Course Name: Level 4 CIPS Diploma in Procurement and Supply

Entry Requirements

You will need two A levels or a Level 3 qualification.

You will be required to have an interview/informal chat with the tutor before enrolling on this course.

What's Involved

This course is the first steps to MCIPS - the global passport to a career in procurement.

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.

This course is aimed at buyers in a purchasing role or managers new to the profession. This qualification gives you the practical skills and knowledge to devise and execute procurement activities and gain credibility in purchasing and supply.

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

> Contexts of procurement and supply

> Business needs in procurement and supply

> Sourcing in procurement and supply

> Negotiating and contracting in procurement and supply

> Managing contracts and relationships in procurement and supply

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 lead to the Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Procurement and Supply. It will also support entry 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: Diploma in Procurement and Supply
Level: Level 4
Awarding Body:
Academic Year: 20/21
Start Date: September 2020

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