Griffith Courses Receive CIPS Accreditation


Two Griffith College courses have been awarded CIPS accreditation from the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply.

The BA (Hons) in Procurement and Supply Chain Management and the Masters (MSc) in Procurement and Supply Chain Management have both been granted the prestigious accreditation.

This accreditation acknowledges the Griffith programmes as world-class, reflecting the current and future needs of this global profession.

CIPS accreditation constitutes the recognition of a world-class programme, which reflects the current and future needs of the global procurement and supply management profession and a CIPS accredited programme provides fast track to MCIPS.

Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) is the world’s largest professional body serving the procurement and supply profession. CIPS has offices around the world, including; Australia, Ghana, South Africa, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States of America.

Programme Director Suzanne Burdis in marking the accreditation, commented, “The Graduate Business School is delighted to announce the CIPS accreditation of the Griffith master's and undergraduate Procurement and Supply Chain Management courses. CIPS is the world's largest procurement and supply professional body. The accreditation of these two Griffith courses, designed and delivered by our industry-experienced expert lecturing team, will maximise the opportunities for our learners and graduates. We look forward to a fruitful collaboration with CIPS on these programmes.”

MCIPS (Member of CIPS) is an internationally recognised designation, which represents the global and professional standard within the procurement and supply profession. Holding MCIPS demonstrates a serious intent and commitment to your career.

In awarding this leading industry accreditation, Amanda Boustred, Professional Development Director with CIPS commented: “CIPS is delighted to welcome Griffith College, Ireland’s largest independent third level college, to its accredited global network of procurement and supply chain programmes.” Boustred stated “Having CIPS accreditation provides Griffith College procurement graduates with the skills, expertise, and opportunity to excel in the procurement and supply chain profession both within Ireland and internationally.”
Over 56% of employers request MCIPS or studying towards it when recruiting  and MCIPS professionals earn 21% more than their non-MCIPS colleagues.*
Read more about our BA in Procurement and Supply Chain Management here, and find more information on our MSc here


*stats from CIPS Procurement Salary Guide 2022 UK.