Professional Diploma in Procurement & Supply
Targeted at building strategic procurement competence this CIPS Level 6 course gives managers the ability to formulate strategic direction and advice in terms of change management, stakeholder management and team leadership.
The CIPS Level 6 Professional Diploma in Procurement and Supply consists of 4 core units and 3 optional units – 5 units must be completed in total.
• L6M1 Strategic Ethical Leadership
• L6M2 Global Commercial Strategy
• L6M3 Global Strategic Supply Chain Management
• L6M4 Future Strategic Challenges for the Profession
• L6M5 Strategic Programme Leadership
• L6M7 Commercial Data Management
• L6M8 Innovation in Procurement and Supply
• L6M9 Supply Network Design
• L6M10 Global Logistics Strategy
This qualification is aimed at individuals who have obtained the CIPS Level 5 Advanced Diploma qualification and wish to progress. On completion of the CIPS Level 6 Professional Diploma in Procurement and Supply students can then apply for CIPS member’s status (MCIPS).
Bachelors(honours)degree. NVQ Level 6 (UK)
SAQA NQF level 8 (SA), NZQA level 7 (NZ)
AQF Vocational graduate certificate/ Graduate diploma (VET/AUS)
TQF level 6 (TEVETA)
Successful completion of CIPS Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Purchasing and Supply, OR CIPS Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Procurement and Supply
This course is designed to give the strategic acumen to:
• Align functional, organisational and supply chain strategies
• Devise and implement change management
• Develop leadership skills
• Manage stakeholders
• Develop the procurement function, teams and relationship management
• Project and financial management
For full details of all the learning objectives please email firstname.lastname@example.org for the level content guide
Each 12 credit unit is assessed through a 3-hour computer based exam consisting of essay style questions. Each 6 credit unit is assessed through a 1.5-hour computer based exam consisting of drag and drop, multiple choice and drop down list style questions.
Face to face across the 9 study centres
Delivered at organisation (minimum numbers apply)
Live video link direct to classroom
Interactive learning environment with pre-recorded videos, course material, mock test etc.
The CIPS Level 6 Professional Diploma in Procurement and Supply is for those who want to specialise in a specific occupation, area, or technical role. It is the final level of qualification required by those who are working towards MCIPS Chartered Procurement and Supply Professional, which is recognised worldwide as the professional standard for procurement and supply practitioners.
You will need to have achieved CIPS Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Procurement and Supply before taking part in the Level 6 course.
This qualification supports those working at or aspiring to the Professional Level of the CIPS Global Standard for Procurement and Supply. It’s designed for experienced members of the profession who want to lead procurement teams within an organisation and influence the board to adopt leading procurement strategies and establish best practices.
The core modules are:
And the elective modules are as follows, 3 of which must be completed for the full grade
Each of our CIPS courses entails structured learning and additional support for those who need it. Our mentors will provide you with the best guidance and support as well as many resources that are available to aid your learning.
The CIPS Level 6 Procurement and Supply qualification isn’t industry-specific. We see individuals from all different sectors such as the automotive industry to food manufacturing and everything in-between.
No. Here at SRSCC, we have taken every precaution to ensure the safety of our learners and mentors by adopting the use of Virtual Classrooms, allowing students to watch live lessons and ask questions as though they were in a normal classroom. We can also offer remote examinations at an additional cost.
The expected overall completion time is 600 hours which is the overall number of guided learning hours, additional self-study and assessment time that is required. Approx 12 months.
Learning Materials are provided on all aspects of our courses, whether it be Classroom, Virtual Classroom or Video Learning Environment.
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