The CIPS Professional Diploma in Procurement and Supply has been specifically designed for senior procurement and supply chain managers, who are looking to advance their career to the next level.

This qualification focuses on equipping delegates with the skills and expertise needed to become effective leaders and decision makers across all sectors and industries.

In order to apply for this programme, candidates should have already completed the CIPS Advanced Diploma in Procurement and Supply.

What Will I Learn

This qualification will build on the skills and knowledge already gained from the CIPS Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Procurement and Supply.

During this programme, you will develop a robust understanding of the various factors that influence supply chains on a global scale. You will learn how to become an effective leader and strengthen your understanding of the various legal and ethical factors that impact on supply chains in all sectors and industries.

Upon completing this course, you will be the holder of a highly sought-after, industry recognised qualification. You will be able to demonstrate your expertise in leadership, communication and problem solving, and will be able to market yourself as an effective leader who is able to think strategically, influence policy and implement real organisational change.

Finally, after completing the CIPS Professional Diploma you will be eligible to apply for chartered status: this status is internationally recognised and will demonstrate your expertise and commitment to the profession to any potential employer.

The Professional Diploma in Procurement and Supply comprises 60 credits. Delegates will complete four core modules which make up 42 credits and an additional three elective modules which make up the remaining 18 credits.

Distance Learning

  • Blended Learning £2,600 +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 6 – Course Units

Course Details

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

  • CIPS Advanced Diploma in Procurement and Supply
  • CIPS Advanced Diploma in Procurement and Supply (2006 Syllabus).

Delegates currently studying on the 2006 syllabus will be able to transition onto the current syllabus in order to complete their qualification.

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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