ISBL CIPS Award for School Business Professionals

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CIPS Award for School Business Professionals is a procurement and supply learning programme based on CIPS Global Standard and adapted for the education sector. The programme promotes and develops high standards of professional skill, ability and integrity.

Highlights include:

*Learning is accredited by the largest professional body in procurement

*Designed to challenge entrenched views and stimulate creative thinking

*Education sector terminology and practices are included in the training

*Interactive workshops, sector-specific case studies and work-based assignments bring learning alive

*Opportunities to improve networking are facilitated

*Accredited by the leading professional body in procurement and supply

CIPS Award for School Business Professionals is a procurement and supply learning programme that has been designed in partnership by ISBL and CIPS to incorporate terminology, practices and unique challenges specific to schools.

The programme is delivered using different learning methods including practical assessed assignments, interactive workshops and contextualised case studies to make learning relevant.

The successful completion of the programme results in Diploma membership of CIPS. It takes a year to complete with an average of 100 hours of self-study required. There are five modules, comprising a blend of face-to-face training days, webinars and coursework based on real issues encountered by staff.

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