Certification

In an increasingly competitive world, the purchasing and supply management profession has gained the respect and recognition it has long-deserved, due in large part to the certification programs offered by ISM. These designations certify the holder has the experience and knowledge to meet the challenges our profession presents.

CPSM Certification

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The Institute for Supply Management launched the Certified Professional in Supply Management� (CPSM�) program in May 2008. The CPSM� is the credential that surpasses the demands of the international marketplace with multi-faceted skills in areas such as supplier relationship management, commodity management, risk and compliance issues and social responsibility.

 

Requirements for the CPSM certification include:

A passing score on three exams -OR- if you are a C.P.M. in good standing, a passing score on the bridge exam.

and either

  •  3 years of full-time, professional supply management experience
  • A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university (or the international equivalent)

or

  • 5 years of full time supply management experience

 

More information on the CPSMcolorLOGOCPSM� certification is available at the ISM web site.