Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply

Level 4: Ordinary Diploma in Procurement & Supply

1. Scope and Influence of Procurement and Supply – CR (Constructed Response) – May & Nov Only
2. Defining Business Needs
3. Whole Life Asset Management
4. Ethical and Responsible Sourcing
5. Supplier Relationships
6. Commercial Contracting
7. Commercial Negotiation
8. Procurement and Supply in Practice – CR (May & Nov Only)

Level 5: Advanced Diploma in Procurement & Supply

1. Managing Teams and Individuals
2. Managing Supply Chain Risk
3. Managing Contractual Risk
4. Advanced Contract and Financial Management
5. Category Management
6. Project and Change Management
7. Achieving Competitive Advantage Through the Supply Chain
8. Managing Ethical Procurement and Supply
9. Operations Management
10. Logistics Management

Level 6: Professional Diploma in Procurement & Supply

1. Strategic Ethical Leadership
2. Global Commercial Strategy
3. Global Strategic Supply Chain Management
4. Supply Network Design
5. Global Logistics Strategy
6. Strategic Programme Leadership
7. Innovation in Procurement and Supply
8. Future Strategic Challenges for the Profession
9. Commercial Data Management

Programme Details

Admissions Requirements

Entry Requirements: Anyone who has successfully completed secondary Level of Education with Two Principal Passes.
Intakes: January, April and August
Sessions: Day and Weekend

Fees Structure

Annual Application and Membership:
– £104 upon filling the application form
Exam Fees:
– £60.5 for objective response papers
– £91 for constructed response papers

Ugandans and East African Students
– UGX 300,000 @paper
– UGX 40,000 sessional admission fee
International Students
– USD 150 @paper
– USD 20 sessional admission fee

Frequently Asked Questions:

Each level may take an average of two sessions averaged at seven months. Upon completion of each level, the Participant is offered a Diploma by CIPS

With full CIPS, you have a Degree equivalent as rated by National Council for Higher Education. You can then apply for any Masters Degree in any Common Wealth Country and from there pursue a PhD if you like.

No. You will be awarded 3 diplomas (Foundation Diploma, Advanced Diploma and Professional Diplomas in Procurement and supply) 

It is recommended that you register to study and pay all dues payable a month before the start of any training session at UMI. 

Contact Person for CIPS Admissions

CIPS Coordinator,
Uganda Management Institute
Plot 44-52 Jinja, Road, P.O. box 20131, Kampala, Uganda
Tel No: +256702666602
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Tel No: +256 312721362