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CIPS Training in Dubai, Abu Dhabi

Blue Ocean Academy an exclusive tie-up with Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS)-UK, the world’s largest professional organisation for procurement and supply to deliver CIPS training and certification program in Dubai,  Abu Dhabi, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Oman, Kuwait, Bahrain and North Africa.

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CIPS Qualifications CIPS has five levels of certification program

CIPS level 2 – Certificate in procurement and supply operations
CIPS level 3 – Advanced certificate in procurement and supply operations
CIPS level 4 – Diploma in procurement and supply operations
CIPS level 5 – Advanced diploma in procurement and supply operations
CIPS level 6 – Professional diploma in procurement and supply operations

Topics Covered:

  • Principles of Procurement and Supply Operations
  • Functions in Procurement and Supply Operations
  • Processes in Procurement and Supply Operations
  • Procurement and Supply Operations Administration
  • Stakeholders – Classify relationship between purchasers and suppliers
  • Procurement and Supply Environments
  • Procurement and Supply Workflow
  • Inventory and Logistics
  • Contexts
  • Business needs
  • Sourcing
  • Negotiating and Contracting
  • Managing Risks
  • Improving Competitiveness of Supply chains
  • Category Management
  • Sustainability
  • Operations Management
  • Leadership
  • Corporate and Business Strategy
  • Strategic Supply Chain Management
  • Supply Chain Diligence
  • Programme and Project Management
  • Legal aspects in procurement and Supply

Program Benefits

  • CIPS is one of the leading certification for the procurement and supply operations professionals world wide.
  • Certification indicates a high level of professionalism increasing one’s value in the market place.
  • Certification signifies your dedication to continuous improvement.
  • A survey done by a Purchasing Magazine revealed that certified professionals earn 48% more salary than non certified professionals.

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Program Director:

Dr. Sathya Menon is a trailblazer in logistics and supply chain education in the Middle East. He has 25 years of experience (including consulting and training) in the field of Logistics, Supply Chain Management and Purchasing. He has worked with various MNCs like Ericsson, Compaq and large conglomerates like Samtel, Al Futtaim helping them to expand their Supply Chain operations. He has trained more than 25,000 professionals in the field of Logistics, Procurement and Supply Chain.


  • PhD in Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • MBA in Supply Chain Management
  • MBA in Materials Management
  • MCIPS from Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS), UK
  • FCILT– Chartered Fellow of the Institute of Logistics and Transportation (UK)
  • Executive Program in Artificial Intelligence – Future and Impact on Business Strategy – From MIT Sloan School of Management
  • Certified SAP Consultant for Supply Chain Management from SAP, Germany
  • FCMI from Chartered Management Institute (CMI), UK
  • Certified Purchase Manager (CPM) from Institute of Supply Chain Management (ISM) , USA
  • Certified International Supply Chain Manager (CISCM) from International Purchasing and Supply Chain Management Institute (IPSCMI), USA
  • Certified International Commercial Contracts Manager (CICCM) from from International Purchasing and Supply Chain Management Institute (IPSCMI), USA
  • Certified International Professional Training Consultant (CIPTC) from American Certification Institute (ACI), USA
  • Certified Professional Purchasing Manager (CPPM) from American Purchasing Society (APS), USA
  • Certified Purchasing Professional (CPP) from American Purchasing Society

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