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Supplier relationship management


Supplier relationship management 

CPDDevelop and maintain positive supplier relationships


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

  • Define supplier relationship management (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
Date: Tuesday 10 October 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 provides an understanding of the strategic importance of effective supplier relationship management to your organisation.  It will examine the growing importance of supplier relationships in terms of innovation, risk management and competitive advantage.


What key points will the training cover?


  • Understanding the buyer-supplier relationship
  • The role and attributes of an effective supplier relationship manager
  • Key SRM strategies
  • Collaborative working
  • Supplier development (stages and incentivisation)


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:

The dynamics of supply chains


10 October 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.

If your query is regarding course details (content, timings, costs, etc.), please contact events@cips.org or call +44 (0) 1780 756777.



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