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
eLearning Power Session: 3hr Contract Terms Deep Dive (10:30am-1:30pm) Live Online Click Here to Register  $99 Apr 30, 2020 Live Online
UNC Greensboro & ISM-CV’s Live Bootcamp: Procurement & Supply Management Advanced Certificate Program Click Here to Register  $1,575 May 27 – 29, 2020 UNCG
Greensboro, NC
Live New CPSM (Certified Professional in Supply Management) Exam Prep Training: Exam 1 Jumpstart Course Click Here to Register $650 Jun 5, 2020  Exam 1 Commencement Uptown Charlotte, NC
ISM-CV Power Session: 4hr Category Management Excellence (1pm-4:30pm) Call for Early Bird Rate (704) 503-9103  $99 Jun 10, 2020 Myrtle Beach, SC
SPM (Strategic Procurement Master) Advanced Diploma in Strategic Sourcing & Category Management Call for Registration (704) 503-9103  $4,390.00 Jun 14 – 18, 2020 London, UK
Live New CPSM (Certified Professional in Supply Management) Exam Prep Training Call for Registration (704) 503-9103  $4,390.00 Jun 21 – 25, 2020 Dubai, UAE
Online – UNC Charlotte Evening Course: Procurement & Supply Management Fundamentals Certificate Program
(Mon/Wed: 6-9pm)
Call for Early Bird Rate (704) 503-9103  $1,375 Jul 27 – Aug 19, 2020 Online
Georgia Tech C-SWEET (Corporate Success Women Executives & Emerging Talent Leadership Certificate Program)Stakeholder Engagement & Category Management, Business Analytics & Financial Acumen Leadership, Contracting & Legal Oversight, Essentials of Negotiations & Influence Click Here or Call for Registration (704) 503-9103  $5,495.00 Aug 24 – 28, 2020 Georgia Tech
Atlanta, GA
SPM (Strategic Procurement Master) Advanced Diploma in Strategic Sourcing & Category Management Call for Registration (704) 503-9103  $4,390.00 Sep 13 – 17, 2020 Khobar, Saudi Arabia
Georgia Tech Atlanta Procurement & Supply Management Leadership Certificate ProgramBid Package Development & Supplier Selection, Contracting Excellence and Essential Principles of Negotiations Call for Special Discount (704) 503-9103  $3,195.50 Sep 28 – Oct 2, 2020 Georgia Tech
Atlanta, GA
UNC Greensboro & ISM-CV’s Live Bootcamp: Procurement & Supply Management Advanced Certificate Program Call for Early Bird Rate (704) 503-9103  $1,575 Oct 20 – 22, 2020 UNCG
Greensboro, NC
Power Session: 4hr TBD Call for Registration (704) 503-9103  $99 Oct 23, 2020 UNCG
Greensboro, NC
UNC Charlotte’s & ISM-CV’s Bootcamp Course: Procurement & Supply Management Professional Certificate Program  Call for Early Bird Rate (704) 503-9103  $1,375 Nov 4 – 6, 2020 UNCC Uptown
Charlotte, NC
SPM (Strategic Procurement Master) Advanced Diploma in Strategic Sourcing & Category Management Call for Registration (704) 503-9103  $4,390.00 Nov 22 – 26, 2020 Dubai, UAE
SPM (Strategic Procurement Master) Advanced Diploma in Strategic Sourcing & Category Management Call for Registration (704) 503-9103  $4,390.00 Dec 13 – 17, 2020 Jeddah, Saudi Arabia