members - £530.00 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 10 May 2016

Residential course

CPD

Practise your skills in negotiation while managing the behavioural aspects at the highest level

 

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Develop a comprehensive set of behavioural tools, negotiation skills and techniques that will enable you to perform successfully in demanding business situations
  • Evaluate your own behavioural styles, which will add to personal success in negotiations that you enter into after the workshop
  • Demonstrate your high skill level to deliver best value for your organisation
  • Build greater confidence to sell procurement and its benefits both internally and externally.

 

Please note: this is a three-day residential training course.

Date: Tuesday 24 May 2016
Venue: Radisson BLU Manchester Airport
Address: MANCHESTER
Fee: Members - £1485.00 per person
  Non-members - £1650.00 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 16 May 2016