Press Releases

July 31, 2020 Hiring for Procurement and Supply Chain Talent Outpaces Other Industries Amid Record Unemployment

In July, jobless claims rose for the first time since March, but recruitment for talent in procurement and supply chain is on the rise. With one in five Americans unemployed, many are looking to expand their expertise or learn an entirely new skillset. Certification programs are a cost-effective alternative to lengthy degree programs, especially in an economic recession.

July 21, 2020 SIG Announces Virtual Events Schedule for Sourcing, Procurement and Risk Professionals

SIG, the premier membership organization for sourcing, procurement, outsourcing and risk executives, has just released a schedule of virtual events for industry executives and their teams. With many companies facing travel bans and shrinking corporate travel budgets, digital events are a cost-effective solution for industry professionals to stay connected with peers on common challenges and vetted solutions. SIG members can attend every online event for free and first-time buy-side attendees can also attend free. Here are the upcoming virtual event dates:

June 03, 2020 SIG University Certifications Provide Sourcing and Procurement Professionals with In-Demand Skills and Knowledge

SIG University, a comprehensive online training and certification program focused on strategic sourcing, governance practices and methodologies, third-party risk management and digital transformation is now enrolling students for certification programs that begin on July 6.

May 06, 2020 Keynote Speakers Announced for the SIG Procurement Technology Summit

 SIG, the premier membership organization for sourcing, procurement, outsourcing and risk executives, today announces that executives from CrowdStrike, GEP and SAP Ariba will headline its Procurement Technology Summit. The event will take place entirely online from May 11 to May 15. 

April 23, 2020 Sourcing Industry Group Names Executives from Axis Capital, Coupa and SAP Ariba to Advisory Board

Sourcing Industry Group (SIG), the premier membership organization for sourcing, procurement, outsourcing and risk executives, today announces the appointment of eight senior executives to the SIG Advisory Board for a three-year term.

April 16, 2020 Speaker Line-Up Unveiled for the SIG Procurement Technology Summit

SIG, the premier membership organization for sourcing, procurement, outsourcing and risk executives, today announces the presenter line-up for its Procurement Technology Summit. The event will take place entirely online from May 11 to May 15.

 
April 11, 2020 Sourcing Industry Group Approved by NASBA as a CPE Sponsor

Sourcing Industry Group (SIG) has recently been approved as a registered sponsor on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors by the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA). The National Registry of CPE Sponsors recognizes and highlights Continuing Professional Education (CPE) sponsors that provide CPE programs in accordance with nationally recognized standards.

April 01, 2020 Sourcing Industry Group Announces Dates for the Procurement Technology Summit
January 15, 2020 SIG University Launches Intelligent Process Automation Certification Program

SIG University, a comprehensive online training and certification program focused on strategic sourcing, governance practices and methodologies, third-party risk management and digital transformation has added a fourth professional certification to its educational portfolio. Enrollment is now open for all certification programs that begin on January 20.

December 03, 2019 SIG Announces Partnership with PeopleTicker for Global Compensation Data

SIG, the premier membership organization for sourcing, procurement and outsourcing executives, today announces a new partnership with PeopleTicker, a company that provides real-time salary and labor rate data in 160 countries.

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