Training Courses (UK)

Advanced Professional

Consultancy skills for procurement and supply

Wednesday, 18 November 2020 - LONDON


non-member £1,260
Consultancy skills for procurement and supply
11 Places Left Booking ends: 11 Nov 2020

Skills which deliver supply chain improvements and improve organisational added value.


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

  • Exploit opportunities to add value for the organisation, identified through the use of developed consultancy skills
  • Develop appropriate strategies and plans for the adoption of collaborative or competitive strategies with suppliers
  • Lead on the creation of plans for implementing supply chain improvements
  • Lead on the creation and adoption of processes to  improve effective and efficiency


Please note: price above includes any early bird discount (if applied).
Contact for specific closing dates for early bird booking.


This is a two-day training course. 


If you require accommodation for the night prior to this training course, please contact the CIPS Accommodation Service on +44 (0) 1780 484052 or email


    Is it right for me?


    The course explores the benefits of using consultancy skills within the organisation and with suppliers in the organisation’s supply chain.  It considers how to engage others to implement improvement initiatives and plans that achieve added value, through effective procurement and supply chain management, such as reducing costs, improving quality, timescales, innovation and sustainability.


    Course fee includes:

    • Refreshments
    • Lunch
    • Course materials
    • CMI membership


    What key points will the training cover?


    • Consulting, coaching and counselling skills
    • Influencing organisational change
    • Gaining consensus and commitment
    • Hypothesis and scenario planning
    • Maturity models
    • Building productive relationships
    • Organisational and global culture


    Wednesday 18 Nov - LONDON

    Novotel London Wembley
    5 Olympic Way
    HA9 0NP
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    Consultancy skills for procurement and supply
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    18 and 19 November 2020

    5 Olympic Way, LONDON

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