CPSM Certification

NORTH SMITHFIELD, RI – ISM of Greater RI, an affiliate of ISM is currently holding registration for three 28 hour “Body of Knowledge” workshops in preparation for each exam, starting on January 13, 2015.  These sessions will be held for two hours on Tuesday and Thursday evenings for five consecutive weeks with a full day review session on the Saturday of the sixth week.  We will then take a two week break to allow the participants to take the exam in accordance with their own schedule.  We will then begin the sessions for Exam 2 using the same format, followed by the sessions for Exam 3. Dates will be forthcoming once identified.

So challenge yourself and make the move to gain supply management’s most prestigious designation. ISM launched the 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.

CPSM™ Eligibility

  • Five years of full-time, professional supply management experience (non-clerical, non-support)
  • A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university or international equivalent (for CPSM® certification only, not required for CPM® certification) and three years of full-time, professional supply management experience (non-clerical, non-support)
  • Successfully pass three CPSM® Exams OR if you are a C.P.M. in good standing, pass the Bridge Exam (test centers located in more than 230 locations)

Registration required by January 5, 2015.


Please visit our Website to register.



  • Teknor Apex Company

505 Central Avenue

Pawtucket, RI 0261


WHEN: Starts January 14, 2015

  • Each Exam Preparatory Course 5 Weeks
  • Tuesday & Thursday @ 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • One Saturday Review @ 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM


Lead Instructor: Butch Roberts


Option A Option B: Al a Carte Option C : Al a Carte
Complete Course  3 full modules
With Saturday Review Session
Individual Module Course
With applicable Saturday Review Session
Module 1, 2 or 3
 Saturday Review Session
Members & Non Members
ISM Member  $ 995.00 ISM Member  $ 395.00 Module 1, 2, or 3  $ 75.00
Non-Members  $1,295.00 Non-Members  $ 495.00 All Modules  $ 175.00



STUDY MATERIALS – purchase from ISM National
Text Name ISM Member Price / Nonmember Price
CPSM® and CSM™ Study Guide – 1st Edition  $79.00 / $119.00
CPSM® and CSM™ Diagnostic Kit, Print Version  $89.00 / $119.00
ISM Professional Series **  $219.00 / $329.00
ISM Glossary of Key Supply Management Terms (5th Edition) **  $59.00 / $89.00
** Recommended, Not Required



Computerized ISM Outsourced Exam Conducted by Piersonview
Exam 1 – Foundation of Supply Management 165 questions, 2 hours & 45 minutes test time  $      185.00
Exam 2 – Effective Supply Management Performance 165 questions, 2 hours & 45 minutes test time  $      185.00
Exam 3 – Leadership in Supply Management 180 questions, 3 hours test time  $      185.00


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