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Global Events

11 Apr 2020

Webinars

CIPS Northern Emirates Branch WEBINAR - SRM and Risk Management - Changing Dynamics


Supply Chain is in it's most entertaining albeit call it challenging phase. The continual growth of an inter connectivity of localized global markets has resulted in complex supply chains - which is seeing dynamics of both collaboration as well as competition. Needless to say the current global environment has only escalated the importance of re-visiting these elements leaving only more questions.

 

CIPS Northern Emirates Branch invites all Procurement and Supply Chain Professionals to a Webinar on SRM and Risk Management - Changing Dynamics - sharing her experiences and elevating the pitch for Supply Chain Professionals is Anna Konoplianikova. Anna has over 18 years of procurement and finance experience in global FMCGs and is a Founder of Pragmapoint - Procurement Consulting firm.

 

The power to the future lies in our present.


CIPS Northern Emirates Branch strongly believes that Procurement and Supply Chain professionals have the power to Engage, Enlighten, Empower and Embrace – to continually elevate their values, particularly in current challenging environments. 


Please join us and be the enablers.

4 May 2020

All Events

11 May 2020

Branch
WEBINAR

BUYING HUMAN CAPITAL - From Temps to Total Talent


This is an online webinar hosted by the CIPS Switzerland Branch. Please register in advance via the registration link. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

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

23 Apr 2020

Practical Training Courses
WEBINAR

Commercial Approach: Cloud Service Agreements


Demystify the nature of cloud service offerings and understand the regulatory landscape.

 

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

  • Recognise the difference between IaaS, PaaS and SaaS
  • Understand what a cloud service provider is actually supplying - and what is not included
  • Identify common elements in the supplier's charging model
  • Discover where in the world your supplier's cloud is located and explain to the supplier where you need it to be
  • Understand basic data protection and data privacy regulations, especially as these apply to trans-border data flows

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

 

Please note: price above includes any early bird discount (if applied).
Contact ukskills@cips.org for specfic closing dates for early bird booking.
Accommodation
If you require accommodation for the night prior to this training course, please contact the CIPS Accommodation Service on 01780 484052 or email cips@trinityeventsolutions.co.uk

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

13 May 2020

Practical Training Courses
MELBOURNE

Strategic sourcing and tendering


Influence your organisation’s strategy to source effectively

 

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

 

  • Influence the development of needs generation and specification writing
  • Analyse your current procurement environment to identify the appropriate sourcing options for your needs
  • Create relevant selection and contract award criteria
  • Assess the effectiveness of your organisation’s contract management approach

 

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.

15 Jun 2020

Practical Training Courses
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

Practical Training Courses
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.

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