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

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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CIPS Announces New General Manager for Australia and New Zealand

25 July 2019

Sharon Morris, currently CEO of Mother’s Day Classic Foundation, Australia’s largest breast cancer research fundraiser, will take up the role in late August 2019.

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Global Events

18 Oct 2019

Branch

Applying Blockchain in Procurement and Supply Chain

The word “Blockchain” has been the buzzword in recent years and is touted as a game-changing technology that would provide significant benefits in cost and time saved as well as transparency and traceability to data and transactions

Join us for an engaging evening, where we bring together fellow procurement and supply chain professionals and blockchain experts to actively discuss and gain awareness of the potential applications of blockchain technology.

We are pleased to announce this event is co-organised with Tribe and venue sponsored by SPH (Singapore Press Holdings)

18 Oct 2019

Branch BRISBANE

QLD Event: Boost your Procurement Career Prospects in FY19/20

CIPS Queensland committee invites you to a morning tea event. Come and hear Charlotte Payne MCIPS – Head of Professional Body, CIPS, discuss why it’s a great time to be in Procurement and how you can leverage your career with professional development. Charlotte with share the recent insights from the Hays-CIPS salary report 2019 and discuss the demand for procurement professionals. She will also share the importance of professional development to your career and provide an update on the new CIPS qualifications.

19 Oct 2019

Awards

CIPS Sudan Branch Event - Maritime Transport Roles and Challenges

The new Sudan is the focus of all the world now, although the Sudanese revolution was a success, but are we ready for new era? What will happen if our export boomed and investors started to recognize Sudan? Do we have the required  infrastructure such as ports, national railways, and interstate highways?
 
Our geographical location offers a great opportunity for Maritime transportation, which is considered a strong factor in terms of economic and balanced development as well as having a greath influence on national integration to the world economic market.
 
CIPS Sudan Branch hereby invites you for a special event hosted by expert supply chain professionals in Maritime transportation. 
 
An entree presentation of Maritime Transport roles and challenges will be served by Dr. Abo Gasisa, then Mr. Anwar Hashim will share his insights on the challenges and opportunities in container shipping market industry.
 
Mr. Disougi and a panelists will engage with the audience to cover all corners of Maritime transportation.
 

22 Oct 2019

Branch WELLINGTON

WLG Event: Procurement of Raw Materials of Natural Origin & AGM

CIPS Wellington Committee invites you to a very interesting networking and learning event to discuss the topic of Procurement of Raw Materials of Natural Origin along with the annual AGM. The example of Herbal materials sourced by Integria Healthcare. Procuring raw materials of natural origin is a complicated and challenging activity with a number of unique issues being encountered. 

 

These factors include:

  • Very unsophisticated front-end suppliers
  • Subsistence growers and/or harvesters in third world countries
  • Modern Slavery concerns
  • Middle men/Traders often involved with no visibility of actual origins
  • Variable awareness of quality depending on the origin
  • Seasonal variation giving rise to variability in quality
  • Variable demand patterns – external and internal

Training Courses

22 Oct 2019

BIRMINGHAM

Advanced negotiation

Explore advanced tools and techniques to perfect your negotiation skills 

 

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

  • Effectively plan and prepare for multi-level negotiations
  • Structure negotiation teams to meet given deadlines
  • Develop and deploy negotiation strategies, effective at all levels of the organisation
  • Have an in depth understanding of negotiating styles and their strengths and weaknesses
  • Appreciate the importance of body language within a negotiation
  • Appreciate the implications of cultural differences in negotiations

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, 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.

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

22 Oct 2019

LONDON

Forecasting techniques

Understand and apply baseline forecasting concepts to better manage demand

 

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

  • Explain the rationale for forecasting and some of the limitations
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of a variety of forecasting techniques
  • Apply forecasting techniques to the business environment
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:

  • This course with Inventory management
    £585 + VAT CIPS members, £650 + VAT non-members
  • To claim, call +44 (0) 845 880 1188 and ask for Customer Services
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
23 Oct 2019

LONDON

Inventory management

Achieve the right balance between inventory and demand

 

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

  • Understand the basics of stock management and how it impacts on the business and customer service
  • Understand and implement different types of replenishment system
  • Understand the costs associated with stock holding
  • Analyse warehouse stock and suggest ways of reducing stock and minimising inventory
  • Better understand the material requirements planning process
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:

  • This course with Forecasting techniques
    £585 + VAT CIPS members, £650 + VAT non-members
  • To claim, call +44 (0) 845 880 1188 and ask for Customer Services
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
24 Oct 2019

BIRMINGHAM

Developments in commercial law

Update your knowledge from recent legal decisions and precedents

 

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

  • Demonstrate an updated legal knowledge to support the development of contracts
  • Evaluate how recent legal changes might impact on the buyer-supplier relationship
  • Manage and mitigate risks resulting from changes to the legal framework
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
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