Professional International Quality Standards

What does the Association offer the Society?

Professional Standards regarding Integral Procurement Management

One of the main objectives of the Association is the professionalization of the people who exercise the different functions in Purchasing Management. That is why we offer 2 specific standards for the Industry in Colombia:

  1. The "Norma Técnica Internacional de la Gestión Integral de Abastecimiento" / International Technical Standard for Comprehensive Procurement & Supply Management
  2. The MIDAS® Standard for Strategic Procurement Management (which ensures profitability and competitiveness of the Organization)

QP GROUP Alliance Partners

Our international quality standards have been recognized and endorsed by important entities such as QP Group, a globally recognized strategic sourcing consulting firm.

MIDAS® Standard in Strategic Supply

We propose the MIDAS® Standard for Strategic Purchasing Management, in our "Strategic Model for Supply Management - MEGA®", based on the methodologies with the highest international standards such as MOST® (Management Model for Strategic Procurement), Sourcing Group Management, Supply Management, Strategic Supply and the basic standards of ISM - Institute for Supply Management.

We have special training and Procurement and Supply Professional certification programs.

International Technical Standard for Comprehensive Procurement & Supply Management

We adopted the International Technical Standard for Comprehensive Procurement & Supply Management (Norma Técnica Internacional de la Gestión Integral de Abastecimiento NTIGIA), which is developed by APRACO LATAM and renewed annually with the contributions of Members, regarding profession's best practices.