Requesting applications - 2013 New Zealand Procurement Academy Intake
A subsidised study programme for procurement staff who want to undertake Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) study through the New Zealand Procurement Academy.
As part of our work to improve procurement capability across government, the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment offers a subsidised study programme for procurement staff who want to undertake Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) study through the New Zealand Procurement Academy.
To be eligible for the subsidy through the Academy you must be a permanent Public Sector employee working in a procurement related role.
We are pleased to announce that the 2013 intake Academy is now open. You have until Wednesday 28 November to submit your application. Information about CIPS study and the Academy is available from the links at the bottom of this page. If you want more information we will also be holding an information session in Wellington on Monday 5 November at 10.30am – email email@example.com with ‘Academy Info Session’ in the subject line to register.
Note: we have relaxed the criteria for this year so if you don’t have 3 years’ procurement experience but have the support of you manager you can still apply!
Changes to the CIPS syllabus – the CIPS syllabus will be changing in 2013 with the first opportunity to sit exams for the new syllabus occurring in July 2013 for New Zealand students. Qualifications achieved prior to the changeover will remain valid and will be transferred to the new syllabus. More information can be found on the CIPS website.