The Advanced Diploma in Procurement and Supply is ideally suited to a range of professionals looking to take the next step in their career, including senior buyers, contract managers and supply chain managers.

Upon completion of this course delegates will have obtained a highly sought-after qualification which is recognised both within the UK and globally.

In order to study this programme, delegates should have already completed the level 4 CIPS Diploma in Procurement and Supply.

What Will I Learn

Building on the core knowledge gained from the CIPS Level 4 Diploma in Procurement and Supply, you will develop your theoretical and practical expertise in a number of areas.

You will learn how to manage teams and individuals, how to negotiate and manage contracts, and develop a more robust understanding of the legal and ethical issues surrounding effective supply chain management.

On completion of this course, you will be the holder of a highly respected qualification and will have developed the knowledge and skills necessary to implement effective organisational change in today’s competitive business environment.

The CIPS Advanced Diploma comprises 60 credits in total. You will be required to complete five core modules which total 42 credits and three elective modules making up the remaining 18 credits.

Distance Learning

  • Blended Learning £2,500 +VAT

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For all delegates who apply for the full course and make an initial payment before 31st May 2020, we are offering free access to our Project Management Fundamentals Qualification from the Association for Project Management.

This course introduces the key project management skills which are invaluable to individuals working in procurement and supply chain management. If delegates wish to to complete the online exam to obtain the full qualification, they will simply need to pay the examination fee of £168.00

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CIPS Level 5 – Course Modules

Course Details

In order to enrol on this course, you will need to have completed one of the following:

  • CIPS Level 4 Diploma in Procurement and Supply
  • CIPS Foundation Diploma in Purchasing and Supply

If you have already completed a degree in a related subject from an accredited university, you may be able to apply for module exemptions from your CIPS qualification.

If you would like to find out more about this option, please do get in touch today.

Each module is assessed via an exam.

A six-credit module is assessed via an ‘Objective Response’ exam. This is a computer-based, multiple-choice exam which lasts for 1.5 hours.

A twelve-credit module is assessed via a ‘Constructive Response’ exam, this is an essay-based exam which lasts for 3 hours.

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