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About

Welcome to ABA, one of the UK’s most dynamic Centres of Procurement Excellence. Our focus is on your success; our mission is to develop great procurement people of tomorrow.

Our Director, David, has been developing programmes and delivering CIPS Qualifications for over 25 years and since founding ABA in 2012 the emphasis has been on attracting some of the best tutors, providing effective learning environments, and ensuring our Students Achieve fantastic results.  In 2018 our Diploma Students have achieved a leading 97% first time pass rate.

Our year on year success has seen sustained growth with Centres of Excellence in England, Scotland, and Wales and more recently becoming a founder member of the National Procurement & Supply Apprenticeship Network with over 15 study locations nationwide.

 
I have been delighted to work with David and his team over last four years. His passion for the procurement topic spills out in an energetic training delivery style that engages his audience and accelerates the uptake of new skills and knowledge. David’s professionalism and pragmatic business sense makes him a pleasure to work with. Whether we require individual coaching, facilitated small group interactions or large group training, David always has an enthusiastic, effective solution for us. I would have no hesitation in recommending ABA.”
— Adam Curry (Director of Organisational Services Hanover Scotland)