The Diploma in Procurement and Supply course is awarded by the prestigious CIPS, Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply and delivered by CMI, a CIPS Centre of Excellence. This is the only purchasing course in Ireland designed for those intending to start or build their career as a Procurement and Supply Chain professional.
On this Diploma in Procurement, you will learn about the added value that can be achieved in good purchasing and supply chain practice.
The key stages associated with the procurement and supply process and cycle under the Scope and influence of procurement includes dealing problems that are non-routine in nature. This is comprehensively covered on this Purchasing course Ireland.
The development of a business case and the elements that make up Defining Business Needs is crucial. On this procurement and supply course, the ability to analyse markets is key to a successful organisation.
Understanding the legal requirements that relate to supplier contracts and key clauses and terms is comprehensively covered on this course in purchasing under Commercial Contracts.
Knowing how Ethical and responsible sourcing works is well explained on this purchasing diploma course. On this purchasing course the methods of preparing for commercial negotiations with external suppliers and building and understanding the dynamics of supply chain relationships is covered.
On this procurement course, learn how the process of the procurement cycle works and can be applied is key . It is not enough for procurement and supply professionals to simply know the theory behind their profession; they must also be be able to put into practice the knowledge gained in procurement and supply in practice.
In a global trading environment, all the major multinational employers look to CIPS qualifications and a diploma in procurement management is recognised not just in Ireland, but globally.
For procurement courses, Chartered qualifications are the first choice of qualification for procurement and supply chain professionals. Due to the chartered nature of this course in purchasing and supply chain management, graduates are in an excellent position to maximise on career opportunities.
Graduates of our purchasing, procurement and supply chain courses are in high demand across all of Ireland and beyond. There is big demand for graduates across several industries and roles such as senior buyers and procurement and category managers for; food, pharmaceutical, manufacturing, construction, transport, insurance, and facilities sectors.
Over 88% of successful graduates acquire new opportunities and roles as: Procurement Managers, Purchasing Managers, Senior Buyers, Contract managers, Category Managers, Supply Chain Managers, and Strategic Sourcing Executives.
CIPS Centre of Excellence awarded to CMI, 10 years in a row!
CMI has been awarded the CIPS Centre of Excellence every year for the past 10 years, so we must be doing something right. At the National Procurement Awards, we won the Best Education Provider of the Year. Our Graduates constantly achieve the best results in Ireland and the UK. Come join us and enjoy achieving !
The Diploma in Procurement & Supply course is recognised on the qualifications credit framework by Ofqual England at level 4 (which is comparable to level 6 on NFQ in Ireland).
If you are new to Procurement and have no work experience you might consider starting first with our entry level Purchasing & Procurement QQI Level 6 Component Certificate . The choice is yours and our Admissions team are happy to guide you.
Yes it does. This diploma in procurement covers all the core skills and competencies necessary to become a purchasing, procurement and supply chain executive.
It is rated as medium difficulty. 82% of our students pass the exams for this purchasing course on first attempt.
Yes you are eligible. Most students progress as they see the benefit to their career and enjoy salary increases with each step and progression to the next level.
Yes that is correct. Please budget for CIPS exam fees and one year membership when you are enrolling on any CIPS course.
CIPS exam fees
L4M1 & L4M8 - 3 hours exams
€ 139.00 per unit
L4M2, L4M3, L4M4, L4M5, L4M6, L4M7 - 1.5 hour exams
€ 102.00 per unit
and Annual student membership fee** (approx £198)