Certified International Procurement Professional (CIPP)

Procurement Leadership’s Optimal Methods for Knowledge and Implementation

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Date Duration Venue Fees
22-26 Jul 2024 5 Days London - UK US$5,450 Register
23-27 Sep 2024 5 Days Dubai - UAE US$4,450 Register
18-22 Nov 2024 5 Days London - UK US$5,450 Register
09-13 Dec 2024 5 Days Dubai - UAE US$4,450 Register

Course Overview

Procurement management plays a crucial role in the success of a business. It involves acquiring goods and services from external sources, which are necessary for the operation of the business. Effective procurement management ensures that a business can obtain suitable goods and services at the right price, quality and quantity. It enables the business to manage its resources effectively, reduce costs, and improve its bottom line.

In this 5-day interactive Certified International Procurement Professional (CIPP) training course, the participants will understand the best operational practices in procurement management in today’s competitive business environment. Procurement management has become increasingly important for businesses. It helps businesses to stay ahead of the competition by enabling them to obtain the best goods and services at the most competitive prices. Effective procurement management also helps build strong relationships with suppliers, leading to better deals and improved service levels. Additionally, it enables businesses to manage risks associated with supply chain disruptions, which can have a significant impact on the business’s operations and financial performance. Overall, procurement management is a critical function that supports the success of a business by ensuring that it has access to the resources it needs to operate efficiently and effectively.

Course Objectives

After the training course, the participants will learn to:

  • Understand and enhance the job performance
  • Expand their look and improve the productivity
  • Enhance and create required professional skills
  • Analyse things around and improve confidence
  • Attain the essential keys to stay up to date

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 Leaders
  • Procurement Professionals

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
Day Two

Supply Chain Management

  • What is Supply Chain management?
  • Why is Supply Chain Management important?
  • What are the six components of Supply chain management?
  • Who Should be responsible for supply chain management?
  • Managing the Supply Chain
  • Supply Chain Optimisation
Day Three


  • What is negotiation in procurement?
  • Top Negotiation Tips for Success
  • What are the 7 Stages of negotiation?
  • What are the 7 Rules of negotiation?
  • Behavioural Procurement (BP)
Day Four

Risk Management

  • Managing Risk in Procurement
  • Risk Mitigation
  • An Introduction to Risk Management Guide
  • Strategic Procurement in Risk Management Guide
  • Supply Chain Risk Management (SCRM)
Day Five

Stakeholder Management

  • Who are the stakeholders in the procurement process?
  • Who are the stakeholders in supply chain management?
  • What is an upstream or downstream stakeholder?
  • Eight key elements of stakeholder management?
  • 7 Principles of Influencing
  • Stakeholders Guide


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

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