Elevate Your Skills with SRM Training Excellence

Why invest in training?

  • Mitigate Risk: Gain insights to mitigate risks and challenges in supplier relationships.
  • Maximise Value: Learn strategies to deliver maximum value from your supplier partnerships.
  • Implement Research Insights: Translate research findings into actionable strategies and stay updated with the latest best practices in SRM.

Use your supplier relationships as examples
We place great importance on creating a virtual learning experience that is engaging, relevant, and transferrable to the job – we encourage course attendees to use their live supplier relationships as their personal case studies and apply everything we teach to those supplier relationships.

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Benefits To Your Business

Training Benefits 1

Attracting and retaining talent

The greatest asset of any business is its people. Employees see development opportunities as an important benefit.

Training Benefits 5

Strategic Sourcing

Having the right people with the right skills is central to delivering your business strategy.

Training Benefits 3

Efficiency

The right people with the right skill approach ensure that a business can do what it does more efficiently.

The Benefits of Choosing State of Flux Training

Training Benefits 2

Collaborative Working

We don’t just deliver courses, we back them up with coaching support to ensure everything we teach is embedded – this is how we ensure the return on investment is delivered.

Training Benefits 4

Bring Your Own Case Studies

We encourage course attendees to use their live supplier relationships as their personal case studies and apply everything we teach to those supplier relationships.

Training Benefits 6

Research-Based Best Practice

The content and structure of our programmes are shaped by the findings of our global annual research into supplier management best practices and thousands of real-world consulting engagements.

Key Differences Between Public and Tailored Training Courses

Public Training Course:

1. Accessibility: Accessible to individuals and smaller groups from various companies or industries.

2. Generalised Content: Content covers fundamental principles and practices suitable for a broad audience interested in supplier management.

3. Networking Opportunities: Participants network with professionals from different organisations and backgrounds, fostering the exchange of ideas and experiences.

4. Cost-Effective: Lower per-person costs as expenses are shared among multiple participants.

Specialised Training Course:

1. Tailored Content: Customised to address specific challenges within your company that delve into advanced topics and strategies.

2. In-Depth Focus: Comprehensive understanding of the latest best practices and emerging trends in supplier relationship management

3. Team Alignment: Programs are designed to align the entire team within your company, ensuring consistency in approach and understanding among team members.

4. Implementation Support: Specialised courses offer practical tools, case studies, and guidance to facilitate the implementation of learned strategies within the organisation.

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Scheduled Public Training Courses

Join one of the following public training courses, already scheduled for this year.

Asia-Pacific (APAC) Region

TMB - Category Management Training

Dates: July 17, 24, 31, August 7

Time: 10:00 am - 11:30 am AEDT

Format: 4 online modules over 4, 90min sessions.

Cost: AUD$ 2,050 (excl tax) per person, including one-to-one coaching & materials.

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September - SRM Advanced

TMB - SRM Advanced Training

Dates: Sept 10, 12, 17, 19

Time: 10:00am - 12:30pm AEDT

Format: 9 online modules over 4, 150min sessions.

Cost: AUD$ 2,800 (excl tax) per person, including one-to-one coaching & materials.

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November - SRM Advanced

TMB - SRM Advanced Training

DatesNov 19, 21, 26, 28

Time: 10:00 am - 12:30 pm AEDT

Format: 9 online modules over 4, 150min sessions.

Cost: AUD$ 2,800 (excl tax) per person, including one-to-one coaching & materials.

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Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) Region

September - SRM Advanced

TMB - SRM Advanced Training

Dates: Sept 17, 24, Oct 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, Nov 5

Time: 10:00 am - 11:30 am UK time zone

Format: 8 online modules over 8, 90min sessions.

Cost: £1,690 (excl tax) per person, including one-to-one coaching & materials

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November - SRM Advanced

TMB - SRM Advanced Training

Dates: Nov 26, Dec 3, 10, 17, Jan 7, 14, 21, 28

Time: 10:00 am - 11:30 am UK time zone

Format: 8 online modules over 8, 90min sessions.

Cost: £1,690 (excl tax) per person, including one-to-one coaching & materials

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North American (NA) Region

September - SRM Advanced

TMB - SRM Advanced Training

Dates: Sept 11, 18, 25, Oct 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

Time: 02:00 pm - 03:30 pm CST

Format: 8 online modules over 8, 90min sessions.

Cost: US$ 2,200 (excl tax) per person, including one-to-one coaching & materials.

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December - SRM Advanced

TMB - SRM Advanced Training

Dates: Dec 3, 5, 10,12

Time: 10:00 am - 12:30 pm CST

Format: 8 online modules over 4, 150min sessions.

Cost: US$ 2,200 (excl tax) per person, including one-to-one coaching & materials.

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Public Training Course Catalogue

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TMB - Account Management Training

Account Management

Description: Understand how to sell to procurement teams; how they buy and how they manage suppliers.

Format: 4 online modules over 3, 90min sessions.

Cost (excluding tax):

North America US$ 1,400
EMEA £1,120
Asia Pacific AUD$ 2,050

Cost is per person, including one-to-one coaching & materials.

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TMB - Strategic Sourcing Training

Strategic Sourcing

Description: Develop and apply the skills to source strategically and deliver a value-creating supplier to the business. 

Format: 7 online modules over 7, 90min sessions.

