CIPS - Diploma in Procurement and Supply

CIPS - Advanced Certificate in Procurement and Supply Operations

CIPS - Certificate in Procurement and Supply Operations

CIPS - Diploma in Procurement and Supply

Introduction

																		The ideal qualification if you're just starting your career in procurement or if procurement and supply are part of your role. It will enable you to recognise and describe the key processes in procurement and build your professional knowledge and competence.
Joining a CIPS qualification programme means you will join the largest Institute in the world for those working in procurement and supply. 

																	

Program Objectives


																		Recognise and describe key transactional processes of procurement and supply.
																	

Program Contents

																		•	Administrative assistant
•	Purchasing assistant
•	Contracts administrator
•	Stock controller
•	Merchandiser

																	

Assessment and Certification

																		CIPS examinations for qualifications units are hand written and paper-based. The following principles are adhered to when CIPS exam papers are developed:
•	The unit content will be assessed through the use of the learning outcomes (LOs), and parts thereof, published within the unit content guides. All LOs will be assessed within every assessment.
•	All LOs within a unit are weighted equally. The coverage of each LO within an assessment is equally weighted.
•	All questions within an assessment are compulsory. There are no optional questions. All assessments are marked out of 100%.
•	The standard of the assessment is set by the LOs within the unit content.

Unit	Exam format (2 hours)
NC1 Principles	60 multiple-choice questions (MCQs). Select one correct answer from four options. There will be 15 MCQs testing each learning outcome.
NC2 Functions	60 MCQs. Select one correct answer from four options. There will be 20 MCQs testing each learning outcome.
NC3 Processes	60 MCQs. Select one correct answer from four options. There will be 20 MCQs testing each learning outcome.
NC4 Administration	60 MCQs. Select one correct answer from four options. There will be 20 MCQs testing each learning outcome.
NC5 Stakeholders	60 MCQs. Select one correct answer from four options. There will be 15 MCQs testing each learning outcome.
 Examination pass marks: 75%
You must achieve 75% for each section (learning outcome) within the exam in order to pass.

																	

Target Audience

																		The course is suitable for:
- Buyer
- Procurement / purchasing executive
- Procurement specialist
- Contract officer
- Supply chain / inventory / logistics analyst
- Supply chain / inventory / logistics planner
																	

Course Dates

13 January 2019

CIPS - Diploma in Procurement and Supply

Details and Registeration

CIPS - Advanced Certificate in Procurement and Supply Operations

Introduction

																		This qualification is designed for those in an operational role who need the capability to carry out procurement and supply tasks.  You will develop the knowledge to understand demand management, arrange supply logistics and implement new contracts.
Joining a CIPS qualification programme means you will join the largest Institute in the world for those working in procurement and supply.

																	

Program Objectives


																		Capability to apply key tasks associated with procurement and supply operations.
																	

Program Contents

																		Procurement and supply environments	AC1
Procurement and supply operations	AC2
Procurement and supply workflow	        AC3
Inventory and logistics operations	        AC4
Procurement and supply relationships	AC5

																	

Assessment and Certification

																		•	CIPS examinations for qualifications units are hand written and paper-based.
•	The following principles are adhered to when CIPS exam papers are developed:
•	The unit content will be assessed through the use of the learning outcomes (LOs), and parts thereof, published within the unit content guides. All LOs will be assessed within every assessment.
•	All LOs within a unit are weighted equally. The coverage of each LO within an assessment is equally weighted.
•	All questions within an assessment are compulsory. There are no optional questions. All assessments are marked out of 100%.
•	The standard of the assessment is set by the LOs within the unit content.

																	

Target Audience

																		The course is suitable for:
- Administrator
- Assistant buyer
- Assistant contract officer
- Contract analyst
- Stock / inventory controller / planner
																	

Course Dates

12 January 2019

CIPS - Advanced Certificate in Procurement and Supply Operations

Details and Registeration

CIPS - Certificate in Procurement and Supply Operations

Introduction

																		This is the first of CIPS entry level qualifications and is ideal for anyone just starting off in a career or if procurement and supply is part of your role.

For anyone new to the profession, with little or no business experience and those aspiring to move into a career in procurement and supply.

It is also ideal for managers in other professions and business leaders or entrepreneurs who need to understand how procurement should function and its overall impact on business success.

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification.
																	

Program Objectives


																		Come away with a clear knowledge and understanding of facts, procedures and processes related to procurement and supply. You will be able to effectively interpret information and ideas, and learn how to identify, gather and use relevant information.

Joining a CIPS qualification programme means you will join the largest Institute in the world for those working in procurement and supply.
																	

Program Contents

																		You are required to complete 18 credits to achieve this qualification. Each module is given a credit value of 3 or 6 credits. To complete a qualification you must complete the required number of credits to achieve the award.

Five CORE modules make up the required 18 credit:
Introducing Procurement and Supply (L2M1) - 6 Credits
Procurement and Supply Operations (L2M2) - 3 Credits
Stakeholder Relationships (L2M3) - 3 Credits
Systems Technology (L2M4) - 3 Credits
Inventory, Logistics and Expediting (L2M5) - 3 Credits

																	

Assessment and Certification

																		
All exams for this qualification are computer based and are available on a flexible timetable where you are able to choose your exam timeslot.

The following principles are applied when we develop our exam papers:

For each module we will examine your knowledge through the use of every learning outcome (LO) in the syllabus. These are published on this website and in the syllabus guide for each qualification.
Using the learning resourses you can check your understanding of each LO.
All LOs within a module will have the same amount of coverage and the exam questions are weighted equally.
You must answer all questions within an exam, you can expect no optional questions. All exams are marked out of 100%. The standard of the exam is set by the LOs within the module content.

The type of questions in this qualification are known as Objective Response, and they are all equally weighted. This means they are worth the same amount of marks. You will be required to select a response from a list of possible answers.

You will find these types of exams across all of our qualifications levels and they are marked by computer then moderated by CIPS examiners.

You must achieve 70% for each LO within the exam to pass.
																	

Target Audience

																		Individuals who are:

Unemployed and employed Bahraini nationals
16 years old and above
Not enrolled in a formal educational programme at the time of registration and is not registered in any other of Tamkeen's offerings

The scheme is open for all employed candidates receiving a salary below:
BD 270 for high school graduates
BD 350 for diploma holders
BD 400 for Bachelors holders

Typical job titles:

Administrative assistant
Purchasing assistant
Contracts administrator
Stock controller
Merchandiser
																	

Course Dates

12 January 2019

CIPS - Certificate in Procurement and Supply Operations

Details and Registeration