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Supplier appraisal and financial analysis


Supplier appraisal and financial analysis 

CPDUsing supplier information to make the right choice for your organisation


By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Develop objective evaluation criteria by which potential suppliers' suitability can be appraised
  • Develop a pre-qualification questionnaire
  • Identify and select appropriate suppliers for a given need
  • Appraise a supplier using technical, commercial and financial information


Early bird booking available - see 'fee' tab for details.

Early bird booking available - see 'fee' tab for details.


Please note: this is a two-day training course.

Date: Tuesday 22 May 2018
Venue: De Vere Colmore Gate
Fee: Members - £486.00 per person
  Non-members - £540.00 per person


15 Places left - Booking ends on Monday 14 May 2018


Is it right for me?


This two-day course will enable you to identify potential suppliers who will be able to performany contract or tender that is awarded, to your required standard.  It will add value by avoiding wastage of costs, time and effort.  The course is an ideal accompaniment to Sourcing and the tendering process or those who wish to explore supplier financials in greater detail.


What key points will the training cover?


  • Defining different types of supplier
  • Planning the supplier appraisal process
  • Market analysis, modelling and interpretation
  • Developing requests for information (RFIs)
  • Pre-qualification
  • Carter's "10 C's"
  • Gathering and measuring supplier information
  • Financial analysis of potential suppliers


CIPS Direct Associates are appointed for their extensive knowledge and experience in the procurement and supply sector.  The tutor for this course has been specially selected for their particular skills and expertise in the subject area.  This is a crucial part of CIPS' ongoing commitment to ensure all of our delegates have a high-quality, informative and enjoyable learning experience.


Member: £540 (excl. VAT)

Non-member: £600 (excl. VAT)


Early bird booking:
Make your booking early and receive a 10% discount on the standard price (above).

Conditions apply.  See 'venue' tab for individual closing dates.


Fee includes:

Lunch, refreshments and all course materials


Inclusive e-learning:

Financial aspects affecting supply chains


22 and 23 May 2018
De Vere Colmore Gate, Birmingham
(Early bird closing date: 23 March 2018)


7 and 8 November 2018
Novotel Wembley, London
(Early bird closing date: 7 September 2018)


If you require accommodation for the night before this event or for the intervening night, please contact the CIPS Accommodation Line on +44 (0)1780 484052.  All accounts must be settled in full on departure from the venue.

If your query is regarding course details (content, timings, costs, etc.), please contact ukskills@cips.org or call +44 (0)1780 761476.

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