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CIPS Graduate Diploma Level 6 Overview The Graduate Diploma is a degree level qualification that is designed for senior managers and specialist professionals working at a strategic level. Description The Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply (CIPS) is the leading international body representing procurement and supply chain management professionals. A CIPS qualification is widely regarded as an international benchmark of excellence, enhancing standards of professionalism and performance throughout purchasing and supply. The course is delivered by a range of tutors. The course co-ordinator has relevant industry experience and has MCIPS via the Graduate Diploma qualification. How long is the course? The course is a minimum of one year depending on the chosen study pattern. Attendance is part-time morning and afternoon each week to complete the course in one year. Students can study either morning or afternoon which would lead to the level being completed in 18 to 24 months. Please see the A-Z adult course guide for the schedules for each module. How will I be assessed? Examinations are held during the third week of May and November each year. Candidates are required to submit entry forms and payment for examinations to CIPS. Details can be found on the CIPS website. What will I study? Five modules are studied at Level 6. Details of times and costs of each module can be found in the West Nottinghamshire College A-Z adult course guide under the following titles. The three core (compulsory) modules are: CIPS Leading and influencing in purchasing CIPS Strategic supply chain management CIPS Supply chain management in practice There is a choice of two modules from the following options: CIPS Legal aspects in purchasing and supply CIPS Advanced project management The following options may become available with sufficient demand. CIPS Finance for purchasers CIPS Strategic Public Sector programme management CIPS Public Sector stakeholder and governance What can I go on to study? On successful completion you will be awarded the CIPS Graduate Diploma professional qualification and MCIPS. You could progress to the Level 7 Executive Diploma. For details please see the CIPS website. Other related courses at the college CIPS Graduate Diploma Level 6 - 01 Leading and Influencing CIPS Graduate Diploma Level 6 - 10 Legal Aspects in Purchasing and Supply CIPS Graduate Diploma Level 6 - 12 Finance for Purchasers CIPS Graduate Diploma Level 6 - 03 Supply Chain Management Practice CIPS Graduate Diploma Level 6 - 05 Advanced Project Management CIPS Graduate Diploma Level 6 - 02 Strategic Supply Chain Management How much does it cost? Refer to the A-Z adult course guide for current course fees. Please note, this does not include the study guides for each module, which can be purchased directly from CIPS. CIPS registration fees and examination fees are also in addition to course fess, and paid directly to CIPS.

CIPS Graduate Diploma Level 6 Overview The Graduate Diploma is a degree level qualification that is designed for senior managers and specialist professionals working at a strategic level. Description The Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply (CIPS) is the leading international body representing procurement and supply chain management professionals. A CIPS qualification is widely regarded as...

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