Free Procurement Training Procurement Training Investment Fund (PTIF)

CPL Group are always looking for ways to support the education purchasing community and are delighted to provide funding for procurement training courses.

The opportunity to participate in training to enhance both your personal and professional development is something we care about at the CPL Group and we are pleased to offer the opportunity for CPC members to attend a variety of procurement training courses. The courses are a mixture of e-learning, self-study and class attendance to cater for different styles of learning and time commitments. The courses are from providers experienced in delivering procurement training and are focussed on topics that we feel would be of most practical use to our members.

Each course offers CPD accreditation allowing students to bolster their CV with new skills and giving recognition that the training is the same standard as CPD in other disciplines.

Free on course completion

CPC members will be required to pay a security deposit (advertised course cost) up front. CPC will refund the course cost to members upon confirmation of attendance/completion. Find out more about how the course funding is provided

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Writing a Tender Specification

The BIP e-learning platform provides 10 chapters covering key areas to consider when writing a tender specifications.

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Evaluation Techniques

The BIP e-learning platform provides 12 chapters covering key areas of evaluation techniques including developing evaluation strategies and the different stages of the evaluation process.

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Ethical Procurement and Supply

This course includes over two hours of e-learning resources and is designed to help procurement and supply chain professionals all over the world to demonstrate their absolute commitment to, and understanding of, acting ethically on behalf of their organisations.

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Public Procurement Law Conference

NEW London and Manchester dates. The programme gives solution-focused answers to 9 thorny questions pertaining to how to award public contracts skilfully and lawfully with in the procurement rules.

Public Procurement Law Conference

Developing and Managing Contracts

The CIPS e-learning platform provides 16 modules covering areas of contract management from developing a standard purchase order for goods or services, supplier performance improvement to understanding the main approaches to achieve the management of contracts.

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Market & Options Assessment

This CIPS e-learning course is aimed at those with strategic responsibility for procurement within their organisation and those looking to improve their knowledge of supply chains.

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Introduction to procurement e-learning course

The programme features five e-learning modules that cover the fundamental principles of good procurement practice. It has been specifically designed for School and Academy Business Managers and those new to procurement or with procurement responsibility in a school, academy or trust.

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