The fourth certification program is Level 4 and covers the “External Procurement Influence” competencies of the SPSM-BOK®. Candidates interested in getting a head start on earning this certification are welcome to enroll in and enjoy the currently available online procurement courses from this level – Exemplary Supply Chain Social Responsibility and Strategic Supplier Diversity Best Practices.

SPSM-BOK® Level 4 Courses

External Procurement Influence


Exemplary Supply Chain Social Responsibility

Not having a socially responsible supply chain can put your organization at extreme risk.  But learning to flawlessly execute and manage a supply chain social responsibility program for your organization doesn’t have to be difficult.


Strategic Supplier Diversity Best Practices

Supplier diversity is a growing and evolving procurement strategy among today’s forward-thinking organizations.  Implemented and managed well, this strategy can make a measurable impact on your company.