Master CPSM® – Certified Professional in Supply Management

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9 days

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6 April 2024 Milan

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Euro 5200 + VAT (includes learning system bundle)

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Master CPSM® – Certified Professional in Supply Management

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The course is designed to prepare the candidate for international professional certification in Supply Management (CPSM®)  by ISM, the Institute for Supply Management.

The course provides knowledge of the economic and financial elements and benchmarking best practices applied to the most important and prestigious “global” companies. The integrated set of skills in fields such as commodity management, sustainability, and Supplier Relationship Management, allows the participant to grow continuously and lead value creation in every link of the supply chain.

The course gives a full view of the many aspects inherent to the management of the production chain such as: strategic Sourcing, logistics, Risk Management and global organisational strategies.

Today, more than 13,000 professionals are CPSM® certified.

CPSM® emphasizes the major competencies of supply management including:

  • Sourcing
  • Category Management
  • Negotiation
  • Legal and Contractual
  • Supplier Relationship Management
  • Cost and Price Management
  • Financial Analysis
  • Supply Chain Strategy
  • Sales and Operations Planning
  • Quality Management
  • Logistics and Material Management
  • Project Management
  • Leadership and Business Acumen
  • Systems Capability and Technology
  • Risk and Compliance
  • Corporate Social Responsibility

 

On request, Advance also offers In-house training programmes

 

 

  • Teaching plan

    The curriculum is composed by using the structure of the course and the detailed program.

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    COURSE STRUCTURE

    The course is divided into 3 modules, each one of which includes:

    • A classroom training stage
    • An individual study phase with remote support by the instructors.
    • Simulation of an exam with discussion of the results

     

    The course is divided into 9 days with CPSM® certified instructors with many years of teaching and professional experience in the fields of Sourcing and Operations at World Class international companies. Hence, a good knowledge of the English language is required.

     

    DETAILED PROGRAMME

    The CPSM® course is made up of 3 teaching modules. In order to obtain the certification, all the planned modules of the course must be passed.

     

    MODULE 1: Supply Management Core

    • Sourcing
    • Category Management
    • Negotiation
    • Legal and Contractual
    • Supplier Relationship Management
    • Cost and Price Management
    • Financial Analysis

     

    MODULE 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

     

    MODULE 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
  • Who is the course aimed at

    The course focuses on the following professional figures:

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    The course is aimed at all professionals in the fields of purchasing, Sourcing and Supply Chain who feel the need to have a complete set of skills and knowledge to address in a proactive and winning manner the daily challenges of Supply Management globalization and those who want to create value for the organisation through the optimisation of the processes that link the partners of the supply chain.

    The course is aimed at the following positions:

    • Directors of Purchasing
    • Those responsible for Purchase and Supply
    • Category/commodity managers
    • Procurement managers
    • Strategic sourcing managers
    • Project sourcing managers
    • Category/commodity buyers
    • Buyers
  • EXAMS

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    CPSM® (Certified Professional in Supply Management) is issued after the candidate has passed 3 pre-tests corresponding to the respective modules:

    • Exam 1: Supply Management Core
    • Exam 2: Supply Management Integration
    • Exam 3: Leadership and Transformation in Supply Management

     

    DATES There are no preset dates for the exams.
    REQUIREMENTS

    Bachelor's degree and 3 years of professional supply management experience

    or

    5 years of professional supply management experience

    OFFICES Individual candidate testing is done online at Pearson VUE Testing Centers
    ENROLMENT Through Advance Schoolinfo@advanceschool.ch
    FEES

    Contact us to know the exam fees. Email: info@advanceschool.ch

     

  • Pricing and enrolment

    As shown below, fees vary depending on when you subscribe to the course. Hurry not to miss the advantages offered by the school!

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    ENROLMENT FEE:

    5200 Euro + VAT (without exam)

     

    For registrations received 45 days before the start date of the course, it is foreseen a 5% rebate on the teaching fee.

    NOTE:

    • The quote includes the original CPSM Learning System Bundle from ISM (text books and online part)

     

    The course requires a minimum of 6 participants for the activation. Seats are limited in order to allow optimal interaction between participants and instructors.

     

    For more information or for registering please contact: info@advanceschool.ch