Course Name: Level 5 CIPS Advanced Diploma in Procurement and Supply

Entry Requirements

You will need the Foundation Diploma in Procurement and Supply Level 4 or an equivalent qualification acceptable to CIPS. You will be required to have an interview/informal chat with the tutor before enrolling on this course.

What's Involved

Potential salaries for Procurement and Supply Managers are approximately £40,000.

The Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply ladder of diplomas is the way to corporate membership of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (MCIPS) for professional buyers and supply chain managers. This course will provide you with the knowledge, skills and ability to help secure a purchasing management role.

The course consists of tutor led lectures, group work and periodic tutorials.

This course can be taken as per module. Modules include:

> Management in the procurement function

> Managing risks in supply chain

> The competitiveness of supply chains

> Sustainability in supply chains

> Operations management in supply chains.

Course Assessment Method

You are required to undertake national externally set and marked examinations for each of the five subjects. Examinations are held in November, January, March, May and July - please check with your tutor for exact dates.

What's Next

Successful completion of this programme will support entry to the Level 6 Professional Diploma in Procurement and Supply. It also leads to further degree and/or management courses.

This programme will enhance your current position with corporate membership of a professional institute and add to your CV.

What if I Need Support

Here at the college we have outstanding support. Our support staff are dedicated to providing you with all the help and guidance you may need throughout your college journey.

You might need help and advice on a wide range of issues such as childcare, counselling and additional learning support. For more information on any aspect of student support contact the Course and Information Team, who will direct your call to the appropriate member of the college support team, call: 01325 503030.

What does it Cost?

Additional Costs: Membership paid direct to CIPS £189

Course fees include text book and exam fees (first sit)

Course Information
Qualification Type: Advanced Diploma in Procurement and Supply
Level: Level 5
Awarding Body:
Academic Year: 20/21
Start Date: September 2020

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