Programme Brief

Gain an Industry-driven, Internationally recognised Procurement and Supply Qualification!

The Professional Diploma in Procurement and Supply is targeted at building strategic procurement competence, giving managers the ability to formulate strategic direction and advice, in terms of change management, stakeholder management and team leadership.  

This level focuses on giving the learner the strategic acumen to align functional, organisational and supply chain strategies, and to devise and implement change management. The course develops the learner's skills in areas including leadership of stakeholders, the procurement function, teams and relationship management, and project and financial management.

Upon successful completion of the CIPS Professional Diploma in Procurement and Supply, one can progress onto our MBA Master of Business Administration, then on to the DBA Doctor of Business Administration.


  • Each level of the CIPS programme can be completed in one year
  • Champs Fleurs
  • Advanced Diploma in Procurement and Supply
  • Advanced Diploma in Purchasing and Supply


The Professional Diploma in Procurement and Supply is 50% GATE approved and the GATE Application process is now available online via TTconnect.

The Government subsidises the full cost of tuition fees. Students wanting to subscribe for funding must fulfill the entry requirements of the Ministry of Tertiary Education, Skills and Training (MTEST).

*Please note in order for nationals to apply for GATE, you must bring your original Birth Certificate, National ID or Passport. Government assistance through the GATE programme only applies to tuition fees.

Repeat Policy:

Students are not entitled to any additional GATE funding to repeat papers within the ABE Programme.

Repeaters are offered a discounted fee, either at the start or during the semester.

New Students

In order to register, you must first proceed to the Centre for Certified Professional Programmes (CCPP) Department for verification of your entry qualifications before any payments or registration can be done. You must provide evidence of your entry qualifications by presenting:

  • Original certificates along with 2 copies.
  • A Job Letter (mature entry route) and original CXC Certificates or any other academic qualifications.

If your entry qualifications are satisfactory you would then be issued the following forms when registering:

  • GATE Acceptance Letter
  • Student Enrollment Ticket

To complete your registration process you would then be directed to our Advisory and Admissions Centre where you will be given the following form to complete:

  • SBCS Registration Form (for registration with SBCS)

Continuing Students

Proof of previous papers attempted, which were funded by GATE must be shown upon registration.

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Programme Content

The course is offered in the following semesters on Saturdays:

  • January to May
  • June to November

The learner must successfully complete five (5) units to achieve the Professional Diploma in Procurement and Supply.