Certification Programs

SIG University will be adding three new educational offerings: 

  • Certified Senior Sourcing Leader 

  • Contracting in the New Economy 

  • Certified Technology Sourcing Professional

Today’s business marketplace is increasingly competitive, and companies need top talent to have the soft skills, analytical skills, financial proficiency and technical acumen to succeed. Certification puts you and your organization in a special league. Inspired leaders look to top performers and known innovators to find tomorrow’s best practices and methodologies.

Four certifications are currently available through SIG University

  1. Certified Sourcing Professional (CSP)
  2. Certified Supplier Management Professional (CSMP)
  3. Certified Third Party Risk Management Professional (C3PRMP)
  4. Certified Intelligent Automation Professional (CIAP)

Which Certification is Right for You?

Maybe all. The SIG University certification programs cover completely different competencies and skills.

Certified Sourcing Professional
  • 10-week program
  • Focused on the hard and soft skills of sourcing
  • Covers strategic sourcing and outsourcing methodologies as well as best practices in negotiations
  • CSP subtitles and study guides in Spanish! ¡CSP: Subtítulos y guías de estudio en español!
Certified Supplier Management Professional
  • 5-week program
  • Focused on the discipline of governance
  • Covers contract administration, value realization, risk mitigation, compliance and continuous improvement
Certified Third Party Risk Management Professional
  • 10-week video-based program
  • Focused on best and emerging practices to identify, assess, manage and control third party risk throughout the lifecycle of relationships
  • Aligns risk fundamentals and frameworks with risk culture and the essential tools and controls for effective governance
  • Accredited by NASBA for 66 CPE credits and GARP for 20 CPD credits
Certified Intelligent Automation Professional
  • 6-week program
  • Focus on the intelligent process automation technologies, different stages of adoption and the phases of an automation program
  • Learn how to identify the correct opportunities to build, run and sustain a successful automation program, and understand the true potential of IPA technologies


For Providers

When providers, advisors and consultants get certified through SIG University, they increase their credibility and ability to serve their clients. SIG University is a perfect way to improve your employees' skills in an online environment that is conducive to learning new concepts.

There’s a lot of specialized knowledge in the sourcing, procurement and risk industries, and it’s constantly changing. When you are in the field, you need to know the latest techniques, methodologies, terminologies, trends and training in sourcing, procurement, supply chain and risk management to be an expert for your clients.

SIG University allows you to supplement your team’s real-world experience with tangible coursework taught by sourcing professionals. Whether your team needs holistic training or education on certain concepts, SIG University’s flexible class model enables your team to get the training it needs without having to spend critical time away from the office.

By increasing your sourcing and risk management knowledge and competencies, your team will be able to deliver best-in-class solutions to today’s leading companies.