Certified Professional in Supply Management®
yourself and make the move to gain supply management's most
prestigious designation. ISM launched the Certified
Professional in Supply Management® (CPSM®)
program in May 2008. The CPSM® is the credential
that surpasses the demands of the international marketplace
with multi-faceted skills in areas such as finance,
supplier relationship management, organizational global
strategy and risk compliance. It can give you the edge
you need in this global marketplace along with the potential
to earn 23 percent more (ISM 2011 Salary
CPSD™ is a professional designation for supply professionals who demonstrate
knowledge, skills and expertise in supplier diversity. CPSD™ is also for
business professionals with responsibility for strategic diversity
initiatives. This professional designation demonstrates to your employer,
your colleagues, your suppliers and even your customers that you are serious
about helping your organization and diverse suppliers succeed. The CPSD™ is
supported by various diversity organizations.
you have broad-based knowledge in all the major components of supply
management. ISM's newest credential, Certified in Supply Management™ (CSM™),
was developed to allow practitioners a way to demonstrate knowledge in
supply management, regardless of whether they have a college degree. It
validates your supply management body of knowledge and skills in areas such
as finance, supplier relationship management, organizational global strategy
and risk compliance.
Congratulations to the First CPSM®!
ISM is pleased to announce Michael G. Haynes, CPSM, C.P.M., of Surprise,
Arizona as the first Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM®).
"This is really good news, and it's an honor to be the first CPSM®," Haynes
says. "I'll do my best to help ISM achieve the same level of respect for the
CPSM® that was achieved with the C.P.M."
Haynes passed all three CPSM® Exams as a pilot participant through ISM's
Arizona affiliate, ISM - AZ.
Haynes is a lifetime C.P.M. whose career in supply management encompasses
17 management/executive positions within five different organizations. He is
currently employed by Siemens Building Technologies Inc. and has taught
procurement courses at Penn State University, conducted C.P.M. exam review
courses, and led seminars at several ISM affiliates. (Maybe you have taken
one of his classes!) Having completed the CPSM® Train-the-Trainer Program,
Haynes says he also plans to provide professional development and training
for the CPSM® certification.
ISM thanks Michael G. Haynes for his example and contributions to the
supply management profession.
For information about the CPSM®, call 800/888-6276 or