The CIPS Professional Diploma in Procurement and Supply is aimed at senior procurement professionals and heads of department. It focuses on building strategic procurement competence, giving managers the ability to formulate strategic direction and advice, in terms of change management, stakeholder management and team leadership.

What Will I Learn

Building on the knowledge and skills learned at the CIPS Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Procurement and Supply, you will be able to demonstrate strategic knowledge and leadership skills and find solutions to complex problems. It is designed to develop transferable workplace skills such as excellent communication and the ability to work in and lead a team. Employers have identified that the ability to think strategically and lead and influence policy and thinking are essential for progression. You will gain an understanding of different perspectives and theories and will be able to critically analyse, interpret and evaluate complex information, concepts and ideas.

Distance Learning

£2,100+VAT
  • Blended Learning £2,600 +VAT

A total of 60 credits are required for completion of the Professional Diploma in Procurement and Supply. Four core modules make up 48 credits and three of six elective modules make up the remaining 12 credits.

CIPS Level 6 – Course Units

Course Details

You will need to have achieved the CIPS Advanced Diploma in Procurement and Supply or the CIPS Advanced Diploma in Purchasing and Supply (2006 Syllabus).
Students currently studying 2006 qualifications can complete their studies with units from the 2013 qualifications. Full details on their transition arrangements have been provided to every CIPS studying member.

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Our student online learning system provides learning support for students studying all CIPS courses. You will be given access to recorded classes, live and recorded webinars, podcasts, course notes as well as reading resources, examples and analysis of exam questions and videos provided by The Oxford Learning Lab.