Training Courses (UK)


Category management

Tuesday, 27 November 2018 - BIRMINGHAM

US$713.12

non-member US$792.36
Category management
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Enhance your knowledge and skills in this increasingly important procurement area

 

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

  • Appreciate why category management has the potential to deliver value beyond traditional sourcign approaches
  • Decide which approaches to category management are best suited to your organisation
  • Utitlise a range of tools and techniques to develop category management in your organisation, that will help you to build enhanced alignment with stakeholders and create long-term strategies for manging spend
  • Identify the building blocks for developing an appropriate implementation strategy 
This is a two-day training course.

 

Please note: price above includes any early bird discount (if applied).
Contact ukskills@cips.org for specfic closing dates for early bird booking.

 

Accommodation
If you require accommodation for the night prior to this training course or for the intervening night, please contact the CIPS Accommodation Service on 01780 484052 or email cips@trinityeventsolutions.co.uk

    Audience

    Is it right for me?

    This two-day course will develop your expertise and skills in category management, by examining tools and techniques which can be implemented in your own organisation.  It is particularly beneficial to experienced procurement professionals and managers who wish to imbed category management processes in their organisation, or to those who have previously attended Introduction to procurement and category management.

    Programme

    What key points will the training cover?

    • Rationale and principles of category management
    • Assessing the main categories of expenditure
    • Models for category management
    • The importance of market factors on implementing category management
    • Implementation of category management
    • Behavioural and technical skills required to implement category management
    • Making the category management approach work for your organisation
    Course fee includes:
    • Lunch
    • Refreshments
    • All course materials

    Speakers

    CIPS Direct Associates

    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.

    Venue

    Tuesday 27 Nov - BIRMINGHAM

    De Vere Colmore Gate
    5th & 7th Floor Colmore gate
    Colmore Row
    BIRMINGHAM
    West Midlands
    B3 2QD
    UNITED KINGDOM
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