This is the eBook version of the study guide for the core module Procurement and Supply Environments (L3M1) which forms part of the CIPS Level 3 Certificate in Procurement and Supply Operations qualification.
Procurement and supply is to operate in a varied range of environments. As well as the public and private sectors, those responsible for the procurement and supply function may find themselves working with those in not-for-profit organisations. This module is designed for those who are involved in the procurement and supply function, who must recognise the wider environment in which they work and the impacts that different types of organisations can have on successfully meeting with overall organisational needs. They must know the importance of the external environment and also identify the procedures that regulate procurement and supply