Certified International Procurement Professional

21st - 23rd August 2017 | Lagos, Nigeria
  • The ability to use the designation CIPP™ on your business card and professional profile
  • Up to 18 months membership to the IAPM professional body
  • Access to the IABFM network and body of information online
  • Gold embossed CIPP™ Certificate with your name and designation as MIABFM (Member of the International Academy of Business and Financial Management)
  • The CIPP™ shows that you have completed graduate level procurement and supply chain management education and that you have the skills and experience to manage procurement programs on a national, regional and global level
  • Earn 35 PDUs {Professional Development Unit) upon completion of the program
  • Learn the key essentials to creating and managing successful procurement and tender projects
  • Understand how to coordinate and monitor procurement functions by applying procurement strategies with your procurement team
  • Acquire the right skills to communicate with key financial departments directly or indirectly involved with procurement projects
  • Enhance your communication and negotiation skills
  • Manage procurement risks with suppliers – Understand why certain  procurement and tender projects go wrong, and discover ways to identify the early warning signs, then use your new skills to rapidly and effectively resolve them
  • Comply with major international procurement and tender projects
  • Attain the Certified International Procurement Professional (CIPP)™ designation

In recent years, Strategic Procurement and Supply Chain Management have been receiving increased focus. This is due to the quick and large benefits that are available, often with minimal investment. These disciplines apply across all industries, in the say way as all companies require robust financial control. It is the experience of the discipline, not the industry, that leading companies are looking to develop. Effective management and control of these disciplines will make a material difference to your bottom line.

The (CIPP)™ has been designed to meet the growing demand for advanced procurement and supply chain management in a localised, national and international markets. This program will give you a clear understanding on how to develop an integrated procurement approach using scoring system to secure the best suppliers, adopt best practices in developing buyer/seller relationship, apply time-management schedules, and put togeting budget and translate them into successful outcomes.

To employ blended learning, you will be involved in role playing exercises, case studies discussions drawn from actual real-life cases to give you the most effective learning benefits for resolving current and future Buyer/Supplier challenges. At the end of the program, you will receive the prestigious designation of Certified International Procurement Professional (CIPP)™ and earn 35 PDUs (Professional Development Unit) upon completion of this program.

The Trainer is currently the Director of Procurement and Supply Chain Practice at the International Academy of Business and Financial Management (IABFM). He has more than 30 years of professional experience in manufacturing, selling, procurement, negotiating, consulting, training and supplier warehouse management.

He has an extensive educational background in operating executive education programs in fields such as procurement, logistics, warehouse, supply chain management, international business, human resources management and marketing. As the Vice Chairman of Training at South China Institute of Supply Chain Management, he sits on the board with other respected professionals and academics, who form a think tank for innovation and improvement at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He also authored a book entitled “How to Avoid Being Burnt by the Dragon or Eaten by the Tiger”, which addresses the pros and cons of doing business, and he is now in the process of completing and publishing a second book in Modern Procurement Methods.

His contemporary style of training brings him all over the world, where he delivers programs to top management and senior executives from the Government, Mining, Oil and Gas, Airports, Sea Ports, Construction, Logistics, Academic sectors. Over the last decade, Dr. Fletcher is actively involved in developing new and improving existing training programs in areas such as Procurement, Supply Chain and Human Resource Policies and delivered CIPP, CIWP, CHRM training programs in a number of countries including Kenya, South Africa, Ghana, Zambia, Nigeria United Arab Emirates, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Hong Kong and China.

His latest ventures have involved creating a training and coaching program which uses supply chain software to train supply chain personnel how to set up a real-time chain models then run the models through a simulation, to analyze them and optimize the operation to improve its overall performance, by applying planning and development strategies.

