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Discussion Forum

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Student forum


This forum is available for CIPS students to network and share advice, study tips, great case studies, books you've found useful etc. Please feel free to share your ideas and concerns with each other - after all, you're all in the same boat!

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Latest Activity: 2 days ago New Syllabus - resources By Hannah Carlin

Need help or advice?


Post your work based problems here to see if a fellow member can help you.  Study and exam help is available on the student forum.

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Latest Activity: 24 days ago re By

Experience sharing


We would like to share purchasing and supply management experiences from our members.  Do you have any useful hints or tips to share with your peers? Would you like to share case studies about things that have gone well and not so well throughout your work experience?

Discussions: 57
Latest Activity: 57 days ago Direct materials sourcing via Credit Card By Alessandro Pian

News issues


Debate the impact of news stories on procurement professionals as they break.

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Latest Activity: 525 days ago MCIPS, SCMP Reciprocity Designation By Anesu Faith Dahwa