While CIPS offers credentials for those who undertake traditional Procurement roles, a growing number of business leaders and executives feel that the world of procurement is changing and that a new breed of commercial professionals is required. IACCM programs are therefore broader than those offered by CIPS, equipping our graduates to operate effectively across the contracting process and to contribute increased value and relevance to their organization. 


Our focus on trading relationships provides much wider perspectives that equip our graduates with an ability to operate on either the buy-side or sell-side and to provide balanced commercial judgment in today’s increasingly challenging market conditions. While recognizing the historic value of in-depth procurement knowledge and skills, it is our belief that the future will demand very different skills and knowledge – IACCM is committed to equipping professionals for that future and offering training and materials that ensure its certification maintains relevance in a fast-changing world.