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Certified Procurement and Supply Professional of Kenya (CPSP-K)

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Certified Procurement and Supply Professional of Kenya (CPSP-K)

PREAMBLE

The CPSP – K curriculum/exam is designed to equip learners with knowledge, practical skills and attitudes that will enable them perform duties as buyers, supply chain managers, supervisors directors, or consultants for an organization. To achieve this, modules such as Costing and Budgeting, Finance, Leadership, Governance and Project Management are incorporated into the curriculum, in addition to core Supply Chain Management modules. The program comprises four parts including a research paper, and has been benchmarked to international curriculum and practice standards.

CERTIFIED PROCUREMENT AND SUPPLY PROFESSIONAL OF KENYA (CPSP-K)

COURSE DESCRIPTION

The Professional Course in Supply Chain Management is packaged into four (4) Parts namely:

  1. Certified Procurement and Supply Professional part 1
  2. Certified Procurement and Supply Professional part II
  3. Certified Procurement and Supply Professional part III
  4. Certified Procurement and Supply Professional part 1V

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The course is concerned with the application of procurement and supply principles and solving supply chain challenges in a dynamic environment.

GENERAL OBJECTIVES OF THE COURSE

By the end of the course, the trainee should be able to:

  • Appreciate the importance of Procurement and Supply in an organization
  • Execute procurement and supply process in an organization
  • Apply ICT in Procurement and Supply process in an organization
  • Effectively manage procurement and supply finance risk and documentation
  • Establish procurement and supply Audit Framework
  • Demonstrate knowledge and advice on mitigation of emerging issues in Supply Chain Management
  • Appreciate the legal aspects in Supply Chain Management
  • Apply appropriate decision making tools in Supply Chain Management
  • Manage Procurement Projects
  • Apply research methodology principles, processes, theory and models in organisational problem solving.
  • Practice as a supply chain specialist/consultant.

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

EXAMINABLE UNITS:

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CERTIFIED PROCUREMENT AND SUPPLY PROFESSIONAL PART I

  1. PL1.01 Organizational Environment
  2. PL1.02 Procurement of Goods, Services and Works
  3. PL1.03 Procurement Planning
  4. PL1.04 Supply Chain Management Information Systems
  5. PL1.05 Contract Law and Negotiation
  6. PL1.06 Finance for Procurement

CERTIFIED PROCUREMENT AND -SUPPLY PROFESSIONAL PART II

  1. PL2.01 Supply Chain Management for SMEs
  2. PL2.02 Procurement Costing and Budgeting
  3. PL2.03 Procurement of Consultancy Services
  4. PL2.04 Procurement Audit and Risk Management
  5. PL2.05 Quantitative Techniques
  6. PL2.06 Category Management

CERTIFIED PROCUREMENT AND -SUPPLY PROFESSIONAL PART III

  1. PL3.01 Sustainable Procurement
  2. PL3.02 International Procurement
  3. PL3.03 Logistics and Inventory Management
  4. PL3.04 Research in Procurement
  5. PL3.05 Operations Management

CERTIFIED PROCUREMENT AND -SUPPLY PROFESSIONAL PART IV

  1. PL4.01 Procurement Governance
  2. PL4.02 Strategic Supply Chain Management
  3. PL4.03 Procurement Leadership
  4. PL4.04 Project Management
  5. PL4.05 Public Private Partnerships (PPPs)
  6. PL4.06 Research Project in Procurement and Supply

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ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

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 qualification

  • Pass in APS (K), or
  • Degree from a recognized university, or
  • KCSE 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 credits in Mathematics and English at Kenya certificate of education )KCE)
  • Equivalent qualifications as determined by Kenya institute of Supplies Management (KISM).

ANNUAL REGISTRATION RENEWAL

  1. Validity of student registration is one calendar year from January to December. Students must renew registration annually by filling examination entry / annual registration form (CPSP/APS/2) and submitting the form to the designated KISM receiving office in Nairobi or to a designated KASNEB or KISM representative in locations outside Nairobi, in accordance with instructions on the Student Registration form.
  1. Any student who fails to renew the studentship registration within three years will be required to pay registration re-instatement fee and all the annual registration renewal arrears.

