Certified Supplier Management Professional

Certified Supplier Management Professional (CSMP) 

SIG University’s Certified Supplier Management Professional (CSMP) program helps companies put effective governance programs in place by exposing students to leading-edge training on contract administration, compliance, risk mitigation, performance, governance operating models, talent management support, transformation and more. In a 5-week course, SIG University’s CSMP curriculum is delivered through our unique education platform.

Overview of Certified Supplier Management Professional (CSMP) program

  • 5-week program
  • Focused on the discipline of governance
  • Covers contract administration, value realization, risk mitigation, compliance and continuous improvement
  • Offers insights on supplier relationship management that helps organizations understand how to mitigate risks associated with supplier behavior

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this program, Certified Supplier Management Professionals should be able to:

  • Comprehend the significance of Governance, Risk and Compliance
  • Understand the various levels of supplier management governance, including corporate, business unit and contract level activities
  • Understand how to select the appropriate governance program, and key components, for each relationship model
  • Relate to how differences in strategy, values and culture between the buying company and the supplier might impact the relationship
  • Be able to define and give examples of each of the key components of an operating model
  • Evaluate budgetary requirements for managing a governance program
  • Understand how to capture and activate innovative ideas through the governance structure
  • Describe the critical tools to use in implementing a governance program