CIPS students

About CIPS

CIPS is the world’s largest professional body serving procurement and supply; a not-for profit organisation that exists for the public.  We have the largest membership of procurement and supply professionals in the world, covering all industries, sectors and job activities and have a global community of over 115,000 in 150 countries.  Throughout the world CIPS qualifications are recognised as the drivers of leading-edge thinking and professionalism in procurement and supply.


Become MCIPS

MCIPS membership grade is globally recognised as the professional licence signifying high achievement and ongoing commitment to excellence in procurement and supply.

About our qualifications and exams

We offer five qualifications to support your professional development in procurement and supply.

Certificate in procurement and supply operations

Advanced certificate in procurement and supply operations  

Diploma in procurement and supply 

Advanced diploma in procurement and supply

Procurement diploma in procurement and supply

Download our Guide to CIPS qualifications 


CIPS holds exams in international centres three times a year, May, July and November.  For each of our qualifications you are required to complete five units. You will be required to join CIPS as a Student Member before you can enter for an exam. 


CIPS in Zimbabwe

Apply for CIPS membership at British Council, 16 Cork Road, Belgravia, Harare or

British Council, 2nd Floor, ZIMDEF House, 102 Fort Street, Bulawayo


Download membership form


Membership renewal

Download membership renewal form

-     How to make payments for memberships and exams

Make payment in United States dollars through our bank as per details below:


Bank                            Stanbic

Branch                         Minerva

Account Number          9140000223092

Account Name             British Council


In order to assist us in identifying your payment, it is important that you use the correct code on the deposit slip. Ask for a British Council deposit slip from your branch.

For membership, use code: M515 (Surname, First Name)

For examination enrolment, use code M514 (Surname, First Name)


Getting your results – refer CIPS website below

Special arrangements – refer CIPS website below

Where you can sit your exam

Contact British Council two weeks before the exam date so we can advise you of the venue


Please note that you need to be a CIPS member before registering for an exam. Find out more on the membership pages of the CIPS website.

The British Council in Zimbabwe administers exams on behalf of CIPS.  Please contact us for further details.

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