Procurement

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

Dependant on attaining a sufficient number of confirmed purchase orders, the Academy aim to progress with a new Practitioner Cohort commencing on 31st August 2022.

We will need your purchase order by close of business on the 24th June 2022.

Please note no purchase orders will be accepted after this date and final confirmation on progressing the Cohort will then be decided.

Full details on the Cohort including all workshop dates and related costs can be found here

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


CIPS Advanced Practitioner

Scotland Excel CIPS Corporate Award: Advanced Practitioner programme for the Scottish public procurement sector (SCQF Level 8 and 9: HND and Degree equivalent) 

We currently have no scheduled Advanced Practitioner Cohorts for 2022. 

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Scotland Excel delivers the CIPS Corporate Award Advanced Practitioner to the Scottish public sector. Combined with three years’ experience this qualification entitles candidates to 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 learning methodologies foster deeper learning than via exams;
• the collaborative and co-operative activities, and the work-based assignments and the Live Business Project, in which they 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.

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