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Course Description

This review course prepares supply management professionals for the CPSM® Exam where participants gain an understanding of the CPSM programs and content covered in each exam:

  • Supply Management Core
  • Supply Management Integration
  • Leadership and Transformation in Supply Management

Apply the lessons from your training as best practices applied to your organization.

Your training starts with an overview of exam content areas, question format and types, exam characteristics and test-taking tips. Participants focus on tasks with the most exam questions. Our process identifies areas for further study using ISM published study materials and other resources. Due to limited time, the course does not cover each task on the CPSM Exams.
Unlike other courses, attending this course guarantees successful completion of the exams or we pay your reexam fees.

You will earn 24 Continuing Education Hours (CEH).

Introduction To CPSM

  • Why and How
  • Certification and Recertification Requirements
  • Cost, Registration and Application Information
  • Content CPSM Exam
  • Characteristics and Technical Properties of Exams
  • Scoring of Exams
  • Types of Exam Questions
  • Reference Materials for Additional Study and Preparation
  • Distribution of Questions Within Exams
  • Test-Taking Hints and Tips

Supply Management Core

  • Sourcing
  • Category Management
  • Negotiation
  • Legal and Contractual
  • Supplier Relationship Management
  • Cost and Price Management
  • Financial Analysis

Supply Management Integration

  • Supply Chain Strategy
  • Sales and Operations Planning
    • Demand Planning
    • Forecasting
    • Product and Service Development
  • Quality Management
  • Logistics and Materials Management
  • Project Management

Leadership and Transformation In Supply Management

  • Leadership and Business Acumen
    • Strategy Development
    • Stakeholder Engagement
    • People Development and Coaching
  • Systems Capability and Technology
  • Risk and Compliance
  • Corporate Social Responsibility and Ethics