Certified Professional of Supplier Diversity™

(CPSD™) Review Course

Included with CPSM Certification Course

The Certified Professional in Supplier Diversity™ (CPSD™) is a professional designation for supply management professionals whose responsibilities include supplier diversity. The CPSD™ is also for other business professionals with responsibility for strategic diversity initiatives. Having this designation also delivers added value to business leaders and other team leaders who participate in the development of diverse supplier initiatives within the organization, providing instant recognition of a respected standard within the diversity programs.

What are the requirements for the CPSD™?

  • Successfully pass Exam 1 of the Certified Professional in Supply Management® (CPSM®). (This requirement is waived if the candidate holds a current C.P.M. or CPSM®)
  • Successfully pass the CPSD™ Exam.
  • Minimum of five years professional (non-clerical, non-support) supplier diversity or supply management experience (does not need to be full time), OR three years of professional (non-clerical, non-support) supplier diversity or supply management experience IF the candidate has a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university.

This CPSD™ Course is designed to assist those preparing to take the CPSD™ Exam as part of the CPSD™ requirements.

Content of the CPSD™ Examination

The content of the CPSD™ Examination is based on the findings of a job analysis of supplier diversity positions. The test specifications were developed to reflect the results of this job analysis as thoroughly and as accurately as possible. The CPSD™ Examination covers the following areas:

CPSD™ Exam

  1. Policies and Planning
  2. Sourcing/Supplier Development
  3. Finance/Budgeting
  4. Metrics/Oversight
  5. Training and Development
  6. Advocacy/Marketing/Outreach

The review course will cover the most important aspects required to pass the CPSD™  and CPSM®  Exams. Two training days is not enough time to cover all the material, so this review course will cover the most important concepts required to pass the exams. Day One will focus on the CPSD™  Exam. Day Two will focus on the CPSM® Exam #1.

The cost for the course is $1397 per person, which includes course materials, meals during the training day, and our guarantee to pass or we pay the re-exam fees for up to 2 re-exams during the CPSD™  exam certification process.

For more information about the CPSD™  please contact Jack Quinn Solutions, LLC at info@jqsllc.net or 877-680-0494.