Programme Overview

  • 100%

    Online self-paced learning and exam

  • Enrol Now

    Open enrolment means you can start today

  • 3 Months

    Average time it takes to complete the CP2P Specialist Level

  • 50+

    Hours of on-demand supporting masterclasses and videos

  • 25+

    Hours of e-learning materials

  • 18 Months Access

    To the CP2P course library and exam

  • Quality

    The CP2P programme and exam is administered by The Institute of Financial Operations and Leadership

  • Certificate

    CP2P designation and official certificate to verify your skills and knowledge

  • 98.7%

    First time CP2P Specialist pass rate

Procure to Pay Specialist

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Program Introduction

    • Welcome to the course

    • Join the IFOL global community

    • CP2P Programme Introduction

    • Getting to Know You

  • 2

    1. The Expenditure Cycle

    • The Expenditure Cycle

    • The Expenditure Cycle Simplified (Optional Resource)

    • Expenditure Cycle Knowledge Check

  • 3

    2. Aligning Purchasing and Accounts Payable + Scoping The Requirement

    • Aligning Purchasing and Accounts Payable

    • Knowledge Task - Hard and Soft Savings

    • Implementation

    • Knowledge Task - Process Improvement Methodologies

    • Scoping The Requirement Part 1

    • Knowledge Task - Mission Statement

    • Scoping The Requirement Part 2

    • Knowledge Task - Third Party Providers

  • 4

    3. P2P Structure, Transition and Change

    • P2P Structure

    • Knowledge Task - Procure to Pay Structure Analysis

    • Transition To A New Approach

    • Knowledge Task - Business Process Re-Engineering

    • Adapting to Change

    • Knowledge Task - Adapting To Change

  • 5

    4. Procurement Process + The Receiving Process

    • What is Procurement?

    • Spend Categories and the Purchasing Process

    • Supplier Selection and Starting The Relationship

    • Documents For Ordering Goods and Services, Policies For Purchasing

    • Purchasing Indirect Goods and Services

    • The Receiving Process

  • 6

    5. The Accounts Payable Function + Payment and Settlement for Goods and Services + Credit Cards & P-Cards

    • The Accounts Payable Function

    • Invoice Processing and Reconciliation

    • Errors, Audits and Accounts Payable Automation

    • Payment Methods

    • Credit and International Payments

    • Credit Card Programmes

    • Assuming Ownership Of Payment Methods

Enrolment Fees

We offer flexible payment options

Learn more about CP2P

Visit the CP2P dedicated website

The CP2P Certification Program from IFOL offers you both practical application and technical knowledge in the fast-growing field of Procure to Pay — an opportunity to both accelerate progress and demonstrate purpose. In choosing to become a Certified P2P Practitioner, you are enhancing your professional credibility and becoming part of a global professional network. The certification and learning materials were developed by leading practitioners for practitioners, and have been recognized by leading employers globally. The CP2P program is owned, administered, and awarded globally by IFOL.