Cost (excluding tax):

North America US$ 2,350
EMEA £1,800
Asia Pacific AUD$ 2,950

Cost is per person, including one-to-one coaching & materials.

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TMB - Supply Chain Risk Training

Supply Chain Risk

Description: Protect value with a practical and structured approach to proactively manage risk.

Format: 4 online modules over 6, 60min sessions.

Cost (excluding tax):

North America US$ 1,400
EMEA £1,120
Asia Pacific AUD$ 2,050

Cost is per person, including one-to-one coaching & materials.

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TMB - Capability Assessment

Capability Assessment

Description: Understand your team's strengths and development opportunities to deliver business value.

Format: 6 online modules over 6, 90min sessions.

Cost (excluding tax):

North America US$ 2,250
EMEA £1,700
Asia Pacific AUD$ 2,850

Cost is per person, including one-to-one coaching & materials.

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TMB - Rebate Management

Rebate Management

Description: Master diverse rebate types and navigate the rebate lifecycle from offer creation to payment. 

Format: 3 online modules over 3, 90min sessions.

Cost (excluding tax):

North America US$ 1,400
EMEA £1,120
Asia Pacific AUD$ 2,050

Cost is per person, including one-to-one coaching & materials.

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TMB - Procurement Behaviour Training

Procurement Behaviour

Description: Learn the behavioural skills that "make" a supplier relationship, or "break it".

Format: 8 online modules over 6, 90min sessions.

Cost (excluding tax):

North America US$ 2,250
EMEA £1,700
Asia Pacific AUD$ 2,850

Cost is per person, including one-to-one coaching & materials.

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TMB - Negotiation Training

Negotiation

Description: Examine the skills of negotiation you need to build better long-term value for your business.

Format: 4 online modules over 4, 90min sessions.

Cost (excluding tax):

North America US$ 1,400
EMEA £1,120
Asia Pacific AUD$ 2,050

Cost is per person, including one-to-one coaching & materials.

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TMB - Diversity & Inclusion Training

Diversity & Inclusion

Description: Understand why supplier diversity can help unlock innovation and agility, and improve ESG credentials.

Format: 6 online modules over 6, 90min sessions.

Cost (excluding tax):

North America US$ 1,400
EMEA £1,120
Asia Pacific AUD$ 2,050

Cost is per person, including one-to-one coaching & materials.

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TMB - SRM Advanced Training

SRM Advanced

Description: Develop and create new value through your most important supplier relationships.

Format: 8-9 online modules over 4-8, 90-150 min sessions (Vary per region)

Cost (excluding tax):

North America US$ 1,400
EMEA £1,800
Asia Pacific AUD$ 2,950

Cost is per person, including one-to-one coaching & materials.

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TMB - Category Management Training

Category Management

Description: Address technical and behavioural skills in the context of your job and enable individuals to be trusted commercial advisors.

Format: 8 online modules over 4-8, 90-150 min sessions (Vary per region)

Cost (excluding tax):

North America US$ 1,400
EMEA £1,120
Asia Pacific AUD$ 2,050

Cost is per person, including one-to-one coaching & materials.

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Meet Your State of Flux Trainers

APAC Trainers

Frank Lai

Frank is a management consultant with expertise in supplier management, sustainable procurement, risk management, cost optimisation and data analytics. With extensive overseas experience in supplier management, contract negotiation and procurement. Frank specialises in supply chain and procurement across a number of industries and has an excellent track record of delivering positive strategic outcomes. He also holds a PhD from the University of Melbourne and has also been delivering lectures in the Faculty of Business and Economics and Melbourne School of Engineering. He has been awarded a number of scholarships and awards over the years.

NA Trainers

Christine Scoolis

Christine has worked for the last 20 years as a consultant and procurement leader, making corporate & supplier interactions and procurement operations diverse, efficient, and transparent by finding the gaps and filling them in with knowledge and team-building strategies. Chris has facilitated many successful relationship and innovation workshops, helping our clients pinpoint and dissolve issues to build resilient supplier partnerships that can realize new value.

EMEA Trainers

Nicola Dunne

Nicola has 34 years of experience in commercial, transformation and senior executive activity across both private and public sectors. Her early responsibility for supply chain re-engineering across global supply created the base for developing further category skills in mail logistics. With an accompanying MBA and MSc in behavioural change, leadership and people development became key themes and played a major part during my first CPO role. More recent projects have focused her on further organisational design projects, business mentoring and training.

Joel Saunders

Joel is an experienced Executive Consultant consultant with a history of developing successful Supplier Management programmes encompassing risk, contract, performance and supplier relationship management, including training, consulting, technology and research. 

Ben Earnshaw

Ben is an MCIPS-certified senior manager consultant with more than ten years of consulting experience (State of Flux & PwC/Deloitte/Vendigital) across a range of clients & industries. He combines in-depth Supplier Management, Procurement and Supply Chain knowledge (with an MSc in Logistics & Supply Chain Management from Cranfield University) with strong project management, relationship building & analytical skills.

Simon King

Simon is a CIPD-qualified learning and development professional with a record of designing and delivering value-adding learning solutions in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors. He is well-practised in consulting and coaching on learning programmes designed to enhance supplier performance and relationship management. As an experienced manager with expertise in competency frameworks, psychometrics and coaching, Simon aims to help professionals maximise potential in their business relationships.