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CPDDevelop an understanding of key tools, techniques and approaches within the procurement function

By the end of this course you will be able to:
Understand and use basic approaches, tools and techniques to work through and implement key elements of the procurement cycle
Identify appropriate mechanisms to assist you in your day-to-day role, including the use of specifications, different methods of procuring goods and services, and the use of contracts and other standard tools that define and drive efficient procurement practice.

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

  • Understand and use basic approaches, tools and techniques to work through and implement key elements of the procurement cycle
  • Identify appropriate mechanisms to assist you in your day-to-day role, including the use of specifications, different methods of procuring goods and services, and the use of contracts and other standard tools that define and drive efficient procurement practice.

 

Please note that this is a two day training course.

Date: Tuesday 21 April 2015
Venue: Radisson BLU Holloway Circus
Address: BIRMINGHAM
Fee: Members - £674.00 per person
  Non-members - £749.00 per person
or call us on 0845 880 1188
Online bookings for this event have now ended. To secure a place, please call a member of the customer response team on 01780 756777

Strengthen your negotiating skills through understanding key financial information

  • Understand the importance of the three different documents that make up the financial picture of an organisation's business
  • Carry out an analysis of the data presented by competing suppliers and make a fair and meaningful comparison between them
  • Understanding how to read a set of accounts.
Date: Thursday 23 April 2015
Venue: De Vere Devonport House
Address: LONDON
Fee: Members - £431.00 per person
  Non-members - £479.00 per person
or call us on 0845 880 1188
Online bookings for this event have now ended. To secure a place, please call a member of the customer response team on 01780 756777

CPDIn this one day course you will learn the basics of software contracts needed to review, assess and negotiate software agreements.

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

  • Understand the basic technical terms used to describe different types of software, and how they are commercially significant
  • Recognise and interpret normal provisions of most software contracts
  • Identify and avoid the most common pitfalls in negotiating software contracts
  • Understand which points are most important, and which are easier to give away in negotiation
  • Understand the basics of software maintenance agreements.

 

Telephone offer: Book this course with A commercial approach™ to software agreements - advanced for the combined price of £719 + VAT for members or £799 + VAT for non-members

Please note that “Commercial Approach” “ScioCertus” and “Confidence in knowledge” are trademarks owned by Robert Carolina t/a ScioCertus.

Date: Tuesday 28 April 2015
Venue: The Rubens at the Palace Hotel
Address: LONDON
Fee: Members - £431.00 per person
  Non-members - £479.00 per person
or call us on 0845 880 1188
Booking ends on Tuesday 21 April 2015

7 CPD HoursUnderstand the role of law and how it affects procurement and supply

By the end of this course you will be able to:
Demonstrate your increased knowledge of the legal aspects of procurement
Minimise potential pitfalls in contractual relationships
Reduce your organisation's exposure to risk.

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

  • Demonstrate your increased knowledge of the legal aspects of procurement
  • Minimise potential pitfalls in contractual relationships
  • Reduce your organisation's exposure to risk.

 

Please note that this is a two day training course.

Date: Tuesday 28 April 2015
Venue: Hilton Garden Inn Bristol City Centre
Address: BRISTOL
Fee: Members - £674.00 per person
  Non-members - £749.00 per person
or call us on 0845 880 1188
Booking ends on Tuesday 21 April 2015

CPDOn this one-day course you will learn about advanced and emerging topics that increasingly arise during software contract review and negotiation.

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

  • Understand the nature of open source licensing models and the basic components of the GNU GPL and LGPL
  • Work with contracts for bespoke and semi-bespoke software
  • Recognise potential holes in licensing structures and learn how to ensure your corporate group is entitled to use software
  • Influence the behaviour of sales people by understanding and predicting their one and only deal driver
  • Spot potential tax risks in software procurement undertaken by large multinationals
  • Reduce wasted time and effort negotiating ownership of intellectual property rights

 

Telephone offer: Book this course with A commercial approach™ to software agreements - basic for the combined price of £719 + VAT for members or £799 + VAT for non-members

Please note that “Commercial Approach” “ScioCertus” and “Confidence in knowledge” are trademarks owned by Robert Carolina t/a ScioCertus.

Date: Wednesday 29 April 2015
Venue: The Rubens at the Palace Hotel
Address: LONDON
Fee: Members - £431.00 per person
  Non-members - £479.00 per person
or call us on 0845 880 1188
Booking ends on Wednesday 22 April 2015