If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you know that I like to dedicate one of the first posts of the month (almost) every month to sharing the names of the countries that have had their first SPSM’s certified.

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This is getting more difficult every month because, with employers from over 60 countries throughout the world having enrolled their purchasing professionals in the Senior Professional in Supply Management® Program, many of these countries already have SPSM’s in them! Looking over the list of SPSM’s certified since my last update on this blog, I’m seeing far away places like Namibia, Uganda, the United Arab Emirates, etc. on the list but…there are already (in some cases, many) SPSM’s in those countries.

However, we do have a couple of countries to add to the list. Since the last update here, the first SPSM’s from Argentina and India have been certified.

This is a dream come true for me. The thought of purchasing certifications being awarded by “national associations” where the recognition of those certifications were limited to the countries of those associations is so outdated.

A globally recognized purchasing certification is so important. Today’s purchasing professionals deal with suppliers from around the world. It is obviously critical that those suppliers recognize the caliber of purchasing professional they are dealing with. With the SPSM® Certification, that’s happening.

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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