EXAMINATION ENTRY

  • Registered students who wish to take the examinations must submit the prescribed entry forms, duly completed together with the appropriate examination fee on or before the dates. The closing date for the receipt of entries for the December examinations is the preceding 15th August and for the June examination the preceding 15th February.
  • Late entries may be accepted upto one month after the closing date for the normal entries on payment of late entry fee which is an additional 50% of the normal examination entry fee.
  • Examination dates and list of examination centres are supplied with the examination entry form. Information on the examination dates and examination centres is also available on the KISM and KASNEB websites; www.kism.or.ke and kasneb.or.ke.

WITHDRAWAL FROM THE EXAMINATION

Application for withdrawal must be accompanied by a letter quoting the student’s registration number, preferred examination center and reason(s) for withdrawal. Students who withdraw from the examination before the closing date specified for late entry are entitled to a refund of 50% of the examination entry fee paid. Students who withdraw on account of illness are entitled to a refund of 75% of the examination entry fee paid, subject to production of an authentic medical certificate covering the examination dates.

DEFERMENT OF EXAMINATION FEES

A student shall be allowed to defer examination fees to the subsequent examination sitting only once in any particular part upon application and providing sufficient reason(s) for deferment. The successful applicants shall be required to pay an administrative charge equivalent to 15% of the applicable examination fees thirty days prior to the examination period, failure to which the opportunity granted for deferment will lapse.

ABSENTEEISM FROM EXAMINATION

A student absent from an examination will forfeit the examination entry fee paid.

EXEMPTIONS

(a) Exemptions will be granted on paper by paper basis.

(b) No exemptions will be granted for APS Examination and CPSP Part IV

Additional information on CPSP-K examination is available from:

  • KISM offices
  • KASNEB offices
  • Kenya National Library Services (KNLS) branches countrywide
  • Training institutions
  • KISM and KASNEB websites

ITEM                                                 FEE

  • CPSP Normal Registration                5,500
  • CPSP Late Registration                      8,000
  • CPSP Reinstatement                           5,500
  • CPSP Renewal                                   1,500
  • CPSP Part I Examination (per paper)    2,500
  • CPSP Part II Examination (per paper)  3,500
  • CPSP Part III Examination (per paper) 4,000
  • CPSP Part IV Examination (per paper) 4,000
  • CPSP Research Paper                      15,000
  • Exemption CPSP Part I (per paper) 3,750
  • Exemption CPSP Part II (per paper) 5,250
  • Exemption CPSP Part III (per paper) 6,000

*Late examination entry attracts an additional 50% of the normal entry fee.

*No exemptions at APS Levels and at CPSP Part IV

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    kipngetich josphatPosted on  9:01 am - Aug 25, 2018

    Good afternoon,
    I wish to apply for exemptions on CPS-K but there are no forms available online,please send me a copy of exemption form to facilitate my application.Thanks

    marcusPosted on  6:18 pm - Jul 30, 2018

    What is the cost of CPSP Part 3 revision notes

    okeyo josephat kiwaPosted on  3:51 am - Apr 30, 2018

    kindly send me my exam timetable through this email josephatkiwah@gmail.com for CPA examination

    joel kelelePosted on  9:08 am - Jan 22, 2018

    kindly send me examination forms cpsp-k .
    regards joel

    CPSP-K notes and revision: KISMPosted on  9:07 pm - Sep 6, 2017

    CPSP-K III SYALLABUS
    CPSP-K notes and revision papers

    SUSTAINABLE PROCUREMENT
    Introduction to sustainable procurement
    Technology development and sustainable innovations
    Sustainable trends and influencers of sustainable procurement
    Drivers and enablers of green procurement
    Sustainable procurement policy
    Balanced score card and sustainability
    Green procurement audits in an organization
    Performance measurement of sustainable procurement
    Emerging issues and trends in sustainable procurement

    INTERNATIONAL PROCUREMENT
    Overview of international procurement
    Preparation of specification in international procurement
    Sourcing strategies in international procurement
    Sourcing strategies in international procurement
    Commodity markets
    Procedures and documentation in international procurement
    Import and export preparation
    Customs services, regulations and instructions
    International transportation
    Financing in international procurement
    International trade, institutions and frameworks
    Challenges/ risks faced in international procurement
    Emerging issues and trends in international procurement

