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Assessing, managing and mitigating risk


Assessing, managing and mitigating risk 

How to reduce the possibility and impact of risk within your supply chains


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

  • Identify common areas of resilience and vulnerability
  • Use different tools and techniques to identify different risks and the most appropriate response
  • assess the risk and its impact on your organisation, project or contract and develop risk management strategies
  • Create approaches to ensure risk is mitigate and ethical practice is adopted
Date: Thursday 16 November 2017
Venue: De Vere Colmore Gate
Fee: Members - £450.00 per person
  Non-members - £500.00 per person


16 Places left - Booking ends on Wednesday 08 November 2017


Is it right for me?


This one-day course will provide tools, techniques and ideas to help you to recognise and mitigate against potential risks within your own supply chains.  It will assist delegates to identify, analyse and evaluate their organisation's own areas of resilience and vulnerability, as well as providing guidance on how to implement risk prevention strategies.


What key points will the training cover?


  • Benefits of risk management and the impact of inaction
  • Risk identification and main categories of risk
  • Risk management cycle
  • Strategic risk planning
  • Mitigation strategies


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.


Member: £450 (excl. VAT)

Non-member: £500 (excl. VAT)


Fee includes:

Lunch, refreshments and all course materials


Inclusive e-learning:

Identifying and evaluating risks


16 November 2017
De Vere Colmore Gate, Birmingham


If you require accommodation for the night before an event, please use the form below. All accounts must be settled in full on departure.  Please indicate the course title in the 'Additional information' box.  Alternatively, you can contact the CIPS Accommodation Line on +44 (0)2476 369585.

If your query is regarding course details (content, timings, costs, etc.), please contact events@cips.org or call +44 (0)1780 756777.



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