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CIPSAN Direct Membership has helped people start rewarding careers in Purchasing and Supply Management and very many of them have moved to higher salaries.

Our Higher Diploma and Graduate Diploma are rich and give students in-depth understanding of the modern Purchasing and Supply Management. We will feel your head with more than facts and equip you with the knowledge for growth.



CIPSAN qualifications are prized so highly and applicants for all grades have to meet strict entry requirements. They are vetted carefully and we have the sole discretion for deciding on the grade of membership relevant to the applicants.

Benefits of Membership

  • Use of appropriate designatory letters after your name
  • Associate Member - ACIPurS
  • Member - MCIPurS
  • Fellow - FCIPurS
  • You gain professional status and recognition as an expert.
  • Option to advance further to MBA for holders of B.Sc/B.A or HND who require additional qualification for admission due to deficiency
  • Opportunity to network with likeminded professionals and senior professionals across the country.
  • Opportunity to share knowledge and experiences at seminars organized by CIPSAN.

Associate Members (ACIPurS)

This is the first grade of membership of CIPSAN and gives professional recognition to your status as a purchasing officer, stores officer, parts supervisor, transport and logistic officer.

Associate Membership is attained by success in the Institutes final examinations


Higher National Diploma/Degree in Business Management, Purchasing and Supply Management, Accountancy, Engineering and others with relevant working experience of two/three years in purchasing and supply activities  or transport logistics or warehouse management.

Full Member (MCIPurS)

Full membership will give the seal of recognition to your career as an endorsement of long experience.

The qualification required for Associate Membership (above) is also the prerequites for admission to full membership in addition to at least four/five years of working experience.

Fellow Member (FCIPurS)

Entry requirement is as above in addition to a minimum of ten years of working experience. This is suitable for senior managers in procurement, materials management, parts management, senior warehouse managers, logistics/marketing manager in large departmental stores. General Managers in a large company may be considered. Senior Lecturers of Purchasing and Supply Managers with proven records of successful research contributions and professional knowledge may be considered.

A CIPSAN Fellow demonstrates a commitment to promoting and sharing the highest standard in purchasing and supply management.

Do you want to get ahead and make immediate impact? Now is the time!

Join CIPSAN and American Purchasing Society.


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Associate Member N30,000.00 N5,000
Full Member N42,000.00 N5,000
Fellow N75,000.00 N5,000

Payment to be made to CIPSAN – Zenith Bank Plc, Account No: 1012710914.

Examples Of Progressive Organizations That Have Sent Their Workers To Cipsan For Training Or Employers Of CIPSAN Members

Directorate of Procurement, Nigerian
Army Engineers, Defense Headquarters, Abuja.

U.S. Consulate, Lagos
Logistics Department, Nigerian Navy, Apapa

Procurement Department, Bureau of Public Procurement, Abuja

Dangote Oil Refineries Ltd. Ikoyi Lagos
Edo State Public Procurement Agency, Benin City

First Bank Ltd. Marina Lagos
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation NNPC, Ikoyi, Lagos NNPC Research & Development, Eleme, Port Harcourt
Bayelsa Medical University, Yenagoa
Procurement Department, Federal College of Education, Kano Nigerian Stock Exchange, Lagos
Benue State University Teaching Hospital, Makurdi

Covenant University, Otta, Ogun State
Independent Corrupt Practice Commission (ICPC) West African Examinations Council (WAEC)
Institute of Human Virology, Abuja
University of Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt
National Identity Management Commission, Abuja Federal Ministry of Finance, Abuja
Federal Polytechnic, Nasarawa
7up Bottling Company Ltd. Oregun, Lagos
Nigerian Aluminium Extrusion Ltd. Lagos
Nigerite Limited, Ikeja, Lagos

Sumal Foods Limited, Ibadan
American University of Nigeria, Yola

NOTE: Direct Membership is till available. closing date has been extended.                                                       Call: 07066399171,08050407360

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