Certified Sourcing Professional

Certified Sourcing Professional (CSP) 

SIG University’s Certified Sourcing Professional (CSP) program provides in-depth training on the hard and soft skills of sourcing, giving students the tangible and practical knowledge they need to be successful. In a 10-week online facilitated classroom, students are exposed to strategic sourcing methodologies and outsourcing best practices, and are also equipped with a toolkit of resources allowing them to add value in the office immediately. Developed by practitioners, academics and subject matter experts, the CSP program is the most well-rounded curriculum available in the market for those seeking additional sourcing expertise.

Overview of Certified Sourcing Professional (CSP) program

  • 10-week program
  • Focused on the hard and soft skills of sourcing
  • Covers strategic sourcing and outsourcing methodologies as well as best practices in negotiations
  • Offers next practice insights in artificial intelligence, big data, crowdsourcing and other disruptive technologies challenging the future of work
  • Subtitles and study guides in Spanish! ¡CSP: Subtítulos y guías de estudio en español!

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this program, Certified Sourcing Professionals should be able to assess and implement:

    • Business "best practices" and theories in order to develop and continually improve company operations and outcomes
    • Strategic sourcing methodology to design, deliver and troubleshoot company initiatives
    • Systematic outsourcing methodology in order to design, execute and evaluate company initiatives
    • Effective leadership models and team development strategies
    • Department level goal setting and monitoring strategies that achieve results and align with overall organizational goals
    • Technological solutions to support efficient operations