AcademyGlobal, one of the region’s leading training specialists is announced as the first education partner approved to deliver the CIPS new qualifications in Australia

CIPS 29 August 2019

The Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply in Australia (CIPS), the largest professional body in the world has announced its first education partnership with AcademyGlobal in the Australia delivering CIPS new qualifications and training.

Founded in 2004, AcademyGlobal has conducted training in over 20 countries and across five continents, delivering capability and designing engaging and rewarding learning experiences, building confidence, expertise and knowledge. This new study centre will provide first-class education and training for procurement and supply professionals with CIPS Diploma and CIPS Advance Diploma qualifications.

CIPS has offices around the world and a community of 200,000 procurement and supply chain professionals in 180 countries, and is the voice of the profession. CIPS is the dynamic champion driving the global procurement and supply management profession and a not-for-profit organisation, and exists for the public good.

Head of Professional Body, Charlotte Payne, MCIPS, from CIPS Australasia commented, “AcademyGlobal’s support offers students the opportunity to benefit from their significant experience in procurement and supply. With high-quality assistance for their studies, this will help aspiring professionals to achieve their qualifications, and their MCIPS faster, enabling continuing career success.

“Students value guidance and insight for their studies to bring the theory to life. We are looking forward to working with the new study centre and hearing about theirs and their students’ success.”


Paul Vorbach, Managing Director from AcademyGlobal commented, “The profession is changing rapidly. Clients and the broader community are expecting more from procurement and supply professionals. Increasingly important objectives such as sustainability and social procurement, need to be embraced without compromising value for money and the overall business outcomes. This new CIPS study centre provides Australian procurement and supply professionals with local support from experienced faculty and senior members of the CIPS community, including FCIPS members of the local Australian branches.  This offers the best of both worlds - CIPS international curriculum and global standards with local expertise, insight and support.”




The Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply Australasia (CIPS)

The Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) is the world’s largest procurement and supply professional organisation.  It is the worldwide centre of excellence on procurement and supply management issues.  CIPS has a global community of over 200,000 in 180 different countries and 10,000 in Australia alone, including senior business people, high-ranking officials and leading academics.  The activities of procurement and supply chain professionals have a major impact on the profitability and efficiency of all types of organisation and CIPS offers corporate solution packages to improve business profitability.

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Founded in 2004, AcademyGlobal is a leading training and development firm who focuses solely on capability development. Our mission is to design and deliver engaging and rewarding learning experiences that build confidence, expertise and knowledge. AG has unparalleled alliances with professional bodies and universities combining academic rigour with intensive workshop facilitation and engaging online learning. Members of AG’s faculty have held management roles in commercial and government organisations, and each have a depth of practical expertise across the fields of strategy, finance, procurement, contract management, negotiation, project management and risk management. AG is an ISO 9001:2015 Quality Assured Management Systems organisation.


For more information contact:

CIPS Australasia
Giovanni Ferrante | Marketing Manager
Level 18, 461 Bourke Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
T +61 3 8611 0320 w

AcademyGlobal Pty Ltd
Genevieve Malcolm 
| Associate Director
Level 8, 3 Spring Street, Sydney NSW 2000
1300 950 251 | + 61 (2) 8249 4435

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