Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS)

ID:
CIPS

Address

Dedan Kimathi Road, P.O Box 35243, Lusaka, Zambia.   View map

Opening Dates:

CIPS Level 1: 22nd July, 2019 

CIPS Level 2 – 5: 5th August, 2019 

 

ZCAS announces the introduction of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) programs in July 2012. ZCAS was encouraged to broaden its range of course portfolio by including this prestigious program as a response to the increasing demand and enquiries for the program from the market as well as industry. The programme provides a well-rounded approach to business purchasing and supply chain management which is much sought after by both industry and academia.

ZCAS offers CIPS courses twice annually commencing in January/July for the May/November examinations respectively.

 

CERTIFICATE – LEVEL 1

 All Five Compulsory Units

  • Understanding Purchasing principles
  • Selecting the Right Supplier
  • Effective Negotiation
  • Managing Inventory
  • Business Environment

Entry Criteria: As or Bs (4 points or better for each subject ) in 5 subjects which must include English and Mathematics.

Duration: Six Months (Full Time)

ADVANCED CERTIFICATE – LEVEL 2

All Five Compulsory Units

  • Analyzing the Supply Market
  • Introduction to Strategy
  • Preparing and Managing Contracts
  • International Logistics
  • Measuring Performance

Entry Criteria: Successful completion of the Certificate (level 1) or equivalent

Duration: Six Months (Full Time), One Year (Part Time)

ADVANCED DIPLOMA LEVEL 5

Three Compulsory Units

  • Management in the purchasing Function
  • Risk Management and Supply Chain Vulnerability
  • Improving Supply Chain Performance

Plus Choice of Two Units from Three Options

  • Marketing
  • Storage and Distribution
  • Operations Management

Entry Criteria: 1. Successful completion of Advanced Certificate (level 2) or equivalent

Duration: Six Months (Full Time) or One Year (Part Time)

Course Fees

Course fees include study texts, question banks, supplementary handouts, monthly tests, articles and mock examinations.

WHY STUDY THIS PROGRAMME AT ZCAS?

  • Qualified and dedicated team of lecturers
  • State-of-the-art networked computer laboratories
  • Free internet access with prior booking
  • Most recently updated course materials
  • Continuous quality control assessment tests
  • Excellent teaching facilities
  • Availability of study rooms in the evenings and at weekends for private study
  • Campus and off – campus furnished accommodation
  • Air-conditioned lecture theatres and library
  • Counselling & Placement
  • Student administrations office open during lunchtime
  • Video Conference facility

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