5 days – Classroom Training
1 day – Examination
The CSSP™ designation distinguishes you as a professional of excellence in industry practices in strategic sourcing.
The CSSP™ program certifies the capability to deliver enormous value to the organization, resulting in best cost, quality, managed risk, sustainability, supply continuity, capital preservation and strategic supplier relationship.
The strategic sourcing discipline is applicable to all major procurement activities. Besides procurement professionals, CSSP™ also recognizes strategic sourcing competencies of marketing, legal, information technology, and human resource practitioners, end users and other stakeholders engaged in purchasing and contracting.
Strategic sourcing is an intensive process of developing and implementing highly advantageous supplier agreements for all externally purchased goods and services, as well as continually managing supplier relationships to achieve corporate strategic goals.
Turn sourcing into a powerful tool that continuously adds value to your organization
Procurement, marketing, information technology, or human resource professionals who source goods, materials and services
The applicant must have at least three years of involvement in the procurement process for goods, materials and services (excluding clerical and support)
Process of Certification
Acquire knowledge on strategic sourcing
Examination or submission of Strategic Sourcing Project