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CIPS Level 6
( Professional Diploma In Procurement and Supply)

250 Hrs.

Introduction

The CIPS Level 6 Professional Diploma in Procurement and Supply is for those who want to specialise in a specific occupation, occupational area or technical role.

It represents 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.

Building on the knowledge and skills learned at the CIPS Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Procurement and Supply. This qualification supports individuals who are working at or aspiring to the Professional level of the CIPS Global Standard for Procurement and Supply.

It is designed for experienced members of the profession who are expected to lead procurement teams within an organisation and influence the board to adopt leading-edge procurement strategies thereby establishing best practice

Entry requirements
You will need to have achieved CIPS Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Procurement and Supply.


What Will You Learn?

Building on the knowledge and skills learned at the CIPS Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Procurement and Supply, you will be able to demonstrate strategic knowledge and leadership skills and find solutions to complex problems. It is designed to develop transferable workplace skills such as excellent communication and the ability to work in and lead a team. Employers have identified that the ability to think strategically and lead and influence policy and thinking are essential for progression.

You will gain an understanding of different perspectives and theories and will be able to critically analyse, interpret and evaluate complex information, concepts and ideas.

upon completion of this qualification
You will be able to:
  • Demonstrate strategic knowledge and leadership skills

  • Develop excellent communication skills and the ability to work with and lead a team

  • Think strategically, lead and influence policy

  • Critically analyse, interpret and evaluate complex information, concepts and ideas

  • Find solutions to complex problems, all within a global context

Who is it for?

For those who are successful in completing the CIPS Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Procurement and Supply; this represents the final level of CIPS qualifications for those working towards MCIPS Chartered Procurement and Supply Professional.

Typical job titles:
  • Senior procurement manager

  • Senior category manager

  • Supply chain manager

  • Head of logistics and operations manager

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