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Effective procurement

Overview

Effective procurement 

CPDDevelop an understanding of key tools, techniques and approaches within the procurement function

By the end of this course you will be able to:
Understand and use basic approaches, tools and techniques to work through and implement key elements of the procurement cycle
Identify appropriate mechanisms to assist you in your day-to-day role, including the use of specifications, different methods of procuring goods and services, and the use of contracts and other standard tools that define and drive efficient procurement practice.

 

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

  • Understand and use basic approaches, tools and techniques to work through and implement key elements of the procurement cycle
  • Identify appropriate mechanisms to assist you in your day-to-day role, including the use of specifications, different methods of procuring goods and services, and the use of contracts and other standard tools that define and drive efficient procurement practice.

 

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

 

Please note: this is a two-day training course.

Date: Wednesday 28 March 2018
Venue: De Vere Colmore Gate
Fee: Members - £486.00 per person
  Non-members - £540.00 per person

Availability:

14 Places left - Booking ends on Tuesday 20 March 2018

Audience

Is it right for me?

 

This practical two-day course is designed to help those who have recently, or are about to, move into a formal procurement role.  It will help to build an understanding of the breadth of the procurement function.  Exploring procurement terms, basic models and techniques throughout the procurement cycle, the course uses case studies and workshop activities to help you develop understanding and practice.  You will also be encouraged to discuss your own experiences and will leave with a set of appropriate templates to use in your day-to-day role.

Programme

What key points will the training cover?

 

  • Budgeting
  • Purchasing
  • Inventory control and inventory management, including:
    - Receiving
    - Inspection
    - Storekeeping
    - Disposal
  • Scoping
  • Sourcing
  • Evaluation

Speakers

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.

Fee

Member: £540 (excl. VAT)

Non-member: £600 (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:

Preparing to source from external suppliers

Venue

28 and 29 March 2018
De Vere Colmore Gate, Birmingham
(Early bird closing date: 26 January 2018)

De Vere Colmore Gate, Birmingham

 

10 and 11 July 2018
Radisson Blu Hotel, Manchester Airport
(Early bird closing date: 11 May 2018)

 

21 and 22 November 2018
Novotel Wembley, London
(Early bird closing date: 21 September 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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