This is a research based module and should be the last core module you complete. On completion of this module, you will be able to evaluate changing needs and requirements for procurement and supply and assess future challenges faced by the profession.
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 prepare themselves for the future strategic challenges that they will undoubtedly be faced with. This module is designed to challenge procurement and supply leaders to look ahead and to consider the future strategic challenges for them and their profession.
We will release the topic themes one month before the exam even if your May exam has been moved due to Covid-19 cancellations, this timescale will not change.
Exams for this module will be available in May and November only each year. Studying and assessment is very different to any others in our suite of qualifications, we strongly recommend that you take this as your final exam. Download the factsheet to help you to prepare for this exam.
We also provide FREE access elearning for all students to help you to prepare for this exam.
Joining a CIPS qualification programme means you will join the largest Institute in the world for those working in procurement and supply. You can join as a member online today. Once you've become a CIPS member you can book your examinations online.