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CIPS Professional Diploma in Strategic Supply Chain Management PD3

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Course CodeD5233
Academic Year1718
Dates15th March 2018 to 3rd May 2018
Times14:00 to 17:00
Location NameSouth Wigston Campus
AreaBusiness, Management & Admin
Mode Of ProvisionPart Time
IntroductionThe Level 6 Professional diploma is aimed at senior procurement professionals and heads of department to provide the knowledge, skills and understanding in relation to strategic direction and advice, in areas such as change management, stakeholder management and team leadership. The qualification is designed for those working within the following typical job titles; Strategic / Senior / Purchasing or Procurement Manager, Head of Commercial, Supply Chain Manager, Head of Logistics / Transport, Operations Manager. There are no age restrictions in relation to this qualification.
Study OutlineStrategic supply chain management: on completion of this unit, the learner will be able to critically appraise strategies that can be adopted in the supply chain. This unit focuses on the development, configuration and roll out of strategy to help personnel appraise how strategy can be used to help achieve competitive advantage through improved supply chain management.
Entry RequirementsYou will need to have achieved the CIPS Advanced diploma in procurement and supply. Typical job titles: Strategic / senior /purchasing or procurement manager Head of commercial Supply chain manager Head of logistics / transport Operations manager Core skills upon completion of this qualification: Ability to formulate direction and advice; change management; leading and influencing both internal and external stakeholders in procurement and supply and the management of teams and individuals.
EquipmentNo special equipment necessary, you will be provided with a course text and the CIPS study material.
AttendanceYour sessions will be on a Thursday afternoon between 2pm and 5pm
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:
ProgressionYou may want to progress to one of the other Level 6 modules, if all five modules are complete then you will achieve the Level 6 Professional Diploma in Procurement and Supply.
QualificationCIPS Unit Accreditation: Strategic Supply Chain Management
Awarding BodyCIPS
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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