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Exam Updates

Exam Updates

Visit our Exam Update Page for the latest information and exam day guidance for the July series

Salary Guide Global Map

Salary Guide Global Map

Explore global insights into the key trends for the profession in your part of the world

Virtual Learning

Virtual Learning

Discover CIPS Learning, our new delivery mechanism for professional development in procurement and supply

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.

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.

Latest News

Strong rebound in UK construction output as reopening gathers pace during June

6 July 2020

Severe supply chain disruptions continued in June, reflecting stronger demand for construction inputs and ongoing reports of constrained materials availability

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Global Events

10 Jul 2020

Branch
WEBINAR

ANZ Webinar - Futureproofing your Career Series | CIPS Applied Learning


Join our webinar on Friday, 10 July 2020 at 12PM AEST/ 2PM NZST as Charlotte Payne MCIPS - Head of Professional Body for CIPS ANZ takes you on a journey to understand how you can attain you MCIPS in as little as 18-months through the CIPS Applied Learning Pathway or Corporate Award programme. Hear first-hand student & organisation testimonials and participate in the audience Q&A.

11 Jul 2020

Branch

CIPS Northern Emirates Branch Webinar - Women’s Empowerment - Influencing Today for Future of Procurement


Procurement and Supply Chain is increasingly getting complex, strategically integrated, digitally driven and challenged by Glocalization, Geo-political risks, Natural Hazards and Pandemics and multifaceted degrees of Organizational cultures, infrastructure, partnerships and interferences.

11 Jul 2020

Branch
WEBINAR

Management Reporting- A Procurement Context


This free webinar is brought to you by the CIPS Bangladesh branch.

14 Jul 2020

Branch
WEBINAR

ANZ Webinar - Sustainability matters


Join Luke Tindale, CEO of Finsbury Green on Tuesday, 14 July 2020 as he shares the (not so) easy 3 step formula towards ‘greening’ your supply chain based on his company's experience. Join this webinar to see how Finsbury is leading the way in sustainability. 

Training Courses

3 Aug 2020

Practical Training Courses
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Category management


VIRTUAL TRAINING: Due to Covid-19, this course will be offered in blocks of 3hrs from 9am to 12noon over 4-days.  

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 sourcing approaches
  • Decide which approaches to category management are best suited to your organisation
  • Utilise 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 managing 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 training@cipsa.com.au for specific closing dates for early bird booking.

3 Aug 2020

Practical Training Courses
REMOTE

Covid-19 Procurement Toolkit


VIRTUAL TRAINING: Due to Covid-19, this course will be delivered in blocks of 3-hrs session across 6 days from 11am to 2pm AEST

CIPS has created a Procurement Toolkit, deliverable via a virtual learning platform that is targeted at helping to up-skill those within organisations who are tasked with addressing those types of challenges described above. Over three workshops, adaptable process tools and templates, accompanying short-form user guides, and delegate examples will be used by CIPS experienced tutors to facilitate discussions, and ensure delegates leave better equipped and more confident.

 

Workshop 1: Spend Opportunity Analysis (3-4 August)

This workshop will provide guidance to delegates on how to quickly mobilise and facilitate stakeholders through an exercise that reviews, evaluates and prioritises spend related opportunities capable of delivering a positive return (financial or otherwise) within a 3-6 month period.
  
Workshop 2: Negotiating Better Outcomes (11-12 August)

This workshop will ensure that participants are provided with a clear, practical understanding of the fundamental building blocks required to plan for and then deliver any type of negotiation. Participants will then be guided on the different types of negotiation approaches that should be employed depending on the specific outcomes being pursued, the respective levels of buyer and supplier power predicted and, the negotiators natural negotiating skills and personality.
  
Workshop 3: Realising Value through effective Contract and Supplier Management (18-19 August)

This workshop will proceed to upskill participants in those fundamental contract and supplier management practices and disciplines which will seek to help protect the value identified and then secured through opportunity analysis and effective negotiation.

To book for individual courses, visist the specific course page (Spend Opportunity AnalysisNegotiating Better OutcomesRealising Value through effective Contract and Supplier Management).

3 Aug 2020

Practical Training Courses
REMOTE

Covid-19 Procurement Toolkit


VIRTUAL TRAINING: Due to Covid-19, this course will be delivered in blocks of 3-hrs session across 6 days from 9am to 12noon AEST

CIPS has created a Procurement Toolkit, deliverable via a virtual learning platform that is targeted at helping to up-skill those within organisations who are tasked with addressing those types of challenges described above. Over three workshops, adaptable process tools and templates, accompanying short-form user guides, and delegate examples will be used by CIPS experienced tutors to facilitate discussions, and ensure delegates leave better equipped and more confident.

 

Workshop 1: Spend Opportunity Analysis (3-4 August)

This workshop will provide guidance to delegates on how to quickly mobilise and facilitate stakeholders through an exercise that reviews, evaluates and prioritises spend related opportunities capable of delivering a positive return (financial or otherwise) within a 3-6 month period.
  
Workshop 2: Negotiating Better Outcomes (11-12 August)

This workshop will ensure that participants are provided with a clear, practical understanding of the fundamental building blocks required to plan for and then deliver any type of negotiation. Participants will then be guided on the different types of negotiation approaches that should be employed depending on the specific outcomes being pursued, the respective levels of buyer and supplier power predicted and, the negotiators natural negotiating skills and personality.
  
Workshop 3: Realising Value through effective Contract and Supplier Management (18-19 August)

This workshop will proceed to upskill participants in those fundamental contract and supplier management practices and disciplines which will seek to help protect the value identified and then secured through opportunity analysis and effective negotiation.

To book for individual courses, visist the specific course page (Spend Opportunity AnalysisNegotiating Better OutcomesRealising Value through effective Contract and Supplier Management).

3 Aug 2020

Practical Training Courses
REMOTE

Spend Opportunity Analysis


VIRTUAL TRAINING: Due to Covid-19, this course will be offered in blocks of 3hrs from 11am to 2pm over 2-days.  

The essential skills and techniques needed for negotiation

 

This course will provide guidance to delegates on how to quickly mobilise and facilitate stakeholders through an exercise that reviews, evaluates and prioritises spend related opportunities capable of delivering a positive return (financial or otherwise) within a 3-6 month period.

A ready to use Opportunity Analysis framework, with an accompanying short-form user guide and examples to help guide correct application post-workshop will be used throughout to direct activities and facilitate group discussions.

 

Package deals available:

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