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AD4 CIPS Advanced Diploma in P&S: Unit AD4 Category Management in Procurement and Supply

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Course CodeD5204
Academic Year1718
Dates17th May 2018 to 12th July 2018
Times18:00 to 21:15
Location NameSouth Wigston Campus
AreaBusiness, Management & Admin
Mode Of ProvisionEvening
IntroductionThe CIPS qualification provides senior buyers, contract and supply chain managers with the expertise to improve organisational procurement and to fulfil organisational objectives. It gives you the knowledge base to reduce cost, improve quality and timescales, manage the supply chain and deal with legal issues.
Study OutlineOn completion of this unit, candidates will be able to develop plans to improve competitiveness by the application of systematic approaches to the management of both direct and indirect organisational expenditures. This unit focuses on differing approaches or methodologies for strategic sourcing and category management, demonstrating the role of the procurement and supply chain specialist in leading these approaches.
Entry RequirementsCIPS Level 4 Diploma
EquipmentNo special equipment necessary, you will be provided with a course text and the CIPS study material.
AttendanceYour sessions will be on a Thursday evening between 6pm and 9pm
AssessmentAll units are assessed via an examination, CIPS examinations for qualifications units are hand written and paper-based. South Leicestershire College is an approved examination centre for CIPS so you can sit your exam at the college. Exams must be booked and paid for separately by you the member through the CIPS website: https://cips.org/qualifications/assessments/assessment-fees/
ProgressionOne of the other Level 5 modules, if all five modules are complete then you can progress to the Level 6 Professional Diploma.
QualificationOn successful completion of all 5 units you will have achieved the Advanced Diploma in Procurement and Supply
Awarding BodyChartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS)
Level5
Available Full-time?N
Available Part-time?Y
Suitable for Higher Education?N
Suitable for Individuals?Y
Suitable for Employers?Y
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