College of Management and IT (CMIT)ILM Cert in Procurement and Supplier Management

ILM Cert in Procurement and Supplier Management

6 months
Online, Online Courses - Distance Learning
Start date: Continuous Intake

Course description

Course Details
This Procurement certificate course comprehensively covers a number of important leadership and management areas, for example, managing risk, analysing the organisational environment and culture it then looks specifically at best practice in procurement and the management of suppliers. Key areas covered in this course include:

  • Organising procurement
  • Contract negotiation
  • Supplier performance monitoring
  • Relationship management
  • Risk management

By choosing to study this ILM Certificate in Leadership and Management (Procurement and supplier management option) online course with CMIT, Students have 24×7 access to CMIT eLearning for the duration of the course. This includes a comprehensive Course Manual, Video, Quizzes and personalised Tutor Support. The course documentation for this ILM Certificate in Leadership and Management (Procurement and supplier management option) online procurement course is detailed and easy to read. You will also be able to upload assessments online and receive online feedback. You can use the eLearning system from any computer that has internet access.

Entry Requirements / Prerequisites
Level 4 certificate or equivalent qualification and/or relevant life and work experience.
As this is a Level 4 (UK) professional qualification, learners will be expected to reference their assignment work to a high academic standard.

The assessment requires candidates to be, or have been, involved with managing suppliers or contractors.
Candidates must be fluent in English with excellent written English Skills in order to achieve the assessment criteria. Queries on the standard required can be directed to the college.

As this programme is delivered through distance learning, students must be capable of studying on their own initiative.
A basic working knowledge of computers and access to a computer with internet access is required to do the course.

Topics covered in this ILM procurement course

Unit 1: Procurement, Supplier and Contract Management

The nature of procurement and the supply chain
Responsibilities of the procurement function
Organising procurement
Categories of goods and supplies
Identifying procurement requirements
Validating procurement requirements
Supplier selection methods
Contract negotiation
Contract documentation
Supplier codes of conduct
Supplier performance monitoring
Relationship management
Contract closure
Health and safety considerations when selecting contractors
Communicating with contractors in the workplace
Contractor risk assessment
Managing contractor’s on–site

Unit 2: Managing Risk

Risk management in the organisation
Categories of risks
Legal aspects of risk management
Risk identification
Risk assessment
Risk controls
Monitoring and reviewing risks

Unit 3: Understanding the Organisational Culture and Context

What is the organisation environment?
PESTEL case studies
Corporate culture
Organisational ethics

This procurement course is assessed through a series of tutor-marked assignments.
Learners are required to have access to an organisation in which they can plan, execute and reflect on a number of Leadership and Management activities.
As part of our quality assurance, learner assessment work will be marked by an Internal Assessor, then checked by an Internal Verifier and an External Verifier.

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