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Collaborative Working

Collaborative Working

In this podcast you will hear from David Loseby (FCIPS) on the main benefits of collaboration

November Bookings

November Bookings

Time-slots for exams are limited, book early to get your preferred time, date and venue

Continuing Path to Brexit

Continuing Path to Brexit

Brexit is back on the agenda and procurement managers are gearing up or the next set of challenges for their supply chains. Take our survey

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

Your views on payment practices, Brexit customs arrangements, and preparing for Christmas

23 September 2020

Brexit is back on the agenda and procurement managers are gearing up for the next set of challenges for their supply chains.

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Global Events

25 Sep 2020

Branch
WEBINAR

Own your Growth


Our guest speaker Mr Anthony Njenga, Operations Director, Serengeti Breweries will share with the CIPS community how to manage their career and drawing from lessons learnt from his Supply Chain journey.

25 Sep 2020

Branch
WEBINAR

Procurement Challenges & Opportunities arising out of COVID-19


To share the insight & experience of the senior procurement executives during difficult times and learn how to overcome the challenges effectively

26 Sep 2020

Branch

CIPS Oman Branch Webinar - Empowering Talks - Journey of a Procurement Professional


Empowering talks will focus on enhancing buyer competency level, developing tactics, skills and personality.

The speaker will share her personal journey in the field of procurement and how she managed to excel in her role.

26 Sep 2020

All Events

CIPS Pakistan branch: Behind the scenes journey of Supply chain and logistics in CPEC


CIPS Pakistan would like you to join in the journey and behind the scenes of supply chain and logistics journey in one of the major projects in Pakistan- China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) presented by Mr. Hassan Daud- Project Director

Training Courses

28 Sep 2020

Practical Training Courses
REMOTE

Delivering social value


VIRTUAL TRAINING: Due to Covid-19, this course will be offered in blocks of 3hrs from 9am to 12noon over 2-days.

 

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

  • Define social value outcomes in the context of your organisation
  • Understand the drivers of social value
  • Identify opportunities to maximise social value benefits from your procurement activity
  • Develop appropriate strategies and plans to enable your organisation to deliver social value outcomes for stakeholders
  • Promote the delivery of social value outcomes throughout the organisation’s supply chain
  • Report on your organisation’s social value activities

 

 

This is a one-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.

29 Sep 2020

Practical Training Courses
VIRTUAL

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

30 Sep 2020

Practical Training Courses
DUBAI

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.

6 Oct 2020

Practical Training Courses
VIRTUAL

Commercial Approach: Software Agreements Advanced


Join Rob Carolina for an interactive virtual training experience and learn about advanced and emerging topics that increasingly arise during software contract review and negotiation. Please note that attendance is limited.


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 nature of open source licensing models and the basic components of the GNU GPL and LGPL
  • Work with contracts for bespoke and semi-bespoke software
  • Recognise potential holes in licensing structures and learn how to ensure your corporate group is entitled to use software
  • Influence the behaviour of sales people by understanding and predicting their one and only deal driver
  • Spot potential tax risks in software procurement undertaken by large multinationals
  • Reduce wasted time and effort negotiating ownership of intellectual property rights

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

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