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Assessing, managing and mitigating risk


Assessing, managing and mitigating risk 

How to reduce the possibility and impact of risk within your supply chains


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

  • Identify common areas of resilience and vulnerability
  • Use different tools and techniques to identify different risks and the most appropriate response
  • assess the risk and its impact on your organisation, project or contract and develop risk management strategies
  • Create approaches to ensure risk is mitigate and ethical practice is adopted
Early bird booking available - see 'fee' tab for details.


Early bird booking available - see 'fee' tab for details.

Date: Tuesday 02 October 2018
Venue: De Vere Colmore Gate
Fee: Members - £324.00 per person
  Non-members - £360.00 per person


15 Places left - Booking ends on Monday 24 September 2018


Is it right for me?


This one-day course will provide tools, techniques and ideas to help you to recognise and mitigate against potential risks within your own supply chains.  It will assist delegates to identify, analyse and evaluate their organisation's own areas of resilience and vulnerability, as well as providing guidance on how to implement risk prevention strategies.


What key points will the training cover?


  • Benefits of risk management and the impact of inaction
  • Risk identification and main categories of risk
  • Risk management cycle
  • Strategic risk planning
  • Mitigation strategies


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.


Member: £360 (excl. VAT)

Non-member: £400 (excl. VAT)


Early bird booking:
Make your booking early and receive a 10% discount on the standard price (above).

Conditions apply.  See 'venue' tab for individual closing dates.


Fee includes:

Lunch, refreshments and all course materials


Inclusive e-learning:

Identifying and evaluating risks


2 October 2018
De Vere Colmore Gate, Birmingham
(Early bird closing date: 2 August 2018)


If you require accommodation for the night before this event, please contact the CIPS Accommodation Line on +44 (0)1780 484052.  All accounts must be settled in full on departure from the venue.

If your query is regarding course details (content, timings, costs, etc.), please contact ukskills@cips.org or call +44 (0)1780 761476.

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