    LOGISTICS AND INVENTORY MANAGEMENT
    Overview of logistics management
    Management principles in logistics
    Transport management
    Warehousing and distribution management
    Outsourcing logistics management
    Measuring logistics costs and performance
    Humanitarian logistics
    Scope and concepts of store management
    Stock identification and coding
    Stock control techniques
    Stock taking, stock checking and stock audit
    Organizing and managing the stores function
    Inventory management information systems
    Inventory optimization
    Emerging issues and trends in logistics and inventory management

    RESEARCH IN PROCUREMENT
    Overview of research in procurement
    The research problem
    Research design
    Sampling design
    Measurement and scaling techniques
    Data collection
    Processing and analysis of data
    Sampling and sampling process
    Testing of hypothesis
    Multivariate analysis techniques
    Interpretation and reporting
    Role of information technology (IT) in procurement research
    Emerging issues and trends in research in procurement

    OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
    Overview of operations management
    Value analysis in supply chain
    Operations planning and control
    Operations strategy
    Operations decision-making
    Production management and resource planning
    Systems design
    Facility location and layout
    Total quality management (TQM)
    Benchmarking in operations management
    Product and service design
    Maintenance management
    Emerging issues in operations management

    CPSP-K notes and revision: KISMPosted on  8:57 pm - Sep 6, 2017

    SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT FOR SMES
    Overview of supply chain in small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)
    Supply chain & SMEs
    Supply chain management objectives and strategy
    Marketing in supply chain management for SMEs
    Managing relations with supply chain partners in SMEs
    Leadership in supply chain management for SMEs
    Financial needs for SMEs
    Business plan and negotiation with financiers
    Managing supply chain risks in SMEs
    Sustainable supply chain management for SMEs
    Emerging issues and trends in supply chain management for small and medium enterprises

    PROCUREMENT COSTING AND BUDGETING
    Nature and purpose of costing in procurement and supply
    Cost concepts and classification
    Cost accumulation
    Cost estimation techniques
    Costing methods
    Contract costing
    Marginal and absorption costing
    Standard costing
    Forecasting in budgeting
    Budgeting in procurement and supply
    Budgeting and budgetary control systems
    Emerging issues and trends in procurement costing and budgeting

    PROCUREMENT OF CONSULTANCY SERVICES
    Overview of procurement of consultancy services
    Procurement of consultancy services (evaluation and selection)
    Types of consultancies
    Important provisions in consultancy contracts
    Stakeholders in procurement of consultancy services
    Inspection, receiving and acceptance of consultancy services
    Benchmarking for best practices in procurement of consultancy services
    Ethical issues in procurement of consultancy services
    Emerging issues and trends in procurement of consultancy services

    PROCUREMENT AUDIT AND RISK MANAGEMENT
    Overview of procurement audit and risk management
    Legal and professional framework in procurement audit and risk management
    Procurement audit, evidence and report
    Performance audit and risk management review
    Assurance services and non-assurance services
    ICT tools in procurement audit
    Risk assessment techniques and segmentation tools
    Management of professional procurement audit and risk management agencies/firms (consultancies)
    Risk management strategies
    Key stakeholders and their roles in procurement audit and risk management
    Best practices in procurement audit and risk management
    Legal issues in procurement audit and risk management
    Emerging issues and trends in procurement audit and risk management

    QUANTITATIVE TECHNIQUES
    Overview of quantitative techniques
    Equations and functions
    Probability
    Correlation and regression analysis
    Time series
    Linear programming
    Decision theory
    Network planning and analysis
    Inventory control models
    Emerging issues and trends in quantitative techniques

    CATEGORY MANAGEMENT
    Overview of category management
    Categorization in procurement
    Strategic acquisition and sills for category management
    Understanding category data
    Preparing for the category management process
    Supply market factors
    Planning and preparation of category management
    Routes to the supply chain
    Working with stakeholders
    Mobilization, start up and transition
    Managing contracts and suppliers
    Performance and risk measurement
    Emerging issues and trends in category management

