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Continue your professional development

Are you a procurement professional looking to grow your knowledge, experience and industry networks? You may be able to access professional development opportunities outside Queensland Government including:

Pathway to Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply membership (MCIPS)

Improve your capability as a procurement professional through the partnership between Queensland Government, other government jurisdictions, the Australasian Procurement and Construction Council (APCC) and the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS).

Gain international standing as a procurement specialist by becoming a member of CIPS (MCIPS). There are several ways you can achieve MCIPS. There is a membership pathway for everyone from student to seasoned procurement professional.

MCIPS gives you access to local and international networks, the latest in procurement news, and discounts on CIPS workshops, seminars and conferences.

Please be aware there may be costs involved in your pathway to MCIPS. Consider contacting your HR area to find out if your agency will assist with costs.

Find out more about MCIPS.

Tertiary studies

You can also increase your professional procurement standing through further study. 

Find out what CIPS-accredited degree and post-graduate programs are available. 

Professional bodies

We encourage you to join a professional body to maintain and update your procurement skills.  

See a list of procurement-related professional bodies below.


To find out more about professional development in procurement, email Skills2procure@hpw.qld.gov.au