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Ideas. Insight. Interaction.

It’s what we need to help us navigate our way forward, out of the Coronavirus crisis.

Fortunately, we’ve got eyes and ears across the profession - giving you access to the latest intelligence, innovative ideas and inspiration to counter any challenge you may face.

This week, we continue our brief recap of the resources you found most useful in 2020. And in 2021, we hope you’ll keep coming back to the CIPS Intelligence Hub.

With the inside track on everything, from how the profession is adapting, to building resilient supply chains, we’ve got what you need to tackle the next challenge.

Influence. Inbuilt.

This Week's Featured Resources

Managing Contracts

Managing Contracts

Learn to develop and manage contracts that improve efficiency and reduce risk

5 Year Plan Template

5 Year Plan Template

Tools and templates to support you as you build your procurement strategy

People and Skills

People and Skills

Prepare yourself for change and build the right skills for your organisation

Supply Management Special Report - December 2020

In this month's issue: 

  • "I want to take the time to reflect on some of the great work that has been achieved" - Malcolm Harrison, CIPS Group CEO, shares his thoughts on the positives of the past year and looks forward to 2021
  • Top tips from a selection of CPOs, CEOs, academics, consultants and thought leaders from around the world 

 

Read all featured articles in our December Supply Management Special Report:

 

SM Special Report December

Featured Webinars & Podcasts

7 Tips for Successful SCM

7 Tips for Successful SCM

Craig Johnstone MCIPS, CIPS Australia & New Zealand Senior Practitioner & SRM expert, reveals the 7 Tips for Successful SCM

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Improving Contract Management

Improving Contract Management

In the podcast from CIPS and Colin Linton you will see some slides on Colin's research into key skills for contract managers

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Enhance Your Soft Skills

Enhance Your Soft Skills

Hear CIPS, Tim Jenkins and Ian Castle from Wheelspinner discuss how storytelling can help with engagement and the importance of soft skills

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Category Management

Category Management

In this podcast Zara Jones Senior Procurement Manager at Doncaster Council talks about Category Management in the NHS

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Upcoming Webinars

Upcoming Webinars

Stay current as the world changes, visit our events page to book one of our upcoming webinars

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Webinars on Demand

Webinars on Demand

We have compiled our most relevant webinars to help manage your supply chain in this time of change

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Support and Knowledge

Procurement Cycle

Procurement Cycle

The CIPS Procurement and Supply Cycle is the cyclical process of key steps for procuring goods or services

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Risk Tools

Risk Tools

Risk management involves understanding risks that can impact an organisation and implementing strategies to mitigate and manage those risks

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Category Management Tools

Category Management Tools

Access the CIPS category management tools to help segment spend into areas which contain similar or related products

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Contract Management Guide

Contract Management Guide

The CIPS Contract Management guide covers all those activities associated with contract management, focusing on upstream & downstream phases

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SRM

SRM

Supplier relationship management is a core soft skill for all procurement and supply managers

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Stakeholder Management

Stakeholder Management

Organisations can only be successful with the input and support of key stakeholders

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ED&I

ED&I

CIPS is committed to promoting, supporting and encouraging equality, diversity and inclusion (ED&I) in the procurement profession

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Sustainability

Sustainability

Sustainable procurement and sourcing can improve business and future-proof long-term objectives

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Heroes of Procurement

SW England Council

SW England Council

See how sharing best practice and resources strengthened the SW Council's procurement networks

Woolworths

Woolworths

Woolworths Australia GM of procurement unpacks the retailer’s emergency supply strategy to respond to the sudden demand for more hygiene products

See All Hero Stories

See All Hero Stories

Procurement heroes have risen from all sectors to push companies forward in this rapidly changing environment

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