CIPS Exam Information

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CIPS Exam Booking Information
Quick Guide

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Read carefully before Booking CIPS Exams


1. Student Booking. All students studying CIPS programmes must complete the CIPS Exam Booking Form and make payment online. Please include your CIPS ID, provided to you when you paid CIPS Student Membership.

2. Payment: A payment receipt is automatically forwarded to your email address which you can bring with you as verification on the day of the exam. No exam bookings are processed unless an online payment has been made. Please note that there are no refunds for exam bookings or for deferrals to another exam period. 

2. Exam Periods: Students can only book exam units for the next period of examinations. So you will be booking scheduled exam units on a term by term basis and not all in advance.

3. Booking Timeline: You will be emailed and provided a 2 week timeline to book by the deadline date.  Late bookings will not be accepted after the exam entry closure date.

4. Maximum units: It is recommended a maximum number of two-three exam units to be attempted for any one exam period.

5. 'CMI Scheduled Exams'
are the normal three CIPS exam periods of the year that form the calendar/ learner contract between CMI and students. All students studying with CMI are advised to follow the Learning schedule provided.  

CMI Scheduled Exam
periods are:

January
May
July


6. 'CMI Non Scheduled exams'
are exam periods outside of the normal CMI Learner schedule. An additional surcharge applies to applicants for these dates.

Non Scheduled Exams
periods are:

March
September
November

7.
 'CMI Repeat Students' can select book any CIPS exam period.  A minimum surcharge applies.


8.  'External - Non CMI Student' 
are students who are not CMI students. They can book as external candidates on any CIPS exam period. When booking normal exam periods, select Applicant type 'External - Non CMI Student'  and select 'CMI Scheduled Exam (Jan - May - July)' . If you prefer to sit exam(s) on other CIPS exam periodsselect  'CMI Non Scheduled Exams (Mar - Sept - Nov) 'A surcharge applies to External Non CMI Students.

9.
Please note you must book before the advertised Exam entry closure date which is usually ten-twelve weeks before the actual exams date(s). Check this Booking information page for up to date Exam Entry closure dates.  

10. Computer Based Examinations
are composed of two types and have two different Exam Results publish dates, see further information on this page;

'OR' - Objective Response Exam - Week 1 of Exams
'CR' - Constructive Response Exam - Week 2 of Exams
 

11.  CMI has a dedicated Computer Based Exams Centre which is CIPS approved and is an Exam Centre of Excellence. 

September 2019 CIPS EXAM TIMETABLE

 

EXAM BOOKING CLOSURE DATE: 18 JULY 2019
OR RESULTS PUBLISHED: 16 OCTOBER 2019
CR RESULTS PUBLISHED: 20 NOVEMBER 2019


DIPLOMA
Module/Unit Date Time Exam Centre
L4M4 - Ethical and Responsible Sourcing Mon 16 Sept 15:00-16:30 Exam Centre, Sandyford. D18
L4M6 - Supplier Relationships Wed 18 Sept 15:00-16:30 Exam Centre, Sandyford. D18
L4M1 - Scope and Influence of
Procurement and Supply
Mon 23 Sept
14:00-17:00
Exam Centre, Sandyford. D18
L4M8 - Procurement & Supply in Practice Wed 25 Sept 09:00-12:00 Exam Centre, Sandyford. D18
Module/Unit Date Time Exam Centre
L4M2 - Defining Business Need Mon 16 Sept 15:00-16:30 Exam Centre, Sandyford. D18
L4M7 - Whole Life Asset Management Wed 18 Sept 15:00-16:30 Exam Centre, Sandyford. D18
L4M3 - Commercial Contracting Mon 16 Sept 15:00-16:30 Exam Centre, Sandyford. D18
L4M5 - Commercial Negotiation Wed 18 Sept 15:00-16:30 Exam Centre, Sandyford. D18
PROFESSIONAL DIPLOMA
Module/Unit Date Time Exam Centre
L6M1 - Strategic Ethical Leadership Wed 25 Sept 14:00-17:00 Exam Centre, Sandyford, D18
L6M9 - Supply Network Design

