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CIPS Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Procurement & Supply

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


This Advanced Diploma in Procurement and Supply is based on the managerial and professional levels of CIPS Global Standard, this qualification will help you to grow in confidence, improve organisational procurement and fulfil objectives.

What will I learn?

Building on the practical knowledge and understanding gained at the CIPS Level 4 Diploma in Procurement and Supply, your learning will focus on:

  • Key aspects of risk in supply chains and mitigation of those risks

  • Processing and evaluating contracts 

  • Understanding the impact of legal implications when contracts are breached

  • The different approaches to managing teams and individuals

  • Sustainability and the managerial approaches that promote ethical practices

Joining a CIPS qualification programme means you will join the largest Institute in the world for those working in procurement and supply. 

Entry Criteria

Core skills upon completion of this qualification

You can expect to improve your overall organisational procurement and supply performance and to fulfil your personal and organisational goals.


Typical job titles

  • Senior Buyer

  • Chief Buyer

  • Category Manager

  • Contract Manager

  • Logistics Manager

  • Supply Chain Executive


What can CIPS qualifications do for your career?

- CIPS Formal recognition is included within the regulatory frameworks of an increasing number of countries such as the UK (England, Wales and Northern Ireland), UAE (including Dubai) and Africa (including Zambia).

-   The qualification accreditation number is Ref: 603/3925/1.

-   This programme is not NZQA accredited


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