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Introductory core skills programme

Overview

Introductory core skills programme 

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 17 July 2017
Venue: The George Hotel
Fee: Members - £900.00 per person
  Non-members - £1000.00 per person

Availability:

16 Places left - Booking ends on Sunday 09 July 2017

Audience

Is it right for me?

 

This four-day intensive programme will provide you with a thorough grounding in four key procurement topics:

 

  • Procurement and category management
  • Negotiation
  • Contracts
  • Contract management

 

It is suitable for anyone who is new to procurement and supply or has limited experience and would like to refresh their knowledge and skills. 

Speakers

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.

Fee

Member: £900 (excl. VAT)

Non-member: £1000 (excl. VAT)

 

Fee includes:

Lunch, refreshments and all course materials for each course day.

Please note that accommodation is not included in the course fee.

Venue

17-20 July 2017
The George Hotel, Edinburgh

24-27 July 2017
Radisson Blu Hotel, Manchester Airport

7-10 August 2017
Holiday Inn Kensington Forum, London

 

If you require accommodation for the night before this event commences (not included in the course fee), or have any other queries regarding course details, please contact ukskills@cips.org or call +44 (0)1780 761476.

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