Advanced Diploma in Procurement and Supply
Provides senior buyers, contract and supply chain managers with the expertise to improve organizational procurement and to fulfil organizational objectives.
Who is it For?
It gives you the knowledge base to reduce costs, improve quality and timescales, manage the supply chain and deal with legal issues.
Building on the practical knowledge and understanding gained at CIPS Level 4 Diploma in Procurement and Supply, you will develop a higher level of practical, theoretical and technical knowledge and understanding of procurement and supply. Your learning will focus on how to deal with key aspects of risk in supply chains and mitigation of those risks; processing and evaluating contracts and the impact of legal implications when contracts are breached. On completion of this qualification, you can expect to improve your overall organizational procurement and supply performance to fulfill your organizational objectives.
What will I study?
Five core modules make up the required 18 credits
Advanced Contract & Financial Management (L5M4)
Managing Supply Chain Risk (L5M2)
Managing Contractual Risk (L5M3)
Managing Ethical Procurement and Supply (L5M5)
Choose three Elective modules to make up the final 18 remaining credits
ELECTIVE Category Management (L5M6): 6 credits
ELECTIVE Advanced Negotiation (L5M15): 6 credits
ELECTIVE Achieving Competitive Advantage Through the Supply Chain (L5M7): 6 credits
ELECTIVE Project and Change Management (L5M8): 6 credits
ELECTIVE Operations Management (L5M9): 6 credits
ELECTIVE Logistics Management (L5M10): 6 credits
This qualification also provides progression to the CIPS Level 6 Professional Diploma in Procurement and Supply.