|For Immediate Release:||21 October 2011|
|PR Contact:||Adam Gaber
Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals Signs Multi-Year Contract with Pearson VUE
BLOOMINGTON, Minn., October 21, 2011 — Pearson VUE, the electronic certification and licensure testing business of Pearson, announced today that the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) will deliver its new Cornerstones of Supply Chain Management exam in a computer-based format through Pearson VUE. This groundbreaking exam will be available throughout the Pearson VUE-owned and -operated network of more than 260 Pearson Professional Centers as well as additional Pearson VUE test centers throughout the world.
The Cornerstones of Supply Chain Management exam is a new certification in the supply chain field; one that is closely aligned to actual practice. The supply chain management field is changing and the vision and goal of CSCMP is to make sure that its certification exam most accurately reflects real-life practices.
“With Pearson VUE as the exam delivery provider for CSCMP, our candidates will have more options of when and where to test throughout the Pearson VUE network of secure test centers,” said Rick Blasgen, president & CEO of CSCMP. “We’re confident that Pearson VUE will provide CSCMP the exceptional service our program warrants.”
“We are excited to partner with CSCMP for their new exam. With scalable technology and an extensive test center network, Pearson VUE has the capabilities to help the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals grow and develop its new certification program,” said Robert Whelan, Pearson VUE president and chief executive officer.
About Pearson VUE
Pearson VUE (www.pearsonvue.com) is the global leader in computer-based testing for information technology, academic, government and professional testing programs around the world. Pearson VUE provides a full suite of services from test development to data management, and delivers exams through the world’s most comprehensive and secure network of test centers in 165 countries. Pearson VUE is a business of Pearson (NYSE: PSO; LSE: PSON), the international education and information company, whose businesses include the Financial Times Group, Pearson Education and the Penguin Group.
Founded in 1963, the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) is the leading worldwide professional association dedicated to education, research, and the advancement of the supply chain management profession. With nearly 9,000 members globally, representing business, government, and academia from 63 countries, CSCMP members are the leading practitioners and authorities in the fields of logistics and supply chain management.