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How to

    Susan Rashid emphasises how important it is for students to plan answers, understand command words and make sure their work is in context.

    11 February 2014

Q&A

    “I am responsible for purchasing services from third-party logistics providers. What does the market currently look like and what should I be demanding of potential suppliers?”

    08 April 2014

The knowledge zone

    A best-practice model for IT procurement allows for a degree of market testing without the burden of running a full competitive tender process, says Simon Scarrott.

    09 February 2011

Students

    We need to be able to drive better deals in this particularly challenging economy, says Sue Preston. She shares her top 10 tips.

    08 April 2014

CIPS News

    The purchasing team at Turkish household appliances manufacturer Arçelik has worked hard to build a strong relationship with its suppliers.

    08 April 2014

    The CIPS Fellows committee 
wants to increase the number of Fellows to 1,000 by 2015 and increase diversity with more women, younger people and global members.

    08 April 2014

    Steve Fox, owner and director of consultancy firm SFCL, and Chibwe Mwelwa, procurement director at Millennium Challenge Account – Zambia, have been awarded Fellowship.

    08 April 2014

    Karen Van Vuuren, a former chairman of the CIPS Global Board of Trustees (GBT) and a prime instigator in the Institute’s entry into South Africa, has died aged 46.

    08 April 2014

    Four students from Dudley College won the CIPS Negotiation Challenge which took place in collaboration with the Peter Jones Enterprise Academy last month.

    08 April 2014

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    I am considering moving from the private to the public sector as the government is pushing for a more commercial approach to the procurement service. What would be the main challenges 
I face if I make the move?

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