Certified International Procurement Manager (CIPM)

Best Practices for Procurement Leaders Knowledge & Application

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Date Duration Venue Fees
05-09 Aug 2024 5 Days Dubai - UAE US$4,450 Register
09-13 Sep 2024 5 Days Dubai - UAE US$4,450 Register

Course Overview

What is Procurement, buying is what procurement known for but … it’s much more than shopping!

Procurement is about adding value, exploring every option, finding alternatives, championing sustainability, make business decisions. The participants will know more about procurement techniques, how to be efficient, how to add value to the business, and how to increase the level of understanding of the people around them. In addition, procurement is an earlier step in supply chain management, and it has a significant effect on all the cycles after, so it’s not only about the business. It’s about supply chain management efficiency.

In this Certified International Procurement Manager (CIPM) training course, the participants will be able to understand the best practices in procurement management that will bring an edge to the function and the business, so each procurement professional needs to learn and apply best practices in his organisation and function and be champion who understand and give advises to other whatever his role in the procurement organisation or team that will lead them to have a clear road map about procurement function best in class according to latest trends and techniques in applying efficient procurement management form earlier stage to service delivery, this tools and techniques apply not to a specific industry or field, it applies to everyone working in the profession and to all sectors.

Course Objectives

After the training course, the participants will learn to:

  • Understand and develop new techniques according to their business
  • Expand their look and gain strategic view
  • Enhance and create required skills for success in field
  • Analyse things around with more critical eye
  • Know the significant keys to enhance the current & future business objectives

Target Audience

This training course is a real-life strategic direction in procurement management mixed with facts to enable the supporting business operation, designed for Procurement Managers and Specialists.

It is suitable for a wide range of working professionals, including (but not limited to) the following:

  • Project Managers
  • Supply Chain Directors and Managers

Training Methodology

A blended learning approach drives this training course. It draws on various adult learning techniques such as action learning, experiential exercises, group discussions, video case studies, and self-reflection activities, mainly in PPT presentations. The resulting variety helps participants stay engaged throughout the course, feel challenged and draw quick wins for their development. It also ensures that they are exposed to ample opportunities to apply what they learn to the real-world challenges they face in the workplace.

Course Outline

Day One


  • What is Procurement strategy?
  • Why do we need a Procurement strategy?
  • Procurement Strategy Challenges
  • Strategy Development
  • Make or Buy
  • 7 Rules of Negotiation
Day Two

Supplier Relationship Management

  • What is supplier relationship management?
  • The Benefits of Effective Supplier Relationship Management
  • The Benefits Challenges of Supplier Relationship Management
  • Karljic Matrix
  • Improving the Supplier Relationship Management
  • 5 Tips for Operation Management Success
Day Three

Contract Management

  • What is contract management?
  • How does contract management work?
  • How to form contract management strategy?
  • Contract Management Best Practices
  • Contract Management Cycle
  • 5 Steps Managing Risks in Procurement
Day Four

Category Management

  • What is category Management?
  • What are the principles of category management?
  • Category Management Strategy
  • Benefits
  • Difference with Strategic Sourcing
  • 10 Ways to Improved Supplier Relationship Management
Day Five


  • What types of sourcing are there?
  • What are the steps in sourcing?
  • What is the difference between Procurement & Sourcing?
  • Sourcing Strategy
  • Single vs Sole Sourcing
  • What are Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)?


Upon successful completion of this training course, Newage Certificate will be awarded to the delegates.

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