CIPS Level 6 Professional Diploma in Procurement & Supply

The CIPS level 6 Professional Diploma in Procurement and Supply Operations is the final level of CIPS qualification that certifies your strategic knowledge of procurement and supply and leadership skills to advance into senior management roles. This course of ours is designed for ambitious professionals in Dubai seeking to master advanced procurement strategies. Explore complex procurement challenges, strategic management, and cutting-edge practices. Learners Point Academy is a CIPS training provider and exam partner accredited by the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply ( Join us on this transformative journey toward procurement mastery.

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What is this CIPS Level 6 certification course all about?

The CIPS level 6 course is designed for professionals who want to specialize in a specific occupation, occupational area, or technical role in the procurement and supply sector. This CIPS course module is structured focusing on change management, stakeholder management, and team leadership. This CIPS training course provides participants with an understanding of different perspectives and theories of procurement to critically analyze, interpret and evaluate complex information, concepts, and ideas in real-time situations.

Why is getting trained on CIPS Level 6 important?

The CIPS level 6 training will help professionals develop excellent communication skills and the ability to work in and lead a procurement and supply team. This training equips professionals with the skills and knowledge to drive forward their procurement career and the organization they work for. By getting trained on CIPS level 6, one can attain the highest level of CIPS certification and have a promising career ahead.

Why do companies hire professionals with CIPS Level 6 certification?

The CIPS level 6 certificate demonstrates a professional’s strategic knowledge and leadership skills to deliver effective and efficient procurement and supply. Companies hire these professionals for their ability to make and communicate decisions that enhance the prospects for the organization’s long-term success while maintaining long-term financial stability. The CIPS certified professionals assure to make a positive contribution to overall organizational success.

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 in company growth and opening up new career opportunities for professionals. The CIPS level 6 certification in Dubai comes with its own set of merits and opportunities in the market, let us see how.

Market trends

The maturity of procurement as a profession in the MENA region has accelerated over the past few years. As the demand for procurement and supply chain professionals within organizations is rising, these professionals have a promising careers across the globe. As mentioned in the CIPS Salary Survey report 2020, Despite a turbulent economic and political year, the appetite for procurement hires has continued to increase with 70% of organizations looking to hire CIPS certified professionals.

Salary Trends

In the MENA region, despite the challenges due to the oil shock of the last two years, the highest average salary for all procurement professionals is AED 291,066, which is higher than the UK average of £44,900 (AED 233,372). The average pay rise for procurement professionals in 2020 was 10.3%. This paints a very positive picture of procurement as a profession that is highly regarded and remunerated. As per the CIPS Procurement Salary Guide 2020, professionals with a CIPS level 6 certificate in the MENA region earn an average of $ 128,201 (AED 470,895) per annum.

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 Professional Diploma in Procurement and Supply Operations 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. Senior Procurement Manager develops sourcing and procurement activities that support key business objectives
  2. The Senior Category Manager actively leads and manages the market category and the associated product categories
  3. The Supply Chain Manager oversees and manages the company's overall supply chain and logistics strategy and operations in order to maximize process efficiency and productivity
  4. Head of Logistics and Operations Manager supervises the distribution processes and oversees the supply chain management to ensure that the deliveries are done timely and accurately

Course Outcome

Successful completion of the CIPS level 6 course with help from our training institute in dubai will help you to:

  • Demonstrate strategic knowledge and leadership skills
  • Develop excellent communication skills and the ability to work with and lead a team
  • Think strategically, lead and influence procurement policies in an organization
  • Critically analyze, interpret and evaluate complex information, concepts, and ideas
  • Find solutions to complex problems, all within a global context

Course Module

Globalization and the ever-changing markets in which organizations operate require effective leaders who are able to think and act in a strategic manner. This is particularly true for those who lead the procurement and supply function ensuring that it makes a positive contribution to overall organizational success. Strategic Leadership is the ability to make and communicate decisions that enhance the prospects for the organization’s long-term success while maintaining long-term financial stability.

This module is designed for those professionals who are expected to deliver effective and efficient procurement and supply. It emphasizes the leadership skills and behaviours required for the achievement of the objectives and improvements sought by the organization and enables students to understand the influence that ethical practices and standards have to play in their decision-making.

One of the significant impacts of globalization has been a marked increase in the complexity of the supply chain and associated networks. These challenges require procurement and supply leaders to develop and lead modern-day supply chains and understand the vital role that they have in the overall success of the corporate and business strategy.

This module is designed for such professionals as it focuses on the development, implementation, monitoring, and optimization of global supply chains and on the strategic influence of such chains on the achievement of competitive advantage.

Major programs are a key element in any organizational strategy, hence the successful leadership of them is a significant contributor to overall success.

This module is designed for those procurement and supply professionals who will be expected to develop and lead the implementation and monitoring of contracts from the strategic standpoint requiring a practical knowledge of the associated issues and approaches to program and project control.

