Training Courses (UK)

Effective procurement

Wednesday, 21 November 2018 - LONDON


non-member US$713.12
Effective procurement
6 Places Left Booking ends: 13 Nov 2018

Develop an understanding of key tools, techniques and approaches within the procurement function

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

  • Understand and use basic approaches, tools and techniques to work through and implement key elements of the procurement cycle
  • Identify appropriate mechanisms to assist you in your day-to-day role, including the use of specifications, different methods of procuring goods and services, and the use of contracts and other standard tools that define and drive efficient procurement practice.

Please note: this is a two-day training course.


    Is it right for me?

    This practical two-day course is designed to help those who have recently, or are about to, move into a formal procurement role.  It will help to build an understanding of the breadth of the procurement function.  Exploring procurement terms, basic models and techniques throughout the procurement cycle, the course uses case studies and workshop activities to help you develop understanding and practice.  You will also be encouraged to discuss your own experiences and will leave with a set of appropriate templates to use in your day-to-day role.


    What key points will the training cover?

    • Budgeting
    • Purchasing
    • Inventory control and inventory management, including:
      - Receiving
      - Inspection
      - Storekeeping
      - Disposal
    • Scoping
    • Sourcing
    • Evaluation


    CIPS Direct Associates

    CIPS Direct Associates are appointed for their extensive knowledge and experience in the procurement and supply sector. The tutor for this course has been specially selected for their particular skills and expertise in the subject area.  This is a crucial part of CIPS' ongoing commitment to ensure all of our delegates have a high-quality, informative and enjoyable learning experience.


    Wednesday 21 Nov - LONDON

    Novotel London Wembley
    5 Olympic Way
    HA9 0NP
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    21 and 22 November 2018

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