Professional Diploma in Procurement and Supply
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.
Upon successful completion of the CIPS Professional Diploma in Procurement and Supply, one can progress onto our MBA Master in Business Administration, then on to the DBA Doctorate in Business Administration.
- Advanced Diploma in Procurement and Supply
- Advanced Diploma in Purchasing and Supply
The Professional Diploma 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.
Duration Of Programme
Each level of the CIPS programme can be completed in one year.
Government Assistance for Tuition Expenses (GATE)
This programme is GATE approved. Nationals of Trinidad and Tobago can apply for Government Assistance through the GATE Programme. Government subsidizes 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).
Each level within the CIPS qualifications (Certificate, Advanced Certificate, Diploma, Advanced Diploma, Professional Diploma) is recognised by the Ministry of Tertiary Education, Skills and Training (MTEST) as five (5) separate programmes. Each programme is approved for GATE funding for a maximum of one (1) year.
Students are not entitled to any additional GATE funding to repeat papers within CIPS programmes. Exemptions would be considered on an individual basis by the Ministry of Tertiary Education, Skills and Training (MTEST).
Each programme is approved for GATE funding for a maximum of one (1) year.
The course is offered in the following semesters on Saturdays:
- January to May
- June to November
Classes are available at the Champs Fleurs Campus.