The Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS)

The Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS)

The Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) is an internationally recognized, 30-month certification program for procurement and supply chain professionals.

About the Program

Dedicated to promoting best practice, CIPS provides a wide range of courses which enable people working in procurement to gain globally recognised professional qualifications. The CIPS certification is well recognised and accepted by public and private sectors, and by development agencies all over the world.


The CIPS qualification offered at BIGD is a 180 credit program consisting of 3 levels – Diploma, Advanced Diploma and Professional Diploma level.

Diploma in Procurement and Supply (Level 4) intends to increase participation within planning and forecasting for future demand, forward planning for contract development, negotiations, and contract management. This part of the program covers negotiation with suppliers, conflict resolution with the supply market and chain.

Advanced Diploma in Procurement and Supply (Level 5) focuses on cost reduction and added value of purchases and supplies, improving timescales and stock control, management and innovation in the procurement and supply process, and developing legal and risk management expertise.

Professional Diploma in Procurement and Supply (Level 6) incorporates within, strategic acumen to align functional, organisational and supply chain strategies, and to devise and implement change movement. The course intends to develop skills in areas including leadership of stakeholders, the procurement function, teams and relationship management, and project and financial management.

Why You?

The CIPS certification is designed for procurement and supply chain professionals, to build their capacity with the required skills, knowledge and attitude to render the best performance in the competitive global market.

After You Graduate

A CIPS qualification can help procurement and supply chain professionals advance their understanding of purchasing and supply management as well as other essential issues that affect business, enhancing their decision making abilities. Moreover, achieving the MCIPS membership is the internationally recognized gold standard of achievement for procurement professionals, which will play a very important role in career advancement.

Our Faculties

Masud Akhter Khan

MCIPS Director Central Procurement Technical Units (CPTU), IMED, Ministry of Planning

Abdur Rahim

MCIPS Project Director, Greater Kushtia District Rural Infrastructure Development Project (GKRIDP)

Engr. Md. Enamul Huque, MCIPS

(Deputy Secretary, Government of Bangladesh). Deputy Project Director, Dhaka Mass Rapid Transit Development Project (Line 5)

Syed Rafiqul Alam

MCIPS Senior Procurement Specialist Modern Food Storage Directorate of Food

Dr. Abu Bakar Siddique, MCIPS

International Procurement Specialist Centralized Technical Services Support Unit, Ministry of Finance, Independent State of Samoa (financed by the World Bank)

Md. Zikrul Islam, MCIPS

Superintending Engineer(Civil) [Programme Coordinator], Roads and Highways Department (RHD)

Rashed Morshed FCIPS

Chartered, PMP Superintending Engineer (Procurement), Bangladesh-China Power Company (Pvt) Limited (BCPCL)

Salek Mahmud

MCIPS Superintending Engineer DPDC

Shah Eyamin Ul Islam, MCIPS

Executive Engineer (Procurement) Public Works Department (PWD), Dhaka

Mir Mehbubur Rahman, MCIPS

Senior Consultant The World Bank, Dhaka

A Z M Farhan Daud

MCIPS Executive Engineer Roads and Highways Department Bangladesh

Inthaqab Wahid Ruso, MCIPS

Executive Engineer Roads and Highways Department (RHD)

Ali Ahmed Khan, MCIPS

Executive Engineer (Mechanical) Roads and Highways Department (RHD)

Engr. Md. Moktar Hossain

MCIPS Executive Engineer, Ghorasal 3rd Unit Repowering Project, BPDB, Biddut Bhaban, Dhaka

Mohammad Shahe Arefeen

MCIPS Executive Engineer Roads and Highways, Dhaka

Fariba Halim Aurin

Sub-divisional Engineer Public Works Department (PWD), Dhaka

Md. Saifur Rahman

MCIPS Senior Assistant Chief Bangladesh Planning Commission

Muhammad Abul Kawser

MCIPS Senior Procurement Expert ADB (Bangladesh Resident Mission)

Engr. Md. Rasel Parvez

MCIPS, PMP Procurement Specialist (Consultant) Asian Development Bank (ADB)

Tarun Kumar Sarker

MCIPS Contract Management Specialist Department of Disaster Management

Muhammad Adnan Rahman

MCIPS Deputy Project Director (Executive Engineer) Modern Food Storage Facilities Project Ministry of Food

Md. Ashiful Ahsan

MCIPS Manager, Procurement Northern Electricity Supply Company (NESCO) Ltd.

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What You Need To Know

Program Duration

Total 2.5 years, broken down into 5 Weeks for each course.

Class Timing

Saturday: 9.00 am to 5.00 pm


View our detailed admission requirements and eligibility below.

Application Process

Applicants need to register to become a CIPS Member at the official CIPS website and pay the required student membership fee of £112.00 with an international credit card. Afterwards, they need to register at BIGD, Brac University.

Tuition and Fees

The tuition fee breakdown for the CIPS program is given below.

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