Public Course schedule

Supplier Relationship Management - Intensive Online Public Course

Cost: £1,460 +VAT pp*
Date: 12-13 September and 3-4 October 2022
Venue: Delivered online as a series of 4 x 3.5 hour workshops

CPD Certified

An intensive Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) course aimed at purchasing professionals and potentially some key stakeholders. This course is designed to help practitioners manage important suppliers and develop specific interventions to achieve business goals. Based around the Positive Purchasing ‘Orchestra of SRM®’, and 5A™ SCR (Strategic Collaborative Relationship) process, our SRM training is perfect for any practitioner who is involved in managing or interfacing with suppliers.

This high-impact, online training course will be delivered by leading procurement expert, Jonathan O’Brien, who works with global blue-chip organizations to help transform their strategic procurement capability.

All delegates who attend will receive a free copy of the book, Supplier Relationship Management, by Jonathan O’Brien PLUS a free 3-month single user subscription to our digital procurement platform, Procleus®.

*Note: Terms and Conditions apply, click here to view.

Buyers Toolkit - Proficient Buyer Online Public Course

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Cost: £1,299 + VAT pp*
Date: 3-4 and 19-20 October
Venue: Delivered online as a series of 4 x 3.5 hour workshops

CPD Certified

This training course is aimed at individuals or those in companies who buy or want to learn how to buy more effectively. It is suitable for those in organizations who are responsible for buying or who interface or interact with suppliers or manage contracts. It is particularly suitable for small to medium sized buying teams who wish to move from basic tactical buying to a buying approach that adds greater value to the organization. It is relevant for teams with little or no buying experience and equally suitable for those who know what they are doing.

The course is designed to provide delegates with a solid grounding and full training in the 5D Power Buying ® process. Our Lead Consultant Claire Hall will deliver this high-impact, online training course. With 30 years of experience working within private sector manufacturing and retail businesses, she works with global teams to embed and sustain best practice sourcing methodologies.

All delegates who attend will receive a free copy of the book, The Buyers Toolkit, by Jonathan O’Brien PLUS a free 3-month single user subscription to our digital purchasing platform, Buyer’s Toolkit Online.

*Note: Terms and Conditions apply, click here to view.

Sustainable Procurement - Advanced Online Public Course

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Cost: £1,720 + VAT pp*
Date: 11-13 October 2022
Venue:Sir Christopher Wren Hotel, Thames Street, Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 1PX

An advanced Sustainable Procurement course aimed at experienced or developing procurement and supply chain practitioners as well as some key stakeholders. The course covers all aspects of sustainability and Sustainable Procurement and provides practical resources to implement sustainable procurement within an organization.

This course enables and fully equips your practitioners to establish and implement Sustainable Procurement. It is designed so those attending can enhance and embed Sustainable Procurement approaches within existing procurement practices including Category Management, Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) and Supply Chain Management.

*Note: Terms and Conditions apply, click here to view.

Negotiation - Red Sheet Advanced Online Public Course

Cost: £2,399 +VAT per person*
Date: 7-8, 14-15 and 21-22 November 2022
Venue: Delivered online as a series of 6 x 3.5 hour workshops

CPD Certified

Our most popular negotiation course, Red Sheet® Advanced, helps prepare and equip delegates with the theory, tactics and practical experience of negotiation to enable outstanding results. It provides winning approaches for negotiation planning and helps those who attend, build the confidence and capability to take on any negotiation. Delegates explore in-depth, all aspects of negotiation and negotiation planning.

This high impact, activity-based, online training course will be led by leading negotiation expert, Jonathan O’Brien, who works with global blue-chip organizations to help transform their negotiation and procurement capability. He also helped pioneer the Red Sheet negotiation methodology.

All delegates who attend will receive a free copy of Negotiation for Procurement and Supply Chain Professionals book by Jonathan O’Brien PLUS a free 3-month single user subscription to our digital negotiation platform, Red Sheet Online.

*Note: Terms and Conditions apply, click here to view.

Category Management - Advanced Online Public Course

Cost: £1,720 +VAT per person*
Date: 16-17, 23-24 and 30-31 January 2023
Venue: Delivered online as a series of 6 x 3.5 hour workshops

CPD Certified

Aimed at experienced or developing purchasing professionals, and potentially some key stakeholders, this course is built upon our proven 5i® Category Management process. It will enable and fully equip delegates to deliver significant business benefits around reduced price and cost, reduced supply base risk, and to unlock innovation and greater value for their most important categories of spend.

This is our most popular training course and is essential for anyone embarking on, or attempting to re-establish, a Category Management program. This high-impact training course will be led by leading procurement expert, Jonathan O’Brien.

All delegates who attend will receive a free copy of the book, Category Management in Purchasing, by Jonathan O’Brien PLUS a free 3-month single user subscription to our digital procurement platform, Procleus®.

*Note: Terms and Conditions apply, click here to view.