This Month at SIG – January 2020

As the world’s supply chains brace for more uncertainty, the best thing that you can do is prepare yourself to stay ahead of the competition.

2020 will be a big year for many reasons: it’s not only the start of a new decade, but the upcoming presidential election will have enormous impacts on businesses and economies across the world no matter who occupies the White House. As the world’s supply chains brace for more uncertainty and try to read the presidential candidates’ tea leaves, the best thing that you can do is prepare yourself to stay ahead of the competition.

SIG University Offers New Intelligent Automation Certification

Kick off the new year with a professional certification from SIG University! Now offering four certifications, SIG University has partnered with Virtual Operations to provide advanced training on Intelligent Process Automation. Ready to take your expertise to the next level with cutting-edge training? Check out the four certification programs offered below, classes begin January 20.

  • NEW! Certified Intelligent Automation Professional Program - This program provides practical, tested and reliable strategies for meeting business objectives with intelligent automation tools.
  • Certified Sourcing Professional - As SIG University’s longest-running certification program, the CSP credential is recognized as the gold standard in advanced training for sourcing and procurement teams. Subtitles and study guides are now available in Spanish!
  • Certified Third Party Risk Management Professional - Students are guided through this video-based program with real-world examples and case studies by Linda Tuck Chapman, a leading expert on third-party risk management.
  • Certified Supplier Management Professional - Ideal for practitioners and service provider professionals looking to broaden their understanding of governance programs and supplier relationship management to extract more value from existing relationships.   

Registration closes January 17. Visit our website to learn more about each program and to download the curriculum guide.

January Webinars

January 23
Solution Deep Dive: The EcoVadis Sustainability Intelligence Suite - End-to-End Solution for Sustainable Supply Chains
Presented by: EcoVadis

Sustainability is more than a trending topic, it’s a mandate among many Board of Directors, governments and municipalities. Register for this webinar with EcoVadis to understand the end-to-end solution for sustainable supply management. This webinar will discuss risk screening and mapping, reliable scorecards with actionable ratings and a complete audit management.

Free eBook - Reap the Benefits of Automating the P2P Cycle

Procure-to-Pay needs to be looked at as an effective and efficient solution that can seamlessly facilitate automation, which helps in error reduction and ultimately improving the organization’s bottom line. Procurement organizations should always be on the look-out to spot any symptoms of inefficiencies and ineffective processes that hamper the business.

Get the roadmap to evaluate the strategic benefits of automating your procure-to-pay process. Download this month's free eBook to learn more.

Join the SIG team!

We are looking for a Sales Executive who will be responsible for driving revenue growth through new business opportunities and existing client relationships. Our service offerings include enterprise memberships, sponsorships and certification programs to Fortune 500/Global 1000 companies, service providers, advisors/analysts and law firms. 

We are also searching for a Marketing Coordinator to support our digital marketing initiatives, thought leadership content and social media marketing. Visit our career network to see details about both positions.



Stacy Mendoza, Digital Marketing Manager

Stacy Mendoza is a Digital Marketing Manager with Sourcing Industry Group (SIG). The foundation of her career is bolstered by her tenure as an editor for a market and public opinion research firm in Washington, D.C., where she worked on projects for political campaigns, nonprofits, and major corporations and brands. Since 2014, she has assumed progressive levels of responsibility in leading marketing and public relations campaigns and specializes in content creation, social media marketing, data analytics, media relations and crisis communications. Stacy holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from The Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida, a certificate in grant writing from The Graduate School in Washington, D.C., and is Inbound Certified through Hubspot Academy. Follow her on Twitter and tweet at @SIG_Stacy.