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D3 CIPS Diploma in Procurement and Supply – Unit D3 Sourcing

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Course CodeD5190
Academic Year1819
Dates12th November 2018 to 11th January 2019
Times18:00 to 21:15
Location NameSouth Wigston Campus
AreaBusiness, Management & Admin
Mode Of ProvisionEvening
IntroductionThe Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply off the Diploma in Procurement and Supply, which is a valuable management tool for those moving into junior and middle management procurement roles or those supervising the procurement function. It focusses on organisational procedures and processes including negotiation, planning, risk management and data analysis.

Joining a CIPS qualification programme means you will join the largest Institute in the world for those working in procurement and supply.
The qualification is made up of 5 modules that can be studied in any order:
D1 Contexts of procurement and supply
D2 Business needs in procurement and supply
D3 Sourcing in procurement and supply
D4 Negotiating and contracting in procurement and supply
D5 Managing contracts and relationships in procurement and supply

Study OutlineSourcing in procurement and supply: on completion of this unit, the learner will be able to apply a set of appropriate tools and techniques that can assess sourcing options available to organisations when procuring goods, services or works from external suppliers. This unit identifies sound approaches to sourcing activities that assess the commercial and technical capabilities of organisations to help achieve the right choice of supplier.

This course is on a Monday evening from 18:30 - 21:30.

You will learn in a classroom environment where you will not only be taught by highly experienced lecturers you will also have the opportunity to meet and work with new people in similar sectors to your own.
Entry RequirementsYou will require one of the following*:
• A minimum of at least two A-levels (or international equivalent)
• A CIPS Advanced Certificate qualification.
• Alternatively you need a minimum of two years' experience in a business environment.

*Please note that this is at the request of the awarding body.
EquipmentYou will need stationary and access to a computer for research.

You will be provided with a course text and the CIPS study material.

You will need to register yourself as a member with CIPS at the start of the programme:
AttendanceYou are required to attend 95% of your sessions
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:
ProgressionTo progress onto the other modules.

Once all 5 units have been achieved you will achieve the Level 4 Diploma in Procurement and Supply, you can then progress to the Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Procurement and Supply.
QualificationOn successful completion of all 5 units you will achieve the Level 4 Diploma in Procurement and Supply
Awarding BodyCIPS
Availble Full-time?N
Availble Part-time?Y
Suitable for Higher Education?Y
Suitable for Individuals?Y
Suitable for Employers?Y
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