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CIPS Level 5
(Advanced Diploma in Procurement and Supply)

250 Hrs.


CIPS Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Procurement and Supply gives you the opportunity to choose elective modules and create your own specialist professional pathway, so that your qualification is more relevant for you.    
At this level, you are required to complete five core modules, then choose from a selection to complete three elective modules. Modules can be worth 6 or 12 credits.

Entry requirements for this qualification
You will need to have achieved the CIPS Level 4 Diploma in Procurement and Supply.

What Will You Learn?

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.

Who is it for?

Provides senior buyers, contract and supply chain managers with the expertise to improve organisational procurement and to fulfil organisational objectives.

It gives you the knowledge base to reduce cost, improve quality and timescales, manage the supply chain and deal with legal issues

Typical job titles:
  • Senior Buyer

  • Chief Buyer

  • Category Manager

  • Contract Manager

  • Logistics Manager

  • Supply Chain Executive

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