CIPS Level 2 - Certificate in Procurement & Supply Operations

The CIPS level 2 certificate in Procurement and Supply Operations is an entry-level qualification that enables you to understand the key processes in procurement and supply operations and helps you start your career in the sector. Learners Point is a CIPS level 2 certification course provider and exam partner accredited by the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply.

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  • 8 Oct, 2021 / 5 Nov, 2021
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What is this CIPS Level 2 certification course all about?

 

The CIPS level 2 course is a beginner-level program for professionals with little or no experience in procurement or supply. This is an entry-level qualification and is ideal for individuals who are aspiring to start a career in procurement and supply without any prior knowledge. This CIPS course enables professionals to recognize, describe the key processes in procurement and supply, and build professional knowledge and competence in the field. The course is delivered using a blend of group interactions, case studies, and role-plays to support the CIPS courseware and ensure that the participants are able to relate the learning to practical experience in the workplace. 

What is this CIPS Level 2 certification course all about?

 

The CIPS level 2 course is a beginner-level program for professionals with little or no experience in procurement or supply. This is an entry-level qualification and is ideal for individuals who are aspiring to start a ca...

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Why is getting trained on CIPS Level 2 important?

 

The CIPS level 2 certification is a highly sought-after and globally recognized qualification valued by employers across the world and improves one’s employability in the global arena. By obtaining a Certificate in Procurement and Supply Operations (CIPS) level 2, professionals will be able to establish a strong foundation for their procurement and supply careers. A CIPS level 2 certification in Dubai will provide industry beginners and experienced professionals with the knowledge required to achieve their professional objectives.

Why is getting trained on CIPS Level 2 important?

 

The CIPS level 2 certification is a highly sought-after and globally recognized qualification valued by employers across the world and improves one’s employability in the global arena. By obtaining a Certificate in Procurem...

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Why do companies hire professionals with CIPS Level 2 certification?

 

Professionals with a CIPS level 2 certificate in Procurement and Supply are capable of recognizing and describing the key transactional processes in procurement and supply. Companies hire these professionals for their increased efficiencies in the process, which ultimately results in financial gain on the company’s end. These trained professionals can unlock untapped potentials and develop effective procurement and purchasing practices for the overall growth of the business.

Why do companies hire professionals with CIPS Level 2 certification?

 

Professionals with a CIPS level 2 certificate in Procurement and Supply are capable of recognizing and describing the key transactional processes in procurement and supply. Companies hire these professionals fo...

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Industry Trends

Procurement and supply management professionals are increasingly being demanded by businesses to deliver growth and improve margins. As a profession, it is starting to get recognition as a major contributor to company growth, opening up great career opportunities to industry professionals. The CIPS level 2 certification comes with its own set of merits and opportunities in the market, let us see how.

Market trends Market trends

With the high demand for procurement and supply chain professionals within organizations, the ball is firmly in the candidate’s court. Procurement for being an important function in every business offers great job security to certified CIPS professionals. The demand for experienced procurement and supply management professionals is reaching peak levels with 61% of recruiters prioritizing MCIPS candidates for procurement job roles.

Salary Trend Salary Trends

The CIPS qualification brings credibility to one’s career and confidence to employers. As per the CIPS Procurement Salary Guide 2020, the earning potential of MCIPS professionals in the MENA region increased by 14%. Compared to 2019, the salaries of procurement professionals rose by 10.3% in the MENA region. Also, professionals with CIPS certification receive 46% more salary than their non-qualified counterparts.

