Certified Sourcing Professional

Certified Sourcing Professional (CSP) Certification

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 12-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

  • 12-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

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