Postgraduate Diploma in Procurement & Contracts Management

Cambridge International Qualifications, UK

Every organization, whether they are projectized, functional, or matrix, uses procurement and contracts. and hence arises the need to be an expert. This program is just what you need.

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40 Credits (CIQ)

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The Postgraduate Diploma in Procurement and Contracts Management program will help the learners understand the fundamentals and advanced features of managing contracts that are made as part of the legal documentation of forging solid work relationships with customers, vendors and even partners.

  • Get a Postgraduate Diploma in Procurement and Contracts Management from Cambridge International Qualifications (CIQ). 
  • CIQ is a professional awarding organization incorporated in the UK. 
  • After completing this course ,you are eligible for  6 ECTS credits exemption in the Master of Business Administration program of Guglielmo Marconi University (GMU), Italy 
  • 100% Online with Personal Tutor support
  • Flexible Payment scheme. No upfront payment, pay on module by module basis.
  • Program Flexibility : Can complete the program in 6 months based on students’ pace and time availability 
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$800 Total Fee

Pay Per Module

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Flexible

2-6 months

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Certification

Postgraduate Diploma in Procurement and Contracts Management

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Course Modules & Fee

Module Fee

$600($300 on starting each of the 2 module)

Certification Fee

$200(on completion of both the modules)

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$800 Total Fee

Pay Per Module

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Flexible

2-6 months

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Certification

Postgraduate Diploma in Procurement and Contracts Management

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Completely Online

Admission requirement

English Language Proficiency

There is no formal entry requirement for this course, however a good standard of written and spoken English is required to study with us, but a formal language qualification (such as IELTS) is not necessary. Generally, your English simply needs to be sufficient to:

  • Use study materials, including online books, video and audio
  • Complete the assessment requirement of the respective modules

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$800 Total Fee

Pay Per Module

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Flexible

2-6 months

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Certification

Postgraduate Diploma in Procurement and Contracts Management

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Completely Online

Why Athena ?

Flexible

At Athena, you are in charge of your learning! You get to decide the pace of your learning based on your financial and time availability. The learning structure is modular, ensuring pace, effectiveness and momentum of your learning journey. With this bytes sized learning format you get to learn anywhere, anytime.

Affordable

With Athena as your learning partner, you follow a ‘Pay as you Go Scheme’ for your program, that means no upfront bulk payment of your fee. Instead your fee will be divided into small pocket friendly installments distributed across your program.

Accredited & Globaly Accepted

Athena Global Education has partnered with reputed Universities and Awarding bodies, all of which are fully accredited by governmental regulatory bodies in their respective countries. Universities are NARIC Approved and are part of European Higher education, Bologna process, making the programs recognised worldwide.

Stackable

Byte sized learning formats ensure that each learning item carries tangible value in terms of learning outcome, which allows learners to stack or combine small units into higher education credits toward a degree or diploma. At any point of time during your course, you can claim a certificate/diploma based on the credits you have earned so far.

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$800 Total Fee

Pay Per Module

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Flexible

2-6 months

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Certification

Postgraduate Diploma in Procurement and Contracts Management

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Completely Online

Partners of this Programme

Cambridge International Qualifications, UK

Cambridge International Qualifications (CIQ), UK is a professional awarding body based in the United Kingdom. CIQ is founded on the vision of helping individual learners and employers in attaining quality accredited awards. With centers across the Middle East, Europe, and the African region, CIQ is a proud certification partner for more than 100 organizations and has a progression pathway with some of the leading universities across the world. 

 

 

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*All certificate and transcript images are for illustrative purposes only and may be subject to change at the discretion of respective Universities or Awarding Bodies.

Admission Process

Please find below the detailed steps to be followed as a part of the admission process.

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Step 1 :Register for a free trial

Register for a free trial and get complete access to the first module of this program for 7 days without any obligations.

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Step 2 :Submit online enrollment form

If you are satisfied with the learning, start your enrollment process by using ‘Enroll Now’ option in the learning dashboard.

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Step 3 :Pay & Start

Once your applications is approved, the fee payment option will be activated in your LMS and you will be able to make the payment.

Why this Course ?

1 Negotiate contracts

This program will help you understand the fundamentals and advanced features of managing contracts that are made as part of the legal documentation of forging solid work relationships with customers, vendors and even partners.

2 Understand compliance

It also enhances the understanding of certifying compliance with the terms and conditions, as well as documenting and agreeing on any changes by both the parties. This course is ideal for professionals looking to learn and apply the process of managing, executing and analyzing the management of procurement and contracts within the wider context of business.

