How CIPS Can Help You

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Membership of CIPS provides knowledge and networking opportunities…

CIPS Knowledge

A comprehensive online hub that provides best practice insights, guidance and tools.

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Supply Management

Our magazine, and daily news alerts delivered straight to your inbox.

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Recognition

All our members’ current status can be checked via the Professional Register which details their membership grade and ethical training.

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Branches

Join your local network and interact with like-minded professionals.

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Events

Our events bring together expert speakers offering their industry insights and a chance to increase your knowledge and learn from the best.

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Discounted Resources

Discounts on training, events and professional books are available to all our members, helping them to access these resources in a cost-effective way.

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Join our community and benefit from:

Qualifications

Qualifications

Throughout the world CIPS qualifications are recognised as driving leading edge thinking and professionalism in procurement.

Networking

Networking

Become part of a global community of over 200,000 professionals brought together to share news and ideas.

Training

Training

Our programmes help professionals deliver real strategic and sustainable value to their organisations.

Types of Membership:

Studying Member

Studying Member

The entry level for procurement and supply professionals in the early stages of their development, or those looking to join the profession.

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MCIPS

MCIPS

As a fully qualified member, you will have achieved an internationally recognised award representing the global standard for a P&SM professional.

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FCIPS

FCIPS

The highest grade of membership - an accolade that recognises your outstanding level of achievement, knowledge and experience in procurement.

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Affiliate

Affiliate

Ideal for anyone not seeking to become professionally qualified but with a strong interest in procurement and supply.

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Chartered Professional

Chartered Professional

MCIPS/FCIPS members can step up to evidence a commitment to their professional career and ethical procurement and supply practices.

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Struggling to fund your CIPS studies because of personal hardship?

CIPS Foundation

The CIPS Foundation offers bursaries for people globally who are undergoing hardship to support their CIPS studies.

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CIPS SA Trust

The CIPS SA Trust Bursary scheme is aimed at South Africa citizens who are undergoing hardship and would like to pursue a career in procurement.

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