An agreement between Institute for Supply Management™ (ISM) and The Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply (CIPS) sets forth reciprocity between the two organizations allowing professionals to apply for the respective professional credentials. Professionals in North America holding the CPSM® credential may apply for and receive the MCIPS designation from CIPS increasing your global marketability. The agreement also allows CIPS members in the U.K. holding the MCIPS designation to apply for and receive the CPSM® credential from ISM.
MCIPS holders in the UK interested in obtaining the CPSM® should complete the one-page CPSM® application and mail to:
2055 E Centennial Circle
Tempe, AZ 85284-1898
For any questions:
MCIPS holders in the UK may contact ISM — Michelle Pattee, email@example.com or call 800/888-6276 or +1 480/752-6276, extension 3074.
CPSM® holders in North America may contact CIPS Customer Service at firstname.lastname@example.org or call +44 01780 756777
ISM and CIPS Cement Reciprocal Agreement (press release)