Advanced Certificate in Procurement and Supply Operations (CIPS L3)

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  • Course Date12.11.2022
  • Course Duration5 Weeks
  • LanguageEnglish
About the Program

Building on the practical knowledge and understanding gained at CIPS Level 4 Diploma in Procurement and Supply you will develop a higher level of practical, theoretical and technical knowledge and understanding of procurement and supply. Your learning will focus on how to deal with key aspects of risk in supply chains and mitigation of those risks; processing and evaluating contracts and the impact of legal implications when contracts are breached. On completion of this qualification you can expect to improve your overall organisational procurement and supply performance to fulfill your organisational objectives.

Who Should Attend this Program

Provides senior buyers, contract and supply chain managers with the expertise to improve organisational procurement and to fulfill organisational objectives. It gives you the knowledge base to reduce cost, improve quality and timescales, manage the supply chain and deal with legal issues.

Certification Modules

  • Know the different sectors of procurement and supply
  • Understand types of pricing arrangements in commercial agreements
  • Know the external environment and its impact on procurement and supply
  • Understand procedures that regulate procurement and supply

  • Know techniques that can achieve added value and its contribution to organisational success
  • Know tasks associated with each stage of the sourcing process
  • Understand the significance of ethics for procurement and supply
  • Understand how operational performance of the procurement and supply function can be measured and improved

  • Know the administrative content and key tasks associated with commercial contracts
  • Understand how to achieve competitive pricing and the role of negotiation in procurement and supply
  • Know how effective tendering is achieved
  • Understand how to measure contract performance

  • Know how the individual can support overall organisational success in procurement and supply
  • Understand team dynamics and their influence on procurement and supply
  • Understand the challenges associated with, and methods to achieve organisational change

  • Understand the concepts of sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
  • Understand the environmental impact of procurement and supply
  • Know the implications of CSR for the procurement and supply function
  • Understand methods to monitor Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in procurement and supply