Are you currently supervising others or aspiring to be a supervisor? If so, the CS is designed for you. The real-world knowledge and skills you will learn through the CS can be used immediately to help you become a more efficient, effective supervisor.
To earn the CS certification just apply online anytime, pay certification fees, study on your own (or with others) and pass an exam.
The CS certification has been designed to help you understand and work efficiently and effectively with people and processes in your organization.
The CS is the result of a comprehensive analysis of the management profession, which identified the knowledge, skills and abilities that are required for competent supervision.
Eligibility is based on a point system that takes both education and work experience into account. Minimum qualifications are a high school diploma (or equivalent), and several years of work experience. US Military personnel who have achieved a rank of E3 or higher are automatically qualified.
The CS certification is a great value at $375 for the bundle package, which includes the CS study book, or $275 for just the exam. The bundle package price included free shipping in the USA. Outside the USA, additional shipping charges apply
The CS exam consists of 90 multiple-choice questions and must be completed within 2 hours (120 minutes). For detailed exam specs view the CS exam blueprint.
You must take the CS exam within 12 months after you apply. The exam may be taken online anytime, on any computer, and must be proctored.
Exam results are shown immediately on-screen and confirmed by email. ICPM processes exam grades monthly and provides detailed feedback help test takers address areas of weakness through additional study and professional development.
Most applicants opt for an in-person proctor to observe and monitor the exam. Applicants are responsible for finding their own proctor. Proctors must meet specific requirements, based on the ICPM Exam Proctor Guidelines
ProctorU provides live online proctoring for the CS exam. No special software is needed. An additional $25 fee applies when scheduling an exam. View our ProctorU Info Guide
Applicants receive a copy of the CS book and access to e-Learning content. The book provides knowledge and skills you can put to work immediately. E-Learning includes PowerPoints, quizzes, practice exams and more. These materials will help tailor the learning experience to your needs and get you ready for the CS exam.
Most people earn the program on their own schedule and terms. You can start studying anytime, work at your own pace, and take the CS exam anytime you like. Just 3 hours of effort per week will allow you to earn your CS certification in 3 months or less.
Live online study (live instruction + online group interaction) is available through 2 of our Instructional Partners for an additional cost. Traditional in-person group instruction is also available from Sharbeck. Click below to see what our partners have to offer.
Thank you for submitting your Certified Supervisor application. ICPM will review your application in the next 24 - 72 hours and will email you further instructions on how to get started with the Certified Supervisor certification.
Your professional development is ICPM's number one priority, therefore, do not hesitate to reach out if you have any questions.
Complete a program application to start the CS program. Enrollment is continuous so you can begin your program at any time.