Demand & Opportunities

The scope of procurement and supply chain is significantly increasing as more and more companies are relying on well-structured purchasing, procurement, and supply chain practices. The CIPS level 2 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. An administrative assistant who is a point of contact for a range of staff and external stakeholders and responsible for ordering and taking stocks of office supplies
  2. Purchasing assistant whose role is to monitor the stocks and identify purchasing needs
  3. Contract administrator who negotiates contract terms with internal and external stakeholders and is responsible for preparing sales and purchase contracts
  4. Stock controller, who tracks shipments, oversees inventory audits and maintains reports of purchases and others.
  5. Merchandiser who is responsible for planning and developing merchandising strategies, analyzing sales figures, customer reactions, and market trends to anticipate product needs

Course Outcome

Successful completion of the CIPS level 2 course will help you to:

  • Understand and analyze the added value that can be achieved through procurement and supply chain management
  • Analyze the key steps when procuring goods or services
  • Analyze the key aspects of organizational infrastructure that shape the scope of procurement or supply chain function
  • Understand the need for policies and standards when undertaking procurement activities in different sectors

 

Course Module

  • Understand the role of procurement and supply within organizations
  • Understand the organizational impact of procurement and supply
  • Know how products and services are received from suppliers and delivered to customers
  • Know the stages of the sourcing process
  • Understand the need for the effective and efficient administration of purchases made within external suppliers
  • Know the importance of ethics and responsible procurement in organizations and supply chains
  • Know the key elements of effective inventory control
  • Understand the principles and processes associated with effective logistics control
  • Know how effective expediting can be achieved in procurement and supply
  • Understand the use of systems technology and databases and how they contribute to procurement and supply
  • Know the types of systems for supplier selection, ordering, and payment
  • Know why quality management is important in procurement and supply
  • Know the stakeholders in procurement and supply
  • Know the key market factors that impact a procurement and supply function
  • Understand the techniques associated with successful and effective communication in procurement and supply
  • Know approaches for conflict resolution with stakeholders in procurement and supply
  • Know the types of organizations and how they operate
  • Know the components of contractual agreements
  • Understand sources of information on suppliers and customers
  • Understand pricing methods used for the purchasing of goods or services

Course Module

  • Understand the role of procurement and supply within organizations
  • Understand the organizational impact of procurement and supply
  • Know how products and services are received from suppliers and delivered to customers
  • Know the stages of the sourcing process
  • Understand the need for the effective and efficient administration of purchases made within external suppliers
  • Know the importance of ethics and responsible procurement in organizations and supply chains
  • Know the stakeholders in procurement and supply
  • Know the key market factors that impact a procurement and supply function
  • Understand the techniques associated with successful and effective communication in procurement and supply
  • Know approaches for conflict resolution with stakeholders in procurement and supply
  • Know the key elements of effective inventory control
  • Understand the principles and processes associated with effective logistics control
  • Know how effective expediting can be achieved in procurement and supply
  • Know the types of organizations and how they operate
  • Know the components of contractual agreements
  • Understand sources of information on suppliers and customers
  • Understand pricing methods used for the purchasing of goods or services
  • Understand the use of systems technology and databases and how they contribute to procurement and supply
  • Know the types of systems for supplier selection, ordering, and payment
  • Know why quality management is important in procurement and supply

Program Dates

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5 Nov
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Expert Instructors & Teaching Methods

Learners Point has a reputation for high-quality training that makes a difference in people’s lives. We undertake a practical and innovative approach to working closely with businesses to improve their workforce. Our expertise is wide-ranging with ample support from our expert trainers who are globally recognized and hold a diverse set of experiences in their field of expertise. We are proud of our instructors who take ownership of our distinctive and comprehensive training methodologies, help our students imbibe those with ease, and accomplish gracefully.

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Why Count on Learners Point?

Being an accredited provider of the CIPS level 2 course in Dubai, at Learners Point we help professionals master the necessary skill sets to successfully complete the certification in procurement and supply operation - CIPS level 2.

Following are the USPs our CIPS level 2 training course offers you:

  • We look at real-world scenarios organizations face and formulate our CIPS 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 CIPS courses also equip 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 CIPS Level 2 training program
  • We also take a discrete approach to career guidance so that one can be successfully placed as a professional

Learners Experience

"There's a lot to learn in the CIPS level 2 course and I would like to thank my trainer for his time, effort and patience to all his students. This course is added value. Will definitely recommend Learners Point to friends and colleagues for more understanding of supply chain."

"There's a lot to learn in the CIPS level 2 course and I would like to thank my trainer for his time, effort and patienc [...]

Rajaie Kaoud

Senior Operations Manager

"It has been a wonderful experience attending the CIPS Level 2 certification online course. It was very informative, engaging and interesting session."

