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About PROCUREMENT Certification

Elevate your procurement career to new heights with the prestigious GSDC Certified Procurement Professional Certification (CPP). 

Tailored exclusively for ambitious professionals in the procurement field, this coveted credential validates your expertise and knowledge in effectively managing procurement processes within organizations. 

Quick highlights about Procurement Certification:

  • International Recognized Certification verifiable with lifetime validity
  • Course content is curated by the world's most esteemed thought leaders, deans, chairs, professors, and academic affiliates from such prestigious universities as Yale, MIT, Stanford, Wharton, and Harvard.
  • Gain access to industry expert-led e-learning sessions for GSDC procurement professionals.
  • Become a Part of the Global 8000+ GSDC CPP certified professionals community
  • CPP Certification is trusted by organizations across 90+ countries

It's time to embark on your journey to professional recognition and success in the dynamic realm of procurement.

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1. Improve procurement management skills.
2. Developing a digital procurement strategy for your organization.
3. Foster ongoing professional development.
4. Promote ethics and compliance.
5. Drive efficiency in procurement.
6. Enable strategic decision-making impact
7. Facilitate networking in procurement.
8. Support career advancement opportunities.
9. Procurement within the Industry 4.0 ERA
10. Stay updated with emerging trends
11.Contribute to cost savings



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Practice Exams

Mocks curated by SME's will help you to pass final certification exam.



  • 1. Understanding the Procurement Process
    • Examining the Formal Procurement Procedures within Organizations
    • The End-to-End Procure-to-Pay Process
    • Ensuring Corporate Governance in Procurement Operations
    • Leveraging Digitalization in Procurement Processes
    • Implementing Effective Category Management Strategies
  • 2. Market Research & Analysis
    • Skills for Conducting Research in the SCM/Procurement Industry
    • Exploring Primary Research Methods
    • Guest Lecture on the Importance of Primary Research
    • Utilizing Secondary Research Sources
    • Comparing Primary Research to Secondary Research
    • Leveraging Social Media for Effective Market Research
    • Current Trends in Market Research Practices
    • Applying Porter's Five Forces Analysis
    • Utilizing PESTLE Analysis for Market Insights
    • Conducting SWOT Analysis for Strategic Decision-making
    • Promoting Supplier Diversity in Procurement
    • Analyzing Market Position through Magic Quadrant Analysis
    • Evaluating Supplier Ranking and Capability Matrix
    • Gaining Competitive Intelligence for Strategic Advantage
    • Assessing Financial Risks in Procurement
    • Enhancing Demand Forecasting Accuracy
  • 3. Price Forcasting
    • Forecasting Prices - Utilizing CAGR and Linear Regression
    • Predicting Prices - Applying Multiple Regression Analysis
    • Price Forecasting - Incorporating Weighted Average Regression and Time Series Analysis
  • 4. Introduction to Supply Chain Management
    • Overview of Procurement Management
    • Fundamentals of Stores Management
    • Essentials of Warehouse Management
    • The Purpose and Objectives of Supply Chain
    • Understanding Procurement Through Examples
    • Green Supply Chain Management for Carbon Footprint Reduction
    • Exploring Reverse Auctions in Procurement
    • Implementing Procure to Pay (P2P) and Source to Pay (S2P)
    • Procurement Planning & Implementation Strategies
    • Analyzing Spend and Utilizing Kraljic's Matrix
    • Measuring KPIs and Assessing Supplier Performance
    • Harnessing Procurement to Achieve Cost Savings
    • Distribution Strategies: Warehouse Location, Customer Allocation, Demand Forecasting, Inventory Management, etc
    • Logistics Considerations:Mode Selection, Port Selection, Direct Delivery, Vehicle Scheduling, 3PL, 4PL, etc.
    • Global Logistics and Transportation
      • Price Forecasting - CAGR and Linear Regression
      • Price Forecasting - Multiple Regression Analysis
      • Price Forecasting - Incorporating Weighted Average Regression and Time Series Analysis
  • 5. Quality Concepts
    • An Introduction to Lean Manufacturing Principles
    • Implementing Lean Manufacturing: Toyota's Approach
    • Illustrating Lean Manufacturing at Toyota's Kentucky Plant
    • Understanding the 5S Standard Work Methodology through Video
    • Utilizing Visual Management and 5S in Lean Manufacturing
    • Visualizing Warehouse and Forklift Operations at Toyota
    • Exploring a Lean Manufacturing Facility Tour
    • The Toyota 5S Methodology in Practice
    • Explaining Kanban with an Example
    • A Concise Explanation of Kanban
    • Demonstrating a Simple Kanban Pull System
    • Illustrating the Pull System and Kanban Implementation
    • Identifying the Seven Wastes in Manufacturing
    • Top 10 Reasons to Implement Kanban in Operations
    • An Overview of Kaizen in Lean Manufacturing
    • Engaging in a Kaizen Workshop
    • Becoming a Six Sigma Samurai
    • Applying the Toyota Production System: The 5 Ss in a Shop Environment


Team leader

Supply Chain Management Teams

Supply chain management manager

Logistics manager

Purchase manager

Warehouse manager

Distribution manager



Enhanced job performance and productivity.

Competitive edge in job applications.

Networking opportunities with professionals.

Access to procurement community and resources.

Credibility and trustworthiness boost.

Informed decision-making confidence.

A valuable asset to employers.

Potential for a higher salary.

Improved contract negotiation skills.

Involvement in strategic initiatives.

Continuous professional development



Work experience at a senior level or as a Team leader in Supply Chain/Procurement/Purchasing Warehousing/Distribution/Logistics Industry is required.



60-minutes exam.
40-multiple choice questions (MCQ).
26 out of 40-65% is needed to pass.
In case the participant does not score the passing percentage, they will be granted a 2nd attempt at no additional cost. Re-examination can be taken up to 30 days from the date of the 1st exam attempt.


Sample Certificate



Nate Gren

 Designation -Procurement Officer

I never knew passing the GSDC CPP certification exam would have such a profound impact on my procurement career. The certification has boosted my confidence and given me a newfound appreciation for the procurement profession. I'm grateful for the opportunity to have taken this exam, and I would recommend it to any procurement professional looking to enhance their skills and credibility.

Emily Lance

 Designation - Procurement Analyst

 The GSDC CPP certification exam was a challenging but rewarding experience. It has given me a new perspective on the procurement profession and exposed me to new concepts that have proven valuable in my work. The certification has also opened up new opportunities for me and has expanded my network. Thank you, GSDC, for providing a certification that truly adds value. 

Kylie Brown

 Designation - Procurement Specialist

I passed the GSDC CPP certification exam, and it has been a turning point in my procurement career. The exam was comprehensive and challenging, but it was worth the effort. The certification has not only increased my knowledge but also my confidence in my abilities as a procurement professional. I'm proud to be a GSDC CPP certified professional and would recommend it to anyone looking to take their procurement career to the next level.


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