CIPS Level 6 Professional Diploma in Procurement & Supply

Level 6 Professional Diploma in Procurement and Supply* takes you all the way on your professional journey to becoming MCIPS. Based on the professional level of CIPS Global Standard, this qualification builds on the knowledge and skills learned at the CIPS Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Procurement and Supply.

What will I learn?

This qualification will help you make a real impact in your career. It is recognised by employers world-wide for producing competent and confident procurement and supply professionals, capable of guiding and leading their organisations to sustainable success. Your learning will focus on:

  • Delivering effective and efficient procurement and supply strategies that enhance an organisation's prospects for long-term financial stability and longer-term success

  • Development, configuration and implementation of global commercial strategy to achieve competitive advantage

  • Evaluating the influence of strategic supply chain management and assessing the methods that are available to measure, improve and optimise supply chain performance

  • Analysing the changing needs of the profession, looking ahead to consider future strategic challenges

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

Entry Criteria

You will need to have achieved the CIPS Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Procurement and Supply


Core skills 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


Typical job titles

  • Senior procurement manager

  • Senior category manager

  • Supply chain manager

  • Head of logistics and operations manager

Programme Specifications

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