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Certified Procurement and Supply Professional

    Intake Periods
  • January
  • May
  • September
    Modes of Study
  • Full Time
  • Distance Learning
Course Overview

The course is designed to equip learners with knowledge, practical skills and attitudes that will enable him/her perform duties as a buyer, Supply Chain manager, supervisor and/or director in an organization. To achieve this, units such as Entrepreneurship, Costing and Budgeting, Finance, Leadership and Governance and Project Management are on offer, in addition to core Supply Chain Management subjects. The entire program comprises four parts including a research paper.

Duration of the CPSP- K Programme

The course is designed to be covered in 1,250 hours

Examination Schedule

In every year, examinations will be conducted in the periods:

  • May/June
  • November/December

Entry Qualifications

A person seeking to be registered as a student for the CPSP examination must show evidence of being a holder of one of the following qualifications:

  • Pass in APS (K), or
  • Degree from a recognized university, or
  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE), mean grade of C+ (plus) with minimum C+(plus) in English and in Mathematics, or
  • Kenya Advanced Certificate of Education (KACE) with at least two principle passes and credit in Mathematics and English at Kenya Certificate of Education(KCE)
  • Equivalent qualifications as determined by Kenya Institute of Supplies Management (KISM)

Curriculum Road Map
Part I
Part II
Part III
Part IV
  • Organizational Environment
  • Procurement of Goods, Services and Works
  • Procurement Planning
  • Supply Chain Management Information Systems
  • Contract Law and Negotiation
  • Finance for Procurement