Join CIPSMM today and earn respect and endorsement in the procurement & supply chain industry

Why Join Us?
Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply Management (CIPSMN) is the only Institute in Nigeria that is authorized by law to regulate training, examinations and practice of purchasing and supply chain management. By becoming a member, you will get access to valuable resources to help you solve contemporary Purchasing and Supply challenges.


1. Passport Photo
2. ATM Payment Card (if Applicable)
3. All Your Scan Certificate(s)/Document(s)

Examination Stages Timeline


Guide to Application

Go to the registration page and sign up with your email and password, login with the registered username and password, once logged in, proceed to fill the necessary information and select registration type, upload your scanned certificates and document in the appropriates field  and pay the required amount displayed on your screen with your ATM Card or  make a bank transfer to the Institute Account using mobile banking, the dashboard will be displayed for you to see, if you have more certificate to upload, click on certificate button and upload all.
You will need to wait for between 24 to 48 working hours for the institute to go through your information and certificate provided to determine which exam you are to omit and thereabout pay the redemption fee. After the institute has access your certificate, the required exam you are to take will be displayed on your dashboard, you can now proceed to pay for each examription

Type of Programme


  • These are registered student who will do their preparation for exam by attending coaching centers outside the institute and thereafter present themselves for exam at appropriate levels. click link to register
  • The minimum educational requirement for student admission is the Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) with credit in five subjects, which must include English Language and Mathematics.
  • Ordinary pass in either English Language or Mathematics may be considered for applicants with a Bachelor’s Degree/Higher National Diploma.

    The online examination will hold four times in a year – March, June, September and December. Full information about the examination is contained in the syllabus and applicants are enjoined to read it carefully. Candidates must have been admitted as student members at least one month before the examination date.
  • CONVERSION: This is for graduate who has been working in supply chain management [Logistics, Purchasing, Warehousing etc} who has no formal certification, such graduate will register with the institute and attend lectures organised by the institute on weekends and write the appropriate level of examination.  click link to register
  • Public Sector including MDAs, Ministries, Local Government, Education, etc
  • Oil and Gas
  • Telecommunications
  • Media & Advertising
  • Transport
  • Banking & Insurance
  • Manufacturing
  • Education Institutes
  • Professional Institutes and
  • Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs)
  • Others (please specify the category of organization)

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2         CPSS STAGE II                                                            

3         FOUNDATION A                                                    

4         FOUNDATION B                                                     

5         PROFESSIONAL STAGE I                                                          

6         PROFESSIONAL STAGE II       

7.            PROFESSIONAL STAGE III                                     

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