3 Wide acceptance

It is certified by Cambridge International Qualifications (CIQ), UK, a professional awarding body based in the United Kingdom. CIQ is a proud certification partner for more than 100 organizations and has a progression pathway with some of the leading universities across the world.

Course Resources

For more detailed information about the course, please click on the links below.

What You Learn

This is your expected skill development and learning from the program

Module 1

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Procurement & Contract Management

Duration: 4 to 12 weeks

You learn procurement positioning, purchasing, pricing decisions, and importance of procurement management.

Level: EQF Level 7

Credits: 20 SCQF/ 7 ECTS

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Advance Procurement and Contract Management

Duration: 4 to 12 weeks

You learn about the integration of procurement and supply chain, procurement positioning, measurement, and final considerations.

Level: EQF Level 7/SCQF Level 11

Credits: 20 SCQF/ 7 ECTS

How You Learn

Scientifically developed learning pedagogy, which ensures quality and effective learning experience for the learners. We ensure a seamless learning experience for students with varying levels of expertise on the subject matter.

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What You Get

You will be receiving the following certificates as specified below:

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Postgraduate Diploma in Procurement & Contracts Management issued by Cambridge International Qualifications . (view sample)

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Records of Achievements with Grade issued by Cambridge International Qualifications .

All certificate and transcript images are for illustrative purposes only and may be subject to change at the discretion of respective Universities or Awarding Bodies.

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It is really easy to start with us. You can register for this course with minimum details and get access to one of the modules of this course for 7 days. During this period, you may enroll in this course by submitting the required documents and making a module fee.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Learners wishing to be admitted to the Postgraduate Diploma in Procurement and Contracts Management program will be able to directly enroll for the program, as there is no pre-requisite for prior certifications. However, if they choose to progress to the MBA program, they should be able to meet the minimum eligibility criteria for the MBA program.
Interested candidates must upload their Identity cards as a means to verify their identity.
Once you register for the course, you will have access to the learning resources of three units of the first chapter. Your access to these learning resources will end after 7 days of registration and you will need to enroll for the program by paying the course fee.
The core resources of the program are video classes and related reading material. Apart from the video classes and reading material, you will be given access to live, interactive online classes where you will be able to attend a virtual classroom and communicate with instructors and your fellow learners. This is an opportunity for learners to clarify their doubts and get a clear understanding of how to work on the assigned project.
Yes, whenever a student joins, s/he will be assigned a Personal Tutor, whom the student can reach out for any academic assistance. For any non-academic assistance, students can reach out to the Student Experience Officer (see@athena.edu).
Module 1 - Procurement & Contracts Management

Positioning procurement as an activity
Key success factor for procurement
International consideration
Pricing and Purchasing decision
Timing and quality of purchasing
Place and role for procurement of distribution
Different distribution channels
Transformations in the organization
Supplier Conformance Framework
Important task of purchasing management
Dominant attribute differentiator of Procurement
The nature of Procurement and Contracts Management
Key challenges of 21 st century Supply chain management
Introduction to Procurement and Contracts management

Module 2 – Advanced Procurement & Contracts Management

Procurement and Supply Chain Integration
Procurement and Positioning Model
Procurement Measurement
Procurement Measurement & Strategy
The Value Contribution of Procurement
Final Considerations in Procurement
There are no written exams for this program. Once you are enrolled in the program, you will be able to access the assignment brief under the 'Project Details' section in the learning portal. Apart from the assessment brief, you will be given the learning outcomes and performance criteria to know what is expected in the project from the learner. If you still have questions concerning the assignments, you can seek the support of the faculty during the live classes for the module. We are here to give you the help you need. After you have submitted the assignment, the faculty will evaluate and provide feedback, including results (your grade), within 21 days of your submission. If you fail, you will be given feedback on the assignment stating the reasons for failure. You will have to rework the project according to the feedback provided by the assessor. You will need to rework only the areas where you failed and not on the entire project. You will have to resubmit the assignment within 21 days of the publication of the result (grade). There are no additional fees for the resubmission.
The course outlines and learning outcomes are given as downloadable documents on the webpage of the course and also in the assignment brief.
Once you have registered for the Postgraduate Diploma in Procurement and Contracts Management program, the maximum time allowed to complete the program is 6 months. If you are unable to complete the course within 6 months, you may apply for an extension of 30 days by paying a Course Extension fee of USD 100.

The minimum duration of the course is 2 months though some exceptions may apply.