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L6 CIPS Professional Diploma in Procurement and Supply

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Once you have completed Level 5, obtaining the Level 6 Professional Diploma allows you to be awarded the prestigious MCIPS accreditation. This is your professional licence to practice. MCIPS is renowned across the world and demanded by over 64% of UK employers recruiting procurement and supply chain professionals.     

The Level 6 Professional Diploma is a degree equivalent qualification, allowing you to use the letters MCIPS after your name.

The average salary for all UK procurement and supply chain professionals has been revealed as £48,415 for 2020, in the CIPS/Hays salary survey results. Some highlights include the average pay reported for a Procurement Manager (£46k), a Procurement Specialist (£32k) and a Procurement Director (£110k) which is a 4.8% increase on 2019. Growth in procurement salaries overall in the UK is 4.9%, compared to the national average increase of only 3.4% in 2019.

Why Study with us?

  •  SGS College has been accredited as a CIPS Centre of Excellence for the last 17 years, a standard of which we are proud.
  • Accredited Exam Centre.
  • Experienced teaching staff.

To achieve the full diploma you would need to complete the following L6 modules with us:

  • M1 - Strategic Ethical Leadership
  • M2 - Global Commercial Strategy
  • M3 - Global Strategic Supply Chain Management
  • M4 - Future Strategic Challenges For The Profession
  • M5 - Strategic Programme Leadership
  • M8 - Innovation In Procurement And Supply
  • M10 - Global Logistics Strategy

Funding and Financial Support Options
For more information on financial support options including payment plans, please visit our Money Management Service area or email [email protected].  

How will I learn?

  • A mixture of classroom and online learning one day a week on a Thursday at our Filton campus and Microsoft Teams.
  • Building on the knowledge and skills learned at CIPS Level 5, students learn how to demonstrate strategic knowledge and leadership skills and find solutions to complex problems.
  • Students will develop transferable workplace skills such as excellent 
    communication and the ability to work in and lead a team.
  • Participants will gain an understanding of different perspectives and 
    theories and will learn how to critically analyse, interpret and evaluate 
    of complex information, concepts and ideas.
  • Aimed at senior procurement professionals and heads of departments, a 
    Professional Diploma in Procurement and Supply is targeted at building 
    strategic direction and advice, in areas such as change management, 
    stakeholder management and team leadership.

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Entry Requirements

This course is suitable for Commercial Directors. Chief Procurement Officers, Heads of Procurement, Heads of Sourcing Procurement and Supply Chain Directors.

You will have needed to have achieved the CIPS Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Procurement and Supply.

Additional Information

For more information about this course please email [email protected].

Please be aware that some courses have fees that are payable on enrolment. More information on if this course has a fee can be found in the Availability section below.  

If you require financial support including payment plans, bursaries and advanced learner loans please visit the Money Management Service section of the website.

For more information on fees please view our Fees, Charges and Refunds Policy and our Applications, Admissions and Enrolment Policy and Procedures.

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Course information last updated: Friday 22nd October 2021 @ 8.30am (6 hours ago)

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