As an economic recession looms, employers need sourcing and procurement talent with specialized skills.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., June 3, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — SIG University, a comprehensive online training and certification program focused on strategic sourcing, governance practices and methodologies, third-party risk management and digital transformation is now enrolling students for certification programs that begin on July 6.

The advanced training benefits sourcing professionals who want to certify their knowledge and secure job opportunities as well as teams by creating a common language that breaks down silos, improves efficiencies and overall performance. Each certification program is delivered entirely online, so students have the flexibility to balance work and home life with their studies.

SIG University faculty members are subject-matter experts and senior practitioners who bring first-hand experience with sourcing and risk events to life in the virtual classroom. A unique aspect of SIG University’s learning model are weekly discussion forums, where students and faculty discuss the week’s lessons and real-world applications. These discussions solidify learning outcomes and provide a professional network to engage with industry peers.

“As the world faces a recession, company executives need sourcing and procurement talent with specialized skills to automate supply chains, manage risk and source responsibly,” said SIG CEO and President Dawn Tiura. “Employers like USAA ask their interview candidates if they hold a SIG University certification because they know SIG University graduates are up-to-date on best practices when it comes to strategic sourcing, governance, third-party risk and digital transformation.”

An early enrollment discount is available until June 6. Closed cohorts are available for groups and discounts are available for companies enrolling teams. Visit the SIG University website for a complete listing of all certification programs and detailed curriculum guide.

About SIG University
SIG University is the premier training and certification program for sourcing, outsourcing and risk professionals looking to enhance their practical experience with the latest industry education. SIG University was founded on the ideals of elevating sourcing and risk professionals to deliver strategic value to the corporation. SIG University is an inclusive, internationally recognized university with a mission of advancing the sourcing and risk management industries and transforming careers.

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.


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