Mon 16 Sept
15:00-16:30

Exam Centre, Sandyford, D18
L6M10 - Global Logistics Strategy Wed 18 Sept 15:00-16:30
Exam Centre, Sandyford. D18
L6M5 - Strategic Programme Leadership Mon 16 Sept 15:00-16:30 Exam Centre, Sandyford. D18
L6M8 - Innovation in Procurement
& Supply
Wed 18 Sept
15:00-16:30
 
Exam Centre, Sandyford, D18
L6M2 - Global Commercial Strategy Mon 23 Sept 09:00-12:00
Exam Centre, Sandyford, D18
L6M3 - Global Strategic Supply Chain Management Tues 24 Sept 14:00-17:00 Exam Centre, Sandyford, D18
ADVANCED DIPLOMA
Module/Unit Date Time Exam Centre
L5M1 - Managing Teams and Individuals Tues 24 Sept 09:00-12:00 Exam Centre, Sandyford, D18
L5M5 - Managing Ethical Procurement
& Supply
Mon 16 Sept 15:00-16:30

Exam Centre, Sandyford, D18
L5M7 - Achieving Competitive
Advantage in the Supply Chains
Wed 18 Sept 15:00-16:30
Exam Centre, Sandyford. D18
L5M3 - Managing Contractual Risk Mon 16 Sept 15:00-16:30 Exam Centre, Sandyford. D18
L5M2 - Managing Supply Chain Risk Wed 18 Sept 15:00-16:30  Exam Centre, Sandyford, D18
L5M4 - Advanced Contract and
Financial Management 
Wed 25 Sept 14:00-17:00
Exam Centre, Sandyford, D18
L5M6 - Category Management Mon 16 Sept 15:00-16:30  Exam Centre, Sandyford, D18
L5M8 - Project and Change Management Wed 18 Sept 15:00-16:30  Exam Centre, Sandyford, D18
ADVANCED CERTIFICATE
Module/Unit Date Time Exam Centre
L3M1 - Procurement & Supply
Environments
Mon 16 Sept 15:00-17:00 Exam Centre, Sandyford. D18
L3M2 - Ethical Procurement
& Supply
Wed 18 Sept 15:00-17:00 Exam Centre, Sandyford. D18
L3M3 - Contract Administration  Mon 16 Sept 15:00-17:00 Exam Centre, Sandyford. D18
L3M4 -Team Dynamics and
Change
Wed 18 Sept 15:00-17:00 Exam Centre, Sandyford. D18
 L3M5 - Socially Responsible
Procurement
 Mon 16 Sept 15:00-17:00   Exam Centre, Sandyford, D18
 L3M6 - Socially Responsible
Warehousing & Distribution
 Weds 18 Sept  15:00-17:00  Exam Centre, Sandyford,D18
CERTIFICATE
Module/Unit Date Time Exam Centre
L2M1 - Introducing Procurement
& Supply
Mon 16 Sept 15:00-17:00 Exam Centre, Sandyford. D18
L2M2 - Procurement
& Supply Operations
Wed 18 Sept 15:00-16:00 Exam Centre, Sandyford. D18
L2M3 - Stakeholder Relationships Mon 16 Sept 15:00-16:00 Exam Centre, Sandyford. D18
L2M4 -Systems Technology Wed 18 Sept 15:00-16:00 Exam Centre, Sandyford. D18
 L2M5 -Inventory, Logistics &
Expediting
 Mon 16 Sept 15:00-16:00   Exam Centre, Sandyford, D18

CMI Computer Based Exam Centre - Dublin Ireland - for CIPS Exams

CMI CIPS Exam Centre Ireland

ADDRESS:
Unit F, Time Place, 
21 Corrig Road, 
Sandyford, 
Dublin 18, Ireland

DirectionsGoogle Map
Luas: Stillorgan Stop
Parking: Beacon South Quarter Parking Directions
First 2 hours free, €2 for the 3rd hour, €2 for the fourth hour.  
Maximum charge of €4 for up to 12 hours.

 Exam centre

12. Reasonable Adjustment

If you have special need requirements , i.e have a condition that could impair the performance of your exam, special arrangements can be made in advance. It is possible due to your condition, you require additional time before or after the exam, or require a Scribe/ Reader. 

