Welcome to PSM Training Solutions!!

PSM Training Solutions is the perfect choice for:

With talent development programs for professionals, delivered by procurement & supply chain professionals, PSM Training Solutions is a hub for Procurement growth and excellence. Let our innovative content and experienced PSM instructors help you and your team gain broader awareness, deeper understanding, and immediate on-the-job application to accelerate professional growth.

PSMTS Designs, Develops and Delivers standard and customizable content for HR Leaders, Procurement Executives, and their teams.


University Procurement Certificate Programs

Join hundreds of professionals who have earned their PSM Fundamentals, PSM Professional, PSM Advanced, or PSM Leadership Certificate from select Universities.

PSM Graduates are better equipped to…
  • Lead cross-functional sourcing initiatives while facilitating and communicating progress to all levels of the organization
  • Drive Customer Requirements & Gathering Processes for better Sourcing Results
  • Understand and articulate key contract terms for more advanced negotiation preparation and execution with prospective suppliers
  • Analyze the successes and failures of the supply base with supplier score-carding tools
  • Articulate financial risk and impact of sourcing projects at the executive level

University Campus Options:         

PSM Fundamentals @ UNC Charlotte – 4 Week Evening Program offered in August 

PSM Professional @ UNC Charlotte – 3 Day Bootcamp Program offered March & November

PSM Advanced @ UNC Greensboro – 3 Day Bootcamp Program offered April & November

PSM Leadership @ Georgia Tech Center of Logistics & Supply Chain – 5 Day Bootcamp Program offered March & September

*All Programs proudly offered annually. See Upcoming Live Training for Dates

Driving Global Procurement Excellence

Procurement & Supply Management Certificate Programs for all levels!

Providing programs for each level of your career, our programs are perfect for:

  • Emerging Professionals
  • Experience Career Changers new to Supply Mgmt.
  • Managers & Team Leaders
  • Emerging Executives

Want to bring a PSM program to a university near you? We can do that!

Standardized talent development and reinforcement for your entire team!

Want to bring one of these certificate programs to your site to save on travel. We can do that.

Certified Professional in Supply Management

Ready for Professional Procurement & Supply Mgmt. Certification?
Get Started Now…Let Us Help!

Passing 3 Exams will get you your credentials!

Exam 1: Supply Management Core
180 questions, 180 Mins
(Sourcing, Category Management, Negotiation, Legal & Contractual, Supplier Relationship Management, Cost & Price Management, Financial Analysis)

Exam 2: Supply Management Integration
165 questions, 165 Mins
(Supply Chain Strategy, Sales & Operations Planning- Demand Planning, Sales & Operations Planning- Forecasting, Sales & Operations Planning- Product & Service Development, Quality Management, Materials, Project Management)

Exam 3: Leadership & Transformation in Supply Management
165 questions, 165 Mins
(Strategy Development, Stakeholder Engagement, People Development & Coaching, Systems Capability & Technology, Risk & Compliance, Corporate Social Responsibility & Ethics)

See course schedule for upcoming sessions or schedule your private on-site session today for 5 or more!

ISM, which stands for the Institute for Supply Management has been a membership organization home for procurement and supply management professionals since 1915. Since the CPSM replaced the Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM), thousands have received their ISM Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM). You may know of ISM’s work in their publishing of The ISM Manufacturing Report On Business® which ISM claims to be one of the most reliable economic indicators available. Published monthly, the report includes the Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) which measures new orders, production, employment and supplier deliveries. With affiliates and chapters worldwide, ISM has over 50,000 professionals and continues to be a leader in the Procurement & Supply Management space globally.

Call us at 704 503-9103 or email Katrina.Rivera@sms-advisors.com for more details or a price quote.

Corporate On-Site Training

Procurement Course Program Options


Although not limited to, we offer the following customizable course programs
Featured Engagement
Key Principles of Negotiations & Influence
Featured Engagement
Category Management & Stakeholder Engagement Essentials
Contracting Excellence: Mastering Contract Types & Term
Project Management in Sourcing: Driving Results w/ Numbers
2 Days
RFx & Bid Analysis Execution: Managing Sourcing Process Steps for Ultimate Results
Driving Inventory Mgmt. Excellence:  From Procure to Pay
Identifying Risk in the Supply Chain: From Supplier Assessments to Post Contract Performance
Financial Acumen: Driving Business Case Excellence
Process Mapping:  Root Cause Analysis & Integrated Problem Solving


Our Signature Training & Development is designed to increase the integrated business acumen and execution efficiency of emerging professionals and experienced practitioners in or related to organizational procurement, sourcing, supplier diversity, finance and/or supply chain.

