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PP7

Best Practices in Managing Procurement

 5 days
· 02-06 Oct 17 (London) · 03-07 Dec 17 (Dubai) · 23-27 Apr 18 (London)

Good management is an essential for success in business and procurement itself requires particular skills and approaches to ensure success in defining and meeting an organisation’s requirements. This course studies the key issues in managing both ongoing and project procurement processes and helps to develop successful approaches for working with both colleagues and suppliers.

At the end of the course participants will be able to:

    • Understand and manage the key issues of management
    • Design strategies to develop and manage staff
    • Identify and mange risks 
    • Create contingency strategies to plan for uncertainties 
    • Develop appropriate procedures for the procurement function
    • Manage project procurement 
    • Achieve best results in procurement
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SP15

Fundamentals of Supply Chain Management

 5 days
· 27-31 Aug 17 (Dubai) · 15-19 Oct 17 (Dubai) · 20-24 Nov 17 (London) · 12-16 Feb 18 (London)

Modern organisations are maximising their performance by co-ordinating their internal activities with their suppliers to both; increase their capability to meet customer requirements and increase margins. This programme has been designed to study the key issues related to supply chain management, which will enable delegates to develop effective strategies for adding value and improving performance.

At the end of the course participants will be able to:

    • Understand and manage the key issues associated with supply chain management
    • Plan for cross-business co-ordination
    • Understating the difference between “JIT” process and Stock holding 
    • Measure the performance of key suppliers
    • Achieve best results in managing the supply chain
    • Identifying key performance measures
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P12

Effective Project Procurement Management

 5 days
· 03-07 Jul 17 (London) · 13-17 Nov 17 (London) · 19-23 Feb 18 (London)

This programme examines the key challenges related to project procurement and will allow delegates to develop effective strategies to deal with these issues.

Delegates attending this course will develop techniques and approaches to enable them to balance initial costs with life time costs, deal with and meet deadlines and obtain value for money.

At the end of the course participants will be able to:

    • Understand and manage the key issues associated with project procurement
    • Design strategies to ensure value for money
    • Utilising the interpersonal skills to achieve results 
    • Creating a sourcing process 
    • Understand and manage the consequences of failure
    • Understating the legal issues of procurement management 
    • Achieve best results in project purchasing
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NP6

Best Negotiation Skills for Procurement and Sourcing

 5 days
· 02-06 Jul 17 (Dubai) · 17-21 Jul 17 (London) · 25-29 Sep 17 (London) · 19-23 Nov 17 (Dubai) · 11-15 Dec 17 (London) · 12-16 Mar 18 (London)

Negotiation is one of the core skills of business, essential for success in dealings with customers, suppliers and co-workers.  This programme has been designed to study the key issues in negotiation relating to procurement and sourcing, including negotiating with both suppliers and colleagues.

At the end of the course participants will be able to:

    • Understand the key issues in negotiation
    • Identifying and securing “Win – Win” results
    • Develop an action plan for negotiationsne
    • Effectively recognise and manage buyers’ tactics
    • Develop tactics to counter sales ploys
    • Agree strategies and tactics with key stakeholders
    • Achieve the best results in their negotiations
    • Implement key strategies to manage closing techniques
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HR17

Human Resources Management and Career Development

 10 days
· 07-18 Aug 17 (London) · 09-20 Oct 17 (London) · 04-15 Dec 17 (London) · 05-16 Mar 18 (London)

HRCI Certification

 

This course provides participants with the knowledge, skills and techniques required to effectively manage, develop and utilise human resources in an organisation. The course will also familiarise participants with the principles and techniques of human resource management, manpower planning and career development.

At the end of this programme delegates will be able to:

    • Conduct staff appraisals
    • Implement effective career development strategies
    • Assess and plan for manpower requirements
    • Determine an appropriate organisational HR design
    • Identify performance targets and opportunities
    • Incorporate performance reward systems
    • Implement effective HR practices
    • Determine training return on investment
    • Create a succession plan
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SP13

Advanced International Sourcing and Purchasing

 5 days
· 21-25 Aug 17 (London) · 22-26 Jan 18 (London)

Sourcing and purchasing processes are essential to the success of modern organisations.  This increasingly means sourcing both locally and internationally, each of which has associated costs and benefits. This course studies the strategic issues related to international sourcing, the pitfalls and best practices, and builds on the topics covered in the International Sourcing and Purchasing Module.

