This course is aimed at those who manage suppliers from the perspective of developing strategic relationships and part of the tactical delivery team regarding SRM within their organisation. They will have substantial interaction and responsibility for a select group of strategic and bottleneck suppliers. They will have knowledge of the commercial environment of their organisation, the organisation’s purchasing strategy and how it manages suppliers and contractors. Typically, they will support the development of contracts to ensure that KPI’s and SLA’S targets can be met and will support the selection methodology for suppliers
The Mini MBA is also available as an in house bespoke program and can be tailored to suit the needs of the public, private and third sectors.
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IACCM states that “Supplier Relationship Management has become a critical enabler of business performance, whether in the public or private sector, with the potential to drive both value and reputation. Competence is achieved through a combination of operational experience, structured learning and rigorous assessment” The aim of this course is to provide the structured learning and rigorous assessment element of the process
By the end of the course, participants will be able to:
Build trust between all parties concerned in managing the relationship
Undertake the effective management of key stakeholders
Evaluate and derive value for both sides from the relationship
Analyse the relationship spectrum from master servant to symbiotic
Determine the type of relationship in the context of risk and value
Developing KPI and SLA’s working in collaboration with providers
Managing and mitigation of risks in the context of SRM
Appreciate the importance of the value drivers and the contract life cycle
Understand the critical role of account management in developing and maintaining the relationship
Leverage the relationship to facilitate innovation, flexibility and responsiveness from the supplier
To benefit from the programme, it would be desirable to have some relevant commercial experience or relevant professional or technical qualification.
Our mini MBA is accredited by The British CPD Standards Office under licence number 21745 and the course is awarded 35 CPD points.
Participants are required to submit for assessment a series of 6 especially designed case studies and assignments. These will be reviewed and discussed during class time and participant are required to then write up and submit their assessments within 10 working days from the close out of course. These are then assessed by DPSS and then submitted to the British CPD Standards Office for moderation. Participants that successfully complete all assignments and pass the two-hour open book case study exam will be recommended to the British CPD Standards Office for the award of the “Mini” MBA in SRM
We will adopt a proactive, participative, and participant centred approach with emphasis on the practical application of the knowledge and skills acquired.
As with all of our courses we will utilize am eclectic range of teaching and learning strategies including presentations, discussions, Q&A, DVD, tasks, team work, role plays and simulations. We appreciate the need to ensure that the learning is embedded into the contractual and commercial fabric of the participant’s organisation and we will use case studies and other tasks to achieve this.
Course times: 9.30 – 16.30
We will provide all course materials and assessments required, including supporting text books and study guides
Venue: Woburn House
20-24 Tavistock Square
London WC1H 9HQ
Fee: £1470 plus vat
This includes all course materials, course text book, assessments, venue costs and refreshments
Course Dates: Spring 2019
All participants are eligible for free access to our range of unique contract and commercial management supporting web apps
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve a place or to discuss the course further