Procurement Management

University College Cork


Course Name Procurement Management
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code ACE-CPM
Course Type Lifelong Learning
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Certificate National University of Ireland None
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Attendance Options Part time, Afternoon, Evening, Weekend
Location (Districts) Cork City
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment START DATE September 2022
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Duration 9 months Part-Time

Additional Teaching Mode Information
Workshops will be scheduled for a full day every second Friday. These workshops consist of lectures, individual and group activities, best practice processes, practical spreadsheet applications, and oral presentations. All modules are examined by continuous assessment with assignments submitted throughout the course. The programme operates by way of short intensive ‘sprints’ rather than a long distance race.
Course Fee €2,850 for the full programme.
€750 per 5 credit module if taken individually.
€1,250 per 10 credit module if taken individually.

A limited number of places on this course are available under the Springboard+ initiative which provides fee subsidies of 90-100% for eligible applicants. For more information on Springboard+ and to apply under this scheme, please go to
Entry Requirements

Expand+Non-graduates with at least three years’ professional experience in a relevant senior management role will also be considered for admission. Candidates who are not currently employed may also apply should they meet the above criteria. However, in o...

Course Content

Expand+The Certificate in Procurement Management is designed for busy professionals employed in the SME and multinational sector, as well as the public sector, who seek to deliver concrete, sustainable results through effective procurement management. The C...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Year 1 Modules

MG5823: Principles of Procurement and Tendering (5 credits)
Procurement process, skills, tasks and roles.
Quantitative and qualitative analysis of make or buy decisions, specification design, cost, benefits and risks.
Optimise th...

Assessment Method All five modules (30 credits) are examined exclusively by continuous assessment including Learning Portfolios and Presentations/Reports. These methods strengthen workplace application and applied learning.
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