At the end of the course participants will be able to: 

    • Understand and manage the key issues associated with International Sourcing
    • Develop and extend supplier relationships
    • Manage international suppliers
    • Understand and mitigate the risks of dealing with international suppliers
    • Use best practice in international sourcing

 

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PS18

Creating High Impact Public Relations Strategies

 5 days
· 24-28 Jul 17 (London) · 20-24 Nov 17 (London) · 22-26 Jan 18 (London)

This course will equip delegates with the key skills and tools required to develop and implement a strategic approach to public relations, both internally and externally.  Delegates will look at practical ways in which a PR strategy can be created and will see how public relations should become an integral part of corporate strategy, in order to effectively manage an organisation’s reputation.  


The course will have a strong focus on the challenges faced by marketing and PR professionals in the rapidly-changing landscape of the digital age.

This course will also explore communicating strategy and making decisions in uncertainty while ensuring that delegates can evaluate and measure the effectiveness of campaigns.

At the end of the course delegates will be able to:

    • Develop PR strategy plans
    • Communicate your strategy to senior management
    • Build an online media campaign
    • Create social media objectives
    • Understand the impact of social media
    • Communicate change internally
    • Effectively present your PR campaign
    • Effectively evaluate the results of your PR campaign
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PC19

Delivering Effective Public Relations Communications

 5 days
· 02-06 Jul 17 (Dubai) · 04-08 Sep 17 (London) · 03-07 Dec 17 (Dubai) · 15-19 Jan 18 (London)

This course will look at the principles and practice of public relations communications and will provide delegates with a wide range of skills and approaches to dramatically improve their knowledge and effectiveness in the workplace.

The course will have a strong focus on the challenges faced by marketing and PR professionals in the rapidly-changing landscape of the digital age.  It will focus on arming delegates with practical solutions to the challenges of communicating through social media, which can be an easily affordable and effective way to advertise and communicate with mass audiences.

At the end of the course delegates will be able to:

    • Understand the changing media landscape
    • Understand the relationship between PR, marketing and advertising
    • Deliver social media friendly communications
    • Enhance their press release writing skills
    • Build effective, coordinated online campaigns
    • Effectively present your PR campaign
    • Effectively evaluate the results of your PR campaign
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F42

Strategic Financial Management

 5 days
· 24-28 Jul 17 (London) · 27-31 Aug 17 (Dubai) · 02-06 Oct 17 (London) · 11-15 Dec 17 (London) · 22-26 Jan 18 (London) · 30 Apr-04 May 18 (London)

This course will enable delegates to; understand and apply appropriate strategic financial management tools, evaluate financial management options and assess and evaluate proposed strategies in the context of management needs and organisational policies. 

This programme will cover the principles, techniques and skills involved in effective strategic financial management, delegates will receive an understanding of the impact of financial management on corporate risk and how to contribute more effectively to corporate strategy by taking a more proactive and forward looking approach.

At the end of the course delegates will be able to:

    • Understand the link between financial strategy and business strategy
    • Contribute more effectively to corporate strategy
    • Understand how to manage working capital to reduce risk and increase profitability
    • Appreciate the relative merits of different sources of finance
    • Understand the link between capital structure and risk
    • Be able to appraise capital investment projects using a number of approaches
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F11

Financial Modelling and Decision Making

 5 days
· 07-11 Aug 17 (London) · 17-21 Sep 17 (Dubai) · 23-27 Oct 17 (London) · 19-23 Feb 18 (London) · 25-29 Jun 18 (London)

Modern managers need to possess and master a variety of short and long term financial decision-making techniques.  This course will explore these techniques through a series of practical scenarios which illustrate how they can be used in the business environment.  Excel is used extensively to develop a range of financial models to illustrate technique application. 

The course will further explore the incorporation of risk and uncertainty into the decision making process by using more advanced Excel, and will also explore scenario modelling and sensitivity analysis using Excel.

At the end of the course participants will be able to:

    • Understanding of different approaches to decision making
    • An ability to make short term financial decisions
    • An ability to develop Excel models to support short term decision making
    • Understand different approaches to investment appraisal and the use of Excel to support these decisions
    • How to use sensitivity and what if analysis to explore the impact of changing scenarios on decision outcomes
    • How to incorporate risk and uncertainty into decision making
    • How to build Excel spreadsheets to model risk and uncertainty and support sensitivity analysis

 

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