Home Courses Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply (CIPS)
CHARTERED INSTITUTE OF PURCHASING & SUPPLY (C.I.P.S)
Level 1: International Certificate C.I.P.S. Entry requirement D+


Intake : Jan/June

Course Content

  • Understanding purchasing principles
  • Selecting the right supplier
  • Business environment
  • Effective negotiation
  • Managing inventory

Examination CIPS - UK

Level 2: International Advanced Certificate - CIPS


Intake: Jan/June

Entry requirements: Certificate level

Duration : 6 Months

Course contents:

  • Analyzing supply market
  • Introduction to Purchasing Strategy
  • Preparing and Managing Contracts
  • International Logistics
  • Measuring Performance

Examination : CIPS - UK

Level 3: Foundations Diploma - CIPS

Intake : Jan/June

Entry requirements

  • K.C.S.E. B Plain
  • A degree from a recognized University
  • A Diploma in any business Management course above 21 years
  • Advanced Certificate
  • 3 years of work experience

Duration : 6 Months

Course Content

  • Measuring purchasing performance
  • Developing contracts in purchasing and supply
  • Managing purchasing & supply relationships
  • Measuring purchasing performance
  • Purchasing contexts

Examination : CIPS - UK

Level 4 - Advanced Diploma - CIPS


Entry requirements
: Foundation Diploma

Course Content:

Compulsory Units

  • Management in purchasing function
  • Risk management and supply chain vulnerability
  • Improving supply chain performance

Options

Marketing

Duration : 6 Months
Examination : CIPS - UK

Level 5: Graduate Diploma - CIPS


Intake : Jan/June
Entry requirements: Advanced Diploma

Duration : 1 year

Course content:
Compulsory units

  • Leading and influencing in purchasing
  • Supply chain management in pracitce
  • Storage and distribution
  • Strategic supply chain management

Options (choose 2 from 3 units)

  • Legal aspects in purchasing and supply
  • Advanced project management Finance for purchasers
  • Advanced project management

Duration : 6 Months
Examination : CIPS-UK

The tuition fees are exclusive of the examination fees Examination is charged at 45 per paper

CIPS membership registration is £69.50 and is renewed after every one year
Examinations are done twice i.e in May and November every year