CIPS courses are recognised globally as driving leading edge thinking and professionalism across procurement and supply chain management industry.
Each qualification has been developed by CIPS after working closely with industry partners to ensure they reflect current, emerging and best practice in procurement and supply chain management.
Following a detailed qualification review, CIPS now offer a portfolio of professional qualifications which are available worldwide, reflecting the global nature of the profession.
To achieve member status of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (MCIPS), you must complete (by assessment or exemption) the Diploma, Advanced Diploma and Professional Diploma in Procurement and Supply. You also need 3 years’ experience in a position of responsibility in the procurement and supply profession.
The qualifications focus on exploring tried and tested purchasing and supply practices alongside techniques and theory and their application in a business environment. Regardless of whether you are starting your career in purchasing and supply or have been working in the industry for some time, the CIPS pathway allows you to develop your skills as you progress your career.