African companies that have benefitted from Dr. Michael’s expertise:

  • Chirano Gold Mines, Bibiani
  • Saipem Contracting, Nigeria
  • Banque Populaire Rawanda, Ltd, Rawanda
  • First Bank, Nigeria
  • Trafigura, Angola
  • Ghana Ports and Harbour Authority, Ghana
  • United Republic of Tanzania – Local Authorities Pension Fund, Tanzania
  • SCMS, Tanzania
  • Housing Finance Bank, Uganda
  • BOTA Training Authority, Botswana
  • Old Mutual, Nairobi
  • Stanbic Bank, Uganda
  • National Bureau of Statistics, The Presidency, Nigeria
  • Pwani, Kenya
  • International Airport, South Africa
  • Rural Electrification Agency, Uganda
  • Diamon Ltd, Lagos
  • Nigerian AGIP Oil, Nigeria
  • DHL, Nairobi
  • DHL, Nigeria
  • National Oil Corporation, Kenya
  • Coca Cola, Tanzania
  • Uganda Parliabment Director of Human Resources, Uganda
  • Layne Drilling, Tanzania
  • National Planning Authority, Tanzania
  • Esso Exploration & Production, Nigeria
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All information regarding the event will be listed on our event brochures. It contains all the necessary information such as the Investment Fee, Full Course Agenda, Top Learning Objectives, Trainer’s Profile, and more. You may request for an event brochure by:

a. Signing up on the Request for Brochure form located at the Event Page

b. Leaving a message to Sally via Salvo’s Support Message Box.

c. Sending an e-mail to marketing@salvoglobal.com

You will be required to provide details such as your Name, Organisation, Corporate E-mail Address, Contact Number, and Country of Origin.

The exact hotel location will be made known to all delegates privately approximately 1 month prior to the commencement date. We do have preferential corporate rates at the event hotels. Interested parties may inquire at marketing@salvoglobal.com or request for the event brochure. Delegates who have confirmed their participation with us will be contacted by our team as soon as a venue is finalised. Usually, we hold all our events in 5 star hotels based in the city centre.

Salvo typically provides a 10% discount from the original investment fee per delegate should a company send 3 or more delegates to attend the course. Specific discounts may differ for respective programs so please email marketing@salvoglobal.com for further confirmation on the exact discount.

Aside from the group discount mentioned above, Salvo offers a special Early Bird Discount once a new event is released. However, delegates must register as soon as possible since the special rate will only be available for a limited time.

The Investment Fee will cover all the course documents and materials that will be used during the training, as well as luncheons and coffee breaks during the training program. The Investment Fee does not cover the travel and accommodation expenses of the delegates, however, we can assist you by providing details on the estimated cost for both. The Investment Fee is also exclusive of tax. Taxes are to be borne by the delegate’s organisation.

Once you receive a copy of the event brochure, complete the registration form which is located on the last page and send it back to us. Upon receipt of the completed registration form with authorization, we will proceed to block the seat(s) on our system for your organization. Thereafter, the invoice will be sent out by our Finance team for processing of payment.

Your payment can be made via Telegraphic Transfer or via Credit Cards through American Express, MasterCard, Visa or Diners. Bank charges and local withholding tax are to be borne by the registrant.

Full payment should be made within TEN (10) WORKING DAYS upon receipt of invoice.

Aside from the knowledge that our expert trainers are imparting, a Certificate of Completion will be issued to all delegates completing a minimum of 90% of the total hours of the course. Some of our events offer takeaways and free consultation after the course. It varies from programs to programs.

You will receive a pre-course questionnaire upon successful registration. Kindly state your specific concerns and issues on this questionnaire and send it back to us, as this will be consolidated and forwarded to the trainer during the formulation of the course agenda. Alternatively, you can also email us at marketing@salvoglobal.com regarding your concern so we can be in touch to ensure that your concerns is addressed asap.

The registration form carries at least a 50% cancellation liability 6 weeks prior to the commencement date of the event after a signed sales resignation contract has been received by Salvo. If we are notified less than 2 weeks prior to the commencement date of the event, full cancellation fees is applicable.

With that said, we do understand that last minute changes do occur in organizations due to last minute change in schedule, job requirements etc. As such, please contact us soonest at marketing@salvoglobal.com so we can assist in the best way forward for any changes.

Our events can be customised into in-house training programs for your organisation. Email us at marketing@salvoglobal.com to find out more information about in-house trainings.