The CIPP certification is open to all procurement executives who are active in a procurement, contract management or category management role without requiring any long experience on the job.
However for those who want to enter the advanced CIAPP program, it is beneficial to have:
- a Master’s degree, or
- at the least a Bachelors degree together with a minimum of five years’ relevant experience in a procurement role or in a Managerial position and above.
The learning plans leading to CIPP & CIAPP certification are well-balanced learning plans for two procurement-professional profiles of different experience levels.
CIPP & CIAPP are delivered completely online and are essentially self-directed allowing you to study at your own pace.
The course materials & methodology is highly interactive and have one thing in common: as opposed to the more theoretical courses, these courses are scenario-based and designed to be applied in practice. They are practical courses that are relevant to your everyday experiences on the job.
Here are the Steps to Complete them: