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About us

10 years on from our beginnings we remain absolutely passionate about the transformative effect studying for CIPS can have for an individual and on the entire workplace. In the decade we’ve been in the learning space we have been consistently rated by CIPS as one of their top performing study centres. And, frankly, we’ve never been more excited about the potential a small, personal and friendly specialist CIPS provider can play in the development of today’s procurement teams.

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About us

10 years on from our beginnings we remain absolutely passionate about the transformative effect studying for CIPS can have for an individual and on the entire workplace. In the decade we’ve been in the learning space we have been consistently rated by CIPS as one of their top performing study centres. And, frankly, we’ve never been more excited about the potential a small, personal and friendly specialist CIPS provider can play in the development of today’s procurement teams.

Why not take a test drive

We run free weekly ‘test drive’ sessions where you can take part in a class, view our materials and meet with other people on the course and with one of our tutors. We can also give you free access for a week to our (CIPS rated excellent!) pass kit material. If you get in touch we’ll send you a link to join the class.

Study for CIPS at no cost

The 2020 CIPS /Hays Procurement salary survey showed those in the profession with CIPS qualifications earned 17% more than those who didn’t. The survey also showed 69% of jobs advertised in procurement required CIPS qualifications. You can become CIPS qualified at no cost if you use your employer’s apprenticeship levy to fund your study with us!

What CIPS says about us

Central Business School is fully approved by the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) to deliver all levels of their qualifications. Our recent CIPS inspection reported:

“This is a Centre with an excellent brand and reputation. Client support is all encompassing and excellent and always available and this is supported in the very positive comments of clients in their evaluation forms. Preparation for examinations is wide-ranging and rigorous. Excellent resources with links to extremely useful and relevant documents and websites.”

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What CIPS says about us

Central Business School is fully approved by the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) to deliver all levels of their qualifications. Our recent CIPS inspection reported:

“This is a Centre with an excellent brand and reputation. Client support is all encompassing and excellent and always available and this is supported in the very positive comments of clients in their evaluation forms. Preparation for examinations is wide-ranging and rigorous. Excellent resources with links to extremely useful and relevant documents and websites.”

“Very good indeed. Liked the way of presenting things and getting me to think. “

Dave Hook, Assistant Category Manager, Meredith Systems

“Having been with Central Business School for 3 years and just finishing my MCIPS. I have no hesitation in saying the quality of service provided is first class. They have talented, hardworking and genuinely caring tutors who are entirely flexible and very able at all the varied teaching levels they cover. “

Grace P

“David’s style exudes energy and optimism, yet his feet are planted firmly in reality. He quickly created an atmosphere of trust and made the participants feel comfortable. The responses from the participants were very favourable. He received an average score of 4.7 of a possible 5 on the evaluations”

Colin Bellamy, CEO, EMTC

“So impressed with studying my first CIPS module with CBS. Excellent materials, brilliant teaching – not to mention jelly beans to keep your sugar levels up. Perfect! “

Stephanie V

“This course didn’t just explain techniques, it showed you where, when and how to apply them“

Holly Gresham, Procurement Manager, THS

“Central Business School - Polite, friendly, knowledgeable, passionate - and way beyond competent“

Luke S

Contact us

Central Business School
[email protected]
01908 698 849

Milton Keynes Business Centre,
Foxhunter Drive, Linford Wood,
MK14 6GD

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