CIPS, the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply, is the dynamic champion driving the global procurement and supply management profession.
A professional institute
We are the world’s largest professional body serving procurement and supply; a not-for-profit organisation that exists for the public good.
An awarding body
We set the Global Standard in procurement and supply management and are an awarding organisation recognised by regulatory authorities.
A membership association
We have the largest membership of procurement and supply professionals in the world, covering all industries, sectors and job activities.
A commercial organisation
We help businesses around the world to excel in procurement and supply, supporting them to improve and deliver results, and raise standards.
A global network
We have a global community of over 200,000 procurement and supply professionals and members in over 150 countries.
CIPS membership offers you:
Access a wealth of expertise, knowledge, news, analysis, and resources, including guidelines, white papers, tools and templates.
Consolidate your understanding and prove your commitment to ethical behaviour with our online interactive tutorial. FREE TO CIPS MEMBERS.
Network online and offline with CIPS global community of over 200,000 professionals to share ideas, news and best practice.
Access tools to support you development, including our CPD tracker and career pathway self-assessment tool.
Access discounts on training, events and business books through CIPS membership.
Want to join? Select your membership grade:
The entry level for procurement and supply professionals in the early stages of their development, or those looking to join the profession.
As a full member, you will have achieved an internationally recognised award representing the global standard for a procurement professional.
The highest grade of CIPS membership – an accolade that recognises your outstanding level of achievement, knowledge and experience in procurement.
Ideal for anyone not seeking professional qualifications but with a strong interest in procurement and supply.
MCIPS/FCIPS members can step up to evidence a commitment to their professional career and ethical procurement and supply practices.
UPGRADE TO CHARTERED
How to become CIPS Certified