Candidates wishing to apply for special consideration under the CIPS Reasonable Adjustment and Special Consideration policy must contact CMI directly in advance, within the first 4 weeks of commencing your programme. You will be required to complete a Reasonable Adjustment form and supply supporting evidence (e.g Medical report) to the CMI Assessment Team. Request a form here:

CMI Exam Team :  
admin@cmi-ireland.com 

CMI Exam Team will forward the completed form to the CIPS Assessment Team. If CIPS approve your Reasonable Adjustment request, the CMI Exam Team will be in contact with you. The cost of additional adjustment support services will be quoted to you and the cost will depend on the nature of your request.  You can pay here https://www.cmi-ireland.com/buy-courses-extras. These requests must be paid, agreed with CMI, arranged and finalised 2 weeks before the exam entry closure date.

Further queries on Reasonable Adjustment:

CIPS Assessment Team:  assessment.team@cips.org

Guidance on CIPS Reasonable Adjustment and Special Consideration policy 
read more here.   

13. Special Consideration
In the event circumstances affect your performance at an exam, you can put in a a special consideration request within 7 days of the exam. You must provide supporting evidence e.g. letter from the doctor, hospital and must apply directly to the CIPS Assessment Team.

CIPS Assessment Team:  assessment.team@cips.org

Inability to sit the exam:

Absence or no show at an exam sitting for non-medical reasons will result in no credit to your account and you forfeit the money you paid for your place. You will be required to re-register for the exam.

If illness prevents you from attending the exam, you should provide a written explanation to CMI 24 hours before the exam starting day/time supported by a medical certificate. The exam fee will be credited to your account for future use, and a new examination enrollment will be required.  Contact: 

CMI Exam Team
:  admin@cmi-ireland.com


CMI has a dedicated Computer Based Exam centre in Cashel Road, Dublin 12 for Reasonable Adjustment and Special Consideration. 

 

Computer Exam Room Networked

 


CMI COMPUTER BASED EXAM CENTRE for CIPS EXAMS - Special Needs Only

14 A Block B,
Cashel Business Centre,
Cashel rd,
Dublin 12

T: 01 492 7070

Directions: Google Map

Working hours: Monday - Friday: 9:00 - 17:30

Parking: Free on-street

Bus: 18, 83, 77N to Stanaway Road, Kimmage/Crumlin

Nearest Bus Stop: Bus 9, 54A to Kimmage, Lower Kimmage Road (Fortfield Road)

cashel rd



14. Please read CIPS Rules and Regulations document prior to sitting an exam in the Computer Based Exam Centre. Please check the venue location prior to your journey to the exam centre. 

 

EXAM FEES and Surcharges

Effective from 1 May 2019

APPLICANT TYPE Surcharges 

CMI Scheduled Exam (Jan – May - July) € 0.00
CMI Non Scheduled Exam (March – Sept - Nov)
€ 20.00 per exam period (1-3 units)
Repeat Exam –CMI Student Only
€ 25.00 per exam period (1-3 units)
External – Non CMI Student
€ 50.00 per exam period (1-3 units)

 
EXAM & CENTRE FEES 

Diploma 
Scheduled Exams (Jan - May - July)

L4M1 - Scope and Influence of Procurement and Supply
€ 176.00
L4M2 - Defining Business Need
€ 82.00
L4M3 - Commercial Contracting
€ 82.00
L4M4 - Ethical and Responsible Sourcing
€ 82.00
L4M5 - Commercial Negotiation
€ 82.00
L4M6 - Supplier Relationships
€ 82.00
L4M7 - Whole Life Asset Management
€ 82.00
L4M8 - Procurement and Supply in Practice
€ 176.00

 

Diploma
Non Scheduled Exams (March – Sept - Nov)  

L4M1 - Scope and Influence of Procurement and Supply
€ 176.00
L4M2 - Defining Business Need
€ 82.00
L4M3 - Commercial Contracting
€ 82.00
L4M4 -Ethical and Responsible Sourcing
€ 82.00
L4M5 - Commercial Negotiation
€ 82.00
L4M6 -Supplier Relationships
€ 82.00
L4M7 -Whole Life Asset Management
€ 82.00
L4M8 -Procurement and Supply in Practice
€ 176.00

