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Institute for Supply Management™ (ISM)

CSM™ Testing

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 certification@ism.ws or 800/888-6276 if you have any questions.

CPSM® Program Requirements

  1. 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.
  2. Pass 3 CPSM® Exams OR if you are a C.P.M. in good standing, pass the Bridge Exam.

Scheduling

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.

  • Schedule Test Online
  • Schedule Test Over the Phone

Retake Policy

You must wait a minimum of 30 days to retake an exam.

Last updated 2014-01-18