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Exam Updates

Exam Updates

Keep up-to-date with the latest information about exams impacted by Covid 19.

CIPS/Hays Salary Survey

CIPS/Hays Salary Survey

Take the survey - help us benchmark global salaries and the skills in highest demand from employers in 2021

People & Skills

People & Skills

Develop your team with the right skills and equip them to meet current challenges

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 Programme and test have 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.

Latest News

Steepest fall in UK private sector output since last May as third national lockdown hits service economy at start of 2021

22 January 2021

Survey respondents often reported a rapid drop in consumer spending due to the third national lockdown and a headwind to sales from business closures in customer-facing areas of the economy

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Global Events

25 Jan 2021

Branch
WEBINAR

Agile In Procurement - Just Talk Or Reality


This free webinar is brought to you by the CIPS Switzerland Branch. This event is open to both CIPS members and non-members to attend.

Agile procurement has been referred quite a bit in the last couple of years. But is it just another buzzword - or has it become reality? Learn from 6 cases all around the world how agile in procurement impacted their business positively. One of the stories recently won the World Procurement Award 2020! We’ll kick-off the session by sharing and discussing the most important results of the global annual report State of Agility in Procurement & Supply.

27 Jan 2021

Branch
WEBINAR

Value-Based Strategies for Marketing Procurement


This free webinar is brought to you by the CIPS Harrow Branch and is available for CIPS members and non-members to attend.

28 Jan 2021

Member
CIPS VIRTUAL PLATFORM

CIPS Seminar Series - What could data do for your supply chain?


Join CIPS for a series of seminars as we are joined by CPOs and business leaders exploring some of the key issues facing procurement and supply professionals today. These dynamic sessions will include a combination of in-depth interviews, case studies and interactive panel sessions where you will have the opportunity to submit your questions to our experts.

28 Jan 2021

Branch
WEBINAR

Meet the CEO Webinar with Jon Churchill - Porvair Filtration Group


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

Training Courses

10 Feb 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

8 Mar 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

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

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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