SIG University Announces Open Enrollment for Online Certification Programs

The semester begins on April 15 for certifications in sourcing, supply management and third party risk.

JACKSONVILLE, FL. FEBRUARY 19, 2019 - SIG University, a comprehensive, online certification program focused on strategic sourcing, governance practices and methodologies, and third-party risk management today announces that enrollment is open for classes beginning on April 15.

SIG University was created at the request of SIG members who saw an educational training gap in today's workforce. Since its inception in 2016, SIG University has seen tremendous growth and organizational adoption, with over 850 graduates from over 200 companies representing 17 countries. Upon graduation, SIG University students earn a credential as a Certified Sourcing Professional (CSP), Certified Third Party Risk Management Professional (C3PRMP) or a Certified Supply Management Professional (CSMP).

The CSP course is administered over a 12-week period, the C3PRMP course is an eight-week program and the CSMP is a more condensed program that takes five weeks to complete. Each of the three certifications is valid for five years and is delivered in a modular format with lessons, assessments and quizzes to test mastery of subject matter. In addition, SIG University students have access to one of the largest banks of available sourcing data in the U.S. through the SIG Resource Center, which houses over 8,000 tools, templates, methodologies, processes, whitepapers and archived presentations.

“Today’s sourcing, outsourcing, procurement and risk professionals need to have a clear understanding of industry best practices and the volatile threat landscape,” said Dawn Tiura, SIG CEO and President. “As the digital transformation takes hold and we move into an era of automation, machine learning and artificial intelligence, it is more important than ever to have a solid understanding of strategic sourcing methodologies, governance and risk frameworks. SIG University’s certification programs equip students with the hard and soft skills of sourcing to meet their organization’s evolving challenges.”

SIG University is currently enrolling students for classes that begin on April 15. Closed cohorts are available outside this date for companies enrolling 25 or more students simultaneously. Discounts are available for students and/or companies who enroll before March 15. To learn more, visit our website.

About SIG University

SIG University, is the premier training and certification program for sourcing and outsourcing professionals looking to enhance their practical experience with the latest sourcing thought leadership. SIG University was founded on the ideals of elevating the sourcing profession to deliver strategic value to the corporation, and is the only sourcing and governance certification designed and delivered by seasoned sourcing practitioners.

About SIG

SIG, is a membership organization that provides thought leadership and networking opportunities to executives in sourcing, procurement and outsourcing from Fortune 500 and Global 1000 companies and the advisors who serve them. SIG is widely known as a forum for sharing “next” practices and thought leadership through live networking events, virtual forums and a comprehensive online SIG resource center (SRC), which was developed by and for professionals in sourcing and outsourcing. The organization is unique in that it blends practitioners, service providers and advisory firms in a non-commercial environment. SIG is also the parent organization for SIG University, a one-of-a-kind certification and training program for professionals and executives seeking deep expertise in sourcing and governance for themselves or their teams, as well as Future of Sourcing, which provides unrivaled digital content for the opinion-formers and decision-makers at the heart of the outsourcing space.