On the Web page describing the Senior Professional in Supply Management (SPSM) Certification, we list a table showing the length of time it will take a purchasing manager to become certified based on the amount of time s/he is able to dedicate to study.

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I felt that it would be helpful to share some statistics regarding the length of time it is actually taking individuals to complete the SPSM Certification Program and earning their purchasing certification. Here they are:

Average time it has taken SPSM’s to earn their certification: 139 days

Shortest amount of time it has taken an SPSM to earn certification: 71 days

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Respectfully,
Charles Dominick, C.P.M., SPSM
President
Next Level Purchasing, Inc.

Charles Dominick, SPSM, SPSM2, SPSM3

Charles Dominick, SPSM, SPSM2, SPSM3 is an internationally-recognized business expert, legendary procurement thought leader, award-winning entrepreneur, and provocative blogger. Charles founded the Next Level Purchasing Association in 2000, oversaw its incredible growth, and successfully led the organization to its acquisition by the Certitrek Group in 2016. He continues to blog and provide advisory services for the NLPA on a part-time basis as he incubates his upcoming business innovations. Charles is also the co-author of the wildly popular, groundbreaking book, "The Procurement Game Plan: Winning Strategies & Techniques For Supply Management Professionals."

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