PSM Competency Development Assessment

Trying to level-set the playing field? Let PSM Training Solutions take your staff through a full on-line competency assessment. The CDA is an effective and efficient way of understanding your current learning development gaps and future training needs for Sourcing, Purchasing, and Supply Chain related professionals in your organization. Key competencies measured are:
Strategic Sourcing Process, Legal Terms & Conditions, Financial Analysis, Stakeholder Engagement, and Risk Management.


Whether an on-site customizable series, off-site competency course or specialty certificate programs, we provide and support standard sourcing frameworks to promote communication and alignment across your team.  Our signature talent development solidifies a holistic cross-functional approach needed to help groups better drive cost savings, utilize systems and manage projects effectively for the organization.

Inquire about our popular program design and/or delivery options:

  • Team Competency Assessments & Customized Analytics (Pre and Post)
  • Individual & Group Registration on Personalized Company Registration Page
  • 4-6 Month Accelerated PSM Series Programs
  • 1 & 2 Day On-Site Competency Courses (Customizable)
  • University Certificate Program Bootcamps
  • Negotiations & Influence Workshop w/Personality Style Identification Assessment
  • ISM & APICS Certification Prep Programs

Call 704 503-9103 or email Katrina.Rivera@sms-advisors.com for on-site competency development support, course design,  general course delivery and/or full brochure inquiries.

Course Programs – Registration Open


Online: Key Principles of Sourcing Overview Click Here to Register  $199 eLearning Online
ONLINE – Womens’ Business Center of Charlotte & ISM-CV’s Supply Chain Center of Excellence (WBCC Supply Chain CoE) – Module 1: End-to-End Supply Chain Oversight
(1st, 2nd 3rd Thursday of the month: 6pm-8pm EST)
Private Program  $1,375 Sep 2, 2021 – Nov 18, 2021 Live Online
ONLINE: Georgia Tech’s Procurement & Supply Management Leadership Certificate Program Category Management & Sourcing Leadership, Contracting & Legal Oversight and Essential of Negotiations & Stakeholder Influence

View Recorded Info Session, click here

Click Here to Register Inquire for pricing, discounts may apply Sep 13 – 30, 2021 Live Online
ONLINE: UNC Greensboro & ISM-CV’s Procurement & Supply Management Advanced Certificate Program (M/W/TH: 12pm-4pm EST)

Join upcoming Info Session, click here

Click Here to Register  $1,575 Oct 11 – 21, 2021 Live Online
eLearning Power Session: Negotiation & Influence (1pm-5pm EST) Live Online Click Here to Register  $99 Oct 22, 2021 Live Online
ONLINE – UNC Charlotte Procurement & Supply Management Professional Certificate Program (Mon & Wed: 6pm-9pm EST)
View Recorded Info Session, click here
Click Here to Register  $1,375 Oct 25 – Nov 17, 2021 Live Online
ONLINE – Womens’ Business Center of Charlotte & ISM-CV’s Supply Chain Center of Excellence (WBCC Supply Chain CoE) – Module 2: Business Operations & Order Fulfillment
(1st, 2nd 3rd Thursday of the month: 6pm-8pm EST)
Private Program  $1,375 Dec 2, 2021 – Feb 18, 2022 Live Online
Live New CPSM (Certified Professional in Supply Management) Exam Prep Training: Exam 1 Jumpstart Course Click Here to Register $650 Feb 4, 2022 Exam 1 Commencement Online
ONLINE – Womens’ Business Center of Charlotte & ISM-CV’s Supply Chain Center of Excellence (WBCC Supply Chain CoE) – Module 3: Procurement & Negotiations
(1st, 2nd 3rd Thursday of the month: 6pm-8pm EST)
Private Program  $1,375 Mar 3, 2022 – May 19, 2022 Live Online
ONLINE – UNC Charlotte Procurement & Supply Management Professional Certificate Program(Mon/Wed: 6pm-9pm EST) Call for Early Bird  $1,375 Mar 7 – 30, 2022 Live Online