Procurement & Supply Diploma

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  • Course overview

    Purchasing, Procurement & Supply courses

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    The Diploma in Procurement and Supply  course is awarded by the prestigious CIPS, Chartered Institute of Procurement  & Supply and is the first chartered purchasing course and supply chain management course of its kind in Ireland. 

    Designed for those who aspire to work as Chartered Procurement & Supply Managers and professionals, this is the primary step on the route to full Chartered CIPS Membership credential.




    Due to the chartered nature of the award, graduates will be in an excellent position to capitalise on national and multi-national career opportunities, here in Ireland and abroad. 

    The Diploma in Procurement & Supply course is recognised on the qualifications credit framework by Ofqual England at level 4 (which is broadly comparable to level 6 on NFQ in Ireland).  CMI is a CIPS Centre of Excellence offering a better learner experience and results. 


    All the major multinational employers look to CIPS qualifications, many of whom are based in Ireland. CIPS qualifications are immune from any potential fall out from Brexit because they are just that, Chartered. They are recognised not just in Ireland, but globally. Chartered qualifications are the first choice of qualification in a global trading environment.

    Admissions

    • 1-2 years Procurement/Buying/Supply work experience   OR

    • Purchasing & Procurement QQI Level 6 Component Certificate


    Learners who don’t meet the above criteria for entry to the CIPS Diploma, can ask Admissions whether they would be still eligible.

    Course Aims:

    Upon course completion, you will be able to

    1. Understand and analyse the added value that can be achieved through  procurement and supply chain

       2. Understand how to devise a business case for requirements to be sourced
           from external suppliers

      3 . Understand the legal issues that relate to the formation of contract

      4   Understand ethical and responsible sourcing

      5 . Know how to prepare for negotiations with external organisations

      6.  Understand the dynamics of relationships in supply chains

      7 . Demonstrate the application of the procurement cycle

     

    Award body: cips-logo CIPS_Centre_of Excellence
    8 units, 8 exams, 10 months

    Award: Procurement & Supply Diploma

    Award Body: CIPS - Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply

    Level: 4 England (broadly equivalent to level 6 Ireland)

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    Related course - Logistics & Supply Foundation Diploma

    Related course - Purchasing & Procurement QQI level 6 Certificate

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  • Modules

    There are 8 core units to study 
    • L4M1 - Scope & Influence in Procurement & Supply (12 credits)
    • L4M2 - Defining Business Needs (6 credits)
    • L4M3 - Ethical and responsible sourcing (6 credits)
    • L4M4 - Commercial Contracting (6 credits)
    • L4M5 - Commercial Negotiating (6 credits)
    • L4M6 - Supplier Relationships (6 credits)
    • L4M7 - Whole life Asset Management (6 credits)
    • L4M8 - Procurement & Supply in Practice (12 credits)
  • Fees

    Evening Classes Cost

    Classroom
    Classroom course € 3,150.00 plus CIPS fees

    The taught course through classes is 9 months in duration and costs 3,150.00 euro which includes course textbooks, lecture notes, past exam papers, online study resources, exam centre and invigilation for the Diploma exams. This fee excludes CIPS Registration and Exam fees which must be paid directly to CIPS. Repeat exam fees are extra and must be paid to CIPS and repeat exam centre fees must be paid directly to CMI.

    Applicants are required to pay a minimum deposit of €300 to secure a place on the programme. The balance of fees are due on or before programme commencement.

    See CMI Terms & Conditions for booking.


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    Online Learning 

    CMI Distance Learning    2,850.00 plus CIPS Fees

    The distance learning course is 9 months in duration and costs 2,850.00 Euro which includes books and access to lecture notes, past exam papers and online study resources, exam centre and invigilation for the Diploma exams. This fee excludes CIPS Registration and Exam fees which must be paid directly to CIPS. Repeat exam fees are extra and must be paid to CIPS and repeat exam centre fees must be paid directly to CMI.

    Applicants are required to pay a minimum deposit of €300 to secure a place on the programme. The balance of fees are due on or before programme commencement.

    See CMI Terms & Conditions for booking.


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    Registration

    Students must register and be a member of CIPS before sitting exams. Registration fee is 184 Stg. Join Online & Click here to register.  Only students registered as CIPS members can enroll for examinations.

    Exam Fees

    The course fee excludes the CIPS Student registration fee and exam enrollment fees which must be paid directly to CIPS. CIPS exam entry fees must be paid 10 weeks prior to each exam sitting (January, May and July).

    CIPS Student Membership – 1 year = £184 GBP

    £105 GBP per 12 credit PBE exam x 2 = £210 GBP

    £48 GBP for 6 credit CBE exams x 6 = £288 GBP

    Total CIPS Cost: = £682 GBP

    Repeat Exam centre fee paid to CMI: €110 per repeat exam unit

     CIPS Memberships Fees and exam fees valid until 31 October 2019

     Click here for CIPS Exam Enrolment Form.

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    Students from UK Centres/Overseas

    Students who studied 1 or more modules at a CIPS approved centre in another part of the worl can sit the CIPS exams at CMI's approved exam centre, Dublin, Ireland.  The cost is 150euro per exam sitting arranged with CMI. To book click here - CHOOSE CMI Repeat 1 Exam - External non CMI Student

    Exam Sittings: January, May and July 

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    How do I book

    Simply complete the online booking form  .

    Pay a 300 euro deposit online via Visa debit or Visa credit card

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

    Balance of payment is required before commencement of course.

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

Course timetable

  • Classroom

    • Start: Tuesday 14th May 2019
    • End: May 2020
    • Assigments: 7 exams
    • Duration: 3 x 10 weeks terms . 1 night per week . 6.15 pm - 9.30 pm
    • Level: 4 UK Ofqual (broadly comparable to level 6 NFQ in Ireland)
    • Places: Now Enrolling
  • Online

    • Start: Tuesday May 14th 2019
    • End: May 2020
    • Assigments: 7 exams
    • Duration: 3 x 10 Week Terms . Pre recorded lectures
    • Level: 4 UK Ofqual (broadly comparable to level 6 NFQ in Ireland)
    • Places: Available

Tutors

Turlough-Kieran
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.
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Michael is working in Financial Services as a Lead Category Manager-Professional Services. His previous work experience in Procurement and Supply Chain has been experienced across multiple industries including construction, retail, telecommunications and computer manufacturing. He holds an MSc Strategic Procurement from the University of South Wales, and is a Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM). He holds previous qualifications from the Irish Institute of Purchasing and Materials Management (IIPMM), American Production and Inventory Control Society, (APICS), and the Irish Exporters Association,(MIFT (Grad).

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