Certified International Procurement Manager (CIPM)
03-05 July 2019, Bali-Indonesia
IPSCMI, International Purchasing and Supply Chain Management Institute, is a prestigious professional institute offering purchasing and supply chain management certifications throughout the world in all modes of instruction, including conventional public seminars, online courses, in-house seminars and other distance learning modes. IPSCMI’s purchasing and supply chain management courses and programs are provided around the world by a complete network of alliance partners which contract with IPSCMI for collaboration in conducting the IPSCMI programs. More than 60,000 professionals from 42 countries worldwide have been certified by IPSCMI so far.
This Certification Program is a core certification program of the International Purchasing And Supply Chain Management Institute. This program offers the designation of CIPM (Certified International Procurement Manager) to candidates who demonstrate their understanding of the fundamentals of the profession through the successful completion of rigorous professional certification examinations based upon the Learning System (LS) developed by the International Trade Centre (ITC).
Training in English
A minimum of 4 years of professional-level experience in supply chain, procurement/ purchasing/sourcing, logistics, operation, demand planning, inventory, etc position with a Bachelor degree or global equivalent degree.
Successful candidates (passed the test with minimum score 60) are granted the designation of CIPM. The designation CIPM may be used just as similar recognitions are employed in finance, accounting, insurance, medicine, law, and other professions. Either the full expression or the initials may be used after the individual’s name on business cards, stationery, etc.
Individuals who have earned a certification designation are required to be recertified every five years
3rd day of training, from 3pm-5pm
80 multiple-choice questions
2 hours length
Estimate 4 weeks after the course we will deliver the certifications to the office of participants (for participants who passed the exam).
Professor Zal Phiroz (PhD, MBA, BSc Hons.)
Harvard University, Adjunct Professor Supply Chain Management
Center for Purchasing and Supply Chain Management, Executive Advisory Board Member
Zal Phiroz is a powerful business leader and established industry specialist on marketing and global supply chain practices, within the fast moving consumer goods and IT industry. Mr. Phiroz is distinguished by his passion for visionary business growth, entrepreneurship, and academia. He has held a number of executive, senior management and senior advisory roles within North America including time spent with Proctor & Gamble and TELUS. Mr. Phiroz currently teaches Supply Chain Management (Masters Level) at Harvard University.
With an established foundation in IT and management, Mr. Phiroz led a number of international special projects at Procter & Gamble, including $100M+ projects on shrink, Wal-Mart capacity optimization, Tide product concentration, IAMS demand projection and recall. In addition to leading an exploratory team tasked with overseeing global P&G innovation, Mr. Phiroz contributed to the Folgers divestiture, Gillette merger, and managed cross-functional special project partnerships with major retailers including Wal-Mart, Shoppers Drug Mart, Tesco, CVS and Walgreens.
Within the telecommunications marketing and IT space at TELUS, Mr. Phiroz was charged with quarterbacking the national expansion of smartphone device usage within the overall corporate portfolio. Under the leadership of Mr. Phiroz, the TELUS data device portfolio increased exponentially, and resulted in a market share growth of 16% over two years. Data analysis processes, and customized marketing techniques initiated by Mr. Phiroz are still in use currently.
As the co-founder and President of Pier Consulting Group Inc., Mr. Phiroz is responsible for direct collaboration with medium sized corporations, leading academic institutions, and federal charities on sustainability, macro marketing, and management and coordination of all supply-chain and operations projects. Major projects have included management of international consumer marketing research, aggregate data analysis on competitive markets, growth opportunity quantification, and optimization of supply chain coordination.
Mr. Phiroz holds an MBA in International Finance and two undergraduate degrees in Computer Science. A dynamic public speaker, Mr. Phiroz is a regularly invited to guest lecture at various Universities on topics relating to Supply Chain Management. He has also spoken at TEDx, UN Canada, OPAL (Chicago, Newport, Toronto), and currently instructs graduate level Supply Chain Management at Harvard University.