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Introduction to procurement and category management

Wednesday, 9 December 2020 - CIPS VIRTUAL PLATFORM

£225

non-member £250
Introduction to procurement and category management
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Join CIPS for virtual training to understand the end-to-end process and gain a toolkit of practical procurement techniques

 

By the end of this course you will be able to:
Understand the basic fundamentals of the procurement cycle and how each phase contributesto the effective management of spend categories and the supply chain function
Understand the need for the involvement of procurement in specification development andbuild a basic understanding of the category sourcing process
Undertake supplier appraisal, develop a post tender appraisal and develop tender/RFQtemplates

Describe the difference between performance and supplier relationship management, and howto effectively manage termination.

Understand the end-to-end process and gain a toolkit of practical procurement techniques

This training will be delivered on bespoke CIPS learning system - Adobe Connect to deliver on an interactive experience.


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

  • Understand the basic fundamentals of the procurement cycle and how each phase contributesto the effective management of spend categories and the supply chain function.
  • Understand the need for the involvement of procurement in specification development andbuild a basic understanding of the category sourcing process.
  • Undertake supplier appraisal, develop a post tender appraisal and develop tender/RFQtemplates
  • Describe the difference between performance and supplier relationship management, and howto effectively manage termination.

For any queries please contact: ukskills@cips.org

    Programme

    What key points will the training cover?

    1. Introduction to procurement and supply

    • Role and value-add of procurement
    • Category management
    • Supply chain management
    • Ethical considerations

    2. Planning and specifying the purchase

    • Planning procurement activities
    • Five ‘rights’ of procurement
    • Characteristics of different spend categories
    • Types of specification
    • Engaging suppliers in early discussion

    3. Managing the competitive bid process

    • Selection, process and evaluation criteria

    4. Implementation

    • Award and supplier performance management

    Audience

    Is it right for me?

    Is it right for me?
    This interactive one-day training course considers fundamental elements of the procurement process, together with basic tools and techniques used within procurement and supply. It provides a robust grounding in procurement basics and is designed for those in a junior procurement/supply chain role or those new to the discipline.Is it right for me?

    This interactive virtual one-day training course considers fundamental elements of the procurement process, together with basic tools and techniques used within procurement and supply. It provides a robust grounding in procurement basics and is designed for those in a junior procurement/supply chain role or those new to the discipline.

    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, interactive and enjoyable learning experience.

    Venue

    Wednesday 9 Dec - CIPS VIRTUAL PLATFORM

    CIPS Virtual Platform
    Details will be shared upon booking
    CIPS VIRTUAL PLATFORM
    UNITED KINGDOM
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    Introduction to procurement and category management
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