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CIPS resources for procurement professionals globally.

Latest Knowledge

Latest Knowledge

CIPS Knowledge is a unique resource offering best practice guidance, tools and templates.

CIPS Membership

CIPS Membership

Join CIPS and become part of a global community of over 200,000 professionally recognised and qualified members, with other leading business people, professional managers and academics.

Covid-19 Resources

Covid-19 Resources

Tips, guidance and articles to help supply managers navigate coronavirus challenges.

Training Courses

Training Courses

Our programmes help professionals deliver real strategic and sustainable value to their organisations. The quality of the programme leaders and range of training are designed to suit professionals at all levels.

Latest News

CIPS global May 2020 exam series is cancelled with immediate effect

19 March 2020


The Coronavirus (Covid 19) situation continues to develop rapidly.

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BAE Systems achieves platinum award for procurement excellence

21 November 2019

BAE Systems Australia was this week recognised for business excellence by the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply – the largest global professional body in the world for procurement and supply management.

This is the first time that an Australian defence company has been recognised by CIPS. 

The CIPS Procurement Excellence Programme is an in-depth assessment process that measures an organisation’s effectiveness in procurement and supply management against CIPS world-class standards.

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Global Events

27 Mar 2020

Webinars WEBINAR

VIC Event: CIPS- GEP Webinar Change Management

***EVENT CHANGE TO WEBINAR NOTICE***

Important notification to all interested parties, this event has been updated to a virtual webinar on Friday, 27 March 12pm AEDT/2pm NZDT  to encourage social distancing as a risk mitigation strategy to minimise the spread of COVID-19. 

All registered members will automatically be registered for the new webinar and will received updated webinar details. If you have any questions, please contact us.

 

30 Mar 2020

Webinars

CIPS MENA Webinar - Procurement & Supply Challenges in a Global Pandemic

CIPS MENA invites you for a webinar on the topic of Procurement & Supply: Challenges in a Global Pandemic on 30 March at 11AM to 12.30PM UAE time.

Sam Achampong FCIPS - Head of CIPS MENA alongside a panel of Senior Procurement and Supply Chain Professionals will discuss the challenges, issues and solutions during the current Coronavirus Pandemic.

4 May 2020

All Events

30 Jun 2020

Conferences ABU DHABI

CIPS Middle East Conference and Awards 2020

Respected as a benchmark for excellence, a CIPS Middle East Supply Management Award is the most prestigious recognition an organisation or individual in the procurement or supply chain profession can receive.

 

The CIPS MENA Conference is back. Join us for a day of intense knowledge sharing, learning and networking. Learn what skills are necessary to succeed in the future of procurement.

 

The conference and awards will take place on Tuesday 30 June 2020 at the Rosewood Abu Dhabi.

Training Courses

15 Jun 2020

MELBOURNE

Developing contracts

Ensuring effective buyer-supplier relationships through your contracts

 

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

 

  • Understand the impact of effective contracts on buyer-supplier relationships
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the key legal considerations when developing a contract
  • Prepare a standard set of conditions and explain the use of key contracting terms
  • Manage contract amendments effectively

 

This is a two-day training course.

  

Please note: price above includes any early bird discount (if applied).
Contact training@cipsa.com.au for specific closing dates for early bird booking.

30 Jun 2020

PERTH

Effective negotiation

Enhance your skills to become 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

 

This is a two-day training course.

  

Please note: price above includes any early bird discount (if applied).
Contact training@cipsa.com.au for specific closing dates for early bird booking.

30 Jun 2020

LONDON

Modern slavery awareness

How to spot the potentials signs of slavery and what to do if you suspect that slavery may be occurring within your supply chain

 

By the end of this course, you will be able to:
• Understand the importance of recognising slavery within your supply chain
• Recognise the different types of slavery and the signs that slavery may be present
• Map your supply chain and explore ways of creating transparency 
• Carry out an impact assessment across your supply chains
• Use tools and techniques to help prevent slavery

 

Please note: price above includes any early bird discount (if applied).
Contact ukskills@cips.org for specific closing dates for early bird booking.

 

This is a two-day course.

 

Accommodation:
If you require accommodation for the night prior to this training course, please contact the CIPS Accommodation Service on +44 (0) 1780 484052 or email cips@trinityeventsolutions.co.uk

1 Jul 2020

LONDON

Risk and resilience in the supply chain

Identify the sources of risk affecting the supply chain and develop risk management strategies to optimize the organisation’s supply chain

 

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

  • Lead on the development of strategic approaches to mitigate the impact of the supply chain on the reputation of the organisation and contribute to the use of risk pathways by the organisation
  • Lead on the development of plans to mitigate the impact of market volatility on the organisation, that are aligned with the organisation’s risk approach, including consideration of enterprise risk approaches
  • Monitor and advise on developments in competition law, ethical sourcing and global sourcing
  • Take actions to eliminate corruption, fraud and counterfeiting affecting the organisation's supply chains, including putting in place controls and measures for the purpose of review and monitoring of progress and success
  • Critically evaluate the impact of undertaking major programmes and projects on the organisation's supply chain and enable the formation of appropriate contracts and relationships with suppliers
  • Put in place strategies to mitigate the costs and risks associated with contract performance in projects and programmes

 

Please note: price above includes any early bird discount (if applied).
Contact ukskills@cips.org for specific closing dates for early bird booking.

 

This is a two-day training course. 

 

Accommodation
If you require accommodation for the night prior to this training course, please contact the CIPS Accommodation Service on +44 (0) 1780 484052 or email cips@trinityeventsolutions.co.uk

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