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
Categories of goods and supplies
Identifying procurement requirements
Validating procurement requirements
Supplier selection methods
Supplier codes of conduct
Supplier performance monitoring
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
Monitoring and reviewing risks
Unit 3: Understanding the Organisational Culture and Context
What is the organisation environment?
PESTEL case studies
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.