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Supplier relationship management


Supplier relationship management 

CPDDevelop 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


Early bird booking available - see 'fee' tab for details.

Date: Thursday 29 November 2018
Venue: Novotel London Wembley
Fee: Members - £324.00 per person
  Non-members - £360.00 per person


8 Places left - Booking ends on Wednesday 21 November 2018


Is it right for me?


This one-day course provides an understanding of the strategic importance of effective supplier relationship management to your organisation.  It will examine the growing importance of supplier relationships in terms of innovation, risk management and competitive advantage.


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
  • Supplier development (stages and incentivisation)


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: £360 (excl. VAT)

Non-member: £400 (excl. VAT)


Early bird booking:
Make your booking early and receive a 10% discount on the standard price (above).

Conditions apply.  See 'venue' tab for individual closing dates.


Fee includes:

Lunch, refreshments and all course materials


Inclusive e-learning:

The dynamics of supply chains


29 November 2018
Novotel Wembley, London
(Early bird closing date: 28 September 2018)


If you require accommodation for the night before this event, please contact the CIPS Accommodation Line on +44 (0)1780 484052.  All accounts must be settled in full on departure from the venue.

If your query is regarding course details (content, timings, costs, etc.), please contact ukskills@cips.org or call +44 (0)1780 761476.

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