Procurement & Supply Professional Diploma

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  • Course overview

    Procurement Supply Higher Diploma courses


    The Professional Diploma in Procurement and Supply course is a level 6 UK post graduate qualification (broadly comparable to a level 8 in Ireland) which is awarded by the prestigous CIPS, Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply. This course is designed for middle and senior purchasing and supply managers who have completed the Diploma level 4 and Advanced Diploma level 5 CIPS qualifications. This course will bring your learning together to a new level. 

    At this level, critical thinking is encouraged on contemporary issues in supply chain management and rigorous focus on solutions and application of understanding. A focus on case studies is a significant feature at this level. The Procurement Supply course aims to provide you with both a theoretical and practical understanding of issues affecting the business environment and the purchasing and supply chain function.

    CMI is a CIPS Centre of Excellence offering a better learner experience and better results




    Course Aims

    You will acquire leadership skills to enable you to lead and provide direction to all stakeholders within the supply chain. You will also learn to manage change and evaluate the risks associated with various models of supply chain structures. The work based project option is excellent as it enables you to gain a deeper understanding of supply chain theory. A project management understanding and worldview of SCM will also be acquired. Finance in relation to the decision-making process, will be analysed, so that you can lead organisations into increased profitability.

     
    Benefits of CIPS membership

     

    Each level of CIPS courses, offers different membership. Level 4 students are required to become student members to register for exams. To gain full membership of CIPS (MCIPS), at least three years’ experience in a position of responsibility in procurement and supply is required. Access to the latest online resources, past papers, notes is provided. Every month you will receive Supply Management magazine as part of your membership benefits. You can also access an online daily news update.


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    8 units, 8 exams, 10 months

    Award: Procurement & Supply Professional Diploma

    Award Body: CIPS - Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply

    Level:  6  (broadly equivalent to level 8 Ireland)

    The Professional Diploma in Procurement & Supply (Level 6 England broadly equivalent to level 8 in Ireland) allows direct progression to a Masters Degree qualification at specific universities.
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  • Modules

     
    1. Strategic Ethical Leadership – L6M1 –12 credits
    2. Global Commercial Strategy – L6M2 – 12 credits
    3. Global Strategic Supply Chain Management ­– L6M3 – 12 credits
    4. Future Strategic Challenges for the Profession – L6M4 – 6 credits
    5. Commercial Data Management – L6M7 – 6 credits
    6. Supply Network Design – L6M9 – 6 credits
    7. Global Logistics Strategy – L6M10 – 6 credits

     

  • Fees

    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 eurowhich includes course textbooks, lecture notes, past exam papers, online study resources, exam centre and invigilation for the Professional 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 Professional Diploma exams. This feeexcludes 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

  • Timetable

    • Start: Thursday 10th October 2019 18.30-21.30 ( 1 night per week )
    • End: July 2020
    • Assigments:
    • Duration: 10 Months
    • Level: 8
    • Places: Available ( To CIPS Advanced Diploma Holders Only )

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. Turlough is a graduate of Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply (CIPS) UK and a member of the IIPMM) He currently lectures for CMI on CIPS Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply in procurement and purchasing topics. 
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Kieran O'Hara is a qualified PMP and technology consultant for AOL. He has worked in Project Management for over 14 years.
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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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