Course Duration: 

    • Module 1: 3 days
    • Module 2: 3 days
    • Module 3: 3 days
    • Module 4: 3 days
    • Module 5: 3 days

    Recommended Prerequisite Training

    • Level 4 - CIPS Diploma in Procurement and Supply
    • Level 5 - CIPS Advanced Diploma in Procurement and Supply

    Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Credit

    120 cpeUpon course completion, we will provide you with achievement certificates totalling up to 120 continuing professional education (CPE) credits.

    Train and prepare for the CIPS "Professional Diploma in Procurement and Supply" 

    pdf-download CIPS 6The Diploma training and credentialing program addresses planning and forecasting for future demand, forward planning for contract development, negotiating volumes, margins and standards, creating and controlling specifications, and contract management. It also covers the supply market and chain, negotiating with suppliers, conflict resolution and performance review. Please view the CIPS Level 6 Content Guide for complete course content details for all four modules.

    Upon completion of the required pre-requisite training, "Diploma in Procurement and Supply Operations" and "Advanced Diploma in Procurement and Supply Operations", Certified Information Security can help you and your colleagues to complete your understanding and skills necessary to excel as a senior procurement and supply manager or head of department. When you and your colleagues attend Certified Information Security's certification preparation and training course aligned to the CIPS "Professional Diploma in Procurement and Supply", you will quickly develop strategic acumen to align functional, organisational and supply chain strategies, and to devise and implement change management. The course develops your skills in areas including leadership of stakeholders, the procurement function, teams and relationship management, and project and financial management.

    Participants are led through 5 volumes (over 900 pages) of official CIPS course books by an experienced and qualified instructor who will bring the material to life, and make it relevant to the procurement and supply operations at your organization. Please view the CIPS Level 6 Content Guide for complete course content details for all five modules.

    The target audience for this training session is any senior management or purchasing & supply department heads. This program targeted at building strategic procurement competence, giving managers the ability to formulate strategic direction and advice, in terms of change management, stakeholder management and team leadership.
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  • pdf-download CIPS 6What you and your colleagues will learn

    • Leadership in procurement and supply
      • The main leadership skills and behaviors that are appropriate for improving procurement and supply chain management
      • How to create a communication plan to influence personnel involved in a supply chain
      • How to overcome common challenges faced by procurement and supply chain managers
      • The main methods to lead change in the supply chain
    • Corporate and business strategy
      • The concept of strategy in organizations in supply chains
      • The main elements of strategy formulation and implementation that impact on supply chains
      • How to implement strategies in supply chains
      • How to develop a plan for the development of the supply chain functional strategy
    • Strategic supply chain management
      • How strategic supply chain management can support and influence corporate and business levels of strategy
      • How different aspects of supply chain design can influence the supply chain strategy
      • The main techniques for achieving effective strategic supply chain management
      • How to create a plan to achieve effective strategic supply chain management
    • Supply chain diligence
      • The main implications of globalisation on supply chain management
      • The main aspects of the corporate environment and their impact on supply chains
      • The main financial aspects that affect supply chains
      • The main performance measures of the supply chain
    • Program and project management
      • The main aspects of major programs and projects
      • The main contracting issues for major programs and projects
      • The main approaches to the planning of major programs and projects
      • The main approaches to the control of major programs and projects
  • CIS is your offical CIPS training and study center west of the Atlantic.

    CIPS Web LinkCertified Information Security is the first official CIPS training center based in the United States (http://www.cips.org/en/Qualifications/study-centres/studycentreslisting/USA---Certified-Information-Security/), and is currently the sole official CIPS training center providing regularly scheduled public CIPS training events in the United States, Canada, and most Caribbean Islands. CIS' CIPS courses include: 

    • Level 2 - CIPS Certificate in Procurement and Supply Operations
    • Level 3 - CIPS Advanced CIPS Certificate in Procurement and Supply Operations
    • Level 4 - CIPS Diploma in Procurement and Supply
    • Level 5 - CIPS Advanced Diploma in Procurement and Supply
    • Level 6 - CIPS Professional Diploma in Procurement and Supply

    About the Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply (CIPS)
    CIPS PurchasingCIPS exists to promote and develop high standards of professional skill, ability and integrity among all those engaged in purchasing and supply chain management. CIPS assists individuals, organizations and the profession as a whole.

    As an influential professional body, CIPS helps all kinds of organizations achieve all-round excellence in procurement and supply management. We do this by offering a range of products & services to equip you with the knowledge, training, and practical skills you need to derive maximum benefit from your procurement practices. To view some further information on CIPS successes and goals, take a look at CIPS' 'All about CIPS' brochure'.

    Throughout the world, CIPS qualifications are recognized as driving leading edge thinking and professionalism in the profession. Each of the CIPS qualifications has been developed by working closely with CIPS' industry partners to make sure they reflect current, emerging and best practice in procurement and supply chain management.

    CIPS QualificationsCIPS Diploma in Procurement and Supply
    The CIPS Diploma in procurement and supply is a higher level qualification. It has been accredited by the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual) in the UK and appears on the Register of Regulated Qualifications. Please refer to http://register.ofqual.gov.uk. CIPS' Diploma in Procurement and Supply consists of five compulsory units. Assessment for each unit is by independent examination through a CIPS-approved examination center.
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