Workshop overview


Many businesses have suffered spectacular damages to their profits and reputation because of their supply chains. This workshop will help you put a plan in place to avoid the same mistakes.


Prepare your business

Qualsys has designed a highly interactive 1-day supplier management workshop will help you:

  • Formalise a robust supplier management strategy
  • Implement robust processes and procedures to quickly identify risks and opportunities
  • Understand best industry practice
  • Save time writing supplier policies with our templates and examples


Who should attend?

  • Anyone responsible for supply chain management


Breakdown of the day: 

8.30: Tea and coffee

9.00: Introduction to supplier management

9.45: An ISO approach to managing external provisions

10.45: Supplier risk management

11.30: Supplier issue management

12.15: Lunch

13.00: Implementing effective supplier management policies and procedures

14.45: Supplier auditing

14.45: Managing employee training, awareness, competency and communication

15.15: Engaging suppliers and leading cultural change

15.45: Next steps & round up

16.00: End


Included with this course: 

Delegates will be provided with both printed and electronic templates, guides and course notes following the session.

Lunch will also be provided.


Pre-course activities:

Qualsys is committed to enriching your learning and training experience. In order to help you get the most from your course, we invite all our students to take part in some brief pre-course activities. We find this helps both your tutors in understanding your objectives and to support rich and detailed discussions on the day. As a result, we are better placed to deliver a learning experience that works for you – both in the classroom and beyond!



Qualsys offices: Aizlewood’s Mill, Nursery Street, Sheffield, S3 8GG

Free parking on-site, or a 15-minute walk from Sheffield train station.



1 day: 9am – 4pm



£249 + VAT

Flexible payment options: Pay online via secure checkout portal or by invoice.


Chris Owen, Services Director at Qualsys - Best GRC Software vendor  Declan Webster, Service Implementation Manager, Qualsys Leading vendor

Your Tutors

Chris Owen is Services Director at Qualsys. He has over a decade of experience implementing quality management systems and providing targeted, strategic advice and consultancy services for Qualsys’s customers.

Chris works closely with clients to implement practical training- and technology-led solutions that work. In developing and delivering his services, Chris has earned a reputation for engaging and motivating staff in some of the most challenging and heavy subject matters.

Declan Webster is Service Implementation Manager for Qualsys, assisting a range of businesses in building and implementing supplier management systems.

Declan has extensive experience in the full gamut of supplier management, from KPI tracking to auditing and issue control. Combining strategic support with focused, manageable workflows, Declan has given dozens of businesses unprecedented control of their supply chains.

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