 

Advanced Diploma  
Scheduled Exams (Jan - May - July)

L5M1 - Managing Teams and Individuals
€ 176.00
L5M2 - Managing Supply Chain Risk
€ 82.00
L5M3 - Managing Contractual Risk
€ 82.00
L5M4 - Advanced Contract and Financial Management
€ 176.00
L5M5 - Managing Ethical Procurement and Supply
€ 82.00
L5M6 - Category Management
€ 82.00
L5M7 - Achieving Competitiveness Advantage in the Supply Chains
€ 82.00
L5M8 - Project and Change Management
€ 82.00

  

Advanced Diploma  
Non Scheduled Exams (March – Sept - Nov)

L5M1 - Managing Teams and Individuals
€ 176.00
L5M2 - Managing Supply Chain Risk
€ 82.00
L5M3 - Managing Contractual Risk
€ 82.00
L5M4 - Advanced Contract and Financial Management
€ 176.00
L5M5 - Managing Ethical Procurement and Supply
€ 82.00
L5M6 - Category Management
€ 82.00
L5M7 - Achieving Competitiveness Advantage in the Supply Chains
€ 82.00
L5M8 - Project and Change Management
€ 82.00

  

Professional Diploma  
Scheduled Exams (Jan - May - July)

L6M1 - Strategic Ethical Leadership
€ 176.00
L6M2 - Global Commercial Strategy
€ 176.00
L6M3 - Global Strategic Supply Chain Management
€ 176.00
L6M4 - Future Strategic Challenges for the Profession*
€ 82.00
L6M5 - Strategic Programme Leadership
€ 82.00
L6M7 - Commercial Data Management *
€ 82.00
L6M8 - Innovation in Procurement and Supply
€ 82.00
L6M9  - Supply Network Design
€ 82.00
L6M10  - Global Logistics Strategy
€ 82.00

* Units not available yet.

Professional Diploma  
Non Scheduled Exam (March – Sept - Nov)

L6M1 - Strategic Ethical Leadership
€ 176.00
L6M2 - Global Commercial Strategy
€ 176.00
L6M3 - Global Strategic Supply Chain Management
€ 176.00
L6M4 - Future Strategic Challenges for the Profession*
€ 82.00
L6M5 - Strategic Programme Leadership
€ 82.00
L6M7 - Commercial Data Management *
€ 82.00
L6M8 - Innovation in Procurement and Supply
€ 82.00
L6M9- Supply Network Design
€ 82.00
L6M10- Global Logistics Strategy
€ 82.00

* Units not available yet.

Certificate
Scheduled Exams (Jan - May - July)

L2M1 - Introducing Procurement € 82.00
L2M2 - Procurement & Supply Operations
€ 82.00
L2M3 - Stakeholder Relationships
€ 82.00
L2M4 -Systems Technology
€ 82.00
L2M5 -Inventory, Logistics & Expediting
€ 82.00


Certificate  
Non Scheduled Exam (March – Sept - Nov)

L2M1 - Introducing Procurement € 82.00
L2M2 - Procurement& Supply Operations
€ 82.00
L2M3 - Stakeholder Relationships
€ 82.00
L2M4 -Systems Technology
€ 82.00
L2M5 -Inventory, Logistics &Expediting
€ 82.00


Advanced Certificate
Scheduled Exams (Jan - May - July)

L3M1 - Procurement & Supply Environments € 82.00
L3M2 - Ethical Procurement & Supply
€ 82.00
L3M3 - Contract Administration 
€ 82.00
L3M4 - Team Dynamics and Change
€ 82.00
L3M5 - Socially Responsible Procurement
€ 82.00
L3M6 - Socially Responsible Warehousing & Distribution € 82.00


Advanced Certificate  
Non Scheduled Exam (March – Sept - Nov)

L3M1 - Procurement & Supply Environments € 82.00
L3M2 - Ethical Procurement & Supply
€ 82.00
L3M3 - Contract Administration
€ 82.00
L3M4 - Team Dynamics and Change
€ 82.00
L3M5 - Socially Responsible Procurement
€ 82.00
L3M6 - Socially Responsible Warehousing & Distribution € 82.00