Here at Next Level Purchasing today, we launched a new approach to administering the SPSM® Exam that will serve to further strengthen the SPSM® Certification’s already strong reputation as a challenging measurement of purchasing proficiency.

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Internationally, a standard practice for certification providers is to have multiple versions of certification exams in order to maintain the integrity of the testing process. Since Day 1 of the SPSM® Exam, we had that.

But today we implemented some new programming that randomizes the order of the questions on each version of the SPSM® Exam. Therefore, no two exams will realistically ever have the same combination of questions in the same order.

This is consistent with our founding philosophy with the SPSM® Certification: to give employers the assurance that those who have earned the SPSM® are truly the “cream of the crop” – professionals who have truly earned their certification without taking any shortcuts or receiving any special accommodations. Employers value SPSM’s and SPSM’s benefit from that fact.

To Your Career,
Charles Dominick, SPSM
President & Chief Procurement Officer
Next Level Purchasing, Inc.
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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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