Advanced Certificate in Procurement & Supply Operations

The CIPS level 3 Advanced Certificate in Procurement and Supply Operations is the second entry-level qualification that enables you to specialize in procurement and supply and progress onto the CIPS level 4 Diploma in Procurement and Supply. Learners Point Academy is a CIPS level 3 certification course provider and exam partner accredited by the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS.org).

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  • 1 Dec, 2022 / 15 Dec, 2022
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What is this CIPS Level 3 certification course all about?

The CIPS level 3 course is an advanced level training course designed to help professionals achieve their career goals in the procurement and supply field. In this certification course, participants will learn things about demand management, arranging supply logistics, and implementing new contracts. This CIPS course is delivered using a blend of group interaction, case studies, and role-plays to support the CIPS course module. In this training, participants will be trained to apply factual, procedural, and theoretical knowledge of procurement and supply, and solve complex and non-routine tasks.

What is this CIPS Level 3 certification course all about?

The CIPS level 3 course is an advanced level training course designed to help professionals achieve their career goals in the procurement and supply field. In this certification course, participants will learn things about demand manageme...

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Why is getting trained on CIPS Level 3 important?

The CIPS level 3 certification is a globally recognized qualification valued by employers across the world. This is the second level of the 3 entry-level CIPS programs. This training will give professionals to understand demand management, arranging supply logistics, and implementing new contracts. By obtaining the Advanced Certificate in Procurement and Supply Operations (CIPS) level 3, professionals will be able to showcase the knowledge, skills, and understanding that they possess and are required to demonstrate in a working environment.

Why is getting trained on CIPS Level 3 important?

The CIPS level 3 certification is a globally recognized qualification valued by employers across the world. This is the second level of the 3 entry-level CIPS programs. This training will give professionals to understand demand management, arrang...

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Why do companies hire professionals with CIPS Level 3 certification?

Professionals with a CIPS level 3 Certificate in Procurement and Supply possess transferable workplace skills. Companies hire these professionals for their profound factual, procedural, and theoretical knowledge of procurement and supply. These professionals stand out from their non-certified counterparts for their ability to complete tasks and address complex and non-routine problems. They can assure to bring tangible benefits and measurable results to any organization.

Why do companies hire professionals with CIPS Level 3 certification?

Professionals with a CIPS level 3 Certificate in Procurement and Supply possess transferable workplace skills. Companies hire these professionals for their profound factual, procedural, and theoretical knowledge of procurement ...

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Industry Trends

Procurement and supply operations professionals are in high demand by numerous businesses to deliver growth and improve margins. As a profession, it is getting more and more recognition these days as it is creating major differences to company growth and opening up new career opportunities for professionals. The CIPS level 3 certification comes with its own set of merits and opportunities in the market, let us see how.

Market trends Market trends

As the demand for procurement and supply chain professionals within organizations is rising, these professionals have a promising career waiting ahead. More than 65% of managers prefer having CIPS-certified professionals in their team. The demand for experienced procurement and supply operations professionals is reaching peak levels with 61% of recruiters prioritizing MCIPS candidates for procurement-related job roles.

Salary Trend Salary Trends

As per the CIPS Procurement Salary Guide 2020, the average annual salary for all procurement and supply professionals with CIPS level 3 certificate in the MENA region is $40,662 (AED149,350). Compared to 2019, the salaries of procurement professionals rose by 10.3% in the MENA region in 2020. As per a survey conducted by Purchasing Magazine, it was found that professionals with CIPS certification receive 48% more in 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 3 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. The Procurement Administrator provides support to the procurement team by carrying out general administrative duties and placing orders for equipment and materials
  2. Assistant Buyer supports procurement-related tasks such as selecting the right product mix, managing purchase orders, monitoring inventory, preparing budgets, and providing administrative support
  3. Assistant Contract Officer will administer contracts, liaise with user departments and suppliers to monitor performance, ensure compliance and resolve any eventual disputes
  4. Contract Analysts are skilled in business management and contractual regulations. They look over the contracts and ensure agreements are in the company’s best interest
  5. Stock/Inventory Controller/Planner’s role is to maintain the company’s inventory, minimizing both overstock and out-of-stock occurrences.

Course Outcome

Successful completion of the CIPS level 3 course will help you to:

  • Gain knowledge of different sectors of procurement and supply
  • Understand types of pricing arrangements in commercial agreements
  • Identify the impact of the external environment on procurement and supply
  • Describe the types of documentation used in procurement and supply
  • Explain how documented policies and procedures are used within procurement and supply

Course Module

  • Know the different sectors of procurement and supply
  • Understand types of pricing arrangements in commercial agreements
  • Know the external environment and its impact on procurement and supply
  • Understand procedures that regulate procurement and supply
  • Know techniques that can achieve added value and their contribution to organizational success
  • Know tasks associated with each stage of the sourcing process
  • Understand the significance of ethics for procurement and supply
  • Understand how operational performance of the procurement and supply function can be measured and improved
  • Understand the concepts of sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
  • Understand the environmental impact of procurement and supply
  • Know the implications of CSR for the procurement and supply function
  • Understand methods to monitor Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in procurement and supply
  • Know the different sectors of procurement and supply
  • Understand types of pricing arrangements in commercial agreements
  • Know the external environment and its impact on procurement and supply
  • Understand procedures that regulate procurement and supply
  • Know how the individual can support overall organizational success in procurement and supply
  • Understand team dynamics and their influence on procurement and supply
  • Understand the challenges associated with, and methods to achieve organizational change
  • Understand the concepts of sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
  • Understand the environmental impact of procurement and supply
  • Understand methods for the storage and movement of inventory
  • Understand the environmental impact of warehousing and distribution

