Accelerate your professional growth and build on your existing expertise while shaping CIPS around your work, family, and life.
Through this industry-standard qualification, you'll gain the advanced knowledge you need to play a major role in the success of any company, offering expert guidance on the performance and improvement of operational procurement.
You'll master a wide variety of high-level skills including cost reduction, quality improvement, timescale management, and dealing with legal issues.
You must have achieved your CIPS Level 4 Diploma before taking this course.
If you haven't completed Level 4, you can study it online with us before progressing to this advanced qualification.
Your course is fully online and is assessed through 5 in-person exams.
You'll study and be examined on 5 units:
Please note that where this course mentions legislation, this will be based largely on UK law.
For full details of what you’ll learn on each unit, download our CIPS Level 5 course guide.
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