CPSM

Certified Professional in Supply Management

CPSM® is globally recognized as the gold standard of excellence for supply management professionals.

Developed by ISM, the leader in supply management education, the CPSM® credential is recognized across industries.

Created from in-depth analysis of supply management functions, this premier supply management training experience addresses the realities of supply management, as well as workplace complexities including globalization, use of technology, and expanded competencies that supply chain and procurement professionals employ to drive value in their organizations.

Not only will you stand apart from your peers, you will have advanced skills and knowledge and a greater understanding of end-to-end supply chain. A CPSM® certification will position you to obtain both your personal career goals and to support the goals and outcomes of the organizations for which you work.

 

난이도

산업공학, 물류, 경영 전공의 경우 취득하는데 크게 어려움 없으며 Self study의 경우10~14개월. GICS와 함께라면 4~5개월 정도 소요됩니다.

Part.2>Part.1>Part.3의 순으로 보통 준비하고 Part.3의 경우 지문의 압박으로 보통 한글로 많이 응시하죠.

인지도

구매인들 사이에서 CPSM 자격을 모르거나 기업에서 인지하지 못하고 있는 경우는 거의 없다고 볼 정도로 널리 알려진 Certification입니다.

엄청 비싼 교육비와 시험비용에도 불구하고 매년 응시자는 늘고 있죠.

취득비용 및 시간

Exam Fee: $229 / Part

Nonmember : $379

Application fee: $119(member)

ISM Membership: $150

Total: $229 * 3 + $119 + $150

= $956

GICS Class Fee: 880,000 won

구성과목

3개의 파트로 구성되어 있으며 모든 파트에 대해 600점 만점 중 400점 이상 획득하면 Pass하는 형태입니다.  구매, 물류, 생산의 영역이 SCM 내에 있는 부문이라 결국은 내용이 겹치는 경우가 많습니다.

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CPSM Contents

Earning a CPSM Certification requires you to take and pass three exams which together cover the main segments of supply management.

The exam content addresses today's procurement and supply chain environment and workplace complexities such as risk, strategic sourcing,

technology and increased skills needed for supply professionals to drive value in their organizations.

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Part.1 Supply Management Core

  • Sourcing

  • Category Management

  • Negotiation

  • Legal and Contractual

  • Supplier Relationship Management

  • Cost and Price Management

  • Financial Analysis

Part.2 Supply Management Integration

  • Supply Chain Strategy

  • Sales and Operations Planning — Demand Planning

  • Sales and Operations Planning — Forecasting

  • Sales and Operations Planning — Product and Service Development

  • Quality Management

  • Logistics and Materials Management

  • Project Management

Part.3. Leadership and Transformation in Supply Management

  • Strategy Development

  • Stakeholder Engagement

  • People Development and Coaching

  • Systems Capability and Technology

  • Risk and Compliance

  • Corporate Social Responsibility and Ethics

CPSM Exam Information

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Earning a CPSM® Certification requires you to take and pass three exams which together cover the main segments of supply management. The exam content addresses today’s procurement and supply chain environment and workplace complexities such as risk, strategic sourcing, technology and increased skills needed for supply professionals to drive value in their organizations.


Once you pass all exams, you are required to submit an application for the CPSM® Certification. Your exam scores are valid for four years, and you must submit your application while all exam scores are valid.
CPSM® Application Fee: Member $119 USD/ Nonmember $179 USD.

Exam Details
CPSM Exams include:

Supply Management Core (180 Questions — 3 hours)
Supply Management Integration (165 Questions — 2.75 hours)
Leadership and Transformation in Supply Management (165 Questions — 2.75 hours)
Candidates must pass each exam with a minimum scaled score of 400 regardless of the number of questions in that exam.

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