The GSA UK is committed to developing the professional reputation of the sourcing industry. That starts with ensuring all sourcing professionals have the opportunity to develop the right skills, behaviour and knowledge to do the job. Professional development in sourcing is central to all of the GSA's work. Our professional development programme is based around training on core sourcing skills and understanding, unique sourcing profession qualifications along with generic business skills required by the sourcing professional.
For 20 years the GSA (and the National Outsourcing Association before it) has been delivering professional development to the strategic sourcing profession. We continue to do so, though today, in light of the significant changes brought on by COVID, we deliver that training in both online and on premise environments – meaning we can be truly global in our program delivery.
There are a number of aspects to our professional development, which are completely unique to the GSA: