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.

Become Qualified

Become Qualified

Throughout the world CIPS qualifications are recognised as driving leading edge thinking and professionalism in procurement. MCIPS is recognised worldwide as the standard for procurement professionals.

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

Launch of Corporate Award Program in Italy by CIPS the global professional body, and SC Italia the supply management specialist

22 October 2019

The CAP-Advanced is designed to develop an organisation’s procurement and supply chain expertise through an adapted, applied and accredited training programme and a direct route to achieving MCIPS.

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UK Government announces important partnership with CIPS as it moves to eradicate modern day slavery from its supply chains

26 September 2019

This CIPS ethical training forms part of the Government’s initiative of ensuring all procurement staff are skilled in all aspects of procurement and to drive commercial and procurement capability and best practice across the whole of  Government and is recommended within the guidance as a source of best practice.  

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NEW CIPS Global Congress Members announced

27 August 2019

CIPS Global Congress Members are the link between members and the Institute.

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Global Events

18 Nov 2019

Branch WATERLOOVILLE

Practical Contracting and CIPS South of England AGM

Practical Contracting and CIPS South of England AGM

18 Nov 2019

Branch SAUDI ARABIA

Unlock the Supply Chain Management Excellence through Effective SRM

CIPS Riyadh Branch invites all Procurement and Supply professionals to attend their first event entitled ''Unlock the Supply Chain Management Excellence through Effective SRM''. The opening of this event will be hosted by CIPS very own Group CEO Mr Malcolm Harrison.

20 Nov 2019

Branch DUBAI

CIPS Dubai Branch Event - The Future of Work

Have you like many other professionals ever wondered ... What does the future hold? What will my work environment be like? What skills do I really need? Is technology an enabler or is it actually disruptive? 


Our speakers have been tasked to provide you with a glimpse of the future!  

Come and enjoy. Learn something new! 

In collaboration with CIPS MENA Millennials

20 Nov 2019

Branch READING

Kitchen to Amazon; the Journey of an Entrepreneur

A presentation evening to cascade the issues involved in setting up a new business; marketing issues and resolutions and development of procurement supply-chains. The aim of the event is to share the journey, lessons learned and how procurers can support SMEs

Training Courses

20 Nov 2019

BIRMINGHAM

Category management

Enhance your knowledge and skills in this increasingly important procurement area

 

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

  • Appreciate why category management has the potential to deliver value beyond traditional sourcign approaches
  • Decide which approaches to category management are best suited to your organisation
  • Utitlise a range of tools and techniques to develop category management in your organisation, that will help you to build enhanced alignment with stakeholders and create long-term strategies for manging spend
  • Identify the building blocks for developing an appropriate implementation strategy 
This is a two-day training course.

 

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 or for the intervening night, please contact the CIPS Accommodation Service on 01780 484052 or email cips@trinityeventsolutions.co.uk
20 Nov 2019

MELBOURNE

Modern Slavery - Two days

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

Learning outcomes:

  • Understand the importance of recognizing slavery within your SupplyChain
  • Know 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
  • Address reporting requirements under the Australian Modern Slavery Act 2018
21 Nov 2019

BIRMINGHAM

Finance for procurement

Increase your knowledge of this vital procurement area

 

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

  • Demonstrate an understanding of financial statements
  • Understand the use of financial analysis
  • Demonstrate the ability to practically apply analytical data
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
26 Nov 2019

LONDON

Introduction to public sector procurement

An introduction to the key regulations surrounding the public procurement process

 

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

  • Understand the implications of the specific UK and EU legislation regarding public procurement
  • Understand the processes required to establish good practice and operate within legal parameters
  • Apply the knowledge in your own organisation, ensuring fair and equal treatment of potential suppliers
  • Demonstrate knowledge of recent case law and the effect this has had on procurement practice.

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

 

Package deals available:

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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