Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply – CIPS



The Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply – CIPS, was established in the year 1932. This professional body has set standards for the Global organisations performing procurement activities. The world’s largest body is involved in driving the Global procurement and supply chain management. The Institute covers almost all industrial sectors.

With more than 80 years of experience, CIPS stands tall as

  • a non-profit organisation that serves procurement professionals across the world with respect to purchasing and supply chain management.
  • an association that consists of members from almost all industrial sectors.
  • a global community of members from more than 150 countries.
  • a global body that awards organisations meeting their regulatory standards.
  • a funding organisation that supports procurement and supply business.
  • responsible for promoting and developing high procurement professional skills and abilities.
  • a centre of excellence for developing high standards of professional environment in procurement businesses.
  • Through CIPS,

  • Professionals connect to people and form a healthy network of similar interests
  • Attend events that host speakers who offer brilliant insights about the industry.
  • Get to meet specialists and experts in similar fields of interest.
  • Perform risk analysis and management and get support in specific improvement areas.
  • Provide procurement teams the most updated Purchasing Manager’s Index (PMI)
  • Get eligible for Procurement excellence awards
  • Reach targets through consistent advisory support
  • Click here to visit the official website of CIPS for more information.

    Joining CIPS:
    There are several membership grades which a professional can select when deciding to join CIPS :

  • Student
  • Affiliate
  • Chartered Professional
  • Learning Programmes :
    CIPS courses offer intense support in terms of career opportunities. Particularly, for individuals interested in pursuing a future expertise in procurement and supply chain management. The Training courses help them attain the best standards of professional skills.

    CIPS qualifications like advanced diploma, professional diploma and professional training. Apart from this, resources like Manufacturing resource planning (MRPII) help professionals sharpen their skill, ability and integrity.

    Upcoming in CIPS :
    CIPS Asia Supply Management Awards :
    CIPS in association with ProcureCon Asia, a leading interactive platform for procurement experts is presenting the most prestigious award. This is specially for Procurement practitioners excelling in their line of work.

    Date : 15th July, 2020
    Place : Singapore
    Registration link

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