CPP Certification

Unlock new opportunities in security management with the CPP Certification. This Certified Purchasing Professional (CPP) signifies expertise in supply chain management. This credential is highly valued in this sector. Benefit from our 35 training hours covering human resource management, procurement, and purchasing practices. Elevate your career and facilitate corporate management positions with this valued certification.

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  • 35 Hours Training
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  • 2 Mar, 2024 / 30 Mar, 2024
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What is This CPP Certification All About?

The CPP Certification provides a complete understanding of global Supply Chain Management. It covers crucial areas like Strategic Sourcing and Supplier Risk Management. In many countries, holding a CPP Certification is a mandatory requirement. This helps in roles such as Supply Chain Managers and Strategic Sourcing Managers. 

Why is Getting Trained on CPP Certification Important?

After obtaining the CPP Certification, professionals can apply for various professional roles. Roles like senior buyers, purchasing directors, and purchasing managers. The certification not only provides diverse career opportunities but also brings financial benefits. 

Why Do Companies Hire Professionals With CPP Certification?

The CPP Certification instils high confidence in the integrity and capability of candidates. They are chosen for management roles. Certified professionals can optimize costs with strategic management of goods and services acquisition. This further improves operational efficiency and enhances overall profitability for the organization. 

Industry Trends


The CPP Certification provides a bright future for purchasing professionals. This is evident due to the flourishing supply chain industry. Jobs in this sector are here to stay and purchasing is recognized as a vital component. A career in purchasing becomes a lucrative opportunity globally, especially for those with a CPP Certification.

Market trends

Examining current market trends is crucial to be ready for the future. By offering a comprehensive overview of emerging practices, technologies, and strategies, the aim is to help professionals with the knowledge. The CPP certification serves as a medium to position employees for success. These are some of the notable trends:

  • ⮞ Digital Transformation and Automation
  • ⮞ Sustainability and Ethical Sourcing
  • ⮞ Data-driven Decision Making
  • ⮞ Importance of Data Security and Privacy
  • ⮞ Collaboration and Relationship Management

Salary Trends

The rising respect for purchasing professionals has led to a significant demand. Today, the purchasing and supply chain industry offers some of the highest-paid jobs globally. In 2021, salary increases were noteworthy, with 79% of respondents reporting a rise, up from 59% in 2020. Having a CPP Certification further enhances the prospects for professionals in this dynamic field.

These are some of the salaries earned by professionals in the MENA region:

  • ⮞ Dubai: AED 17,286 monthly
  • ⮞ Qatar: QAR 24,000 monthly
  • ⮞ Bahrain: BHD 2167 monthly

These figures indicate the lucrative job opportunities and financial rewards after completing the CPP Certification. This makes it a valuable investment in one's career.

Demand & Opportunities


The CPP Certification holds broad recognition in the Supply Chain industry. Seasoned individuals often secure managerial positions in companies. This further contributes to their success in this professional certification. 

Some of the notable job opportunities are as follows:

  1. Senior Buyer
  2. Purchasing Director
  3. Purchasing Agent
  4. Purchasing Manager
  5. Sourcing Manager

Course Outcome


Successful completion of the CPP Certification will enable you to:

  • Learn about the principles of global sourcing.
  • Examine best practices while making purchases and keep up with the most recent developments. 
  • Gain insights about the necessary abilities to handle difficult problems efficiently. 
  • Learn about organizing the company's overall sourcing plan.
  • Understand modern purchasing techniques to put supply chain procedures into effect.

Course Module


  • Purchasing cycle
  • Purchasing system
  • Purchasing steps
  • Price competitive approach
  • Blanket purchase agreements
  • Electronic procurement
  • Introduction and overview
  • Element of a contract
  • Duties and obligations
  • Types of Purchasing Contracts
  • Solicitation planning
  • Written solicitation
  • Advance purchase planning
  • Purchasing complexity
  • Procurement planning content
  • Steps in negotiating
  • Tools in negotiating
  • Types of negotiations
  • Order of precedence
  • Make or buy
  • Lease purchase analysis

Program Dates


2 Mar
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9 Mar
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23 Mar
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30 Mar
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Expert Instructors & Teaching Methods


Paromita Ghosh brings around 17 years of experience in delivering exceptional procurement, import, export, and supply chain support services to internal and external customers of projects and corporations. She has vast procurement expertise with a focus on time-bound and cost-effective procurement through extensive sourcing, selection evaluation, and negotiation, adding substantial value and achieving significant cost savings.

