May 9, 2019
London, UK – PSI Services (UK) Limited (PSI), a global provider of assessment services, leading-edge technology, and talent management solutions, has been awarded a contract by the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) to provide exam center and invigilation services for CIPS Certificate and Diploma computer-based examinations via the PSI global test center network.
The agreement for the provision of test center services to deliver computer-based examinations will see PSI delivering tests as one of CIPS main exam center providers in 50 different countries around the world. These will include the Certificate and Advanced Certificate, as well as the Diploma, Advanced Diploma, and Professional Diploma in Procurement and Supply
CIPS is the world’s largest professional body serving procurement and supply – a not-for-profit organization that exists for the public good. It is an awarding body that is recognized by regulatory authorities across the world and sets the Global Standard in procurement and supply management.
Speaking about the agreement, Amanda O’Brien, CIPS Group Professional Development Director said, “As part of our move to transition all our assessments to be computer-based we recognize that the successful delivery of our new qualifications depends upon the availability, capability, and capacity of our test center suppliers. Partnering with PSI to access key regions within our global audience via their established test center network will contribute significantly to that goal.
Janet Garcia, President of PSI’s International division commented, “We’re delighted to be working with such a highly regarded awarding organization to help them provide secure and reliable examination delivery to their disparate audience. We will be collaborating very closely with CIPS over the management of this service to ensure the benefits of PSI’s flexible and scalable test center network are realized to the full.”
PSI’s global network of 2,000 plus testing locations spans 160 countries, through which it delivers over 15 million assessments per year.
About PSI Services LLC
PSI Services LLC (PSI) is a global workforce solutions provider that combines science, technology, and expertise to enable opportunities for professional growth, talent enhancement, and retention. PSI has over 70 years of experience providing worldwide testing solutions to corporations, federal and state government agencies, professional associations, certifying bodies, and leading academic institutions. PSI offers a comprehensive solutions approach from test development to delivery and results processing, including pre-hire employment selection, managerial assessments, licensing and certification tests, distance learning testing, license management services, and professional services.
The Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) is the leading international body representing purchasing and supply management professionals. It is the worldwide center of excellence on purchasing and supply management issues. CIPS has a global community of 200,000 in 150 different countries, including senior business people, high-ranking civil servants, and leading academics. The activities of procurement and supply chain professionals have a major impact on the profitability and efficiency of all types of organisations. CIPS offers corporate solutions packages to improve business profitability.
Alistair Fryer-Bovill, Director of Marketing, International
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