To support organizational success procurement and supply have a significant role to play in influencing strategic suppliers to adopt innovative approaches and to continue to develop. Professional procurement and supply leaders are therefore expected to identify areas that offer the opportunity to improve and innovate and to lead and implement the associated processes.

This module is designed for procurement and supply leaders who require a clear knowledge of tools and techniques available to them to achieve improvement and innovation as well as an appreciation of the environmental factors which affect such initiatives.

Globalization generates significant opportunities as well as increased risks for organizations. This means that global logistics strategy, the flow of resources and information between a business or source and the consumer is regarded as a key element of organizational success. Personnel responsible for leading and developing global logistics strategy are seen as significant contributors to competitive advantage and overall business success.

This module is designed for procurement and supply leaders who are responsible for global logistics strategy and require knowledge and understanding of the associated challenges, governance, and requirements for successful strategic implementation.

The global agenda is becoming more and more prevalent in organizational success. As organizations increase overseas development, investment, and sourcing, business leaders are called upon to formulate and implement global commercial strategies.

This module is designed for professionals in procurement and supply chain leaders and takes as its focus the development; configuration and implementation of global commercial strategy to enable such leaders to help organizations achieve competitive advantage.

The volatile global environment poses a threat to traditional concepts of international trade and presents strategic challenges to the procurement and supply function and profession. Strategic procurement and supply leaders require knowledge of the present challenges for their function and profession and must be able to look ahead to prepare themselves for the future strategic challenges that they will undoubtedly be faced with.

This final module for those learners studying for the CIPS Level 6 Professional Diploma in Procurement and Supply is designed to challenge professional procurement and supply leaders to look ahead and to identify and consider ways to address the future strategic challenges that they and their professionals will face.

Until recently big data was seen as a technical issue that had to be addressed; however, organizations now view it as a business opportunity that can significantly contribute to competitive advantage and are now exploiting big data in all of its forms to discover facts that they did not know before. Given this propensity for data and the associated gathering and storage activity, supply chain cybersecurity is now a key requirement.

This module is designed for procurement and supply leaders who require a clear knowledge of the concept of big data and of the impact on data integrity and Cybersecurity.

Organizations are part of an interconnected network of other businesses and organizations; termed as the supply network. At a strategic level, the design and leadership of such networks are crucial to the effectiveness and efficiency of the associated supply chains, it is the operations processes that form a fundamental element of an organization’s strategic advantage. If materials and/ or information are to flow smoothly through the supply network and add value as a result, effective resource planning and control are essential.

This module is designed for procurement and supply leaders who require knowledge and understanding of the strategic supply network concepts, its configuration and influence to be able to assess the impact of operational strategy and resource planning and control.

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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.

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Why Count on Learners Point?

Being an accredited provider of the CIPS level 6 course in Dubai, at Learners Point Academy we help professionals master the necessary skill sets to successfully complete the Professional Diploma in Procurement and Supply Operation - CIPS level 6.

Following are the USPs our CIPS level 6 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 training program
  • We also take a discrete approach to career guidance so that one can be successfully placed as a professional

Learners Experience

"The tutor had exceptional knowledge and teaching skills clubbed with top quality reference material, which helped me to achieve my CIPS level 5 qualification and this is why I would recommend Learners Point for the CIPS level 6 course in Dubai."

Farid Alali

Procurement Consultant

"Learners Point is without a doubt the best CIPS training provider in Dubai on offer. The classes have small numbers hence the tutors are able to offer one-to-one tuition conveniently."

Nadiera SV

Senior Procurement Specialist

"The instructor was incredibly knowledgeable about the subject. We were a group of 8 students and he answered all the questions & clear each and every confusion that anyone of us had. They are a CIPS certified exam center too. So that's an added benefit. Recommended."

Elijah Joseph

Contracts & Procurement Manager

"Wonderful experience with training, convenient way in clearing queries, good environment and possibly the most suitable place to learn informative and innovative things easily. Thanks Learners Point for everything."

Dmitry Zueter

Senior Procurement Manager

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FAQs on CIPS Level 6 Professional Diploma in Procurement & Supply

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 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 certificate 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 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 6 certification.
Once you have registered for a course and wish not to proceed with the training for any reason, you are entitled to a refund of the fees provided we are notified in writing within 2 days from the date of initial registration before the training commencement. The refunds are processed within 4 weeks from the day of withdrawal.
This CIPS course is a perfect fit for professionals at senior managerial positions and with CIPS level 5 certification to certify their procurement skills and for those professionals who are looking to achieve the prestigious MCIPS status.
Learners Point is an accredited training and exam center for CIPS in Dubai. With us, students have the advantage of receiving training, study guides through our regular CIPS level 6 classes, and writing their CIPS exam at our training center. They can book their exam center by registering and paying the exam fee online.
Our training is mostly instructor-led and classroom-based. However, we also offer high-quality live and interactive online sessions.
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