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.
IMPORTANT UPDATE - Now available 4 times a year in computer-based exam format. The paper-based exams for this module will not be available in March 2022, however you may choose computer-based remote exams in every exam series.
We will release the topic themes one month before the exam.
Studying and assessment for this modules is different and we strongly recommend that you take this as your final 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.