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Certified Supervisor Certification Program

Are you Management Ready?

Looking to begin your career as a management professional? Are you searching for the recognition you deserve in your current organization with a more affordable and time-efficient option compared to a college degree? Then the Certified Supervisor (CS) Certification program is what you are looking for.

The Certified Supervisor certification program offers a comprehensive analysis, in-depth knowledge on real-life situations and job responsibilities of managers and supervisors, and equips certificate holders with the knowledge required to be successful in today’s modern workplace.

Quick Overview

Estimated Time: 3 Months

Times may vary, all applicants have up to 12 months to complete their certification.

Enrollment: Open-Enrollment

Applicants can apply at any time and pursue their certification on their schedule.

Admission: Degree Requirement

A high school diploma or GED is required to pursue the certification

Examination: 1 Certification Exams

Certification is awarded after passing a 90 question multiple-choice online exam.

What You'll Learn

The Certified Supervisor certification program is divided into 11 key subject areas, designed to provide applicants with sound knowledge based on the management criteria that employers seek. ICPM’s CS curriculum covers:

CS Exam Blueprint

The Certified Supervisor exam assesses essential analytical skills, knowledge, and decision-making skills in the following areas: 

The Supervisory Environment


Planning and Organizing


Leading and Controlling


How You'll Learn

The Certified Supervisor program learning experience is tailored to working professionals.

Learn at your Own Pace

The CS Certification program is self-paced. Therefore, you choose the days and times that are most convenient for you.

Completely Online

The entire CS Certification program, course materials, and the certification exam can be completed online.

Accompanying Materials

CS standard and bundle certification programs include access to ICPM's eLearning Materials which include PowerPoints, chapter 'student' notes, and practice exams.

Start your Career in Management

The Certified Supervisor (CS) certification, is ICPM’s entry-level certification, you can rest assured that great things will be ahead of you and your management career with a certification from ICPM. The CS certification acts as an excellent stepping stone for those looking to make a career in management and for those looking to pursue the CM certification when eligible. 

ICPM CS recipients all agree that our management certifications help them to be more successful in their day-to-day job and also make them better co-workers and employees. 

Why Choose the Certified Supervisor Certification


Profession in High Demand

The need for first-line supervisors/managers is expected to grow by 11% by the year 2029*, meaning employers are going to need to fill roles with qualified employees with the skills necessary to manage.

Industry Flexible

Management is a profession that is not industry specific, so regardless of the industry for which you are employed, managerial and supervisory skills will always be relevant.

Higher Pay and Greater Responsibilities

First-line supervisors and managers see greater earning potential than front-line workers, and also are given greater responsibilities within the organization.

Is the CS Certification Right for Me?

The Certified Supervisor certification was designed specifically for individuals with no prior management experience. However, newly appointed managers can quickly and easily validate their skills and knowledge through the CS program.

Eligibility Requirements

To qualify for a CS certification program an applicant must have a combined total of 4 points with at least 1 Education point and 1 Experience point.

Education Requirements

Meeting the education requirements for the Certified Supervisor certification program is easy: 

Education Points

Education points are determined through the following system:

Experience Requirements

To meet the experience eligibility requirements for the CS certification program, applicants should be able to document at least 1 but no more than 7 points. Experience points should be documented with:

Experience Points

Experience points are determined through the following system:

The Application Process

The Certified Supervisor (CS) Certification requires an application to be completed before an applicant can be enrolled in or purchase a program. We make this process easy. 

Complete the Online CS Application

Fill out our simple application form.The process takes less than 3 minutes.

CS Application Review and Verification

ICPM will review and process your application. Once approved, you'll have the choice to purchase your CS Certification program.

Purchase a CS Certification Program

Utilize your ICPM Client Dashboard to purchase your preferred CS certification program.

The Certification Process

Take time to learn more about the certification process

Certified Supervisor Pricing

Individuals have three excellent options to choose from when it comes to obtaining their CS certification. Choose the program option that best suits your needs and get started today!

**All Bundle purchases that require textbook delivery to an international (non-continental US address) are subject to an additional shipping charge. Shipping fees are calculated after bundle purchases have been received and a separate invoice will be emailed. Shipment of textbooks will not occur until shipping charge payment has settled.

CS Standard Bundle

$ 225
  • Up to 12 Months to Complete
  • E-Learning access through program
  • 1 (free) download of your certification diploma (upon graduation)
  • Purchased Separately:
  • 1 CS Certification Exam (required)
  • Virtual Proctoring Service (on-demand)
  • 1 Printed CS Textbook**
  • Exam Insurance (optional)

CS Full Bundle

$ 325
  • Up to 12 Months to Complete
  • E-Learning access through program
  • 1 Printed CS Textbook**
  • Virtual Proctoring Service (on-demand)
  • 1 (free) download of your certification diploma (upon graduation)
  • Purchased Separately:
  • 1 CS Certification Exam (required)
  • Exam Insurance (optional)

CS Accelerated Bundle

$ 105
  • Up to 3 Months to Complete
  • E-Learning limited access
  • 1 (free) download of your certification diploma (upon graduation)
  • Purchased Separately:
  • 1 CS Certification Exam (required)
  • Virtual Proctoring Service (on-demand)
  • 1 Printed CS Textbook**
  • Exam Insurance (optional)

Looking for Group Pricing?

Certifying your entire team or organization? ICPM offers discounts for group orders of 10 or more. Click on "Looking for Group Pricing?" above.

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