Procurement and Suppliers – UNIT CERTIFICATE

Understanding Procurement and Supplier Management in the Workplace - City&Guilds/ILM Unit Certificate.


Procurement and supply chain management:

Explain procurement procedures in own organisation;
Describe how procurement requirements can be identified and validated;
Identify typical purchases in own area of responsibility;
Describe supply chain in own organisation; and
Describe types of specifications used in the organisation

Identifying and managing specialists and suppliers:

List specialists and suppliers used by own organisation and explain how these specialists and suppliers are selected; and
Explain how the performance of specialists and suppliers is monitored and how continuous improvement is encouraged


The course is run either in the evenings or daytime.

Participants spend 2 evenings in the public class and back this up with experience outside the classroom.

The course can also be taken privately over a single day and we agree the date to suit your diary.


The Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM ) operates an ‘Open Entry’ policy but prospective participants should be able to apply what they learn on the course in an organisational setting (need not be in a job).


Participants receive the Griffin College Certificate in Managing Procurement and Suppliers.

Participants have the option to receive the City&Guilds/ILM Unit Certificate in 'Understanding Procurement and Supplier Management in the Workplace' on completion of a written assignment and payment of the City&Guilds/ILM student registration and certification fees.

ILM is part of City & Guilds and certifies over 90,000 courses each year internationally.