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CIPS Professional Diploma in Supply Chain Diligence PD4

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Course CodeD5234
Academic Year1718
Dates24th May 2018 to 12th July 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 OutlineSupply chain diligence: on completion of this unit, the learner will be able to understand the impact of globalisation on supply chains. In addition the learner will have an appreciation of the financial aspects that impact on supply chains such as project finance, mergers and acquisitions, financial measures of organisations, corporate governance, legal issues such as competition law and workforce issues that impact on organisations.
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: Supply Chain Diligence
Awarding BodyCIPS
Availble Full-time?N
Availble Part-time?Y
Suitable for Higher Education?N
Suitable for Individuals?Y
Suitable for Employers?Y
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