CIPS Training Courses

CIPS Course Providers, In House CIPS Training Courses

DPSS are leading CIPS Course Providers, offering complete MCIPS training from Levels 2 to 6. CIPS Training Courses can be run on site to reduce work disruption or if this is not appropriate for the client, off site locations can be sourced.

Benefits of In House CIPS

The benefits of in house courses include excellent value for money. The courses can be scheduled to meet your business requirements and you the client set the pace, from as little as 5 months when opting for the fast track option. Also course content designed to reflect your organizational context and you choose the subject options. The in house course has a designated project manager who has overall responsibility for course management, liaison with CIPS and course quality.

 

Methodology

Each subject will be studied over a defined period of time, usually one calendar month. Each participant will receive a copy of a learning support package, including the Profex Study Guide and supporting text book that will provide vital and focused input for each subject.

Each subject will be taught via a series of 2/3/4 day training event, depending upon the level, resourced by DPSS, using some of the most respected presenters, including Ray Carter – a published author with an international reputation. The purpose of the events will be:

(a) To provide the major input required by the participants to be able to successfully complete the exam

(b) To facilitate and support the learning process and to provide participants with the skills and knowledge needed for professional development.

(c) To prepare participants for the rigours of the examination process

Typical Learning Cycle

  • Issue of Support Pack
  • Self-study Period
  • 2 day workshop
  • Reflection Period
  • CIPS Exams
  • Award

DPSS Unique Secure Area

We are able to set up pass worded access to a secure area on the dpss website for all registered participants. This allows participants to down load course materials, examination entry forms, useful articles, websites and have sight of timetables/locations. This has proven to be a very effective in house course management tool – reducing the administrative burden placed upon the client co ordinator.

Level 4

DIPLOMA IN PURCHASING AND SUPPLY

  • Qualification number: 600/6858/9
  • Unit Title: CIPS Reference

COMPULSORY UNITS

  • Contexts of procurement and supply D1
  • Business needs in procurement and supply D2
  • Sourcing in procurement and supply D3
  • Negotiating and contracting in procurement and supply D4
  • Managing contracts and relationships in procurement and supply D5

Level 5

ADVANCED DIPLOMA IN PROCUREMENT AND SUPPLY

  • Qualification number: 600/7548/X
  • Unit Title: CIPS Reference

COMPULSORY UNITS

  • Management in procurement and supply AD1
  • Managing risks in supply chains AD2
  • Improving the competitiveness of supply chains AD3

OPTIONAL UNITS

  • Category management in procurement and supply AD4
  • Sustainability in supply chains AD5
  • Operations management in supply chains AD6

Level 6

PROFESSIONAL DIPLOMA IN PROCUREMENT AND SUPPLY

  • Qualification number: 600/7657/4
  • Unit Title: CIPS Reference

COMPULSORY UNITS

  • Leadership in procurement and supply PD1
  • Corporate and business strategy PD2
  • Strategic supply chain management PD3

OPTIONAL UNITS

  • Supply chain diligence PD4
  • Programme and project management PD5
  • Legal aspects in procurement and supply (UK) PD6