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CIPS Level 5 - Advanced Diploma in Procurement and Supply

Course Overview

Building on the practical knowledge and understanding gained at the CIPS Level 4 Diploma in Procurement and Supply, your learning will focus on:

  • Key aspects of risk in supply chains and mitigation of those risks
  • Processing and evaluating contracts
  • Understanding the impact of legal implications when contracts are breached
  • The different approaches to managing teams and individuals
  • Sustainability and the managerial approaches that promote ethical practices


The benefits of attending this course:

You can expect to improve your overall organizational procurement and supply performance and to fulfill your personal and organizational goals.

Course Outline
Who Should Attend ?
Course Prerequisites
Learning Methodology
Course Duration
Course Outline

Program Agenda

The following proposed agenda is subject to changes by the client for the ultimate benefit of improving the training ROI of delegates and the client organization. The schedule duration can also be lengthened if the client wishes to enable delegates to achieve an even deeper understanding.

Course Modules:
  • Module 1 [Compulsory]: Managing Teams and Individuals (L5M1)
  • Module 2 [Compulsory]: Managing Supply Chain Risk (L5M2)
  • Module 3 [Compulsory]: Managing Contractual Risk (L5M3)
  • Module 4 [Compulsory]: Advanced Contract and Financial Management (L5M4)
  • Module 5 [Compulsory]: Managing Ethical Procurement and Supply (L5M5)
  • Module 6 [Elective]:Category Management (L5M6)
  • Module 7 [Elective]: Achieving Competitive Advantage Through the Supply Chain (L5M7)
  • Module 8 [Elective]: Project and Change Management (L5M8)
  • Module 9 [Elective]: Operations Management (L5M9)
  • Module 10 [Elective]: Logistics Management (L5M10)
  • Module 11 [Elective]: Advanced Negotiation (L5M15)
Who Should Attend ?

Who Should Attend?

The course is suitable for:

  • Senior Buyer
  • Chief Buyer
  • Category Manager
  • Contract Manager
  • Logistics Manager
Course Prerequisites

Course Prerequisites

Delegate will need to have achieved the CIPS Level 4 Diploma in Procurement and Supply.

Learning Methodology

Learning Methodology

The learning methodology is highly interactive, consisting of a balanced mix of short presentations,  the Course Director’s extensive experience in this specialized field, handouts containing key articles and topic support, dialogue about leading practice, delegates’ own ideas, experiences and Q&A, sharing of knowledge, discussions, feedback, scenarios, case studies, practical examples, individual and group exercises designed to assist the participants to gain a working knowledge of the topics taught and to embed the skills.

Course Duration

Course Duration

6 hours per session, one session per week for 18 weeks to a total of 108 hours.