Featured Resources

Cyber Security Seminar

Cyber Security Seminar

Join us as we speak to a range of experts about how SCM can identify vulnerabilities in their organisations, work alongside suppliers to protect busin

Top 10 Contract Skills

Top 10 Contract Skills

Improve your contract management operations with these essential skills

Contract Management

Contract Management

Learn to develop and manage contracts that improve efficiency and reduce risk

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.

Ethics Test

Ethics Test

See how the Ethical Procurement and Supply eLearning and Test has been refreshed and adapted.

CIPS Members

CIPS Members

CIPS resources for procurement professionals globally.

Latest Knowledge

Latest Knowledge

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

Global Events

14 Apr 2021

Branch
WEBINAR

Who Dares to Care? Ethics in Supply Chain


This free webinar is brought to you by the CIPS Manchester branch and is for CIPS members and non-members to attend.

14 Apr 2021

Branch
WELLINGTON

WLG Event - Ethical procurement in action


Join us for this exciting event featuring an amazing example of procurement with purpose. Hear form Elisha Watson, Founder of Nisa, an underwear label and social enterprise, employing women from refugee and migrant backgrounds in our Wellington studio.

For the Nisa team, a job is about so much more than a pay cheque - it's about making friends, practising English and feeling like a valued member of a team.

15 Apr 2021

Branch
WEBINAR

INCOTERMS 2020


This free webinar is brought to you by the CIPS Thames Valley branch and is for CIPS members and non-members to attend.

15 Apr 2021

Branch
WEBINAR

Meet the CEO: Paul Evans - Carlisle Support Services


This free webinar is brought to you by the CIPS South of England branch and is for CIPS members and non-members to attend.

Training Courses

13 Apr 2021

Practical Training Courses
CIPS VIRTUAL PLATFORM

Commercial Approach: Software Agreements Essentials


Join Rob Carolina for an interactive virtual training experience and learn the basics of software contracts needed to review, assess and negotiate software agreements.


This training will be run from 9am-12pm over two days via Zoom.

 

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.

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

 

For any queries please contact: ukskills@cips.org

13 Apr 2021

Practical Training Courses
CIPS VIRTUAL PLATFORM

Modern Slavery Awareness


Join this CIPS virtual training and learn how to spot modern slavery risks and what to do if you suspect that slavery may be occurring in your supply chain.

Our skills training workshops are now delivered virtually through the Zoom platform. This course is 14 CPD hours spread across three days* (13, 14, 15 April) - see timing in your relevant time zone:

  • AEST: 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • ACST: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • AWST: 8:30 am - 1:30 pm
  • NZDT: 12:30 pm - 5:30 pm
*starting time is the same on all days.
 
Learning outcomes
  • Understand the importance of recognizing slavery within your supply chain
  • 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

For any queries please contact training@cipsa.com.au.

13 Apr 2021

Practical Training Courses
CIPS VIRTUAL PLATFORM

Modern Slavery Awareness


Join this CIPS virtual training and learn how to spot modern slavery risks and what to do if you suspect that slavery may be occurring in your supply chain.

Our skills training workshops are now delivered virtually through the Zoom platform. This course is 14 CPD hours spread across three days* (13, 14, 15 April) - see timing in your relevant time zone:

  • AEST: 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • ACST: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • AWST: 8:30 am - 1:30 pm
  • NZDT: 12:30 pm - 5:30 pm
*starting time is the same on all days.
 
Learning outcomes
  • Understand the importance of recognizing slavery within your supply chain
  • 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

For any queries please contact training@cipsa.com.au.

14 Apr 2021

Practical Training Courses
CIPS VIRTUAL PLATFORM

Introduction to procurement


Join CIPS for virtual training to understand the end-to-end process and gain a toolkit of practical procurement techniques.

 

By the end of this course you will be able to:
Understand the basic fundamentals of the procurement cycle and how each phase contributesto the effective management of spend categories and the supply chain function
Understand the need for the involvement of procurement in specification development andbuild a basic understanding of the category sourcing process
Undertake supplier appraisal, develop a post tender appraisal and develop tender/RFQtemplates

Describe the difference between performance and supplier relationship management, and howto effectively manage termination.

Understand the end-to-end process and gain a toolkit of practical procurement techniques

This training will be delivered on bespoke CIPS learning system - Adobe Connect to deliver on an interactive experience.


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

  • Understand the basic fundamentals of the procurement cycle and how each phase contributes to the effective management of spend categories and the supply chain function.
  • Understand the need for the involvement of procurement in specification development and build a basic understanding of the category sourcing process.
  • Undertake supplier appraisal, develop a post tender appraisal and develop tender/RFQtemplates
  • Describe the difference between performance and supplier relationship management, and how to effectively manage termination.

For any queries please contact: ukskills@cips.org

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