Whether you want to stand out in your current career role or take your expertise to the next level, becoming a Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM) is essential. A CPSM certification will set you apart as an expert in critical areas of global supply chain management such as sustainability, strategic sourcing & forecasting and risk/compliance. As an ISM member you will receive discounted exam pricing and have access to exclusive online study materials and resources.
If your responsibilities include supplier diversity, expand your knowledge by becoming a Certified Professional in Supplier Diversity (CPSD). Professionals who participate in the development of diverse supplier initiatives within their organization also earn their CPSM 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.
In learning the negotiation process there are studies that go beyond the basic learning of the stages and how to execute them. These topics provide the learner with additional knowledge that will allow them to advance their implementation of the process to a higher level. Subjects include negotiation styles and why they are important, how you use a BATNA to your greatest advantage, how you handle difficult situations and difficult people and how you deal with strategic relationships and cultural issues.