Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply
The Chartered Institute of Procurement & 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, near Stamford, Lincolnshire.
Professional Certification Programmes
The professional qualifications programs include:
- Professional diploma in procurement and supply
- Advanced diploma in procurement and supply
- Diploma in procurement and supply
- Advanced certificate in procurement and supply operations
- Certificate in procurement and supply operations
Upon completion of the graduate diploma, candidates can become full member (MCIPS). Higher status can also be achieved through recommendation and achievement in the form of a fellowship (FCIPS).
- CIPS Australia
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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