Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply

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The Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply (CIPS) is a United Kingdom-based international organisation working for the purchasing and supply professions. It promotes good practice and provides services for the benefit of members and the wider business community.

CIPS aims to promote and develop high standards of professional skill, ability, and integrity among all those engaged in purchasing and supply chain management. Its headquarters are located in Easton on the Hill, Lincolnshire.

Professional Certification Programmes[edit]

The professional qualifications programs include:[1]

  • Introductory Certificate in Purchasing and Supply
  • Certificate in Purchasing and Supply
  • Foundation Diploma in Purchasing and Supply
  • Advanced Diploma in Purchasing and Supply
  • Graduate Diploma in Purchasing and Supply

Upon completion of the graduate diploma candidates can become full member (MCIPS).

CIPS Worldwide[edit]

  • CIPS Australia[2]

Publications[edit]

The institute's official magazine is Supply Management, published monthly by Redactive Media Group. There is also a quarterly title aimed at more senior procurement and supply chain professionals called Supply Business.

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