Course Module

  • Know the different sectors of procurement and supply
  • Understand types of pricing arrangements in commercial agreements
  • Know the external environment and its impact on procurement and supply
  • Understand procedures that regulate procurement and supply
  • Know the different sectors of procurement and supply
  • Understand types of pricing arrangements in commercial agreements
  • Know the external environment and its impact on procurement and supply
  • Understand procedures that regulate procurement and supply
  • Know techniques that can achieve added value and their contribution to organizational success
  • Know tasks associated with each stage of the sourcing process
  • Understand the significance of ethics for procurement and supply
  • Understand how operational performance of the procurement and supply function can be measured and improved
  • Know how the individual can support overall organizational success in procurement and supply
  • Understand team dynamics and their influence on procurement and supply
  • Understand the challenges associated with, and methods to achieve organizational change
  • Understand the concepts of sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
  • Understand the environmental impact of procurement and supply
  • Know the implications of CSR for the procurement and supply function
  • Understand methods to monitor Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in procurement and supply
  • Understand the concepts of sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
  • Understand the environmental impact of procurement and supply
  • Understand methods for the storage and movement of inventory
  • Understand the environmental impact of warehousing and distribution

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Expert Instructors & Teaching Methods

 

 

We, at Learners Point, take immense pride in our teaching methods and instructors. Our instructors are some of the best experts from 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.

Our Expert Instructors

 

 

We, at Learners Point, take immense pride in our teaching methods and instructors. Our instructors are some of the best experts from 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 an accredited provider of the CIPS level 3 course in Dubai, at Learners Point we help professionals master the necessary skillsets to successfully complete the certification in procurement and supply operation - CIPS level 3.

Following are the USPs our CIPS level 3 training course offers you:

  • We look at real-world scenarios organizations face and formulate our CIPS training courses as per 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 you are 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 3 training program.
  • We also take a discrete approach to career guidance so that one can be successfully placed as a professional.

Learners Experience

"It was an amazing experience learning CIPS level 3 course modules with Learners Point Academy. My trainer Mr Faisal was amazing throughout the training. One USP if you're enrolling with Learners Point is that they're also an accredited CIPS exam center in Dubai."

"It was an amazing experience learning CIPS level 3 course modules with Learners Point Academy. My trainer Mr Faisal was [...]

Fuzail Malik

Procurement Manager

"Learners Point Academy has pioneered in creating a niche for itself in this market by introducing some insightful and fabulous CIPS certifications particularly in the field of Procurement, Logistics, and Supply Chain, apart from the carefully customized Six Sigma and other programs conducted as well."

"Learners Point Academy has pioneered in creating a niche for itself in this market by introducing some insightful and f [...]

Irphan Sheikh

Procurement and Supply Chain Manager

"The classes were exciting and informative. My experience with Learners Point helped me get through the CIPS level 3 exam and was worth the expense."

"The classes were exciting and informative. My experience with Learners Point helped me get through the CIPS level 3 exa [...]

Silsila Sharawy

Junior Procurement Manager

"The CIPS level 3 training by Learners Point Academy was a great one. We had an amazing instructor. The way he started each module, completed, and moved to the next was something to learn from. Three cheers for Sheeba from the student support team. She had made things easier."

"The CIPS level 3 training by Learners Point Academy was a great one. We had an amazing instructor. The way he started e [...]

Omer Yousef

Procurement Officer

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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 plenty of opportunities for professionals to grow 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 suitable for professionals with CIPS level 2 certification or its equivalent professional experience to certify their procurement skills and for those who are aspiring to pursue a career in procurement and supply chain.
Learners Point Academy is an accredited training and exam centre for CIPS in Dubai. With us, students have the advantage of receiving training, study guides through our regular CIPS level 3 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 3 certification is a globally recognized qualification that certifies that a professional has got the necessary knowledge and skill sets to practice strategic procurement and supply chain operations. 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 a survey conducted by Purchasing Magazine, it is found that professionals with CIPS certification receive 48% more in salary than their non-qualified counterparts.
The CIPS exam is a qualifying exam for professionals to attain the CIPS certification. The participants can choose between paper-based or computer-based exams. The exam is challenging, however, one can pass the exam with the right guidance and a well-structured exam preparation plan covering the core modules of the CIPS level 3 certification.
At Learners Point, 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.

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 plenty of opportunities for professionals to grow 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 3 certification is a globally recognized qualification that certifies that a professional has got the necessary knowledge and skill sets to practice strategic procurement and supply chain operations. The training helps individuals to acquire the practical and theoretical knowledge essential to pass the CIPS exam and get certified.
This course is suitable for professionals with CIPS level 2 certification or its equivalent professional experience to certify their procurement skills and for those who are aspiring to pursue a career in procurement and supply chain.
The CIPS qualification can be a fantastic addition to one’s professional journey in procurement. As per a survey conducted by Purchasing Magazine, it is found that professionals with CIPS certification receive 48% more in salary than their non-qualified counterparts.
Learners Point Academy is an accredited training and exam centre for CIPS in Dubai. With us, students have the advantage of receiving training, study guides through our regular CIPS level 3 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 CIPS certification. The participants can choose between paper-based or computer-based exams. The exam is challenging, however, one can pass the exam with the right guidance and a well-structured exam preparation plan covering the core modules of the CIPS level 3 certification.
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 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.
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