Institute for Supply Management™ (ISM)
The Certified in Supply Management™ (CSM™) is a qualification that tests ISM’s internationally recognized, supply management body of knowledge. The CSM™ qualification has been incorporated into the Certified Professional in Supply Management® (CPSM®) program to meet the needs of practitioners with, or without, a college degree. Candidates who have registered for CSM™ exams prior to March 11, 2013 are eligible to schedule a testing appointment. CSM™ exam scores can be applied to the CPSM® qualification.
Please contact ISM’s Certification Department at firstname.lastname@example.org or 800/888-6276 if you have any questions.
CPSM® Program Requirements
- A minimum of 3 years full-time, professional supply management experience (nonclerical, nonsupport) with a regionally accredited bachelor’s degree OR 5 years of supply management experience (nonclerical, nonsupport) without a degree.
- Pass 3 CPSM® Exams OR if you are a C.P.M. in good standing, pass the Bridge Exam.
Before scheduling your exam appointment, you must register for the exam(s) with ISM. Register for the exam(s) at https://www.ism.ws/Certification/Register.cfm or contact ISM’s Customer Service Department at 1-800-888-6276 extension 3001.
You must wait a minimum of 30 days to retake an exam.