"It has been a wonderful experience attending the CIPS Level 2 certification online course. It was very informative, eng [...]

Pinto Federic

Supply Chain Manager

"The trainer was experienced and professional. He shared a lot of practical insights beyond the syllabus. The venue was also convenient. Training materials were also up to date and were very useful."

"The trainer was experienced and professional. He shared a lot of practical insights beyond the syllabus. The venue was [...]

Norhaine Gamil

Regional Head of Customer Experience and Continuous Improvement chez SITA

The training content used to explain the subject matter is wonderful. The trainer is very knowledgeable and thorough with the topic. My over all training experience is excellent. Loved the session

The training content used to explain the subject matter is wonderful. The trainer is very knowledgeable and thorough wit [...]

Thomas

Office Manger

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Frequently Asked Questions

The CIPS certification is a global standard in procurement and supply that is valued in more than 150 countries. This credential offers plentiful opportunities for professionals to progress and boost their earning potential in this field. This certification can be very handy for professionals working in the procurement and supply domain.
This course is a perfect fit for Junior Buyers and Purchasing Administrators looking to certify their procurement skills and those who are aspiring to embark on a procurement and supply chain career.
Learners Point is an accredited CIPS Dubai training and exam center. With us, students have the advantage of receiving training, study guides through our regular CIPS Level 2 classes, and writing their CIPS exam at our training center. They can book their exam center by registering and paying the exam fee online.
The training sessions at Learners Point are 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.
The CIPS level 2 certification is a globally recognized qualification that certifies that one has got the necessary knowledge and skillsets to practice strategic procurement and supply chain management. The training helps individuals to acquire the practical and theoretical knowledge essential to pass the CIPS exam and get certified.
The CIPS qualification can be a fantastic addition to one’s professional journey in procurement. As per the CIPS Salary Survey 2020, professionals with CIPS certification receive 46% more salary than their non-qualified counterparts.
The CIPS exam is a qualifying exam for professionals to attain the CPIS certification. Participants can choose between paper-based or computer-based exams. The exam can be challenging, however, one can pass the exam with the help of well-structured exam preparation covering the core modules of the CIPS level 2 module.
At Learners Point, if participants wish to not proceed with the training after the registration due to any reason, they are entitled to a refund of the fees. The refund will be initiated only if we are notified in writing within 2 days from the date of initial registration. The refund will be processed within 4 weeks from the day of withdrawal.

Frequently Asked Questions

The CIPS certification is a global standard in procurement and supply that is valued in more than 150 countries. This credential offers plentiful opportunities for professionals to progress and boost their earning potential in this field. This certification can be very handy for professionals working in the procurement and supply domain.
The CIPS level 2 certification is a globally recognized qualification that certifies that one has got the necessary knowledge and skillsets to practice strategic procurement and supply chain management. The training helps individuals to acquire the practical and theoretical knowledge essential to pass the CIPS exam and get certified.
This course is a perfect fit for Junior Buyers and Purchasing Administrators looking to certify their procurement skills and those who are aspiring to embark on a procurement and supply chain career.
The CIPS qualification can be a fantastic addition to one’s professional journey in procurement. As per the CIPS Salary Survey 2020, professionals with CIPS certification receive 46% more salary than their non-qualified counterparts.
Learners Point is an accredited CIPS Dubai training and exam center. With us, students have the advantage of receiving training, study guides through our regular CIPS Level 2 classes, and writing their CIPS exam at our training center. They can book their exam center by registering and paying the exam fee online.
The CIPS exam is a qualifying exam for professionals to attain the CPIS certification. Participants can choose between paper-based or computer-based exams. The exam can be challenging, however, one can pass the exam with the help of well-structured exam preparation covering the core modules of the CIPS level 2 module.
The training sessions at Learners Point are 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.
At Learners Point, if participants wish to not proceed with the training after the registration due to any reason, they are entitled to a refund of the fees. The refund will be initiated only if we are notified in writing within 2 days from the date of initial registration. The refund will be processed within 4 weeks from the day of withdrawal.
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