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ASDP Re-Certification.

If you are currently a Certified member and three years have passed since the date of your ASDP exam, you must apply for an ASDP recertification. Once we approve your application and receive the nominal recertification fee, you will enjoy an extra three-year period of Re-certified status. Every six years after passing an ASDP exam, you will need to take the full training session, which is modified regularly to reflect contemporary changes within the field. The cost to re-certify is $295.00 and is required when you submit your 3 requirements.

A member must enter at least three items (or evidence) indicating that you meet the requirements. One only needs to provide acceptable evidence that meets three or more requirements, but feel free to offer extra evidence via email.



Step 1: Click here to open the recertification request form and log into your member profile; ensure that the email address on your profile is accurate.


Step 2: Fill out the online form by typing or pasting the required evidence. Please include event names and dates. You do not need to attach documents to the form. The email address on this form must match your  profile’s email address.


Step 3: If you prefer to provide additional evidence in PDF or other document formats, you must still complete the form and pay; please send any attachments to from the email account that matches your profile’s email address.

Below is a preview of ASDP’s re-certification requirements; a certified member must complete at least three (3) of the following requirements:

Requirement #1

Since taking the last ASDP exam, I attended at least one educational/training seminar where technical, administrative, and/or managerial applications on Supplier Diversity were presented/discussed.

Requirement #2

I obtained 9 Continuing Education (CE) credits related to supply chain, supplier diversity, or other CE units from a university, college, government, industry, or professional organization, since taking the last ASDP exam.

Requirement #3

I authored and published at least one (1) paper, thesis, or article on Supplier Diversity, since taking the last ASDP exam.

Requirement #4

I coordinated or actively-participated in community outreach/relations efforts, initiatives, and/or projects tied to small or diverse business segments, since taking the last ASDP exam.

Requirement #5

I attended at least three (3) major Supplier Diversity or Small Business symposiums/events, since taking the last ASDP exam.

Requirement #6

I was/am involved in Supplier Diversity activities through employment, work full time, or work part-time in the supplier diversity field.

Requirement #7

I currently serve as an ASDP Officer.

Requirement #8

I currently serve as the ASDP Committee Member.

Requirement #9

I participate in ASDP training sessions either as a speaker or planner.

NOTE: Once documentation has been received and reviewed by ASDP, we will email you a notice of acceptance, rejection, or request further evidence.  If you are not approved, we will refund the fee to you.

If you have any questions regarding the recertification process, please email

Get Certified.

ASDP offers a certification and educational program to recognize, evaluate, and train professionals who work to ensure their organization meets its Supplier Diversity goals.

“A powerhouse training for Small Business Liaison Officers. Put on your thinking cap and join the group for energetic sessions and conversation.”

“This training is excellent for attendees of all levels. The instructors are excellent and committed to the small business cause, as are each of the attendees.”

“This class will give you the background and tools needed to build your Supplier Diversity Program within your organization. It is a must-have for new and experienced Small Business Liaison Officers to not only gain the information needed to succeed as a professional but to meet others and network along the way.”

“This was one of the best professional training programs I have taken. Thorough, engaging and relevant!”

“I am the VP of Supply Chain for a company that builds automation and tooling for aerospace. We recently went from being a small business to being classified as large overnight. In order to satisfy the flow down requirements of our customers, we needed to get training on how to properly establish this protocol within our organization. This class was very helpful in getting us on the way.”

“I am so thankful my organization values our Small Business Diversity program and encouraged us to take this course! I could not have asked for a better learning experience! I have been a designated Small Business Liaison Officer for seven years now and there was a great mix of refresher material and new material that I don't deal with all of the time; plus, they highlighted new and upcoming changes! Best 2 1/2 days of training!!!”

“This is the most extensive, beneficial training I have attended to date as it pertains to my role as Small Business Liaison Officer. So glad I found ASDP!!”

“If you are a newly assigned Small Business Liaison Officer, or have been mandated to fulfill the Small Business Liaison Officer role, then this course is for you. The Alliance of Supplier Diversity Professionals offers the tools to increase your confidence in your new role. They also offer networking opportunities so that you can communicate with other people in your industry and never feel alone. Spread the word. ASDP’s guide to program excellence is a must for all Small Business Liaison Officers.”

“The overall training was excellent, including the energy level and knowledge of the instructors. I learned a lot from the training.”

“The ASDP training was intense and provided an in-depth explanation of rules and regulations that must be abided by. It gave us opportunities to network with other professionals, providing a strong connection to others in similar careers. I thoroughly enjoyed the class!”

“My 4th time re-certifying. I always learn something new. The trainers are great and the subjects pertinent and well presented. Great networking options, as well.”

“The classroom instruction fostered focus on the material and dialog with other students. In-depth discussions and problem solving while in a group setting was very stimulating. The instructors were seasoned practitioners with a wealth of knowledge and experience. The bonus was developing a larger peer group of small business advocates that understand the challenges and rewards of supplier diversity.”

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