A CPSD is adjunct to the ISM’s Certified Professional in Supply Management program. Certification requires one to be a CPSM, CSM, or CPM or to pass one of the CPSM exams offered by the ISM.
The stress is on diversity in this program – topics covered include company policies, planning, supplier development, and outreach. Finding diverse sources of supply and diverse individuals with varied talents are both fundamental goals of this particular certification.
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