CIPS Advanced Diploma in Procurement and Supply
CIPS Advanced Diploma in procurement and supply provides senior buyers, contract and supply chain managers with the expertise to improve organisational procurement and to fulfil organisational objectives. It supplies the knowledge base to reduce costs, improve quality and timescales, manage the supply chain and deal with legal issues. Also, it enables candidates to gain a wider appreciation of theories and practice that relate to managing people involved in the procurement and supply function. The Advanced Diploma is a valuable qualification in its own right but possession of the Advanced Diploma is an important step in the learner’s progress to the award of MCIPS.
Candidates need to successfully complete five units, three compulsory units and two optional units. The topics covered on the course are: