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Stakeholder Management

Stakeholder Management

Organisational activity can only be successful with the input, commitment and support of its key stakeholders

Book January Exams

Book January Exams

Time-slots for exams are limited, book early to get your preferred time, date and venue

Collaborative Working

Collaborative Working

Ten top tips for marketing and procurement professionals to work better together

CIPS Membership

CIPS Membership

Join CIPS and become part of a global community of over 200,000 professionally recognised and qualified members, with other leading business people, professional managers and academics.

Become Qualified

Become Qualified

Throughout the world CIPS qualifications are recognised as driving leading edge thinking and professionalism in procurement. MCIPS is recognised worldwide as the standard for procurement professionals.

Training Courses

Training Courses

Our programmes help professionals deliver real strategic and sustainable value to their organisations. The quality of the programme leaders and range of training are designed to suit professionals at all levels.

CIPS Members

CIPS Members

CIPS resources for procurement professionals globally.

Latest Knowledge

Latest Knowledge

CIPS Knowledge is a unique resource offering best practice guidance, tools and templates.

Latest News

Businesses warn of high prices this Christmas as Covid-19 and Brexit disruption hits supply chains

21 October 2020

A survey of 557 UK supply chain managers by the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) found that nearly a quarter (22%) are paying more for goods this Christmas 

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Global Events

23 Oct 2020

Branch
WEBINAR

Safeguards against Corruption Risks in Procurement: Cases & Experience Sharing


Ethical procurement is critical to every Business. .All Procurement Professionals should be competent to safeguard its procurement operations from corruption risks. ICAC and CIPS HK Branch co-organise a Webinar to uplift your capabilities.

27 Oct 2020

Fellows
ZOOM MEETING

Fellows Leaders Lounge - Bad Buying - How organisations waste billions through failures, frauds and f*ck-ups


Our guest speaker Peter Smith FCIPS, Managing Director at Procurement Excellence will explain the motivation for his new book and draw out the key points from the 100+ case studies contained in it, and discuss what procurement leaders and professionals can learn from his analysis of what goes wrong in corporate and public sector buying /procurement. 

27 Oct 2020

Branch
WEBINAR

Public Procurement in Trinidad & Tobago: An Update from the Procurement Regulator


Presentation from the Chairman and Procurement Regulator of the Procurement Board of Trinidad Tobago on the requirements and latest updates towards full implementation of the Public Procurement and Property Disposal Act, followed by an open Forum member discussion.

28 Oct 2020

Conferences
CIPS VIRTUAL PLATFORM

CIPS Virtual Conference 2020


Top reasons to attend: 

  • Gain insights into how procurement teams from leading organisations operate 
  • Elevate your knowledge by staying up to date with the latest procurement trends
  • Have your say… get your burning questions answered during our multiple panel discussion sessions 
  • Design your day, with three different streams to choose from, tailor the conference to your organisation’s priorities

Training Courses

20 Oct 2020

Practical Training Courses
REMOTE

Modern slavery awareness


VIRTUAL TRAINING: Due to Covid-19, this course will be offered in blocks of 3hrs from 9am to 12noon over 4-days.


How to spot the potentials signs of slavery and what to do if you suspect that slavery may be occurring within your supply chain.

 

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

  • Understand the importance of recognising slavery within your supply chain
  • Recognise the different types of slavery and the signs that slavery may be present
  • Map your supply chain and explore ways of creating transparency
  • Carry out an impact assessment across your supply chains
  • Use tools and techniques to help prevent slavery
  • Address reporting requirements under the Australian Modern Slavery Act 2018 

This is a four-day training course delivered in blocks of 3 hours per day: 20, 21, 22 and 23 October 2020 from 9am-12noon AWST (WA Time)

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

20 Oct 2020

Practical Training Courses
REMOTE

Strategic sourcing and tendering


VIRTUAL TRAINING: Due to Covid-19, this course will be offered in blocks of 3hrs from 9am to 12noon over 4-days.


Influence your organisation’s strategy to source effectively


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

  • Influence the development of needs generation and specification writing
  • Analyse your current procurement environment to identify the appropriate sourcing options for your needs
  • Create relevant selection and contract award criteria
  • Assess the effectiveness of your organisation’s contract management approach

This is a four-day training course delivered in blocks of 3 hours per day: 20, 21, 22 and 23 October 2020.

  

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

27 Oct 2020

Practical Training Courses
VIRTUAL

Commercial Approach: Cloud Service Agreements


Join Rob Carolina for an interactive virtual training experience to demystify the nature of cloud service offerings and understand the regulatory landscape. Please note that attendance is limited.


This training will be run from 9am-12:30pm over two days via Zoom.

 

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

  • Recognise the difference between IaaS, PaaS and SaaS
  • Understand what a cloud service provider is actually supplying - and what is not included
  • Identify common elements in the supplier's charging model
  • Discover where in the world your supplier's cloud is located and explain to the supplier where you need it to be
  • Understand data protection rules, how these apply to trans-border cloud services, and the impact of the ‘Schrems II’ case

Please note that “Commercial Approach” “ScioCertus” and “Confidence in knowledge” are trademarks owned by Robert Carolina t/a ScioCertus.

 

For any queries please contact: ukskills@cips.org

27 Oct 2020

Practical Training Courses
REMOTE

Supplier relationship management


Develop and maintain positive supplier relationships

 

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

  • Define SRM and what it means for your organisation
  • Implement appropriate SRM practices during the procurement life cycle
  • Develop strategies for improving and/or maintaining positive relationships
  • Demonstrate skills for regularly reviewing relationships and how to take positive action

 

This is a one-day training course.

 

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

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