Diploma In Contract Management


Event summary

This unique qualification brings together contemporary contract management theory and existing good practice in a structured way. It has a highly applied and focused approach designed to give you the knowledge, understanding and practical skills necessary for managing contracts effectively.

This programme will be delivered remotely using virtual classrooms.

A 10% discount is available to all CIPFA members, employees of organisations that are members of our Procurement and Commissioning Network and NHS employees who quote 'HFMA'. In order to obtain the discount, please contact customer services:

Tel: 0207 543 5600
Email: customerservices@cipfa.org


09 May 2024 09:30
16 Jan 2025 17:00


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Standard price

£2,990.00 excl VAT

Network Member Price

Event booking is currently unavailable online. If you would like to book onto this event, please contact customerservices@cipfa.org or 020 7543 5600

About this event

The CIPFA Diploma in Contract Management is completed over approximately nine months, including eight days of classroom learning and approximately 80 hours of additional work to complete the assessment requirements.

For this course, the classroom learning is delivered online via virtual classrooms. You will be provided a link to join each workshop online. Our trainer will be there to greet you and the other delegates, and we aim to deliver just as we would if everyone was together in a physical training room. For best results we recommend the use of webcams.

Your trainers will be available throughout the programme to provide support, you will have access to recordings of all module presentations and we will arrange online group clinic sessions during the course.

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Course dates

  • Module One: Introduction to contract management – 9 May 2024
  • Module Two: Specification writing – 11 June 2024
  • Module Three: Service level agreements – 16 July 2024
  • Module Four: Negotiation skills – 17 September 2024
  • Module Five: Managing contracts
    • Day One – 14 November 2024
    • Day Two – 21 November 2024
  • Module Six: Financial management and control – 10 December 2024
  • Module Seven: Exiting contracts and continuous improvement planning – 16 January 2025

CPD hours

This qualification carries 136 CPD hours.

Speaker - Kathrine Western, Managing Director

Kathrine Western

Entrepreneur and learning expert who specialises in helping organisations develop peoples’ technical and soft skills capabilities through relevant, engaging and highly interactive learning events. Kathrine has worked with a wide range of private and public sector clients, developing and delivering programmes that span from operational to board director level. Before setting up her own consultancy and training business, Athena 9 Ltd., Kathrine worked for Nissan and Reckitt Benckiser in transformational procurement and supply roles. Since then, she has worked as a consultant in sectors such as education, public transport, banking, pharmaceutical, engineering, food and drink, household, telecoms, media and oil. Kathrine’s commitment to creating game-changing programmes that bring processes, tools and techniques vividly to life has enabled many organisations to embed new ways of working and transform their capability in: Procurement and supply management Category management Strategic negotiation Leadership development Coaching for performance High-performance teamwork

Webchat is available Monday to Friday, 09:00 - 17:00 (excluding UK bank holidays).