CIPS Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Procurement and Supply Operations

SR Supply Chain Consultants
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250 hours
Professional Training
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Course description

CIPS Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Procurement and Supply Operations

This advanced-level CIPS training course, the Advanced Diploma in Procurement and Supply operations, provides practical knowledge updates and hands-on recommendations whilst helping delegates develop their decision-making skills.

By completing this CIPS Level 5 course, delegates will be able to:

    • Formulate plans to effectively manage teamwork
    • Propose processes and systems to enable the successful implementation of change programmes to maximise purchasing efficiency
    • Assess the sources of risks and the impact of those risks upon the organisation
    • Evaluate systems for testing risks and monitoring them accordingly
    • Propose systems and techniques to achieve best practice and enhance customer service to all stakeholders
    • Contribution that ICT can make to supply chain business processes
    • Evaluate the factors that strategically effect the design and organisation of a stores and distribution network

In addition, delegates will be provided with practical recommendations regarding the key internal and external factors in particular legislation which influence the achievement of successful sustainable procurement across different business sectors, organisations and geographic regions.

Suitability - Who should attend?

The Level 5 Advanced Diploma is suitable for experienced buyers and managers who wish to pursue a strategic management or leadership role in Procurement (2nd year of a degree).

Pre-requisites: Successful completion of CIPS Level 4 Diploma Level.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Upon successful completion of this training course, candidates will be presented with the CIPS Level 5 Advanced Level Diploma in Purchasing and Supply Operations, which is equivalent to a second year honours degree, NVQ level 5 or HND.

Training Course Content

The qualification consists of 6 Objective Response units and 2 Constructive Response Units 8 units must be completed in total:

  • Managing Teams and Individuals 
  • Managing Supply Chain Risk
  • Managing Contractual Risk 
  • Advanced Contract and Financial Management 
  • Managing Ethical Procurement and Supply 
  • Category Management 
  • Project and Change Management 
  • Achieving Competitive Advantage Through the Supply Chain  


Different pricing schemes are available for the online, intensive and in-house training options. Contact the course provider for a price quote and details of how this course can be customised to your organisation.

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SR Supply Chain Consultants Ltd - Developing the People Behind Procurement & Supply

SR Supply Chain Consultants Ltd have been delivering procurement  training for a number of years, specialising in the delivery of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) qualification, and the Commercial Procurement and Supply Apprenticeship. SR Supply Chain Consultants...

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Based on 8 reviews.

Julie, Commerical Manager, The Planning Inspectorate
SR Supply Chain Consultants provide an excellent learning package. The slide packs and revisions notes have helped me pass all of my examinations so far and the courses themselves are well rounded and presented by experienced tutors. These tutors adapt their learning style to their students and provide support throughout the course, through th...
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The course flows and the tutor contact is very supportive and builds confidence.
I was initially worried about returning to studying after a break of 10 years but the service and support provided by SRSCC was second to none. I would highly recommend training for CIPS with this company to anyone considering a career in procurement. Jo Capstick, Concordia Technologies, Lancashire
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