Certified International Procurement Professional (CIPP)

The Certified International Procurement Professional (CIPP) training is designed for procurement professionals to develop their understanding and competence in managing procurement and purchasing operations at the international level. The Certified International Procurement Professional (CIPP) is a highly valued international purchasing management certification issued by the Association of Certified Procurement and Operations Professionals (ACPOP). This immersive training program guides professionals to successfully pass the CIPP certification exam. This CIPP training is ideal for professionals who are committed to implementing the best procurement practices in their organizations.

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What is this CIPP course all about?

The Certified International Procurement Professional training course offers professionals a deep understanding of the principles of procurement. The course discusses different forecasting methods and procurement plans used for effective procurement processes. Participants develop their knowledge of various performance standards and operational guidelines that are necessary for improving the effectiveness of the procurement process. Aligned to the ACPOP-CIPP book of knowledge, this course includes all topics essential for clearing the CIPP exam thus helping participants with their CIPP certification exam preparation.

Why is getting trained on CIPP important?

The Certified International Procurement Professional is one of the most recognized procurement qualifications in the world. This CIPP training trains professionals on the fundamentals of the procurement profession. Through this CIPP training, participants can start their journey to achieving the Certified International Procurement Professional certification from the ACPOP. Acquiring the CIPP helps professionals gain an upper hand in today’s competitive employment market.

Why do companies hire professionals with CIPP certification?

The Certified International Procurement Professional certification is a globally valued qualification issued by the prestigious Association of Certified Procurement and Operations Professionals. This CIPP certification validates one’s knowledge and dedication to following ethical practices in the procurement industry. Companies hire these professionals for their profound knowledge of procurement procedures and practices and their ability to implement the best procurement practices that help in the overall business growth.

Industry Trends

With the increased demand for procurement professionals, a high level of domain proficiency is expected from professionals wanting to enter this profession. The Certified International Procurement Professional certification comes with its own set of merits and opportunities in the market. Let us see how.

Market trends

Procurement as a profession is one of the most coveted ones as procurement is a big part of doing business. The future for procurement is bright and jobs in this sector are to stay.  With procurement now seen as a major contributor to global business, a career in it has the potential to be a lucrative one. This increases the demand for skilled procurement professionals in the global employment market.

Salary Trends

Today, procurement is viewed as an attractive choice of career. With increased demand and respect for procurement professionals in the market, this sector homes some of the highest-paid jobs. As per the data from Salaryexplorer.com., the average salary of procurement agents in Dubai is AED 14,000 per month. Their remunerations can vary depending upon their field experience and certifications.

Demand & Opportunities

As procurement is playing a more strategic role in organizations, the demand for certified professionals is growing at impressive rates. The Certified International Procurement Professional certification gives an assurance of the necessary competency in related roles, thus making these opportunities easier to avail.

A few of the most-sought procurement jobs available in the Dubai region (as observed in popular Dubai job portals) follow:

  1. Purchasing Assistants are responsible for monitoring the stocks and identifying purchasing needs
  2. Procurement Buyers identify and procure the goods and services that an organization requires
  3. Purchasing Executives are in charge of managing inventories and maintaining accurate purchase and pricing records
  4. Sourcing Managers plan and manage the organization’s overall sourcing strategy
  5. Procurement Managers are responsible for managing the organization’s sourcing capabilities and procurement functions

Course Outcome

Successful completion of the Certified International Procurement Professional certification course will help you to:

  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of the fundamental concepts of international procurement
  • Explore the different steps that take place before, during and after purchase
  • Understand strategic and proactive processes that identify your organization’s procurement needs
  • Comprehend sourcing strategies and implementation steps used in international procurement
  • Explore different cultural issues and government regulations affecting international procurement processes

Course Module

  • What is Purchasing
  • Evolution of Purchasing
  • Types of Purchasing
  • Understanding Purchasing Functions
  • Purchasing Cycle
  • Understanding the E-procurement value chain
  • E-procurement tools
  • Evolution of E-procurement models
  • Benefits and Disadvantages
  • What is Green Procurement
  • Scope and potential benefits of Green Procurement
  • Implementing Green Procurement Policy
  • Creating a Green Procurement Program
  • Approaches to Implement Sustainable Procurement
  • Why buy global
  • Sources of information for overseas suppliers
  • Overcoming global sourcing challenges
  • The true cost of global buying
  • Factors of success
  • What is P2P
  • The Procure to Pay Process Flow
  • Automation of P2P
  • Purchasing methods
  • Cross-Functional Purchasing
  • Centralize vs De-centralize Purchasing
  • What is Sourcing
  • Sourcing Process
  • Types of Sources of Supply
  • Analysis of market conditions
  • Make vs Buy Analysis
  • Types of Leasing
  • Solicitation
  • Supplier assessments
  • Supplier approvals
  • Evaluation methods
  • Approach to negotiation
  • Content of negotiation
  • Factors in negotiation
  • Negotiation process
  • Negotiation in relationships
  • Negotiation ethics