Paromita also manages the challenging task of meeting customer expectations by acting as a liaison between customers and suppliers and ensuring seamless communication. She is also an expert in setting ambitious goals to achieve cost savings annually on overall procurement for corporates and projects. She has successfully met stringent delivery deadlines while adhering to procurement principles 

Paromita has actively contributed to the education domain as a Speaker in CIPS Webinars on exam success for the MENA region. Also serves as a Volunteer on the CIPS Northern Emirates Branch Committee. Paromita Ghosh, with her extensive experience and commitment to excellence, is a valuable asset in the realm of procurement and supply chain management.

Core Competencies

  • ⦾ Best Practices in Contract Management 
  • ⦾ Forecasting, Planning, Execution 
  • ⦾ Category Management
  • ⦾ Tenders, Bids, Negotiation 
  • ⦾ Procurement & Supply Management 
  • ⦾ Leadership & Team Management 
  • ⦾ Strategic Sourcing 
  • ⦾ Erp/ SAP P2P /Sage / Oracle 
  • ⦾ Vendor Management

Professional Qualifications

  • ⦾ Masters of Business Administration (MBA) Marketing & HRD 
  • ⦾ Master of Science
  • ⦾ Bachelor of Science in Botany Honors 

Certifications

  • ⦾ Currently studying for the MCIPS Certification from Chartered Institute, UK
  • ⦾ CIPS Level 4 & CIPS Level 5 from Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply, UK.

Professional Skills

  • ⦾ CIPS Northern Emirates Committee Member- Education
  • ⦾ Trainer, Learners Point Academy, Dubai

Ms. Paromita Ghosh

Why Count on Learners Point?


Being the leading provider of the CPP Certification, at Learners Point Academy we help professionals get equipped with the necessary skill set for a successful career ahead

Following are the USPs our CPP certification offers you:

  • We look at real-world scenarios organizations face and formulate our CPP Certification 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 CPP Certification 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 training program
  • We also take a discrete approach to career guidance so that one can be successfully placed as a professional

Learners Experience


"Attaining the CPP Certification was a turning point in my career. Learners Point's commitment to quality training and industry relevance empowered me to secure a senior buyer position. Grateful for the career boost!"

Sarfaraz Qaid

Procurement Specialist

"Learners Point's CPP Certification exceeded my expectations. The knowledgeable instructors and hands-on learning experiences made the complex concepts clear. Now, I feel well-prepared for roles in strategic sourcing and procurement."

Murad Shah

Strategy Sourcing Manager

"The CPP Certification provided by Learners Point elevated my skills and opened doors to new opportunities. The comprehensive curriculum and practical approach set me up for success in procurement and supply chain management."

Hashima Sheikh

Supply Chain Manager

"I can't thank Learners Point enough for the CPP Certification. The course's depth and real-world focus made me confident in tackling complex procurement challenges. A valuable investment in my professional journey."

Wazir Reath

Purchasing Director

"Completing the CPP Certification at Learners Point was a game-changer for my career. The practical insights and industry-relevant training equipped me for diverse roles in procurement. Highly recommended!"

Bahmina Ujad

Senior Buyer

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FAQs on CPP Certification

The full form of CPP in CPP Certification is Certified Purchasing Professional.

The prerequisite for CPP Certification is as follows:

Minimum two years of purchasing-related experience

Purchasing-related experience refers to communicating with suppliers.
The passing mark of CPP Certification is 40% (28 out of 40).
The exam format of CPP Certification is multiple choice questions (MCQs).
Yes, the CPP Certification is globally recognized.

The course fee for CPP Certification is as follows:



Member Fee: $380

Non-Member Fee: $550
A total number of 80 questions are asked in the CPP Certification exam.
The exam mode of CPP Certification is online-based. The participant can take the exam anywhere.
The exam duration of CPP Certification is 1 hour.
If one fails to clear the CPP Certification, participants can apply for a second attempt at no extra cost. Re-examinations can be pursued within 30 days from the date of the initial exam attempt.
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