CIPS Level 4 Diploma in Procurement and Supply
The CIPS Level 4 Diploma in Procurement and Supply will give you an industry-standard qualification that formalises, consolidates, and extends your purchasing knowledge.
The course is accredited by the premier professional body in the industry, the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply; it can lead to continued professional development at Level 5 and eventual Chartered status through membership of CIPS.
Throughout your studies, you’ll develop advanced skills in negotiation, and come to understand the complexities of contracts and other commercial arrangements. You’ll learn how to measure the effectiveness of supply chains and analyse their impact on your business, and delve more deeply into the intricacies of your buyer/supplier relationships.
Procurement principles are applied in a number of varied contexts, such as private and public sector, not-for-profit and government. You’ll explore these, and learn how to manage their different needs.
Challenging economic times and growing corporate social responsibility are making the role of buyer pivotal in every business. This qualification demonstrates to employers that your skills are of the highest standard and that you’re abreast of the latest developments in the field.