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CPSM® Exam General Information:     
  • Foundation of Supply Management — Exam 1 contains 165 questions, 150 of which are scored with 165 minutes (2 hours and 45 minutes) allowed.
  • Effective Supply Chain Management — Exam 2 contains 165 questions, 150 of which are scored with 165 minutes (2 hours and 45 minutes) allowed.
  • Leadership in Supply Management — Exam 3 contains 180 questions, 165 of which are scored with 180 minutes (3 hours) allowed.
  • Bridge Exam, 180 questions all of which are scored with 180 minutes (3 hours) allowed.
  •      CPSM® Exam Information and Registration Brochure
         CPSM® Exam Blueprint

CPSD Exam General Information:
  • Foundation of Supply Management — Exam 1 contains 165 questions, 150 of which are scored with 165 minutes (2 hours and 45 minutes) allowed.
  • Essentials in Supplier Diversity — CPSD Exam contains 120 questions, all questions are scored with 120 minutes (2 hours) allowed.

         CPSD Exam Information and Registration Brochure
         CPSD Exam Blueprint

Exams can be taken in any order.

ISM will e-mail a confirmation of your exam registration with information for scheduling your exam. You will be able to schedule your exam within 24 hours of registration or often less. Exam registrations are valid for one year.

Price per Exam: $199 USD member/$329 USD nonmember (includes ISM Direct Membership)

Exam Retakes: ISM requires that you wait 30 days before re-testing an Exam you did not pass. The price to retake an exam is the same as the initial registration fee.

The exams are administered by computer at Pearson VUE. If you have already registered with ISM for your exam you may schedule your test at http://pearsonvue.com/ism/.

When you arrive for your exam at your local Pearson VUE testing center, you will need to present one valid photo I.D. with signature. The name on your ID must EXACTLY match the registration name that will appear on your confirmation.

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