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We, at Learners Point, take immense pride in our teaching methods and instructors. Our instructors are some of the best experts in their fields and employ a practical approach to learning. Many of them are globally recognised and have a diverse set of experience in their field of expertise. You are always sure to have the best in the industry as your teachers who are ready to guide you at every step and make the experience informative yet enjoyable.  Apart from the focus on learning your chosen course, our instructors also encourage students to develop communication skills and interpersonal skills necessary to excel in the practical world.

Our cutting edge teaching methods make every program an immersive and productive experience for the learners. Our learning methods are research-driven and are continuously updated to stay relevant to present times as well as the future. You will enjoy practical applications of everything learned through theory and regular mock examinations to help monitor your progress. Our courses are led by an instructor in a classroom setup and we do offer online high-quality sessions as well for individuals. We also monitor the training sessions with a progress tracker to maintain high standards of instruction & ethics.

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Why Count on Learners Point?

Being the leading provider of the Certified International Procurement Professional course in Dubai, at Learners Point Academy we help professionals get equipped with the necessary skill set for a successful career ahead.

Following are the USPs our CIPP certification training course offers you:

  • We look at real-world scenarios organizations face and formulate our CIPP training course evaluating practical requirements
  • Apart from theoretical knowledge, we also focus on practical case studies to give you a reality check and insight into what exactly will be asked of you while delivering in a demanding role
  • Our bespoke CIPP course also equips you with hands-on experience by offering assignments related to the actual work environment
  • Apart from organizing group sessions, we also offer a guided learning experience to enhance the quality of our CIPP training program
  • We also take a discrete approach to career guidance so that one can be successfully placed as a professional

Learners Experience

"Completing the CIPP program opened doors to my role as an International Procurement Consultant. I provide expert advice to organizations seeking to expand their global procurement capabilities, and this training has been invaluable in delivering exceptional results."

Jahangir Rai

International Procurement Consultant

"The CIPP program has been a transformative experience for my career as a Procurement Analyst. I now analyze global procurement trends, assess risk, and contribute to strategic decision-making within our procurement department."

Troy Sen

Procurement Analyst

"Thanks to the CIPP program, I've become a proficient Supplier Relationship Manager. I use advanced strategies to manage supplier relationships, optimize supply chains, and ensure compliance with international procurement standards."

Sheikh Maqbil

Supplier Relationship Manager

"Completing the CIPP program was a pivotal moment in my career. It equipped me with the knowledge and skills needed to excel as a Global Sourcing Specialist. I now source products and services globally, ensuring quality and cost-effectiveness for our organization."

Bahimana Rakib

Global Sourcing Specialist

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FAQs on Certified International Procurement Professional (CIPP)

As procurement plays a significant role in doing business, procurement as a profession is growing in demand witnessing impressive employment growth and increased recognition across the globe. With a plethora of job opportunities and impressive salaries, the procurement sector is undoubtedly the most exciting and extremely appealing career choice of today.
The Certified International Procurement Professional certification from the ACPOP is a globally recognized standard of domain excellence for procurement professionals. This CIPP certification validates your profound knowledge of procurement procedures and the ability to implement the best procurement practices. Which helps you prove your effectiveness in the procurement field to employers and attract exciting job opportunities with high paychecks.
The Certified International Procurement Professional training is an immersive training program designed for professionals to improve their competency in procurement principles and procedures. Anyone wanting to build their career in procurement by acquiring the CIPP certification from ACPOP can enrol in this course.
At Learners Point Academy, if a participant doesn’t wish to proceed with the training after the registration due to any reason, he or she is entitled to a 100% refund. However, the refund will be issued only if we are notified in writing within 2 days from the date of registration. The refund will be processed within 4 weeks from the day of exit.
As the procurement and logistics sector in the Gulf region witnesses rapid growth, the employment market for procurement professionals has bloomed in full glory in the UAE. This has opened up exciting job opportunities in the sector. This projects a promising future for skilled and certified procurement professionals in Dubai.
This CIPP training is the first step to achieving the CIPP certification issued by the ACPOP. This CIPP training enhances your competency in procurement concepts and functions, enabling you to crack the CIPP certification exam on your first attempt.
The training at Learners Point Academy is interactive, immersive, and intensive hands-on programs. We offer 3 modes of delivery and participants can choose from instructor-led classroom-based group coaching, one-to-one training session, or high-quality live and interactive online sessions as per convenience.