CPSD


Certified Professional in Supplier Diversity® (CPSD™) Program

Supply chain and procurement professionals looking to advance their careers and establish themselves as diversity experts should complete this certification.

Why get it?

Professionals who participate in the development of diverse supplier initiatives within their organization also earn their CPSD to set themselves apart as leaders in the field. There’s no better way to demonstrate to your employer, colleagues, customers and suppliers that you adeptly speak the language of purchasing and supply chain.

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Click here to learn about Exam 2 specifications.

Requirements for CPSD certification include:

Successfully pass the CPSD™ Exam.
Successfully pass Exam 1 — Foundation of Supply Management. This requirement is waived if the candidate holds a current CPSM or C.P.M.
Minimum of five years of professional (non-clerical, nonsupport) supplier diversity or supply management experience (does not need to be primary function)
OR
Three years of professional (non-clerical, nonsupport) supplier diversity or supply management experience IF the candidate has a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university (or international equivalent).

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