ILM Cert in Leadership and Management (Procurement and Supplier Management option)

Procurement Course

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.

Who should complete this course?
  • Anyone involved in managing procurement and supplier management
  • Purchasing managers, Purchasing officers, Contract administrators.
  • Those with responsibility for monitoring suppliers performance.
  • Experienced or new department heads who want to improve the procurement function in their area of operation.
  • Those who wish to gain a professional, accredited qualification in the subject matter by home study distance learning.
Entry Requirements / Prerequisites
  • Should be currently responsible for managing suppliers/contractors or have worked previously with suppliers/contractors, in a capacity as a supervisor, manager, or purchasing specialist.
  • Level 4 certificate or equivalent qualification and/or relevant life and work experiences.
  • As this is a Level 4 (UK) professional qualification, learners will be expected to reference their assignment work to a high academic standard.
  • 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.
  • For technical requirements required to access CMIT eLearning click here>
  • For more details on the suitability of this course click here>
How CMIT eLearning Works…

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
  • Introduction
  • 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
Assessment
  • 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.
Transfer and Progression to Further Studies
ILM Membership
  • All registered candidates automatically become studying members of the ILM for 6 months, free of charge, and can enjoy a range of member benefits.
Accreditation
  • Following successful completion of this procurement course, you will receive an ILM Certificate in Leadership and Management (Level 4 UK) from the Institute of Leadership and Management.  This is an award on the UK Regulated Qualification Framework (RQF) and is comparable to an award at level 6 on the Irish National Framework of Qualifications.  CMIT is an approved ILM centre.
  • Please note that there is a Eur60 fee payable for administration, moderation and certification.
  • Click here for Accreditation Details
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