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Procurement learning pathways

Sustainability skills for procurement professionals

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Level 1

At this level, learn about the basic principles of sustainable procurement and the relevant legislation covering sustainability.

Mandatory learning

Sustainable Procurement
Sustainable Procurement
Materials
Social Value - Community
Modern Slavery

Additional learning

Supply Chain Management
Business Ethics
Modern Slavery
Sustainable Procurement

Level 2

At this level, learn about sourcing specific products and services, how to prioritise sustainability impacts and the principles of a 'balanced scorecard' and whole life costing.

Mandatory learning

Sustainable Procurement
Materials
Business Ethics
Social Value - Supplier Diversity
Materials
Modern Slavery
Sustainable Procurement
Materials
Leadership

Additional learning

Collaboration
Sustainability Strategy
Quality Management

Level 3

At this level, learn the detail around specific products and be introduced to principles, like the circular economy.

Mandatory learning

Modern Slavery
Sustainability Strategy
Modern Slavery
Sustainable Procurement
Waste and Resource Efficiency
Community

Additional learning

Social Value - Supplier Diversity
Leadership and Culture

Level 4

This level takes you through the sustainability impacts you need to know to be a competent sustainable procurement professional. Consider a broad range of impacts to deliver more sustainable outcomes.

Mandatory learning

Modern Slavery
Environmental Management
Biodiversity and Ecology
Energy and Carbon
Social Value - Community
Waste and Resource Efficiency
Water

Additional learning

Strategy
Sustainability Strategy
Sustainability Strategy

Level 5

The final level will develop your management skills to implement what you have learned.

Mandatory learning

Fairness Inclusion and Respect
Introduction to Lean
Project Management
Problem Solving and Continuous Improvement
Leadership and Culture
Change Management

Additional learning

Introduction to Lean
Materials
Change Management

Our Partners

The Procurement special interest group is a collaboration between clients, contractors and suppliers who have a mutual interest in building the procurement skills of their supply chain.