CIPS Training Manchester

Radisson Blu Edwardian Hotel, Free Trade Hall, Peter Street, Manchester M2 5GP

Full days or evening programme options from £2299 – £2799 plus vat

Our CIPS Centre of Excellence in Manchester is based at the stunning 5 star Radisson Blu Edwardian Manchester hotel, a fantastic city centre venue which offers exceptional facilities and reflects the standards required by our CIPS Centre of Excellence status. This fully accessible venue is just a 9 minute walk from Oxford Road Station and 10 minutes from Piccadilly Station. Our Manchester students enjoy complimentary hot sandwiches on arrival and speciality teas and coffee on training days.

With examination results higher than the national averages and a 97% retention rate, we deliver incredibly successful CIPS Level 4 Diploma, Level 5 Advanced Diploma and Level 6 Professional Diploma programmes in Manchester, with 20 full days or 20 evening sessions per year across all diploma levels.

This venue is also one of our six private CIPS Examination Centres, for exclusive use by our students at no additional cost.

What we offer

  • Largest CIPS Centre of Excellence in UK

  • Private CIPS examination centre (exclusive to our students)

  • Fully qualified MCIPS trainers and practitioners

  • Exclusive online course notes and study materials prepared by our tutors

  • Flexible training options – weekdays, evenings, distance learning

  • Use of multiple study centres

  • Additional revision webinars

  • Comfortable, fully air-conditioned conference suites

  • Complimentary breakfast sandwiches and refreshments

  • On-site Cafe Bar

  • Excellent road and rail links
  • Flexible payment options

“The centre has produced a very comprehensive and detailed report. Results are very good and there is a high quality of distinctions. Quality Assurance is very good and there is a strong commitment to learner progress and customer care.”

[Source: CIPS Audit Report, June 2017]


If you are not looking for CIPS qualifications, we also offer bespoke training packages designed around your specific requirements. For more details please call our friendly, highly experienced team on 0845 607 1770 or email


Manchester CIPS Timetables 2018/19

Full Days: 9.30am – 4.00pm | Evenings: 4.30pm – 8.30pm

Module Full Days/Evening Sessions Exam Application Deadline Exam Date
D2 Business Needs in Procurement and Supply  26.09.18  03.10.18  21.09.18  15.11.18
 24.10.18  07.11.18
D4 Negotiating and Contracting in Procurement and Supply  05.12.18  19.12.18  30.11.18  28.01.19
 09.01.19  23.01.19
D3 Sourcing in Procurement & Supply   06.02.19  20.02.19  25.01.19  12.03.19
 27.02.19  06.03.19
D5 Managing Contracts and Relationships in Procurement and Supply  02.04.19  17.04.19  22.03.19  24.05.19
 01.05.19  15.05.19
L4M1 Scope and Influence of Procurement and Supply  05.06.19  12.06.19  May 2019  July 2019
 26.06.19  10.07.19

Full Days: 9.30am – 4.00pm | Evenings: 4.30pm – 8.30pm

Module Full Days/Evening Sessions Exam Application Deadline Exam Date
AD1 Management in Procurement & Supply    26.09.18  10.10.18  21.09.18  16.11.18
 24.10.18  06.11.18
AD6 Operations Management  05.12.18  19.12.18   30.11.18  28.01.19
 09.01.19  23.01.19
AD2 Managing risks in supply chains  13.02.19  20.02.19  25.01.19  11.03.19
 27.02.19  06.03.19
AD3 Improving the competitiveness of supply chain  03.04.19  16.04.19  22.03.19  23.05.19
L5M7 Achieving competitive advantage through the supply chain & L5M5 Managing ethical procurement & Supply 29.05.19  12.06.19  May 2019  w/c 15th July
 26.06.19  10.07.19

Full Days: 9.30am – 4.00pm

Module Full Days Sessions Exam Application Deadline Exam Date
PD1 Leadership in Procurement and Supply  22.11.18  30.11.18  30.01.19
PD5 Programme and Project Management  14.02.19  25.01.19  13.03.19
PD3 Strategic Supply Chain Management  04.04.19  22.03.19  23.05.19
L6M2 Global Commercial Strategy  30.05.19  tbc
L6M4 Future Strategic Challenges for the Profession
L6M7 Commercial Data Management
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