Featured Resources

Find & Retain Talent

Find & Retain Talent

Listen to the podcast How to Attract and Retain Talent in Procurement, from CIPS and Scott Dance, Director of Hays Procurement & Supply Chain

Salary Guide Global Map

Salary Guide Global Map

Explore global insight into the key trends, challenges and opportunities for the profession

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

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Global Events

7 Jul 2020

Branch
WEBINAR

CIPS - Hays 2020 Annual Report on Procurement Careers and Trends


This free webinar is brought to you by the CIPS South Wales. Please join us to hear trends within the procurement profession reported in Hays 2020 Annual Report.

7 Jul 2020

Branch
WEBINAR

SA Webinar: Social Procurement – What’s the Buzz?


The CIPS SA/NT Committee invites you to a learning and networking session on the topic social procurement. Come and learn as Caroline Lock, Director, Procurement and Grants, Department of Human Services share her insights on what social procurement is, why it is such a hot topic, and tips for successful implementation. 

9 Jul 2020

Branch
WEBINAR

ANZ Webinar - CIPS-Hays Procurement Salary Guide and Insights 2020


Join CIPS ANZ for an exclusive webinar on the key highlights and insights of the Australia and New Zealand Procurement Salary Guide 2020 Report, a collaboration between CIPS and Hays on Thursday, 9th July 2020 at 12PM AEST/ 2PM NZST. 

9 Jul 2020

Branch
WEBINAR

Coffee Sustainability & Supply Chain Principles - North Star Coffee Roasters


This free webinar is brought to you by the CIPS Yorkshire Branch.

Training Courses

3 Aug 2020

Practical Training Courses
REMOTE

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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