The CPSP-K curriculum/exam is designed to equip learners with knowledge, practical skills and attitudes that will enable them perform duties as buyers, supply chain managers, supervisor directors, or consultants for organizations. To achieve this modules such as Costing and Budgeting, Finance, Leadership, Governance and Project Management are incorporated into the curriculum, in addition to core Supply Chain Management modules. The program comprises four parts, including a research paper and has been benchmarked to international curriculum and practice standards

A person seeking to be registered as a student for the CPSP examination must show evidence of being a holder of one of the following qualifications:
a) Pass in APS (K), or
b) Degree from a recognized university, or
c) Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE), mean grade of C+
(plus) with minimum C+(plus) in English and in Mathematics, or
d) Kenya Advanced Certificate of Education (KACE) with at least TWO
principle passes and credits in Mathematics and English at Kenya
Certificate of Education (KCE)
e) Equivalent qualifications as determined by KISEB

The course has 4 parts (1-4) and takes duration of 2 years
Exam sittings are in May & November every year.

CPSP Registration 5,500
CPSP Reinstatement 5,500
CPSP Renewal (annual) 1,500

CPSP Part I Examination (per paper) 2,500 =15,000
CPSP Part II Examination (per paper) 3,500 = 21,000
CPSP Part III Examination (per paper) 4,000 = 20,000
CPSP Part IV Examination (per paper) 4,000 =20,000
CPSP Research Paper =15,000

CPSP Part 1 (per paper) = 3,750
CPSP Part 2 (per paper) = 5,250
CPSP Part 3 (per paper) = 6,000


MAY EXAMS: Registration and Exam entry deadline 31 March

NOVEMBER EXAMS: Registration and Exam entry deadline 30 September

Seven (7) exemptions are awarded if the student meets the required qualifications as attached on the policy document below. A student is supposed to do mapping on their own using the previous institution/college/university course outline for the units they need to be exempted but if we have mapped the units, they just need to apply and attach the transcripts. Awarding of any exemption is dependent on your unit grade (should be credit- C and above) and also comparable percentage on syllabus coverage-should be 70% and above.


  1. Fill in registration form,
  2. Attach 2 recent colored passport photos, ID copy and certified copies (by a lawyer/advocate) of academic certificates, Transcripts and KCSE certificates.
  3. Pay registration fee Ksh 5,500 via Mpesa Paybill no. 552500, account name is your two names without spacing then indicate the transaction number on the registration form .You can also pay through the bank; account name Kenya Institute of Supplies Management ,bank account number 0102096929100, bank name Standard Chartered, bank branch Wetlands .
  4. Send your application form to our offices at KISM Towers, 11 floor, Ngong Road.

Find attached examination enrolment forms, fill in and drop at the KISM offices in Nairobi, accompanied by your payment and required documents. Copies of these forms are also available on the website
You can then register for tuition at accredited institutions who have partnered with KISM, which list is available on our website.