Training Events

 
 

Due to the current Covid-19 situation many companies are now running online webinars. If you have an event coming up that you think would be relevant and would like to promote through NWUPC please let us know.

 

HEPA are holding a range of events that NWUPC members can attend for free. They are all being held virtually online through Microsoft teams. Please follow the links below to book your place. 

  • Adam Lickorish and Matt Humphrey of RSM for a time to talk on Risk Management with their views about how organisations can effectively manage their risks at a strategic level - 7th October 2020, 09.30-10.15am

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  • BUFDG will be running Customs training sessions in October and November, ahead of Brexit. Covering a wide variety of topics The Customs People will be preparing a course specifically for the HE sector and delivering it over two sessions in one day - 20th October 2020, Timings: 10am - 12pm (morning session) and 2pm - 4pm (afternoon session) - Price: £300 + VAT.

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SUPC are holding a webinar with Clive Wratten from the Business Travel Association. He will provide an update on his current work with the travel industry and what the travel industry looks like for the next 3-6 months, followed by a Q&A.This is event is free for all members of UKUPC. 

  • Travel – an online catch up with Clive Wratten from BTA - Tuesday the 18th of August at 2.30pm.  (has been held but can still be viewed at the below link)

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If you're currently dealing with redundancies and restructurings VWV are holding a webinar giving you a practical guide to the steps invloved for NWUPC members. Covering a wide variety of topics such as; Voluntary severance schemes, Difference between redundancy and restructuring, Timing of collective consultation, Practical steps for managing individual consultation, Risks of getting it wrong, Regulatory considerations    

  • Redundancies and restructurings - September 3rd 2020, 11am. (has been held but can still be viewed at the below link)

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Eversheds are holding a webinar session that NWUPC members Dispute Management snapshots- student settlement packages in response to Covid 19 looking at what consumer law has to say about the approaches which can be adopted to settling student claims arising out of covid 19. Focusing on changes to course delivery methods and the different packages which might be proposed to resolve student claims. They will also highlight recent case law on conducting settlement negotiations more generally.

  • Dispute Management snapshots - September 4th 2020, 12pm. (has been held but can still be viewed at the below link)

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Electronics Watch is pleased to offer a series of free webinars on socially responsible public procurement, intended primarily for public sector buyers. **The below Webinars have been held but are still available to view** They also have a wide range of pre-recorded Webinars.

  • The Electronics Watch Company Performance Tracker (CPT). What it is and how affiliates can use it : June 17, 2020, 10am (11am Netherlands time)  (has been held but can still be viewed at the below link)
  • The Impact of Covid-19 on Electronics: June 23, 2020, 10am (11am Netherlands time)  (has been held but can still be viewed at the below link)
  • Public Procurement in Times of Crisis and Beyond: Resilience Through Sustainability: September 8th, 2020, 9am (10am Netherlands time) 

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LUPC has arranged a short webinar session for UKUPC members interested in learning more about ISO 20400, the international standard for sustainable procurement. Delivered by James Cadman of Action Sustainability the session will provide an overview of ISO 20400 and how organisations of any size and type can use it to deliver sustainable outcomes though their supply chains.  The presentation will be followed by a Q&A.

  • ISO 20400 for Sustainable Procurement - 6th of August 2020, 10am. (has been held but can still be viewed at the below link)

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A programme of free webinars are being held by NETpositive Futures. Sessions can be attended live but will also be recorded and then made freely available. 

  • Social value and sustainability; are they really that different? - 7th of July 2020, 1pm. (has been held but can still be viewed at the below link)
  • Supporting and developing your suppliers: What does best practice look like? - 14th of July 2020, 1pm.  (has been held but can still be viewed at the below link)

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TUCO are running a series of Webinars every Thursday at 2pm covering a wide variety of topics which you can find here. Some upcoming sessions include;

  • Webinar 13 - Innovative thinking - 2 July 2020, 2pm. (has been held but can still be viewed at the below link)
  • Webinar 14 - Communication Skills - 9th of July 2020, 2pm.  (has been held but can still be viewed at the below link)
  • Webinar 15 - Feedback and Challenging Conversations - 16th of July 2020, 2pm.  (has been held but can still be viewed at the below link)

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Morgan Hunt have an upcoming Webinar for coaching and building high performance teams, through Eventbrite, that NWUPC Members can attend;

  • How to build a high performing team for the new world of work -  8th of July 2020, 12pm.  (has been held but can still be viewed at the below link)

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Proactis through their Business Continuity Library have an upcoming Webinar for NWUPC Members;

  • Can Accounts Payable be turned into a revenue centre? -  8th of July 2020, 3pm.  (has been held but can still be viewed at the below link)

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SUPC are running a Cartel Dangers in HE Procurement Webinar session covering bid rigging that NWUPC Members can access. Further details and how to register can be found here.

  • Cartel Dangers in HE Procurement, 14th July 2020, 10.30am  (has been held but can still be viewed at the below link)

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The HEPA and UKUPC Learning & Development Group are delighted to be able to offer free to our members a contract law training session from Capital Law.  Giving hints and tips about the key clauses/issues to look out for: liability, indemnities, Intellectual Property, and termination.

  • Contract Law Training -  21st July 2020, 2pm.  (has been held but can still be viewed at the below link)

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HEPA have announced three new sessions continuing the BUFDG & HEPA Time to Talk series.

  • Time to Talk:  Planning for the future in uncertain times - Wednesday 1st of July at 9:30am  (has been held but can still be viewed at the below link)
  • Time to Talk:  Fraud - Friday 3rd of July at 2pm  (has been held but can still be viewed at the below link)

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IBISWORLD are holding fortnightly Webinars covering a range of subjects. They are free to access with a host of pre recorded Webinars from the last few months. Amongst those already held subjects have covered;

  • Our new COVID-19 Exposure Analysis Tool
  • COVID-19 statistics and government response
  • Recovery indicators

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