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

17 Oct 2019

Branch BRISBANE

QLD Event: Talent Management and optimizing your brand

CIPS QLD Committee invites to a special event on Personal Branding. Learn from the experts at LinkedIn regarding your value proposition, and then take a deeper dive into what it means to have a personal brand on LinkedIn. Carly Koehneman from LinkedIn, will walk through examples of best-in-class profiles and demonstrate why different elements of the LinkedIn profile can help grow one's personal and professional brand.Gain some tips and best practices that will hopefully inspire and motivate you to think of LinkedIn more holistically as a platform for you to create your own personal brand. Charlotte Payne MCIPS, Head of Professional Body from CIPS, will share how CIPS professional recognition can further boost your career prospects and the benefits of being associated with a professional body. 

 

SPECIAL BONUS: A professional photographer will be onsite and all attendees have a chance to get a digital profile photo. To qualify, simply bring your booking confirmation with your email address to the event.

17 Oct 2019

Branch MAIDSTONE

Sustainable Procurement

Shaun McCarthy OBE will speak about delivering sustainability performance through supply chains drawing on his long experience from Heathrow Terminal 5, London 2012 Olympics programme, Supply Chain School and through his leadership in creating the world’s first sustainable procurement standard BS 8903 and leading the UK delegation in developing the international standard, ISO 20400.

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.

Training Courses

16 Oct 2019

LONDON

Contract management

Enhance your knowledge of contract management and how to use it for competitive advantage

 

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

  • Identify which contract management approach is most effective for a given category of spend
  • Create the right environment for effective contract management
  • Understand the difference between variations and claims and how to approach them
  • Manage identified risks through contracted terms and conditions
  • Ensure key performance measures can be effectively managed via the contract

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 or for the intervening night, please contact the CIPS Accommodation Service on 01780 484052 or email cips@trinityeventsolutions.co.uk
17 Oct 2019

LONDON

Supplier relationship management

Develop and maintain positive supplier relationships

 

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

  • Define supplier relationship management (SRM) and what it means for your organisation
  • Implement appropriate SRM practices during the procurement life cycle
  • Develop strategies for improving and/or maintaining positive relationships
  • Demonstrate skills for regularly reviewing relationships and how to take positive action
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
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
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