You are required to take 3 core units and 2 optional modules:
- Leadership in Procurement and Supply (core)
- Corporate and Business Strategy (core)
- Strategic Supply chain Management (core)
- Supply Chain Diligence (option)
- Programme and Project Management (option)
- Legal Aspects in Procurement and Supply (option)
The Professional diploma focuses on giving you the 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.
For more information, you will find our detailed Unit Content Guide at www.cips.org.
CIPS qualifications are assessed by a 3 hour exam for each module. All CIPS modules are currently assessed by CIPS externally assessed exams and you may take exams in November, January, March, May and July either here at the College or another exam centre if it is more convenient for you.
This course is delivered at the Printworks Campus.
Potential Students should have achieved the CIPS level 5 Advanced Diploma or be exempted from it by CIPS. There are no exemptions to modules available at level 6.
The CIPS Graduate Diploma is accepted as academically equivalent to a good degree and is designed for those who are already working in Purchasing and Supply Chain Management.
Full completion of the Diploma gives you full membership of the institute and the right to use the designated letters MCIPS and an access route to an increasing number of specialised masters programmes.