Certified Professional in Supply Management


 

The Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM) qualification is designed to lead the profession by emphasizing the major components of supply management. Endorsed by business and thought-leaders across the globe, the knowledge, skills and abilities represented in the CPSM reflected the expanded education, skills and experience needed to excel in strategic supply management

Exam 1 — Foundation of Supply Management

165 questions, 2 hours and 45 minutes test time

Exam 2 — Effective Supply Management Performance

165 questions, 2 hours and 45 minutes test time

Exam 3 — Leadership in Supply Management

180 questions, 3 hours test time

CPSM® Eligibility:

  • Three years of full-time, professional supply management experience (non-clerical, non-support)
  • A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university or international equivalent
  • Successfully pass three CPSM® Exams OR if you are a C.P.M. in good standing, pass the Bridge Exam

CPSM® Bridge Exam

Certified Purchasing Managers (C.P.M.s) in good standing with a bachelor’s degree only need to take one Bridge Exam. The CPSM® Bridge Exam is a single exam covering content not included in the current C.P.M. Exams.

Note: Last day to register for the CPSM® Bridge Exam is December 31, 2014. Last day to take the CPSM® Bridge Exam is December 31, 2015.

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