Professional Certifications: CPSM & CPSD


ISM Certifications

THE KEY TO UNLOCKING YOUR TRUE CAREER POTENTIAL

Being certified by ISM, whether it’s a CPSM® or CPSD, is one of the most important decisions you will make. Those four letters after your name carry a lot of weight in the global supply management field because they are backed by ISM’s reputation and more than 100 years of credibility. More than a badge of honor, they announce to all that you have mastered critical skills and can apply them to real-world situations to achieve superior outcomes.

Stand out from your peers. Earn more. Win promotions. Impress employers. These are the possibilities that a globally recognized ISM certification can help make a reality. Can you afford not to have one?

DISCOVER THE DIFFERENCE

Don’t confuse an ISM certification with a certificate program. An ISM certification is a highly valued professional credential. Utilizing a robust methodology and adhering to set standards, ISM certification is created from the guidance of supply management professionals across industries, roles and experience levels. It measures your excellence across a broad scope of critical supply management concepts. And, once you are certified, an ISM certification allows you to use a prestigious designation after your name. A certificate program, on the other hand, is typically more narrow in focus. But the real difference? An ISM certification is dynamic and evolves with the profession — we require you to recertify, proving you have kept current with the profession through continuing education. A certificate program has no such requirements.

Is it any wonder that employers place such a high value on an ISM certification? Join 60,000 other supply management professionals and get your CPSM now!

ISM will help guide you along the way


CPSM® (Certified Professional in Supply Management®)

TRANSFORM YOURSELF INTO A HIGH-DEMAND ASSET

Successful organizations keep a sharp eye out for employees who have a deeper understanding of supply management concepts: They perform consistently at a higher level and possess enhanced strategic thinking. The CPSM is the gold standard of supply management credentials. It is proof that you have mastered specific core competencies and can apply them in your daily role to create winning outcomes. Find out how a CPSM can catapult you to greater success.


CPSD (Certified Professional in Supplier Diversity®)

BECOME THE EXPERT YOUR ORGANIZATION NEEDS

As demographics continue to change, organizations increasingly need experts to implement or oversee their supplier diversity programs. Leading companies realize the competitive advantage that supplier diversity can provide. With a CPSD, you can become the expert they need and guide them to make intelligent and profitable supplier diversity decisions. Discover how a CPSD can make you indispensable.