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Certificate in Advanced Procurement Management

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Introduction

The Continuing and Professional Education (CPE) Certificate in Advanced Procurement Management will be delivered through 120 contact hours. Participants will explore various alternative and supporting strategies for optimising procurement decisions, such as: risk management, performance auditing, strategic sourcing, international procurement, electronic procurement (e-procurement) and fraud identification and treatment. 

Who is this programme for?

This CPE Certificate in Advance Procurement Management will aid those aspiring to become procurement professionals and those who monitor, evaluate and give oversight to the procurement process such as Managers, Auditors and the Executive Management team. 

Programme Structure

The programme consists of four courses. These may be taken together for the completion of the Certificate or participants may be allowed to complete any course for the award of the Continuing Education Units (CEUs).

  • Procurement Risk Management
  • Strategic Sourcing & International Procurement
  • Performance Audit
  • ICT and E-Procurement 

When will the programme start?

Contact your nearest Open Campus Country Site on the start date for the programme.  

Entry Requirements

Participants should have completed the CPE Certificate in Procurement Management.   Alternately, students who possess an Associate’s degree or higher qualification in the Social Sciences may also apply.   Kindly contact an Open Campus Site location nearest to you for information on the application process

Assessment Structure

A model of continuous in-course assessment will be applied to all courses within this programme. Students will be assessed at different intervals over the duration of each course which may include written examinations. Assignments may also include but are not limited to: case-based activities, practical assignments, presentations and other projects. 

Course of Study
Core 
PROC080
ICT and E-Procurement
PROC070
Performance Audit
PROC060
Strategic Sourcing & International Procurement
PROC050
Procurement Risk Management