    CPSP-K notes and revision: KISMPosted on  8:40 pm - Sep 6, 2017

    C PSP-K I SYLLANUSS
    CPSPK notes and Revision past papers

    ORGANIZATION ENVIRONMENT
    Overview of the organizational environment
    Foundations of organizational environment
    Organizational behaviour
    Types of organizations
    The purchasing organization and structures
    Types of markets and market theories
    Understanding the organization’s stakeholders and their needs
    Environmental analysis
    Emerging issues and trends in organizational environment

    PROCUREMENT OF GOODS, SERVICES AND WORKS
    Overview of procurement of goods, services and works
    Development of specifications for goods, services and goods
    Procurement of goods, services and works in various sectors
    Procurement policy, law and regulations in kenya
    Procurement methods of goods, services and works
    Procurement plan
    Bidding documents
    Bid evaluation
    Management of procurement contracts
    Inspection, receiving and acceptance of goods, services &works
    Storage and issuance of inventory
    Emerging issues in procurement of goods, services & works

    PROCUREMENT PLANNING
    Overview of procurement planning
    Role of market survey in procurement planning
    Elements of a procurement plan
    Priorities in procurement planning
    Procurement cycle
    Forecasting in procurement planning
    Characteristics of demand
    Budgeting as an element of procurement planning
    Strategic procurement planning (spp)
    Forecasting techniques for dependent and independent demand
    Planning for disposal of stores, equipment and other assets
    Emerging issues and trends in procurement planning

    SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS
    Overview of supply chain management information systems
    Procurement systems
    E-procurement systems
    Automation in supply chain
    E-procurement applications
    E-procurement platforms
    Procurement information management systems (pims)
    Emerging issues and trends in procurement information management sytems.

    CONTRACT LAW AND NEGOTIATION
    Contract formation between supplier and purchaser
    The express and implied terms that relate to contracts in procurement and supply
    Contractual agreements and their impact on relationships among different parties in procurement and supply
    Termination of contracts in procurement and supply
    Contract negotiation
    Approaches and techniques in contract negotiation
    Negotiation resources, process and relationships
    Effective communication skills in contract negotiation
    Dispute resolution in contract law and negotiation
    Ethical & legal issues in contract negotiation & international contracts
    Emerging issues & trends in contract law & negotiation

    FINANCE FOR PROCUREMENT
    Overview of finance for procurement
    Sources of finance
    Cost of capital
    Financial markets
    Time value of money
    Budgeting and budgetary control
    Capital expenditure decisions
    Working capital management
    Financial statement analysis
    International finance
    Emerging issues and trends in finance for procurement

    CPSP-K notes and revision: KISMPosted on  8:03 am - Sep 3, 2017

    CPSP

    PART I
    • Organizational Environment
    • Procurement of Goods, Services and Works
    • Procurement Planning
    • Supply Chain Management Information Systems
    • Contract Law and Negotiation
    • Finance for Procurement

    CPSP

    PART II
    • Supply Chain Management for SMEs
    • Procurement Costing and Budgeting
    • Procurement of Consultancy Services
    • Procurement Audit and Risk Management
    • Quantitative Techniques
    • Category Management

    CPSP

    PART III
    • Sustainable Procurement
    • International Procurement
    • Logistics and Inventory Management
    • Research in Procurement
    • Operations Management

    CPSP
    PART IV
    • Procurement Governance
    • Strategic Supply Chain Management
    • Procurement Leadership
    • Project Management
    • Public Private Partnerships (PPPs)
    • Research Project in Procurement and Supply

    Everlyne AkiyiPosted on  5:31 am - Aug 6, 2017

    If you are MCIPS must u do this too?

    williePosted on  7:43 pm - Jun 30, 2017

    Message:how do i get my Cpsp exam results

    GLADYS MATHENGEPosted on  8:01 am - Jun 27, 2017

    kindly send me examination forms for CPSP-K.

    Regards
    Gladys

    Gertrude KamunaPosted on  2:00 pm - Feb 17, 2017

    We appreciate the professionalism you ve demonstrated in the field of procurement.

    Is it possible to get past papers for the previous sittings.

    Thanks again

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