Training Courses (UK)

Supplier relationship management

Thursday, 17 October 2019 - LONDON


non-member US$528.24
Supplier relationship management
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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 for specfic closing dates for early bird booking.


If you require accommodation for the night prior to this training course, please contact the CIPS Accommodation Service on 01780 484052 or email


    Is it right for me?

    This one-day course provides an insight into the strategic importance of effective supplier relationship management (SRM), as an approach for engaging with suppliers on a level that reflects the priorities of the organisation.  It will explore the growing importance of innovation, risk management and competitive advantage and assess how the situation of the customer/supplier, along with the products and services being procured, influence how organisations view and interact with each other.


    What key points will the training cover?

    • Understanding the buyer-supplier relationship
    • The role and attributes of an effective supplier relationship manager
    • Key SRM strategies
    • Collaborative working
    • Conflict resolution
    • Supplier development (stages and incentivisation)
    Course fee includes:
    • Lunch
    • Refreshments
    • All course materials


    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.


    Thursday 17 Oct - LONDON

    Novotel London Wembley
    5 Olympic Way
    HA9 0NP
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    5 Olympic Way, LONDON

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