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Courses for all levels of procurement and supply professionals.

Our training courses will help you to accelerate your knowledge and skills to deliver strategic and sustainable value in your role and includes up to 2 hours of complimentary e-learning.

Many courses run on multiple dates, at locations to suit busy professionals.

Each programme is aligned to the competency levels in the CIPS Global Standard and CIPS Knowledge Resources. 

10% discount on all courses for CIPS Members, other discounts include early bird and multiple course bookings.  Terms and conditions apply.

Please note, all training course fees are displayed excluding VAT

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An intensive introduction to the key procurement and supply topics


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

  • Understand the fundamentals of the procurement cycle
  • Understand the need for procurement in specification development and build a basic understanding of the category sourcing process
  • Understand your own negotiation style and how to develop that of others
  • Plan and prepare for a negotiation
  • Understand the basic fundamentals of contract law and management within the supply chain function
  • Develop robust contracts with a focus on mitigating risk and improving overall effectiveness
  • Identify the stages of the contract management process
  • Use tools and techniques for monitoring contractual obligations

 

Please note: this is a four-day non-residential training course.

Date: Monday 30 July 2018
Venue: Novotel London Wembley
Address: LONDON
Fee: Members - £855.00 per person
  Non-members - £950.00 per person
or call us on 0845 880 1188 - Please note: Calls cost 2p per minute service charge plus your own phone provider’s access charge. Your phone provider can confirm your access charge.
Booking ends on Sunday 22 July 2018

An intensive programme for operating within the public sector procurement framework


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

 

  • Understand key UK and EU procurement legislation
  • Demonstrate knowledge of how to implement procurement procedures, ensuring best practice and fair and equal treatment of potential suppliers
  • Demonstrate knowledge of recent case law and the impact on procurement practice
  • Understand the future direction of public procurement, including the impact of Brexit

 

Please note: this is a three-day non-residential training course.

Date: Tuesday 07 August 2018
Venue: Novotel London Wembley
Address: LONDON
Fee: Members - £810.00 per person
  Non-members - £900.00 per person
or call us on 0845 880 1188 - Please note: Calls cost 2p per minute service charge plus your own phone provider’s access charge. Your phone provider can confirm your access charge.
Booking ends on Monday 30 July 2018

An intensive programme for operating within the public sector procurement framework


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

 

  • Understand key UK and EU procurement legislation
  • Demonstrate knowledge of how to implement procurement procedures, ensuring best practice and fair and equal treatment of potential suppliers
  • Demonstrate knowledge of recent case law and the impact on procurement practice
  • Understand the future direction of public procurement, including the impact of Brexit

 

Please note: this is a three-day non-residential training course.

Date: Tuesday 21 August 2018
Venue: Radisson BLU Manchester Airport
Address: MANCHESTER
Fee: Members - £810.00 per person
  Non-members - £900.00 per person
or call us on 0845 880 1188 - Please note: Calls cost 2p per minute service charge plus your own phone provider’s access charge. Your phone provider can confirm your access charge.
Booking ends on Monday 13 August 2018

An intensive introduction to the key procurement and supply topics


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

  • Understand the fundamentals of the procurement cycle
  • Understand the need for procurement in specification development and build a basic understanding of the category sourcing process
  • Understand your own negotiation style and how to develop that of others
  • Plan and prepare for a negotiation
  • Understand the basic fundamentals of contract law and management within the supply chain function
  • Develop robust contracts with a focus on mitigating risk and improving overall effectiveness
  • Identify the stages of the contract management process
  • Use tools and techniques for monitoring contractual obligations

 

Please note: this is a four-day non-residential training course.

Date: Monday 03 September 2018
Venue: Radisson Blu Edinburgh
Address: EDINBURGH
Fee: Members - £855.00 per person
  Non-members - £950.00 per person
or call us on 0845 880 1188 - Please note: Calls cost 2p per minute service charge plus your own phone provider’s access charge. Your phone provider can confirm your access charge.
Booking ends on Sunday 26 August 2018

An intensive programme for operating within the public sector procurement framework


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

 

  • Understand key UK and EU procurement legislation
  • Demonstrate knowledge of how to implement procurement procedures, ensuring best practice and fair and equal treatment of potential suppliers
  • Demonstrate knowledge of recent case law and the impact on procurement practice
  • Understand the future direction of public procurement, including the impact of Brexit

 

Please note: this is a three-day non-residential training course.

Date: Tuesday 04 September 2018
Venue: Radisson Blu Edinburgh
Address: EDINBURGH
Fee: Members - £810.00 per person
  Non-members - £900.00 per person
or call us on 0845 880 1188 - Please note: Calls cost 2p per minute service charge plus your own phone provider’s access charge. Your phone provider can confirm your access charge.
Booking ends on Monday 27 August 2018