CIPS (UK) - Advanced Diploma in Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply
An exciting and innovative procurement world awaits you.

CIPS Level 5:
Advanced Diploma in Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply


Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Procurement and Supply is based on the managerial and professional levels of CIPS Global Standard, this qualification will help you to grow in confidence, improve organisational procurement and fulfil objectives.

This is not an entry level qualification. You are required to complete or have exemptions from 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.

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

  • Managing Teams and Individuals
  • Advanced Contract & Financial Management
  • Managing Supply Chain Risk
  • Managing Contractual Risk
  • Managing Ethical Procurement and Supply
  • Advanced Negotiation
  • Achieving Competitive Advantage Through the Supply Chain
  • Logistics Management

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

No formal entry requirements required, join as a Student Member to get started on this qualification.

Career Opportunities
  • Senior Buyer
  • Chief Buyer
  • Category Manager
  • Contract Manager
  • Logistics Manager
  • Supply Chain Executive
Next steps

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

CIPS Level 6 Diploma in Procurement and Supply

Course Duration
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