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Sourcing essentials in procurement


Sourcing essentials in procurement 

Understand how to identify suitable suppliers for your specific needs


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

  • Create a clear set of requirements which can be used in the sourcing process
  • Analyse the marketplace using appropriate tools and techniques
  • Identify the appropriate sourcing option for your needs
  • Create selection and award criteria
  • Manage stakeholder expectations
  • Use tools and techniques to identify the right suppliers

Date: Thursday 30 November 2017
Venue: De Vere Devonport House
Fee: Members - £450.00 per person
  Non-members - £500.00 per person


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Is it right for me?


This one-day course explores the management of the sourcing process, including the identification and selection of potential suppliers.  It is particularly suitable for those new to sourcing or who would like to refresh their knowledge in this valuable area.


What key points will the training cover?


  • Working with stakeholders to create and clarify requirements
  • Market analysis and appraisal
  • Identifying factors which impact on sourcing
  • Sourcing options
  • Sources of supplier information
  • Selection and award criteria


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: £450 (excl. VAT)

Non-member: £500 (excl. VAT)


Fee includes:

Lunch, refreshments and all course materials


Inclusive e-learning:

Understanding options for sourcing


30 November 2017
De Vere Devonport House, London


If you require accommodation for the night before this event, please use the form below. All accounts must be settled in full on departure.  Please indicate the course title in the 'Additional Information' box.  Alternatively, you can contact the CIPS Accommodation Line on +44 (0)2476 369585.

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