CIPS (UK) - Advanced Diploma in Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply
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CIPS Level 5:
Advanced Diploma in Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply

Overview

Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply, UK – CIPS qualifications are regulated internationally to ensure recognized, professional standards in procurement and supply. CIPS Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Procurement and Supply is a vocationally related professional qualification. Formal recognition is included within the regulatory frameworks of an increasing number of countries and regions across the world such as the UK, UAE, Middle East, Africa, and more. Members have the confidence in CIPS regulated qualification, which reliably indicate the standard of knowledge, skills, and understanding that you, as a learner, are required to demonstrate

This is not an entry-level qualification. You are required to complete or have exemptions from the Level 4 Diploma in Procurement and Supply. At this level, you are required to complete five core modules, then choose your own learning pathway by selecting three elective modules. Modules can be worth 6 or 12 credits.

If you have started this qualification on the previous syllabus your full transfer details will now be available in your MyCIPS account.

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Learner's Profile

  • Buyer / Senior Buyer
  • Procurement / Purchasing Executive
  • Procurement Specialist
  • Contract Manager / Contract Officer
  • Supply Chain Analyst
  • Procurement Directors / Supply Chain Directors

Key Topics

  • L5M1 – Managing Teams and Individuals – 12 CR Hrs.
  • L5M2 – Managing Supply Chain Risk – 6 CR Hrs.
  • L5M3 – Managing Contractual Risk – 6 CR Hrs.
  • L5M4 – Advanced Contract and Financial Management – 12 CR Hrs.
  • L5M5 – Managing Ethical Procurement and Supply – 6 CR Hrs.
  • L5M6 – Category Management – 6 CR Hrs.
  • L5M7 – Achieving Competitive Advantage Through the Supply Chain – 6 CR Hrs.
  • L5M10 – Logistics Management / Advanced Negotiation – 6 CR Hrs.

Course Objectives

Outcome Upon completion of this qualification

  • Key aspects of risk in supply chains and mitigation of those risks
  • Processing and evaluating contracts
  • Understanding the impact of legal implications when contracts are breached
  • The different approaches to managing teams and individuals
  • Sustainability and the managerial approaches that promote ethical practices
Entry Qualification
  • Diploma quali­fication is the highest entry point
  • Minimum of at least two A-levels or International equivalents education
  • Minimum of two years’ relevant experience in a business environment
Career Opportunities
  • Senior procurement manager
  • Senior category manager
  • Supply chain manager
  • Head of logistics and operations manager
Next steps

This course is a step toward earning a Diploma Level 5 in:

CIPS Level 6 Diploma in Procurement and Supply

Course Duration
120
Hours
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