ASDP Certification Program

ASDP offers a training program that recognizes, evaluates, and educates professionals to enable their organization meets its Supplier Diversity objectives. Once you complete an ASDP training program and pass the exam, you will receive a certificate that demonstrates your ability to create and manage a first-class Supplier Diversity Program.   

Certified Supplier Diversity Professionals (CSDPs) will also gain access to ASDP’s extensive professional network. This network collaborates to address challenges in the Supplier Diversity field, communicate best practices, stay up to date on new regulations, and build camaraderie in the field. Additionally, CSDPs will receive full access to the ASDP website where you will be able to view things like legislation changes, upcoming conferences, NAICS codes and mentor protégé programs.

Increasing emphasis of supplier diversity requirements from government and commercial entities requires standardized practices, regulatory compliance, and accurate reporting. ASDP is the premier organization for Supplier Diversity/Small Business Liaison Officers (SBLOs) seeking comprehensive professional development.

With a focus on US Government funded programs, our instructor led training includes:

• Introduction to Supplier Diversity
• Role of the SBLO
• Subcontracting Plans
• Customer Reports
• Customer Reviews (audits)
• Mentor-Protégé Program
• Sourcing Strategies
• Study Groups
• Networking

Certification from ASDP represents the knowledge and experience necessary for a Certified Supplier Diversity Professional (CSDP).

As an CSDP, you will become part of a network of professionals promoting an exchange of information and best practices.

Location Information:

Hilton Garden Inn

2240 Brass Pro Court

Grapevine, TX


Room rate $167/night

Hotel offers free parking and airport shuttle service

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The cost of this training is $1,295.00 per student.

ASDP accepts Visa or MasterCard payments but cannot accept American Express via our online registration. If you need to pay with an American Express credit card, please email Claudia Jara at and we will issue an invoice for the payment. If you are paying by check and need a W9, please email 

Contact Pat McHugh at with any questions about the training or certification process.


In Person ASDP Training & Certification - Dec. 2023 - Cost is $1,295

  • December 5 - 8, 2023
  • Hilton Garden Inn
    2240 Brass Pro Court
    Grapevine, Texas
    United States