Topic outline

  • The Academy Portfolio

  • Practice Workshops (Procurement, Leadership and Management, Coaching and Mentoring)

  • CIPS Practitioner - Starts 26 September 2019

    Scotland Excel CIPS Corporate Award Practitioner Programme (SCQF7 : HNC Equivalent)


    Scotland Excel delivers the CIPS Corporate Award Practitioner to the Scottish public sector as a first step to candidates obtaining MCIPS (i.e. full membership of The Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply). MCIPS is an internationally recognised award which represents the global standard for a procurement and supply professional. Highlights of this programme include:

    • content that is specifically customised by Scotland Excel’s procurement experts for the Scottish public sector

    • applied-learning methodologies foster deeper learning than via exams

    • the collaborative and co-operative activities and the work-based assignments, in which candidates practically apply key procurement skills to real-life work, drive learning directly and immediately into the purchasing organisation providing a return on investment, and

    • face-to-face or online workshops are complemented by guided learning opportunities through Scotland Excel’s award-winning online Academy

    Register your place, express an interest, or request further information by contacting Helene.Holden@scotland-excel.org.uk or telephone 0141 618 7436.

    • Project Management PDA (SCQF8) - Starts 10 September 2019

    • Business Analysis & Decision Making and Innovation Programme (SCQF8 & SCQF9) - starts 08 October 2019

    • Management Coaching and Mentoring Diploma Level 5 - starts 14 November 2019

    • Maximising Economic Impact Workshop - Procurex 2018

       Zoe Fance (South Ayrshire Council), Pamela Smith (Falkirk Council) and Stephen Brannagan (Scotland Excel) facilitated the "Maximising Economic Impact" Workshop during the Procurex annual conference on 26 October 2018.

      The downloadable PDF file captures the content and outcomes.

    • Find Your Path to Procurement Success - Procurex 2018

      Ian McNaught (Scotland Excel) delivered "Find Your Path to Procurement Success" during the Procurex annual conference on 26 October 2018.

      This presentation explored our community's approach to innovative work-based-learning and shared the Scotland Excel Academy's portfolio, supporting our path to procurement success.