Procurement & Supply Advanced Diploma

  • Course overview

    Procurement & Supply Advanced Diploma Courses

    5 star reviews      'This was an excellent one year course and I still keep the textbooks. I successfully completed the Advanced and Professional Diploma over 3 years and it has enormously boosted my professional career and approach on all things procurement and supply . Absolutely delighted'   Tom Coleman - Read More Reviews

    This procurement and supply chain management advanced diploma course is designed for intermediate to senior procurement and supply professionals who have completed the Diploma level  4 UK  CIPS qualification.

    The Advanced Diploma in Procurement and Supply is a UK level 5 advanced chartered qualification awarded by the prestigious CIPS, the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (UK). CMI is a recognised CIPS Centre of Excellence, offering a better student experience and better results.

    This course will bring your learning to the next advanced stage of your learning journey with CMI. Enter the second year and learn how to manage supply chain risk, how to gain competitive advantage, practice advanced negotiation and manage contract and finances. Make sure you can deal with any possible issues that may arise and affect the supply chain by taking the next step to the Advanced diploma.


    In addition, the Procurement and Supply Advanced Diploma course will examine diverse purchasing management practices, the importance of organisational structures, managing different cultures, techniques to deal with conflict within teams and between individuals. Plans to overcome human resistance to change and to implement change successfully will be explored.

    An analysis of potential sources of risk to organisations and identify strategic, operational and project based areas of risk. Take the next challenge and be one step closer to doing that Master degree in Procurement. 

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    8 course modules , 1 year

    Award:  Advanced Diploma in Procurement & Supply (level 5 - England)
    Award Body: CIPS, Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (UK)

    Successful graduates will hold the title Adv.Dip.PS after their name. Upon completion of the Advanced Diploma, students are eligible to pursue the Professional Diploma level 6 UK in Procurement & Supply and gain full membership of CIPS.
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  • Modules

    1. Managing Teams and Individuals (L5M1) – 12 Credits

    2. Managing Ethical Procurement and Supply (L5M5) – 6 Credits

    3. Achieving Competitiveness Advantage in the Supply Chains (L5M7) – 6 Credits

    4. Managing Contractual Risk – (L5M3) - 6 credit

    5. Category Management (L5M6) – 6 credits

    6. Advanced Contract and Financial Management (L5M4) – 12 Credits 

    7.Managing Supply Chain Risk – (L5M2) - 6 credits

    8. Logistics Management (L5M10) – 6 credits

  • Fees

    Online Learning 
    CMI Online Learning €3,150.00 plus CIPS exam fees* and membership fee**


     CIPS exam fees* and membership fee**

    * 2-3 Exam unit fees to be booked and paid each term by the deadline date. Total of 8 exam units. Exam Fees below.

    ** Student Membership Fee of £187.00 GBP  for one year membership to be paid directly to CIPS within 3 weeks of course commencement. CIPS Membership ID required for Booking Exams. CIPS Student Membership - Join Here


    Classroom Learning 
    Unique Course Features
    The taught course is 9 months in duration which includes:  

    - Class Lectures 
    - Course textbooks 
    - Lecture notes
    - Sample exam papers
    - Online study resources
    - Video Resources
    - Mock Exam Tests

    Online Learning 
    Unique Course Features
    The course is 9 months in duration which includes: 

    - Recorded Sessions on Individual Unit Modules 
    - Course textbooks
    - Lecture notes
    - Sample exam papers
    - Online study resources
    - Video Resources
    - Mock Exam Tests


     Advanced Diploma

    L5M1 - Managing Teams and Individuals
    € 129.00
    L5M2 - Managing Supply Chain Risk
    € 89.00
    L5M3 - Managing Contractual Risk
    € 89.00
    L5M4 - Advanced Contract and Financial Management
    € 129.00
    L5M5 - Managing Ethical Procurement and Supply
    € 89.00
    L5M6 - Category Management
    € 89.00
    L5M7 - Achieving Competitiveness Advantage in the Supply Chains
    € 89.00
    L5M8 - Project and Change Management
    € 89.00

    Exam Fee: 
    Includes Exam Test Centre charge, CIPS fee and invigilation only paid on a term by term basis by you before exam booking closure dates.



    How do I book

    Simply complete the online booking form .

    Pay a minimum deposit of €300 to secure a place and the balance of fees are due before programme commencement.

    Balance of fee can be paid by clicking here 

    Your place on the course is confirmed within 2-3 days of receipt of online booking/payment.

    Online Bookings and payments are subject to CMI Terms & Conditions.

     Students must still pay a deposit of 300 euro to secure their place irrespective of whether they are being sponsored by an employer or other body. 

    Once payment is received in full for the course by the sponsor, the student will receive a 300euro deposit refund.

Course timetable

  • Online

    • Start: Wednesday 7th October 2021
    • End:
    • Assigments: 8 exams
    • Duration: 10 months part time
    • Level: 5
    • Places: Available


Turlough is a procurement professional with 25 years experience in the profession. He has  held senior procurement positions in a range of large blue chip companies and organisations in the public and private sectors, both in Ireland and the UK. He is a full member of CIPS and is head of a procurement department for a large public service organisation. Turlough lectures on CIPS modules with CMI.
Donal D’Arcy is a procurement and supply chain specialist with over 10 years’ experience in the profession.  Donal currently holds a senior procurement position in Ireland and has extensive international experience in global procurement and supply chain management. Donal is a chartered member of the CILT, a full member of CIPS and lectures with IT Carlow, Griffith College and on CIPS Diploma and Advanced Diploma modules with CMI.

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